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Independent Recognition

VILAF has been consistently ranked as a first tier law firm by IFLR1000, Legal 500 and Chambers as well as an outstanding law firm by Asialaw in major areas of practice, including Banking & Finance, Corporate and M&A, Capital Markets, Infrastructure, Energy and Projects, and Dispute Resolution.

Our clients’ remarks:

Chambers Global – Guides to the World’s Leading Lawyers

This well-regarded Vietnamese firm has built up a reputation for excellence among both clients and peers.Chambers 2012 Edition

[VILAF] was extremely responsive and were able to provide sound legal advice in a changing market. VILAF is “consistently considered one of the top firms in Vietnam.Chambers 2014 Edition

VILAF is a meticulous, well-oiled machine.Chambers 2016 Edition

IFLR1000 – The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms

One client says the firm is able to work well within the “dynamic and revolving environment of Vietnamese law”, while another says the team performs “outstanding work with good sensitivity to legal and political reforms in VietnamIFLR1000 2017 Edition

I would choose VILAF [over other firms in Vietnam] because they have the history, breadth and size so that if work comes up in different practice areas, they can fill someone very quickly.IFLR1000 2012 Edition

Legal 500 – The Guide to Asia’s Commercial Law Firms

VILAF produces highly sophisticated work” and “the excellent team at VILAF holds its own against competitors.Legal 500, 2014 Edition

VILAF seem to be a Vietnam firm operating at an international level, right off the bat!Legal 500, 2015 Edition

In terms of expertise and responsiveness, they are excellent.Legal 500, 2015 Edition

International Professional Awards

  • Asialaw Vietnam Firm of the Year 2019
  • Asialaw Outstanding Law Firm of the Year 2018
  • Vietnam Deal of the Year 2018 and Best IPO Deal of the Year 2018 by Finance Asia; and the Best Equity Deal of the Year 2018 by The Asset for the Vinhomes JSC 144A rule international placement and listing on HOSE
  • Vietnam M&A Forum Most Notable M&A Advisory Firm of 2018-2019
  • Vietnam M&A Forum Best M&A Law Firm of the Year 2017-2018
  • Vietnam M&A Forum Best M&A Law Firm of the Decade (2009-2018)
  • IFLR Vietnam National Law Firm of the Year 2018, 2016, 2008, 2007 and 2006
  • IFLR Project Finance Law Firm of the Year 2016 and 2002
  • IFLR Debt and Equity-Linked Deal of the Year 2010
  • Annual Vietnam M&A Forum Best M&A Law Firm of the Year 2017 and 2016
  • ASIAN-MENA COUNSEL In-House Community Firm of the Year and Most Responsive Domestic Law Firm of the Year 2016 and 2015
  • ALB Power List in Asia 2015
  • ALB Vietnam Law Firm of the Year 2016
  • ALB Project Finance Deal of the Year 2016
  • ALB Vietnam Deal Firm of the Year 2011, 2009 and 2007
  • ALB Leading M&A Law Firm of the Year 2009
  • ALB Employer of Choice of the Year 2013, 2012 and 2009
  • Asia Law Vietnam National Law Firm of the year for Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Award
  • Asia Pacific Press Asian Counsel of the Year 2010