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Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers
UNIT 2 & 3, LEVEL 13, SAIGON CENTRE
65 LE LOI
DISTRICT 1, HO CHI MINH CITY
Vietnam

Labour and employment Tier 1

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers is experienced in handling a considerable volume of contentious employment matters for its client roster which includes global financial institutions. Led by Vu Thi Que, the team is equipped to deal with advisory work on labour issues such as termination matters. Chau Huy Quang and Tran Xuan Chi Anh provide their dispute resolution and corporate experience respectively to matters which require cross-area expertise. The firm also handles broader day-to-day advice.

Real estate and construction Tier 1

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers covers a continuum of work in the space ranging from large deals through to construction disputes. Group head Vu Thi Que is instructed by major developers and Chinese and Japanese investors into the Vietnamese real estate. Tran Thi Phuong Thao undertakes vast transactional work in this space across industry sectors. Construction and property arbitration matters are handled by foreign counsel Logan Leung.

Key clients

Mapletree

Keppel Land

AECOM

DP Architects

Shipping and aviation Tier 1

The shipping team at Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers handles a number of complex wet shipping matters, among other work. The firm's shipping group, headed by disputes-focussed managing partner Chau Huy Quang, also handles a range of work concerning ship finance (often acting for banks), which Tran Thi Phuong Thao is the key contact for. Foreign counsel Logan Leung who co-heads the practice brings his multidisciplinary experience to the work and is noted for his arbitration expertise in assisting both wet and dry shipping law.

Tax Tier 1

The tax practice at Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers is led by dispute resolution lawyer Chau Huy Quang and handles a considerable amount of tax-related litigation with government entities. The team also handles a broad scope of non-contentious tax matters for local and foreign firms. The group contains Ho Chi Minh City-based Vu Thi Que and Tran Xuan Chi Anh who provide M&A expertise in taxation matters and counsel Logan Leung. Tran Duc Son left the firm for an in-house role at UPC Renewables.

TMT Tier 1

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers provides a global client base with the full spectrum of advice on technology matters such as cybersecurity measures, regulatory work and market-entry advice. Vu Thi Que leads the team, which also has fintech expertise and handles high-value work for foreign investors and technology giants. Logan Leung has experience with Chinese investors and undertakes advisory and transactional work.

Corporate and M&A Tier 2

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers handles a range of cross-border deals. Practice head Vu Thi Que handles a range of work concerning inward investment into Vietnam, with a particular following among clients from China, Taiwan and Japan. Senior foreign counsel Logan Leung acts for a range of international clients, and Tran Xuan Chi Anh heads up the competition law and regulatory practice. The core team also has Tran Thi Phuong Thao. The team is based in Ho Chi Minh City.

Key clients

Mapletree

Keppel Land

AECOM

Givaudan

ST Aerospace

Midea

ACCA

Amorepacific

Sea Group

NIBE Industrier

Dispute resolution: arbitration Tier 2

At Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers is skilled at representing clients in domestic and international arbitrations, including ones in Singapore. Key contacts and practice co-heads Chau Huy Quang and foreign counsel Logan Leung cover a range of disputes, with sector strengths in construction, upstream and downstream oil and gas, and infrastructure. Quang is an arbitrator at VIAC and also has experience in investor-state disputes.

Dispute resolution: litigation Tier 2

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers litigation practice covers high-value real estate-related and shipping disputes overseen by team head Chau Huy Quang. Lead associate Quach Vu An Khoa 's practice includes intellectual property disputes, and former judge Do Duc Van Hong, who joined as special counsel, takes on commercial cases.

Intellectual property: local firms Tier 2

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers has strength in contentious and non-contentious IP work.The group has been enhanced by new joiner Duc Van Hong as special counsel from a judicial role, bringing years of intellectual property related dispute expertise to the team. The department also has experience in IP registration and general administrative matters. Logan Leung assists on cross-border trademark disputes, and Chau Huy Quang contributes broader locally-qualified litigation expertise.

Banking and finance Tier 3

At Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers, the banking team handles a wide range of high-value project financing work, corporate lending and regulatory matters. The team which includes practice heads Trinh Minh Duc and Vu Thi Que act for major financial institutions in Asia and also have fin-tech expertise. Senior associate Huynh Thi Thu Thuy is notable for transactional work in the financial services sector, among other matters. 

Projects and energy Tier 3

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers' projects and energy practice receives regular instructions from the clean energy sector and is efficient in dealing with matters pertaining to solar and hydropower. Led by Vu Thi Que, the team has experience in project financing, an area of expertise for Nguyen Dinh Nha, as well as strong connections to Vietnamese players in the oil and gas industry.

The firm: Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers is a full-service law firm with offices in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. The firm is among Vietnam’s most prominent, representing a wide range of multinational and domestic clients on a variety of business and investment matters.

With practice groups spanning all areas from banking and finance to litigation and tax, Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers has gained a reputation for providing comprehensive, high-quality legal services to an international and local client base.

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers is helmed by Chau Huy Quang and Vu Thi Que. In recent years, the firm has grown to include more than 40 experienced associates and professionals led by six partners. The firm’s knowledge of – and involvement in – the local commercial and political landscape is second to none.

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers has distinguished itself as one of Vietnam’s most committed and client-responsive firms, and developed strategic partnerships with Vietnamese authorities and leading legal experts in Asia. The firm has gained prominence through its involvement in major infrastructure projects and financial deals, including the Duyen Hai Thermal Power Plant, the Dung Quat Refinery, the East-West Highway and Thu Thiem Tunnel, the Becamex-Tokyu Binh Duong New City, the Son La Hydropower Plant and the establishment of Hong Leong Bank in Vietnam.

With high grade expertise in all core practice areas, Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers stands out as an internationally recognised firm that is able to help clients accomplish their Vietnamese business objectives.

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers is a member of the Rajah & Tann Asia network, the largest law firm network of its kind in Asia.

As the region’s new ‘home team’, by bringing together leading local law firms and lawyers in nine countries, Rajah & Tann Asia is the first unified, coherent, and authentically Asian legal services offering throughout the region.

Individually, each firm offers the highest standards of service to locally based clients. Collectively, the firms of Rajah & Tann Asia have the capacity to handle the most complex regional and cross-border transactions and to provide seamlessly excellent legal counsel across the region.

Rajah & Tann Asia has more than 500 lawyers across all offices and practice areas, all working towards one shared goal: to give clients a home advantage, as Lawyers who know Asia.

Areas of practice:

Banking and finance

Capital markets

Competition and antitrust and trade

Construction and projects

Corporate regulatory

Dispute settlement and commercial litigation

Employment and benefits

Energy and resources

Entertainment and media, sports and gaming

International arbitration

Merger and acquisition

Pharmaceutical and life sciences

Real estate

Restructuring and insolvency

Shipping and international trade

Tax

Technology media and telecommunications (TMT)

Department Name Email Telephone
Banking and finance Vu Thi Que
Banking and finance Nguyen Dinh Nha
Capital markets Vu Thi Que
Capital markets Nguyen Dinh Nha
Commercial litigation Chau Huy Quang
Commercial litigation Logan Leung
Construction and projects Vu Thi Que
Construction and projects Chau Huy Quang
Corporate regulatory Vu Thi Que
Corporate regulatory Nguyen Dinh Nha
Competition, antitrust and trade Vu Thi Que
Competition, antitrust and trade Pham Manh Dzung
Employment and benefits Vu Thi Que
Employment and benefits Hoang Thi Thanh Thuy
Energy and resources Vu Thi Que
Energy and resources Hoang Thi Thanh Thuy
Entertainment and media; sports and gaming Vu Thi Que
Entertainment and media; sports and gaming Chau Huy Quang
International arbitration Chau Huy Quang
International arbitration Logan Leung
Mergers and acquisitions Vu Thi Que
Mergers and acquisitions Nguyen Dinh Nha
Pharmaceutical and life sciences Vu Thi Que
Pharmaceutical and life sciences Hoang Thi Thanh Thuy
Real estate Vu Thi Que
Real estate Hoang Thi Thanh Thuy
Restructuring and insolvency Vu Thi Que
Restructuring and insolvency Chau Huy Quang
Shipping and international trade Chau Huy Quang
Shipping and international trade Logan Leung
Tax Vu Thi Que
Tax Chau Huy Quang
Technology, media and telecommunications Vu Thi Que
Technology, media and telecommunications Logan Leung
Photo Name Position Profile
 Nguyen Dinh Nha  photo Nguyen Dinh Nha
 Logan Leung  photo Logan Leung
 Samuel Peirce  photo Samuel Peirce
 Chau Huy Quang  photo Chau Huy Quang
 Tran Thi Phuong Thao  photo Tran Thi Phuong Thao
 Vu Thi Que  photo Vu Thi Que
Number of lawyers : 40
at this office : 30
English
Vietnamese
Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese)
Japanese
German
French
Contacts : Chau Huy Quang – managing partner
Contacts : Vu Thi Que – partner
Contacts : Nguyen Dinh Nha – partner
Contacts : Hoang Thi Thanh Thuy – partner
Contacts : Logan Leung – foreign counsel
Other offices : Hanoi