Skip to Content

Minh Doan

Senior Associate

Hanoi Office

Professional Summary

Minh is a Senior Associate of VILAF, specializing in Dispute Resolutions, Corporate/M&A, Employment, and Investigations and Crisis Management.

He has advised and represented various clients in the settlement of disputes in the field of construction, investment, employment, commerce and insurance. His experience includes dispute resolutions at the Vietnamese courts, VIAC, SIAC and ICC. Before joining VILAF, Minh had worked as a collaborator for the Vietnam International Arbitration Centre (VIAC).

Minh has also engaged in various acquisition transactions by foreign investors into local enterprises in different economic sectors, such as automobiles, real estate business, and oil and gas. In addition, he has assisted foreign investors and local companies with corporate/M&A, employment, and anti-trust matters.

Notable Engagements

Among notable projects in which MInh has participated include:

Dispute Resolution

  • Represented Keangnam Enterprises, Ltd. in a construction dispute of the highest building in Hanoi
  • Represented a Provincial People’s Committee in a construction dispute arising from a BT contract
  • Advised and represented POSCO E&C Co., Ltd in some of their arbitrations
  • Represented a foreign consortium in a construction dispute with a Vietnamese employer
  • Represented a Russian contractor in a construction dispute with a Vietnamese employer
  • Represented an automobile company in product defect disputes
  • Represented a foreign invested company in its employment dispute with an employee in Vietnam

Corporate / M&A

  • Advised an automobile company in an acquisition transaction in Vietnam
  • Advised an automobile company in a distribution and manufacturing business in Vietnam
  • Advised JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation in the acquisition 8% on fully diluted basis into the parent company of Petrolimex
  • Advised a foreign invested company in its real estate projects and M&A in Vietnam
  • Advised an insurance brokerage company in insurance, corporate and employment matters
  • Advised and assisted a foreign invested company relating to its businesses in the field of tourism and real estate business
  • Assisted a Korean company in an anti-dumping investigation in Vietnam