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Frasers Law Company

UNIT 1205, 15TH FLOOR, THE METROPOLITAN, 235 DONG KHOI STREET, HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM
Tel:
Work +84 28 3824 2733
Fax:
Fax +84 28 3824 2736
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Web:
www.frasersvn.com
Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnam

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Frasers Law Company

Frasers Law Company’s banking and finance practice handles project finance mandates for investors, banking-sector transactions and fintech matters. Mark Fraser and Nguyen Thi Lang are key contacts. Clients include Lifestyle Project Management Vietnam.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Frasers Law Company

Frasers Law Company advises a number of international investors on potential investments in state-owned companies as part of equitisation processes, as well as handling matters concerning offshore listings and transactions of stakes in listed companies. Justin Gisz, Mark Fraser and Nguyen Thi Lang are names of note.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Frasers Law Company

Frasers Law Company’s team is noted for its β€˜sophistication and awareness of relevant issues, and has a good sense of when to be aggressive and when to back off’’. Mark Fraser β€˜prepares comprehensive, commercial and helpful advice’; he has a track record advising international investors on agenda-setting transactions. Nguyen Thi Lang and Justin Gisz are also noted for handling key M&A deals. Senior associate Pham Thanh Mai is β€˜responsive, provides relevant advice and is pleasant to deal with’.

Leading individuals

Justin Gisz - Frasers Law Company

Mark Fraser - Frasers Law Company

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Frasers Law Company

Frasers Law Company deploys β€˜good, business minded knowledge’ on disputes regarding banking, insolvency, shareholder and boardroom-level employment law, as well as regulatory matters. Mark Fraser, Justin Gisz, Nguyen Thi Lang and senior associates Phung Thi Thanh Thao and Ho Thuy Ngoc Tram are the key contacts. Clients include international engineering companies as well as other household name businesses.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 2

Frasers Law Company

Frasers Law Company’s work includes regulatory and due diligence advice pertaining to political risk and warranties and indemnities, as well as claims management, brokerage and regulatory matters. Justin Gisz advised Lifestyle Project Management Vietnam, which uses an online banking platform to sell insurance, on a 25% sale to SunLife. Nguyen Thi Lang is a name to note for technical policy-building matters and Mark Fraser is experienced in advising key insurers. Vietnam Infrastructure is also a client.

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 2

Frasers Law Company

Frasers Law Company’s practice covers matters such as cross-border employment, mass employment terminations, transactions, transfers of employees and executive departures. Mark Fraser and Justin Gisz are key names at partner level, while senior associates Phung Thi Thanh Thao and Pham Thanh Mai are also note. Phu My 3 BOT Power Company is a client.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 1

Frasers Law Company

Clients appreciate Frasers Law Company’s β€˜professional knowledge and experience in the power sector, and in financing too – they can rely on the firm’s advice to give in-depth analysis of the subject matter’. The team advises sponsors, financiers and buyers from China, Japan and beyond on projects concerning conventional and renewable energy, hydrocarbons, ports and telecoms. Nguyen Thi Lang is β€˜conscientious, devoted and able to analyse and interpret the relevant law – she does well in handling complicated megaprojects’, while Mark Fraser is β€˜very approachable, highly knowledgeable and responsive’.

Leading individuals

Nguyen Thi Lang - Frasers Law Company

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

Frasers Law Company

Frasers Law Company β€˜provides a high-level service and has strong knowledge regarding the regulatory regime’. The team handles a range of transactions, including buying and selling land lots, residential developments, industrial projects and logistics parks, as well as advising on construction and leasing matters. Mark Fraser has β€˜very strong legal and local knowledge, and a good commercial understanding’. Justin Gisz and Nguyen Thi Lang are also key names. Sojitz Corporation is a client.

Leading individuals

Mark Fraser - Frasers Law Company

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Shipping
Shipping - ranked: tier 3

Frasers Law Company

Frasers Law Company provides β€˜excellent service – level of knowledge of local law and practices means that clients feel protected and taken care of’. The firm has expertise in buy-side matters concerning shipbuilding, as well as offshore industry regulation and M&A deals regarding shipping-sector businesses. Mark Fraser and senior associate Ho Thuy Ngoc Tram are recommended.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 1

Frasers Law Company

Frasers Law Company handles strategic, regulatory and transactional matters pertaining to telecoms, the sharing economy, streaming entertainment, among others. Justin Gisz advised Vietnam Infrastructure Station on the sale of 2,000 telecoms towers, while Mark Fraser also leads key deals. Other clients include China Telecom Global, telecoms companies, international technology β€˜unicorns’ and venture capital funds.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Frasers Law Company

Frasers Law Company has expertise in dealing with the tax aspects of major transactions, as well as handling tax disputes. Nguyen Thi Lang is experienced in working with local law firms on overpaid VAT reimbursements. Mark Fraser and Justin Gisz are also key contacts. Clients include Vietnam Infrastructure.

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Vietnam: Intellectual property

International firms
Intellectual property: international firms - ranked: tier 3

Frasers Law Company

Frasers Law Company handles a strong range of transactional intellectual property matters, as well as enforcement matters concerning copyrights and trade marks. Mark Fraser advises an electronics company on a dispute with a former distributor regarding unauthorised trade mark use. Nguyen Van Vien is also a key contact. Clients include leading names in the luxury products, pharmaceutical and fast-moving consumer goods sectors.

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