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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
Email:
Web:
www.frasersvn.com
Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City

Dr Lang Nguyen

Tel:
Work +84 8 3824 2733
Email:
Frasers Law Company

Work Department

Partner

Position

Dr Lang is a Partner of Frasers Law Company. Dr Lang’s areas of expertise include all aspects of corporate and commercial, with particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, pharmaceuticals, commercial, real estate and infrastructure projects. Dr Lang has advised a wide variety of multinational businesses from all parts of the world. Dr Lang joined the Frasers team as a Partner in early 2013.

Career

Dr Lang is one of Vietnam’s leading lawyers and one of the first Vietnamese nationals to have been appointed as a Partner in a foreign-owned, international law firm in Vietnam. Dr Lang’s technical skills are highly regarded, and the quality of her work is well known in the Vietnam business community. Prior to joining Frasers Law Company, Dr Lang spent more than eight years in one of the world’s largest “magic circle” law firms, rising to the level of International Counsel with that firm. Dr Lang is one of the first two people to have been awarded a doctorate of law from Ho Chi Minh City Law University. Dr Lang has lectured on a wide range of subjects including corporate governance, investment, commercial, competition, and anti-corruption law. She has written extensively on foreign investment in Vietnam and in particular on BOT contracts. Dr Lang is a regular speaker at seminars. She has also attended various presentations for clients in Vietnam and overseas, and has provided training to the management teams of a number of leading corporations.

Languages

Vietnamese; English.

Member

Australian Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam; British Business Group Vietnam; Hong Kong Business Association Vietnam; Ho Chi Minh City Bar Association.

Education

Ho Chi Minh City Law University (Bachelor of Law (graduated 1999); Masters of Law (graduated 2003); Doctor of Law (graduated 2008)).

Leisure

Reading, music, aerobics.


Vietnam

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

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

Within: Capital markets

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

Within: Corporate and M&A

Frasers Law Company’s team is noted for its ‘sophistication and awareness of relevant issues, and has a good sense of when to be aggressive and when to back off’’. Mark Fraserprepares 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 ‘responsive, provides relevant advice and is pleasant to deal with’.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Frasers Law Company deploys ‘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

Within: Insurance

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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Projects and energy

Within: Leading individuals

Nguyen Thi Lang - Frasers Law Company

Within: Projects and energy

Clients appreciate Frasers Law Company’s ‘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 ‘conscientious, devoted and able to analyse and interpret the relevant law – she does well in handling complicated megaprojects’, while Mark Fraser is ‘very approachable, highly knowledgeable and responsive’.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Frasers Law Companyprovides 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 ‘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.

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Tax

Within: Tax

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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