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VILAF named asialaw Vietnam Firm of the Year 2021

At the asialaw online ceremony on 30 September 2021, VILAF wins the 2021 Vietnam Firm of the Year Award. We greatly appreciate asialaw for recognizing our top tier expertise in banking and finance, capital markets, and corporate and M&A.

asialaw Awards Research Lead Kelsy Li said: “These firms and lawyers have been judged as best in class for their legal and industry expertise in terms of their innovative approaches, management of complex situations and the positive impact of their advice.”

Among prominent transactions VILAF has recently advised in are the US$203 million issuance of new shares in Vinmec, Vingroup’s hospital subsidiary, to a consortium of foreign investors led by GIC; the development and financing of the US$2.79 billion Nghi Son 2 Power Project, the first international public tender to select foreign investors for power projects in Vietnam; the development and financing of US$5.1 billion Long Son Petrochemicals Project, the first petrochemicals complex licensed in Vietnam; and SCG Packaging’s acquisition of 70% equity stake in Duy Tan Plastic Group, a leading rigid packaging manufacturer in Vietnam, for a purchase price package capped at US$278.3 million.

asialaw also continues to rank VILAF as an Outstanding Firm in all major legal practices and ranked 10 of VILAF’s lawyers as leading practitioners:

Elite Practitioner
Anh Dang (Corporate and M&A)
Duyen Ha Vo (Corporate and M&A, Banking and Finance)
Phong Tran (Corporate and M&A)

Distinguished Practitioner
Ha H. Luu (Corporate and M&A)
Linh D. Nguyen (Dispute Resolution)
Hung Q. Nguyen (Capital Markets, Banking and Finance)
Quynh Pham (Dispute Resolution)

Notable Practitioner
Tung Nguyen (Banking and Finance)

Rising Star
Lam Nguyen (Corporate and M&A)