Firm Profile > DFDL Legal & Tax > Hanoi, Vietnam

DFDL Legal & Tax
9TH FLOOR, BIDV TOWER 194 TRAN QUANG KHAI STREET
HANOI
Vietnam

Tax Tier 1

At DFDL Legal & Tax, the practice handles an assortment of tax-related work on corporate transactions, disputes, and broader compliance issues. Key names in Ho Chi Minh City include senior tax practitioner Lan Hua , who advises domestic and international clients on tax matters, and Phan Thi Lieu, who splits her time between the commercial capital and Hanoi, is the primary contact for cross-border tax issues.  Jack Sheehan supervises the team from Laos.

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Key clients

B. Grimm Power Public Company Limited

CH2M (Jacobs)

Airbus S.A.S

Chemonics

Projects and energy Tier 2

The practice at DFDL Legal & Tax is jointly led by Hanoi-based Hoang Phong Anh and senior adviser Dave Seibert, and has experience advising on the development of power, mining and infrastructure projects, including solar, hydrocarbons and hydroelectric power. In Ho Chi Minh City, Jérôme Buzenet acts on renewable energy transactions including their financing, and the team is able to handle cross-border work due to its regional network across frontier markets in the region.

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Key clients

B. Grimm Power Public Company Limited

Quadran International

BG Container Glass Public Company Limited (BGC)

Corporate and M&A Tier 3

DFDL Legal & Tax has sector strength across the telecoms, real estate, and energy industries, handling local and international deals. Led by Jérôme Buzenet in Ho Chi Minh City, the team handles a variety of work including private and public M&A, private equity investments and investment fund matters for both domestic and foreign clients, with strong connections in Vietnam's key emerging market neighbours. Tran Thi Vu Hanh advises on corporate matters across Vietnam and Cambodia and is recommended for project finance work concerning those jurisdictions.

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Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Westlake Group and Resinoplast Vietnam

SoftBank Vision Fund

NewQuest Capital Partners

CMC Capital Partners HK Limited

B. Grimm Power Public Company Limited

BG Container Glass Public Company Limited (BGC)

American International Group (AIG)

Real estate and construction Tier 3

DFDL Legal & Tax specialises in infrastructure development and construction projects in the hospitality, residential and retail sectors. Managing partner Jérôme Buzenet leads the team, which also includes Tran Thi Vu Hanh, who advises on project finance matters whilst in Hanoi, and Huynh Dai Thang advises foreign investors on Vietnamese law.

Key clients

LeoPalace21

Osprey Packs Vietnam Limited

Bai Tram Estates

Banking and finance Tier 4

DFDL Legal & Tax acts for domestic and foreign banking clients on a range of complex restructuring work and corporate lending matters. Jérôme Buzenet in Ho Chi Minh City leads the practice, which acts for both lenders and borrowers on high-value financing transactions and is able to work cross-border with its offices across the region. Huynh Dai Thang advises foreign investors whilst Tran Thi Vu Hanh is the key contact for matters pertaining to Cambodia.

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Key clients

AEMAJORIS and Charming Trim & Packaging (Vietnam) Co., Ltd

American International Group (AIG) Asia Pacific Insurance

Quadran International

B. Grimm Power Public Company Limited

The firm: With its regional legal and tax expertise, DFDL has assisted clients in Vietnam since 1995, advising on both local and international legal and tax matters from its offices in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi.

Drawing on more than 20 years of in-depth experience in the country and the Mekong Region, DFDL has built a reputation as the preferred choice of legal and tax services provider in Vietnam, advising on all aspects of investments from general regulatory matters to commercially robust, complex, and bespoke sophisticated transactions.

Providing international quality, seamlessly integrated, and relentlessly solution-oriented legal and tax services to establish, structure and protect our clients’ business interests, are key cornerstones of DFDL’s culture, approach, and strategy worldwide. Positioned as the preeminent full-service, legal and tax integrated law firm in Vietnam, DFDL has developed a reputation for technical excellence, creativity, and integrity coupled with in-depth knowledge of the local environment.

Areas of practice: Our advisers have represented leading international and Asian investors in Vietnam, including leading international and Asian financial institutions. Our involvement in major projects in Vietnam includes major power projects, large real estate projects, and mergers and acquisitions.

Department Name Email Telephone
Banking & Finance
Corporate & Commercial
Energy, Mining & Infrastructure
Mergers & Acquisition
Real Estate
Employment
Taxation
Photo Name Position Profile
 Lan Hua photo Lan Hua Tax Director
 Hoang Phong Ahn  photo Hoang Phong Ahn Partner, Vietnam
 Huynh Dai Thang  photo Huynh Dai Thang Partner & Head of the Hanoi Office