Firm Profile > Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers > Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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

Data protection Tier 1

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers' data protection practice has an overlap with the firm's TMT group and is experienced in advising domestic and foreign clients on cybersecurity legislation and compliance procedures related to business operations in Vietnam. New partner Logan Leung advises tech clients on contentious and non-contentious matters, and the firm is able to leverage its wider Asia network to support on cross-border regulatory matters.

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Labour and employment Tier 1

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers has a large employment offering and excels in labour-related litigation work for its global client base which includes well-known international businesses. Practice head Vu Thi Que regularly supports Chinese, Taiwanese and Japanese investor clients on matters pertaining to joint venture programs and day-to-day advisory work. Other co-head Chau Huy Quang is the key name for cross-border dispute resolution work. The team handles termination matters, COVID-related business downsizing, and work permit issues. Logan Leung handles contentious mandates.

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Testimonials

‘We find the firm to be highly professional. We have engaged them on a retainer arrangement and they provide excellent services at a reasonable cost.

Que Vu provides excellent practical advice and input.’

Real estate and construction Tier 1

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers is particularly active in the construction disputes space, with a large number of mandates including significant international arbitrations. Practice head Vu Thi Que is a notable name for real estate deals, advising developers and investors (many of whom Chinese) on major transactions. Tran Thi Phuong Thao has real estate finance expertise and Logan Leung further bolsters the contentious construction practice.

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Shipping and aviation Tier 1

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers ' shipping practice handles a range of complex wet shipping matters and is able to leverage the maritime expertise of its Singapore office to handle cross-border disputes. Headed by managing partner Chau Huy Quang, the team is also experienced in vessel finance matters. Tran Thi Phuong Thao is recommended for transactional work in this space whilst new partner Logan Leung who co-heads the group is noted for his contentious litigation practice.

Tax Tier 1

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers has strength in contentious tax-related matters and is led by dispute resolution lawyer Chau Huy Quang. The practice handles a significant amount of tax-related litigation mandates and non-contentious tax matters for local and foreign firms. Logan Leung supports on cross-border tax investigations and is active in the corporate space. Tran Xuan Chi Anh left the team.

TMT Tier 1

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers advises a number of established tech giants and start-ups on cybersecurity, regulatory work, and market entry into Vietnam. Vu Thi Que leads the team and handles both contentious and non-contentious work with Logan Leung being a key name for Chinese investors. The group also handles cross-border transactional work, able to leverage the firm's headquarters in Singapore.

Corporate and M&A Tier 2

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers' corporate group handles large transactions across industry sectors, with a strong regional footprint allowing it to seamlessly handle cross-border matters for a client base that includes key names from the business worlds in Japan and China as well as domestic businesses. Vu Thi Que heads the practice, which also includes new partner promotion Logan Leung, who advises on a range of international deals as part of a broad practice, and Tran Thi Phuong Thao. Regulatory expert Tran Xuan Chi Anh departed the firm.

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Testimonials

‘The team’s professional capability in supporting us in making a serious investment in Vietnam was outstanding, in particular for the relevant legal review and necessary coordination with the governmental authorities. We were also in a serious difficulties and dispute with a local partner, which required deep involvement by the government, central and local. With the strong guidance and support of the LCT lawyers, we could survive. Otherwise we would have decided not to make the investment.’

Dispute resolution: arbitration Tier 2

At Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers, the group has a track record of acting for multinationals in domestic and international arbitrations, including at SIAC and in investor-state arbitrations. Chau Huy Quang oversees the practice and has a specialism across the upstream oil and gas sector, as well and infrastructure and construction - he also sits as an arbitrator. New partner Logan Leung is also recommended.

Dispute resolution: litigation Tier 2

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers has experience across civil, commercial and public law, led by practice head Chau Huy Quang. The team has particular experience across the real estate and shipping arena with high-value litigation work frequenting the caseload, in addition to offering expertise in alternative dispute resolution. The firm’s commercial disputes capacity was bolstered by the arrival senior counsel, Do Duc Van Hong, who was a former Supreme Court judge. Logan Leung, an Australian-qualified new partner promotion, is also notable..

Intellectual property: local firms Tier 2

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers' core focus remains in handling contentious and non-contentious IP work, with a specialism in dispute resolution matters. Chau Huy Quang manages the practice, which also includes Logan Leung who assists on cross-border trademark disputes, and special counsel Duc Van Hong who specializes in intellectual property-related litigation. The group also advises on day-to-day operations and licensing agreements.

Banking and finance Tier 3

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers is skilled in the project financing arena, advising both lenders and borrowers on high-value transactional matters. Jointly managed by Nguyen Dinh Nha and Vu Thi Que, the practice is experienced in corporate lending work, advising on regulatory matters, and has a thriving fintech space. Operating from Ho Chi Minh City, the team is able to handle cross-border work with its offices across Southeast Asia including Thailand and Singapore. Special counsel Huynh Thi Thu Thuy is a key member of the team and recommended for structuring transactions for banking clients.

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Projects and energy Tier 3

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers has expertise in clean energy projects, particularly in wind, solar and hydropower matters. Led by Vu Thi Que, the practice has experience leading advisory work and transactions across the energy sector, with project finance a core strength, an area of expertise of Nguyen Dinh Nha. Logan Leung is also of note.

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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 Dr. Chau Huy Quang and Ms. Vu Thi Que. In recent years, the firm has grown to include more than 40 experienced associates and professionals led by five 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 connect@rajahtannlct.com
Banking and finance Nguyen Dinh Nha connect@rajahtannlct.com
Capital markets Vu Thi Que connect@rajahtannlct.com
Capital markets Nguyen Dinh Nha connect@rajahtannlct.com
Commercial litigation Dr. Chau Huy Quang connect@rajahtannlct.com
Commercial litigation Logan Leung connect@rajahtannlct.com
Construction and projects Vu Thi Que connect@rajahtannlct.com
Construction and projects Dr. Chau Huy Quang connect@rajahtannlct.com
Corporate regulatory Vu Thi Que connect@rajahtannlct.com
Corporate regulatory Nguyen Dinh Nha connect@rajahtannlct.com
Competition, antitrust and trade Vu Thi Que connect@rajahtannlct.com
Employment and benefits Vu Thi Que connect@rajahtannlct.com
Energy and resources Vu Thi Que connect@rajahtannlct.com
Entertainment and media; sports and gaming Vu Thi Que connect@rajahtannlct.com
Entertainment and media; sports and gaming Dr. Chau Huy Quang connect@rajahtannlct.com
International arbitration Dr. Chau Huy Quang connect@rajahtannlct.com
International arbitration Logan Leung connect@rajahtannlct.com
Mergers and acquisitions Vu Thi Que connect@rajahtannlct.com
Mergers and acquisitions Nguyen Dinh Nha connect@rajahtannlct.com
Pharmaceutical and life sciences Vu Thi Que connect@rajahtannlct.com
Real estate Vu Thi Que connect@rajahtannlct.com
Restructuring and insolvency Vu Thi Que connect@rajahtannlct.com
Restructuring and insolvency Dr. Chau Huy Quang connect@rajahtannlct.com
Shipping and international trade Dr. Chau Huy Quang connect@rajahtannlct.com
Shipping and international trade Logan Leung connect@rajahtannlct.com
Tax Vu Thi Que connect@rajahtannlct.com
Tax Dr. Chau Huy Quang connect@rajahtannlct.com
Technology, media and telecommunications Vu Thi Que connect@rajahtannlct.com
Technology, media and telecommunications Logan Leung connect@rajahtannlct.com
Photo Name Position Profile
 Nguyen Dinh Nha  photo Nguyen Dinh Nha Partner
 Logan Leung  photo Logan Leung Partner
 Chau Huy Quang  photo Chau Huy Quang Managing PartnerHead of Dispute Resolution
 Vu Thi Que  photo Vu Thi Que PartnerHead of Corporate and M&A
Number of lawyers : 40
at this office : 30
English
Vietnamese
Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese)
Japanese
Contacts : Dr. Chau Huy Quang – Managing Partner
Contacts : Vu Thi Que – Partner
Contacts : Nguyen Dinh Nha – Partner
Contacts : Logan Leung – Partner
Contacts : Tran Thi Phuong Thao - Partner
Other offices : Hanoi