Nguyen Viet Ha > Lexcomm Vietnam LLC > HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam > Lawyer Profile

Lexcomm Vietnam LLC
UNITS 2105-07, LEVEL 21
SAIGON TRADE CENTER, 37 TON DUC THANG STREET
DISTRICT 1, HO CHI MINH CITY
Vietnam

Work Department

  • Corporate and M&A
  • Telecoms, media and technology
  • Energy and natural resources
  • Real estate and construction
  • Dispute resolution

Position

Partner, Co-Head of Corporate and M&A and Head of Telecoms, Media and Technology (TMT)

Career

Nguyen Viet Ha is a Founding Partner of Lexcomm Vietnam LLC. He has more than 24 years of legal practice and is highly regarded for his versatility as a corporate and commercial solicitor and advocate, and his experience in the areas of IT, media and telecoms; energy and infrastructure projects; corporate and M&A; capital markets.

Ha has frequently appeared as a leading lawyer in IT, media and telecoms transactions in Vietnam. He is also recommended in the area of venture capital in relation to high-tech start-up enterprises in Vietnam.

Ha regularly advises international clients on complex and high-value energy and infrastructure projects. Client feedback include “I have worked with the 2 principle partners (Pham Ba Linh and Nguyen Viet Ha) for over 20 years. They are strong lawyers, particularly in energy and infrastructure.”

Ha has been recognized as Recommended Lawyer by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019, 2020, 2021; Band 1 lawyer in Telecoms, Media and Technology (TMT) by Chambers Asia Pacific 2021, Leading Lawyer – Highly Regarded by IFLR1000 2019, 2020, 2021, and Distinguished Practitioner in Corporate and M&A by the Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2020, 2021.

For further information, please visit https://lexcommvn.com/detailen/our-lawyers/Nguyen-Viet-Ha

Languages

English, Vietnamese

Memberships

New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)

AmCham Energy Committee

Hanoi Bar Association

Vietnam Bar Federation 

Education

Bachelor of Laws from Hanoi Law University

Master of Laws (LLM) from the School of Law, Niigata University, Japan

Lawyer Rankings

Vietnam > Dispute resolution: arbitration

The experienced Luong Van Trung leads the arbitration practice at Lexcomm Vietnam LLC and is also co-head of the corporate and M&A team; Trung has a focus on disputes involving investment, finance, real estate, construction, corporate and commercial matters. Nguyen Viet Ha is also a key name for arbitration instructions, co-leading the M&A team as well as the TMT group.

Vietnam > TMT

(Leading individuals)

Nguyen Viet Ha – Lexcomm Vietnam LLC

Lexcomm Vietnam LLC has a strong TMT offering on both the contentious and non-contentious side. In the telecoms arena, areas of focus for the group include mobile, satellite, VPN, NGN, terrestrial broadcasting, cable TV and the internet, advising both users and service providers in transactions and disputes. The team also has expertise in the television and film space. Nguyen Viet Ha is practice head with substantial experience in the telecoms sector. Tran Thanh Son and Hoang Le Quan are also key contacts in the team.

Vietnam > Projects and energy

Energy, project finance and infrastructure are key ares of focus for Lexcomm Vietnam LLC. More specifically, the team acts for a broad range of clients on LNG and upstream oil and gas projects, as well as renewable energy, petrochemicals and mining and metals. It also supports clients on the regulatory issues of wind and solar energy projects, in addition to handling project finance matters. ‘Standout’ managing partner Pham Ba Linh is based in Ho Chi Minh City and jointly leads the practice alongside Hanoi-based Nguyen Viet Ha. Linh has experience in PPPs and advises international banks, sponsors, investors and private equity and infrastructure funds, while Ha handles cross-border energy and infrastructure transactions.

Vietnam > Corporate and M&A

Lexcomm Vietnam LLC’s corporate and M&A team is adept at advising international clients on acquiring Vietnamese targets. The group’s offering also extends to joint ventures and corporate formation and reorganisation. Its client roster includes sellers, buyers financial investors and fund managers. Energy and infrastructure are areas of strength for Nguyen Viet Ha, who jointly leads the team alongside Luong Van Trung, who advises on the transactional and contentious side of M&A mandates.