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Mr.Tran Gia The, managing partner

Managing partner Mr.Tran Gia The explains how ATS Law Firm is adapting to clients' changing needs.

What do you see as the main points that differentiate ATS from your competitors?

ATS Law Firm  takes pride in the fact that we have expertise and is capable of handling a gamut of legal services for corporate clients and also individual clients. Our team has experience advising various state enterprises, well-known foreign investors, non-government organisations, groups and companies.
We stand as a reliable professional law firm having expertise in:

  • Corporate and Compliance
  • Foreign Investment
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Contracts and Agreements
  • Taxation
  • Enterprise Management
  • Labour and HR Management
  • Dispute Resolution & Litigation Services
  • Mediation Services
Which practices do you see growing in the next 12 months? What are the drivers behind that?

Nowadays, almost all commercial and business relationships are governed by legal regulations. Through the long process of practice, we realise that clients need professional, effective legal services. We have good exposure of handling a variety of clients in different business industries viz. investment, business structure and management, mergers and acquisitions, human resources management, taxation, intellectual property, mediation, litigation, compliance and corporate consultancy in various business industries such as banking, finance, securities, capital markets, real estate, construction, infrastructure, energy, insurance, health care, information technology, telecommunications, manufacturing, trade, distribution, retail, logistics and shipping. Our approach is client-focused and solution-oriented. Therefore, we always work towards maintaining and enhancing our ability to meet client needs with maximum effectiveness.

What's the main change you've made in the firm that will benefit clients?

The core team at ATS Law Firm cofounded TGT & Partners Law Firm in 2007, changing its name to ATS Law Firm in 2014 following firm expansion. ATS Law Firm has been supporting various international and local clients, such as state enterprises, non-government organizations, companies and well-known foreign investors for many years. We are committed to providing effective, responsive and reliable legal services in a professional manner and we enable clients to minimise administrative overhead and focus on core business activities. We can provide accurate advice and tailor-made optimum solutions for our clients focusing on their requirements and based on the facts.
Under the leadership of experienced partners who have practiced as senior lawyers, advisors at many well-known groups and consulting firms in Vietnam, we maintain a diverse team of highly qualified professional associates with immense insight into the interpretation of laws and practices.
Besides, we associate with business partners, including the World Mediation Organization, Korean Business Chamber in Vietnam, Canadian Business Chamber in Vietnam, Indian Business Chamber in Vietnam, Vietnam Business Forum, Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Grant Thornton to exchange, collaborate and support us in providing the most comprehensive consultancy services. Furthermore, ATS Law Firm maintains close relationships with prominent Asian law firms to offer top-level advice and service for all domestic and international legal matters. This uniquely qualifies us to effectively accomplish client objectives.

Is technology changing the way you interact with your clients, and the services you can provide them?

Technology has effectively affected the way we interact with our clients. We have used technology to develop the relationship we have with our clients. Using technology helps not only our existing clients but also our potential clients in the future are able to find the detailed information relating to our law firm, our areas of practice in the easy way. Furthermore, through our website (, we share with our clients a wide range of information, such as useful legal information, legal documents and regulations update, frequently asked questions.

Can you give us a practical example of how you have helped a client to add value to their business?

We understand that clients come to our law firm because they need the assistance of a professional law firm to advise and solve their legal issues. With a professional team and broad expertise in various business industries we give legal opinions and recommendations based on the information provided by them in order to enable clients to solve their own issue by the effective, responsive and reliable way, minimise administrative overhead and focus on core business activities.

Are clients looking for stability and strategic direction from their law firms - where do you see the firm in three years’ time?

We believe that clients always look for stability and strategic direction from the law firm. We have set a high standard for providing innovative, reliable and effective legal services with the professional manner. ATS Law Firm is a highly recommended business law firm in Vietnam that deals in integrated legal advisory, mediation and litigation practices. We pride ourselves in our ability to leverage applicable laws and build client trust in order to exceed their expectations.

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