Dilinh Legal > Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam > Firm Profile
Dilinh Legal Offices
3F BROADWAY C
150 NGUYEN LUONG BANG STREET
TAN PHU WARD, DISTRICT 7, HO CHI MINH CITY
Dilinh Legal > The Legal 500 Rankings
Vietnam > Corporate and M&A Tier 4Based in Ho Chi Minh City, boutique corporate firm Dilinh Legal has experience across the manufacturing, life sciences and technology sectors. Founding partner Diep Hoang and Michael Lee co-lead the team; Diep has a strong practice supporting Taiwanese investors on establishing their presence in the Vietnamese market, and Lee is also active on many of the team’s transactions. Associate Trang Nguyen is another key contact with a ‘broad and deep understanding of Vietnam’s enterprise laws’.
Diep Hoang; Michael Lee
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‘Dilinh Legal has done an excellent job of developing a deep relationship with its clients. They are extremely helpful with legal matters, and have been instrumental in helping understand the local culture and how best to manage the business with respect to the local nuances.’
‘Dilinh Legal provides legal advice on various matters efficiently and accurately.’
‘They are quick and responsive, they are wise to the law and regulatory requirements, and they are able to meet international clients’ standards as well.’
‘Managing partner Ms. Diep has good commercial sense in giving legal advice. Her advice always suits the needs of the client’s business.’
‘Diep Hoang has an excellent ability to digest foreign client’s needs, to come up with practical solutions with multiple options in mind, and an excellent ability to negotiate terms and conditions with counterparts.’
‘Michael Lee has been involved in the Vietnam practice for a long time. He is a reliable attorney in terms of both cost and quality of service.’
‘Michael Lee has good commercial knowledge and has sound technical skills. He is flexible and understands the needs of his clients.’
‘Trang Nguyen has a broad and deep understanding of Vietnam’s enterprise laws, solid judgement in structuring the framework of complex shareholder agreements and tightly defining each articles, and has an excellent ability to turn a business concept into legal wording.’
Phu My Hung Development Cooperation
Jones and Vining
One Asia Lawyers
Phu Hung Fund Management Company
Vina ASC Automotive Company Limited
Phu Hung Life Insurance Joint Stock Company
Viet Brand Invest
Berjayapak Vietnam Company Limited
MAT Holding Inc
Phu Hung Securities Corporation
Top Glove Vietnam Company Limited
Far Eastern Apparel Limited
- Acted for Phu My Hung in legal due diligence on several real estate projects.
- Advised Viet Brand on its listing on Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange.
- Acted for Berjayapak by conducting due diligence of its Vietnam operations for its listing on the Malaysian stock exchange, Bursa Malaysia.
Dilinh Legal > Firm Profile
The firm: Dilinh Legal is a boutique corporate law firm based in Ho Chi Minh City with a focus on serving clients in the manufacturing, technology, and life science sectors. Diep Hoang founded the firm in 2010. In September 2017, Michael Lee joined the firm as a partner, bringing with him over ten years of experience at two international law firms in Vietnam. At Dilinh Legal, Diep and Michael combine their extensive experience and formidable legal talent in a wide range of legal sectors to bring their clients a compelling value proposition: elite law firm quality at highly competitive rates.
Corporate: Our lawyers have assisted many foreign investors to establish and maintain their legal/commercial presence in Vietnam through a variety of vehicles, including the establishment of representative offices, wholly foreign-owned companies, joint venture entities, and business cooperation contracts.
Dispute resolution: Dilinh Legal has strong dispute resolution and crisis management capabilities. Michael has extensive civil litigation experience in the United States and has been an arbitrator with the Vietnam International Arbitration Center since May of 2012. He has advised on numerous high-profile labor disputes in Vietnam. Diep regularly represents Phu Hung Group in their civil disputes and has advised other clients on a number of marquee civil disputes including advising a Taiwanese multinational on one of the most significant environmental pollution incidents in Vietnam and advising a multinational Taiwanese manufacturer on a high-profile tax audit.
Labor: Labor and employment issues and conflict resolution present many challenges to companies operating in Vietnam, ranging from risk management, regulatory compliance, negotiation, mediation to litigation, employee and union relations, and public relations matters. Our experienced team of attorneys has the expertise to assist across this broad spectrum of issues, helping our clients safeguard their businesses and adapt to the statutory and cultural landscape in Vietnam. We can advise on both contentious and non-contentious labor and human resource matters.
Life sciences: We provide regulatory advice on a wide range of products: pharmaceutical, cosmetics, consumer, food and beverage, biotech, veterinary, medical devices, and other life sciences products.
M&A: Our lawyers have acted as lead counsel on significant M&A transactions involving prominent corporations in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, media, logistics, investment funds, e-commerce, insurance, and real estate. We conduct due diligence, advise on local issues, and draft transaction documents.
Real estate: Our team has extensive experience in advising foreign developers on real estate projects, including structuring real estate transactions, drafting real estate joint venture agreements, drafting land purchase agreements, booking agreements, lease and long-term lease agreements, sale and purchase agreements for residential units, and assisting in negotiation with Vietnamese developers. We also advise manufacturers on the purchase of industrial land, and on construction contracts and other agreements ancillary to factory establishment. We conduct land due diligence for global hotel operators and advise on hotel management agreements.
Staff FiguresPartners : 2 Associates : 5 Of Counsel : 2 Tax Advisor : 1
LanguagesEnglish Korean Vietnamese
MembershipsNextlaw Global Referral Network State Capital Group
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