ACSV Legal > Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam > Firm Profile
ACSV Legal Offices
LEVEL 11, EMPRESS TOWER
138-142 HAI BA TRUNG STREET
DISTRICT 1, HO CHI MINH CITY
ACSV Legal > The Legal 500 Rankings
Vietnam > Corporate and M&A Tier 3ACSV Legal’s client roster includes companies across Southeast Asia that are looking to expand their businesses, in addition to international and local businesses who seek assistance with corporate and commercial transactions. The group advises clients on private equity transactions and restructuring mandates, as well as business-related operation matters. Founder and managing partner Mark Oakley leads the team and focuses on foreign direct investment into Southeast Asia. Special counsel Elaine Chew is praised by clients as an ‘exceptionally solution-oriented lawyer’, and special counsel Hieu Pham handles cross-border M&A transactions and joint ventures.
Other key lawyers:
‘Very responsive and pragmatic. Excellent service.’
‘Special counsel Elaine Chew is an exceptionally solution-oriented lawyer. She builds relationship and trust through on-point, commercial, savvy advice, a thorough understanding of client business needs and desired outcomes, an excellent capacity for deal negotiation and analysis, and an outstanding work ethic and commitment to deadlines.’
‘Elaine Chew is unfailingly professional, easy to work with, level-headed and result-oriented under pressure and when asked to crunch deadlines or change direction. She never asks the client to change their needs based on her perspective or toolkit, but rather adapts her perspective and toolkit to suit the client needs.’
Delta Offshore Energy
- Advised Delta Offshore Energy on the development of a 3,200 MW LNG-to-power plant in Bac Lieu Province, Vietnam.
- Advised one of Vietnam’s first and most prominent media, entertainment, and technology conglomerate group on the sale and subscription of shares from existing shareholders and the holding company where relevant to another leading Vietnamese conglomerate group, equivalent to approximately $131m.
- Advised a leading foreign invested healthcare care provider in Ho Chi Minh City, in acquiring 100% ownership interest in a group of onshore chiropractic clinics operating throughout Vietnam.
Vietnam > Tax Tier 3The private client group at ACSV Legal supports Vietnamese and international clients, namely high and ultra-high-net-worth-individuals, on tax and regulatory issues regarding estate planning, wealth structuring, direct and indirect investment, and corporate administration and compliance. Special counsel Hieu Pham leads the team and handles cross-border tax compliance matters.
Vietnam > Dispute resolution: arbitration
ACSV Legal > Firm Profile
The firm: ACSV Legal is a vibrant and dynamic Vietnam-based law firm, located in Ho Chi Minh City.
We have a team of experienced lawyers who are qualified in Vietnam, the UK, the US, Germany, and Malaysia in civil and common law jurisdictions. The languages spoken at ACSV Legal include Vietnamese, English, German, Japanese, Italian, Dutch, French and Malay.
Practice areas: ACSV Legal has one of the premier corporate/M&A practices in Vietnam and its approach is to understand the legal, commercial and political dynamics of every matter. ACSV Legal has advised on various high profile complex cross-border M&A transactions which have been made possible by strategic and pre-emptive pre-deal restructuring. We advise on all types of commercial agreements, reviews contracts from both Vietnamese and foreign law perspectives.
ACSV Legal has experience in advising clients on strategic investments, divestments, debt and security transactions, design and review of loan contracts, as well as capital contributions. We have extensive experience in private equity transactions with a focus on a strong commercial approach. This gives us a comprehensive understanding of the hurdles our clients may face.
Our clients: Clients are typically businesses within South-East Asia which are experiencing significant growth, as well as leading international and local corporations who need advice on a broad array of multi-jurisdictional transactions. We have advised our clients on matters in a wide range of sectors and industries such as healthcare, beauty and fitness, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, IT and technology, hospitality and leisure, education, retail, manufacturing and distribution, apparel and fashion, Fintech and payment services.
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|Dispute Resolution||Minh Nguyen||Minh.Nguyen@acsvlegal.com|
|Real Estate||Mark Oakleyemail@example.com|
|Real Estate||Thang Nguyen||Thang.Nguyen@acsvlegal.com|
|Private client||Mark Oakleyfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Private client||Hieu Phamemail@example.com|
|Ms Phuong Huynh||Senior Associate||View Profile|
|Mr Thang Nguyen||Special Counsel||View Profile|
|Ms Minh Nguyen||Special Counsel and Head of Dispute Resolution Practice||View Profile|
|Mr Mark Oakley||Managing Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Hieu Pham||Special Counsel||View Profile|
Staff FiguresNumber of lawyers : 38
LanguagesEnglish German Malay Vietnamese Italian French Dutch Japanese
Vietnam: Real Estate
Published: November 2022
Authors: Thang Nguyen Mark Oakley Hieu Pham Elaine Chew
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Real Estate laws and regulations that may occur in Vietnam.
Vietnam: Private Equity
Published: January 2023
Authors: Mark Oakley Hieu Pham Thang Nguyen Minh Nguyen
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Private Equity laws and regulations that may occur in Vietnam.
- Corporate and M&A