Vu Thi Que > 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
Vu Thi Que photo

Work Department

Corporate and M&A
Real Estate & Infrastructure
Labour
Banking & Finance

Position

Partner
Head of Corporate and M&A

Career

Que brings with her more than 14 years of experience in legal practice and is highly evaluated by clients for her “fast response” and for having “good business acumen and industry knowledge”. Fluent in both English and Chinese (Mandarin), Que advises a variety of English-speaking and Chinese-speaking clients, as well as other multinational clients, on a wide range of legal and compliance issues.

In M&A transactions, Que has successfully led her team in closing a significant number of deals spanning a broad spectrum of industries. From due diligence to transaction documentation, the Corporate and M&A practice group under Que’s lead has been regarded for its responsiveness and local expertise.

In addition, Que has been involved in advisory and negotiations for the development of some of Vietnam’s largest real estate and infrastructure projects. Her experience covers developments of entire new townships, commercial and residential high-rise towers, highways and other infrastructure projects of national significance.

Que has been approached and is regarded by investors, from promising start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, for her assistance in greenfield and brownfield projects. These span a broad spectrum of industries and she has been behind the setup of many successful corporations in Vietnam.

Prior to managing Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers, Que was the Head of Legal Affairs & Corporate Compliance for Bayer Vietnam. In this position, she provided practical guidance and solutions for various legal and corporate compliance issues relating to the core businesses of the company, including consumer care, healthcare, veterinary care, agribusiness and materials science. During her term at Bayer, she was also a Member of the Corporate Business Services Management Team.

Languages

Vietnamese, English, Mandarin (Chinese)

Memberships

Member of International Bar Association

Member of the Vietnam Bar Federation

Member of the Ho Chi Minh City Bar Association

Member of the China Business Association Ho Chi Minh City Branch

Member of the Council of Taiwanese Chambers of Commerce in Ho Chi Minh City

Education

LL.B. (Tsinghua University, China)

MBA (Andrew & Griggs University, USA)

Lawyer Rankings

Vietnam > Projects and energy

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.

Vietnam > Real estate and construction

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.

Vietnam > TMT

(Leading individuals)

Vu Thi QueRajah & Tann LCT Lawyers

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.

Vietnam > Labour and employment

(Leading individuals)

Vu Thi QueRajah & Tann LCT Lawyers

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 > Tax

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 > Corporate and M&A

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.

Vietnam > Banking and finance

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.