Chau Huy Quang > Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers > Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Dispute Resolution (Litigation & Arbitration)
Intellectual Property
Taxation

Position

Managing Partner
Head of Dispute Resolution

Career

With over 20 years of experience in legal practice, including several years as legal counsel to leading international corporations, such as Perfetti Van Melle and Sony Corporation, Quang heads Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers’ Dispute Resolution Practice Group.

Quang’s dedication to the practice group has resulted in the team becoming one of the most prolific and knowledgeable in Vietnam, garnering a strong track-record of success. From 2010 to date, the firm’s Dispute Resolution practice has been recognised by Chambers Global, Chambers Asia Pacific, The Legal 500, Asialaw Profiles, and Asian Legal Business (ALB) as a leader in Vietnam. Under Quang’s leadership, the practice has successfully represented clients and advised on a variety of local and international disputes spanning all major areas.

Quang’s experience covers foreign investment, commercial transactions, employment, intellectual property, maritime and construction for dispute settlement work. From complex construction disputes to arbitrations over projects of national significance, Quang has been highly regarded by clients for his advocacy and strategic advice, being able to untangle complex and sensitive disputes involving the State authorities. He has successfully litigated for and against governments and government-linked entities.

Quang is also a well-known lecturer at the Judicial Academy of the Ministry of Justice of Vietnam and is a respected arbitrator of the Vietnam International Arbitration Centre (VIAC).

Languages

Vietnamese; English

Memberships

Member of the International Bar Association

Member of Vietnam Bar Federation

Member of the Management Board of the Ho Chi Minh City Bar Association

Member of Law Association for Asia and the Pacific

Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb)

Education

LL.M., LL.B., Economics and Commercial Law  (Ho Chi Minh City University of Law, Vietnam)

LL.M, International Trade law (Bristol University, UK)

B.A., International Studies (Hanoi National University, Vietnam)

Lawyer Rankings

Asia Pacific: Regional International Arbitration > Leading firms

Singapore-headquartered Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP includes two senior counsels – Andre Yeap SC  and Francis Xavier SC and investment treaty specialist Paul Tan and infrastructure dispute specialist Ng Kim Beng. Away from Singapore, in the firm’s alliance partners elsewhere in the region, Chau Huy Quang in Vietnam is also notable, as are aviation expert Eri Hertiawan in Indonesia and Han Li Meng in Malaysia.

Vietnam > Dispute resolution: arbitration

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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.

Vietnam > Labour and employment

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.

Vietnam > Shipping and aviation

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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.

Vietnam > Tax

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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.

Vietnam > Dispute resolution: litigation

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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.

Vietnam > Intellectual property: local firms

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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.