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Firms in the Spotlight Shipping and aviation

DNA Vietnam LLC

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DNA Vietnam LLC (“DNA”) is a boutique corporate law firm that provides legal services across various areas of law related to foreign investment and the operation of business entities in Vietnam.

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Shipping and aviation in Vietnam

EPLegal Limited

EPLegal Limited has a strong shipping law practice that is highly capable of handling transactions, insurance cases, and disputes in the sector. Founder and senior partner Tony Nguyen, managing partner Annie Ngo, and Tuyen Nguyen, having joined the firm from a real estate development corporation in April 2023, jointly lead the 15-strong team, which advises clients in relation to the registration of vessels, shipping finance, and ship arrests, among other issues. Associate John Nguyen is regularly involved in the practice’s shipping-related cases and has experience in the registration of vessels and flagging out, the preparation of documents for ship arrest, vessel sales and purchase agreements, and damage disputes.

Practice head(s):

Tony Nguyen; Annie Ngo; Tuyen Nguyen

Other key lawyers:

John Nguyen

Key clients

AIG Vietnam Insurance Company Limited

Southern Petroleum Transportation Joint Stock Company

Thang Long Maritime Joint Stock Company

Work highlights

  • Advising Thang Long Maritime Joint Stock Company on the liquidation of its owned ship under Vietnamese regulations.
  • Advising Southern Petroleum Transportation Joint Stock Company on the liquidation of its owned ship under Vietnamese regulations.
  • Advising AIG Vietnam Insurance Company Limited on a dispute regarding cargo damage due to shipwreck accident.

Frasers Law Company

Frasers Law Company continues to be active in the shipping and aviation space, particularly on the logistics side, benefiting from investors’ attempts to diversify supply chains and unlock trade routes in the Asia Pacific region. Mark Fraser leads the team.

Practice head(s):

Mark Fraser


‘Great team. Able to help us navigate what can sometimes be a complicated legal network with solid advise and very good projections and estimates of timeframes and requirements.’

Key clients

Geogas Enterprise Sas

Pandaw Group

Ptt Public Company Limited

Unique Logistics Holdings Limited

Work highlights

  • Acted for Unique Logistics in relation to its divestment of its Vietnam operating subsidiary.