Vietnam : Banking and finance
Within Banking and finance, Frasers Law Company is a first tier firm,
Frasers Law Company is ‘a blue-chip quality firm’, which is ‘excellent’ and regularly advises foreign and local banks, including global investment banks, as well as securities firms, government institutions, leasing companies and credit institutions. The team is currently advising a potential lender on the financing of a major power generation project. The department is led by Mark Fraser, who is ‘a really great lawyer’. New partner Justin Gisz is also recommended.
Vietnam : Capital markets
Within Capital markets, Frasers Law Company is a second tier firm,
Frasers Law Company provides ‘deeply knowledgeable and insightful service in Vietnam’, and represents global investment banks and securities firms, government institutions, finance leasing companies, credit institutions, and local banks. The team recently acted as local counsel to perform due diligence for a global producer of natural gas and is advising on the Vietnam-specific aspects of an IPO of ordinary shares. Founding partner Mark Fraser is well respected across the region for his experience in virtually all sectors of Vietnamese law. Chris Robinson, Nguyen Viet Ha and new partner Justin Gisz are all highly rated.
Vietnam : Corporate and M&A
Within Corporate and M&A, Frasers Law Company is a first tier firm,
Frasers Law Company is ‘a top-of-the-league firm’, where the ‘strength and depth of the team’s ability is second to none’. It closed a significant number of M&A deals in 2011 and early 2012, and assisted a major foreign property company in its acquisition of the entire share capital and assets of an offshore SPV, which owns a grade-A office building. The team conducted due diligence on the acquisition, and acted as lead counsel on all aspects of the deal up to and including completion. Practice head Mark Fraser is one of the most experienced and respected lawyers in Vietnam, and has assembled an impressive team of lawyers under him, including special counsel Chris Robinson and recently promoted partner Justin Gisz.
Vietnam : Dispute resolution
Within Dispute resolution, Frasers Law Company is a second tier firm,
Frasers Law Company recently advised a client on the removal in contentious circumstances of its general directors and legal representative, including separation terms, potential dismissal, and the client’s rights to seek compensation. Commercial expert Justin Gisz, who recently made partner, leads the practice. Senior associate Phung Thi Thanh Thao is also recommended.
Vietnam : Insurance
Vietnam : Intellectual property: International firms
Within Intellectual property: International firms, Frasers Law Company is a second tier firm,
Frasers Law Company focuses predominantly on trade mark and copyright transactions, and is increasingly handling franchising mandates. The team recently advised a client on trade mark registration, licensing and leasing contracts for the establishment of local branches of an international chain restaurant. Practice head Nguyen Van Vien is an IP expert and academic with over 30 years’ experience.
Vietnam : Projects and energy
Within Projects and energy, Frasers Law Company is a first tier firm,
Frasers Law Company has cultivated a practice with formidable ‘insight and knowledge’ in project development and financing, with expertise spanning power generation, ports, telecoms, and water treatment projects including those handled under BOT terms. The team recently acted for a major financial institution in one of the largest cross-border energy projects under international bid procedures in Vietnam in the construction and concession for a thermo-electric power plant. The team, led by renowned lawyer Mark Fraser, acted for the lender on the deal and assisted with factors such as risk allocation and bankability. Senior associate Pham Ba Linh is also recommended.
Vietnam : Real estate and construction
Within Real estate and construction, Frasers Law Company is a first tier firm,
Frasers Law Company earned several significant real estate and construction mandates in a difficult market. These included recently advising one of the world’s largest hospitality companies on a management agreement between the client and a state-owned enterprise operating in the tourism sector on the management services for a new hotel in Hanoi. The team performed due diligence on land and IP, and provided construction and tax advice. Renowned practitioner Mark Fraser heads the practice with support from highly recommended new partner Justin Gisz.
Vietnam : TMT
Within TMT, Frasers Law Company is a first tier firm,
Frasers Law Company fields special counsel Chris Robinson, a lawyer with a wealth of technology, media and telecoms (TMT) experience, having previously worked in-house for a major Australian telecoms company, and senior associate Nguyen Viet Ha, who has acted for the government on several telecoms infrastructure projects. The team advised on a proposal for a joint venture between its client and a Vietnamese state-run telecoms company to jointly operate an orbital satellite.
Vietnam : Tax
Within Tax, Frasers Law Company is a second tier firm,
Frasers Law Company recently assisted a FTSE 250 petrochemicals company regarding tax issues pertaining to one of its operations, demonstrating its particular expertise in dealing with tax issues relating to major energy projects. Mark Fraser leads the team. Special counsel Chris Robinson and Le Thi Thanh Mai are also recommended.
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- Banking and finance : Banking and finance
- Capital markets : Capital markets
- Corporate and M&A : Corporate and M&A
- Dispute resolution : Dispute resolution
- Insurance : Insurance
- Intellectual property: International firms : Intellectual property: International firms
- Projects and energy : Projects and energy
- Real estate and construction : Real estate and construction
- TMT : TMT
- Tax : Tax