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Herman, Henry & Dominic
Vinhomes Golden River, Aqua 2 Tower,
Floor 43, Suite 4308, 2 Ton Duc Thang Street,
District 1,

HERMAN, HENRY & DOMINIC works under the motto: “Local Expertise & Global Standard.”

HERMAN, HENRY & DOMINIC  is an experienced team of lawyers and legal experts, based in Saigon and Hanoi, providing legal services to business organizations committing to the long-term development of Vietnam.  The firm believes in building strong relationships with their clients based on trust and respect.  The firm also maintains good working relations with various governmental bodies in Vietnam to enable them to access the resources necessary to produce timely and effective results for their clients.

HERMAN, HENRY & DOMINIC specializes in corporate matters, M&A, financing, banking, land, labor, commercial matters, contract drafting and negotiation, and arbitration and litigation.

Corporate practice: The firm provides a full range of services to corporations and investors from various business industries.  The firm handles the incorporation of new companies, the negotiation and drafting agreements and documents on the corporate compliance and regulatory issues under Vietnamese law.

Property and construction: The firm assists property developers, real estate firms and contractors in legal matters relating to the construction, development and management of residential housing projects, office buildings, commercial shopping malls, hotels and resorts.

Financing: The firm offers comprehensive legal services in the realm of financing arrangements and deals.  Catering to businesses, financial institutions, and investors from diverse sectors, the firm’s adept legal professionals provide valuable insights and guidance on various financing transactions, such as project financing, acquisition financing, structured financing, and asset-based lending.

Merger and acquisitions: The firm advises foreign and local investors, which are involved in domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, including share purchases, restructuring of business, mergers, acquisitions and other related transactions.  The firm also conducts and performs legal due diligence and legal risk assessment and other related services in such M&A transactions or deals.

Arbitration and litigation: The firm represents their clients before government’s dispute settlement bodies or courts or arbitral forums to resolve civil, commercial, corporate and labor disputes.  The firm’s lawyers participate in court proceedings nationwide at all levels, including first instance, appeal, judicial review and retrial hearings.  In addition, the firm’s litigation group is also a strong option for clients who wish to petition for recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Vietnam.

HERMAN, HENRY & DOMINIC is a LAWYERS ASSOCIATED WORLDWIDE (LAW) member, part of over 100 firms representing more than 4,000 lawyers across more than 50 countries since 1989.  Membership in LAW is by invitation only, with firms required to have an excellent reputation, high-quality work, and adherence to LAW’s service standards.  By joining LAW, the firm expands their global reach and offer clients accountable legal advice in major commercial centers in centres in Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Department Name Email Telephone
Hoang (Henry) Tran htran@ezlawfirm.org +84 979 267 189
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For M&A Deals:

  1. We were privileged to advise on a groundbreaking transaction for a highly-regarded Fintech company in Vietnam, which became the first in its sector to acquire a securities firm.


  1. We had the honor of guiding a prominent Fintech company in Vietnam through a crucial Series B fundraising transaction worth USD25 million.


  1. Demonstrating our proficiency in corporate restructuring and M&A, we played a role in a USD50 million transaction for a real estate business.


  1. We offered comprehensive legal services for a significant M&A involving the sale of 100% of the contributed capital of a leading metal printing and packaging company in Vietnam.


  1. We have been playing a vital role in a landmark merger between a prominent advertising company in Vietnam and a top industry player in China.


  1. We have recently represented and advised a leading Vietnamese ride-hailing company, valued at hundreds million USD, in an investment cooperation agreement with the largest electric vehicles company in Vietnam, promoting the integration of electric vehicles and motorbikes into transportation services in Vietnam.


For Financing Deals:


  1. In the area of sustainable investment, we advised on a notable green bond issuance transaction worth USD20 million, backed by the Credit Guarantee and Investment Facility (CGIF).


  1. Our team displayed exceptional legal expertise by advising on a USD30 million loan conversion deal for a prominent real estate company, facilitated by a respected Japanese Fund. The deal was recognized as one of the top 50 notable deals of 2021-2022 by the 14th Vietnam M&A Forum in 2022.


  1. We have demonstrated expertise in handling diverse high-value loan transactions, with loan values ranging from USD5 million to over USD25 million.


  1. Recently, we had the opportunity to provide advisory services for the extension of USD 100 million term loan facilities from a leading foreign bank, with backing from a top local bank in Vietnam.


For Transactional Deals:


  1. Our team provided comprehensive legal guidance for the acquisition of a significant USD70 million private jet, including the necessary PDP financing to purchase the jet.


  1. We have also showcased our capabilities in the oil and gas sector by advising clients on high-value contracts related to FPSO procurement, leasing, and exploration worth tens of millions of USD.


For Dispute Resolution:


  1. We represented a prominent Japanese Fund in an arbitration case against a leading retail chain in Vietnam. We achieved a favorable outcome for our client, resulting in a win for the case.


  1. We represented a contractor in an arbitration case against a top real estate company in Vietnam. The outcome is positive for our client.


  1. We have had the privilege of representing shareholders holding a 10% stake in a listed company in an arbitration case against the same company. The case is currently favoring our clients.


  1. We successfully represented a leading pharmaceutical company in both the trial and appeal court for a dispute. We are delighted to have achieved a victory for our client in both cases.


  1. Besides the above cases, we have a track record of representing clients in various arbitration and court cases, with case values ranging from over USD1 million to more than USD10 million. We are pleased to report that our clients consistently achieve positive results in the cases we handle.


  1. In addition to representing clients in court, we are adept at facilitating successful negotiations that serve our clients’ best interests. Our effective assistance has enabled our clients to achieve favorable outcomes in their negotiations.  For instance, we have been instrumental in assisting several bond holders to secure timely payment from the issuer.




  1. We have supported clients in the hospitality sector by negotiating and advising on numerous hotel management agreements for internationally branded projects, including Marriott, Courtyard, Radisson, Cross, Centara, Holiday Inn, Westin, and many more.


  1. Our experienced legal team has offered comprehensive legal services for reviewing lease agreements for esteemed brands such as Clarins, L’Occitane, and BVL in large commercial centers throughout Vietnam.

In addition to the notable deals mentioned above, we pride in providing regular legal counsel and guidance to numerous large corporations across different sectors, such as securities, technology, real estate, fintech, and education.


Herman, Henry & Dominic has been honored to work on a variety of notable deals in 2022 and Q1 2023, reflecting our expertise and dedication to delivering exceptional legal services across a wide range of industries.  We are proud of our achievements and remain committed to serving our clients with the same level of professionalism, diligence, and excellence that has earned us our esteemed reputation in the legal community.  As we look ahead, we are excited to continue fostering strong relationships with our clients, helping them navigate the ever-evolving legal landscape and achieve their goal