Mr Luong Van Ly > Global Vietnam Lawyers > Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam > Lawyer Profile

Global Vietnam Lawyers
8th Floor, Centec Tower
72-74 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street, District 3
Ho Chi Minh City
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Work Department

Investment, Real Estate, Education


Senior Adviser


Diplomacy: From 1977 to 1979, Mr. Ly worked for the International Law Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ha Noi. From 1979 to 1992, he was a consular officer and then became Press Chief Officer at the Ho Chi Minh City Foreign Affairs Office from 1992 to 1994. From 1994 to 2001, he was Deputy Director of the Foreign Affairs Office in Ho Chi Minh City, the local branch office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Teaching: From 1992 to 1995, Mr. Ly taught International Public Law at the School of Law, the Natural and Social Sciences University of Ho Chi Minh City.

Planning & Investment: From 2001 to 2007, Mr. Ly was Deputy Director of Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Planning and Investment, in charge of foreign investment and ODA Projects. In these capacities he became well known and highly appreciated by foreign investors in Vietnam as an active and effective promoter of the city.

Practicing law: Mr. Ly contributed a great deal to the creation of VLT Lawyers. In July 2016, VLT Lawyers merged with Phuoc & Partners until Phuoc & Partners’ dissolution in August 2019.

Since September 2019, he is the Senior Adviser in GV Lawyers, assisting our Partners in consulting in education, health care, construction, commerce and investment.

Enterprise Management:

From 2008 to 2017: he was Independent Director of VinaCapital Infrastructure Fund.

From 2008 to 2015: he was Independent Director of Blackhorse Asset Management Fund.


French, English and Vietnamese


Mr. Luong Van Ly graduated as an MBA in International Law from the Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva, Switzerland (now known as the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies).