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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
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

Vu Thi Que, a co-founder of Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers, is the Partner in charge of the firm’s Corporate Regulatory, Mergers & Acquisitions, Projects & Infrastructure, and Real Estate & Construction practice groups.

Que has more than 16 years of experience in legal practice and is highly evaluated by clients for “fast response, have good business acumen and industry knowledge”. Being fluent in both English and Chinese (Mandarin), Que advises various 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

  • Co-Founder, Vietnam International Commercial  Mediation  Center  (VICMC) –  Vice President
  • Member of International Bar Association
  • Member, Law Asia
  • Member, Vietnam Bar Federation
  • Member, Ho Chi Minh City Bar Association
  • Member, China Business Association Ho Chi Minh City Branch
  • Member, Japanese Business Association Ho Chi Minh City Branch
  • Member, Taiwanese Chambers of Commerce Ho Chi Minh City Branch
  • Member, Singapore Chambers of Commerce Ho Chi Minh City Branch

Education

LL.B. (Tsinghua University, China)

MBA (Andrew & Griggs University, USA)

Lawyer Rankings

Vietnam > TMT

(Leading individuals)

Vu Thi QueRajah & Tann LCT Lawyers

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.

Vietnam > Labour and employment

(Leading individuals)

Vu Thi QueRajah & Tann LCT Lawyers

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.

Vietnam > Corporate and M&A

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.

Vietnam > Banking and finance

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.

Vietnam > Real estate and construction

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.

Vietnam > Projects and energy

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.