Mr Lam Nguyen KC > VILAF > Hanoi, Vietnam > Lawyer Profile
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Mr Lam Nguyen KC
Energy, Project & Infrastructure, Corporate/M&A and Capital Market
Lam was a former legal policy researcher in a ministerial agency of the Government of Vietnam. Lam joined VILAF Hanoi in 2008 and has been promoted to VILAF Partner in 2022. Lam specializes in Energy & Infrastructure, Corporate and M&A, and Capital Market. Lam’s work ethic and preciseness are vastly appreciated by clients in the Energy & Infrastructure practice as well as in other fields of his practice.
Lam has been regarded as a Rising Star in Corporate/M&A and Project Development by IFLR 1000 and a Rising Star in Corporate/M&A by AsiaLaw since 2019. In two successive years 2021 and 2022, Chambers and Partners highly ranked him in the Projects, Infrastructure & Energy sector.
In Projects, Infrastructure & Energy practice, Lam has advised BOT projects and other high profile infrastructure projects in all phases, including development, negotiation, documentation, licensing, project financing, construction, refinancing, divestment and operation. Lam’s high profile infrastructure projects include Son My LNG terminal, Son My 2 power, Quang Ninh power, O Mon II power, Vung Ang 2 power, Nghi Son 2 power, Van Phong 1 power, Vinh Tan 1 power, Vinh Tan 3 power, Mong Duong 2 power, Nam Dinh 1 power and Duyen Hai 2 power projects, and recent railway projects. In renewable energy sectors, Lam has been assisting reputable international investors in their investment in Vietnam, including both greenfield and M&A, and in different areas of onshore wind power, offshore wind power, grid-connected solar power, rooftop solar power and waste-to-power.
In M&A practice, Lam has been assisting foreign investors in a number of M&A transactions in power projects, real estate projects, manufacturing and mining projects.
In capital market practice, Lam has assisted in equity and bond deals for Vincom Retail in 2017, Vinhomes in 2018 and recently Vingroup in 2021, among others.
English and Vietnamese
Hanoi University of Law, LL.B., 2003
Hanoi University of Law, LL.M, 2007
General training courses at Clifford & Chance, Hong Kong and Singapore
Clients commented Lam “Hands-on. Constructive legal advice.” (AsiaLaw 2019 Edition) and “Deep knowledge and stead fast” (IFLR 1000 2020 Edition). A client says with Legal 500 – 2021 Edition that “Vu Nguyen Quynh Lam, the counsellor is so dedicated, smart and well logic.” Chambers and Partners regards that Lam has a growing reputation in the market and describes Lam as a “sharp projects lawyer” (2021 Edition) and a client comments that “he has deep legal knowledge and great negotiation skills.” (2022 Edition)