Kinstellar marks Southeast Asia launch with 21-lawyer ‘sister’ firm

European powerhouse joins forces with Vietnamese outfit Asia Counsel

KPMG adds hundreds of lawyers across Southeast Asia from regional network

Deal sees more than 275 lawyers including around 80 partners join from ZICO Law amid Asia growth push

Duane Morris appoints first female chair of an international firm in Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City-based corporate partner Nguyen Thi Lang will lead firm's Vietnam business

  • 2yrs

Vietnam Prime Minister backs legal profession

Vietnam's prime minster lends support to improving the country's legal profession.

  • 4yrs

Vietnam launches first mediation centre

International commercial mediation centre launches in Hanoi and signs cooperation agreement with law faculties.

  • 4yrs

Vietnam pushes mediation agenda

Draft law to encourage mediation and dialogue at court as state seeks to promote alternative dispute resolution.

  • 5yrs

Vietnamese Justice ministry fights to curb 1000's of unlawful documents

According to a justice ministry report, unlawful documents issued in Vietnam are on the increase and offers some solutions to curb the rise.

  • 5yrs

Vietnam Bar urged to forge ahead with judicial reform

Vietnam President asks the bar association for an effective strategy for judical reforms and international integration.

  • 5yrs

Vietnam next big IP challenge as China protects its own high end market

On the eve of the Luxury Law Summit, a former Sony executive warns of challenges coming from the Vietnam market.

  • 6yrs

New law in Vietnam would force lawyers to inform on clients

A new article to the penal code has been passed by the Vietnamese National Assembly which would force lawyers to inform on their clients to authorities.

  • 6yrs

Allen & Overy advises on ground-breaking Vietnam IPO

Allen & Overy has advised VietJet Aviation Joint Stock Company, Vietnam's leading international low-cost airline, on its ground-breaking $170 million IPO and listing on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HOSE).

  • 7yrs

PwC Legal hires new head for Vietnam

PwC Legal has hired Gide Loyrette Nouel's Vietnam head to lead its operations in the country, which has the fastest growing economy in Southeast Asia.

  • 7yrs

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing merges with Vietnamese ally

In a move intended to strengthen its regional cross-border practice, Taylor Wessing's Singapore member firm has moved to fully integrate with its Vietnamese strategic ally.

  • 7yrs

Watson Farley sets up Vietnam association and plans China move

Watson Farley & Williams has set up an association and co-operation agreement with four-lawyer Hanoi boutique LVN & Associates.

  • 8yrs

Vietnam firms create country's first legal alliance

Five local legal practices in Vietnam have got together to create the LawTeam Alliance - and they expect to announce the arrival of other 'major local law firms' to the group.

  • 8yrs

Anderson Mori launches in Vietnam with new office

Japanese law firm Anderson Mori and Tomotsune has expanded into Vietnam with the opening of an office in Ho Chi Minh City. The firm also established a Jakarta desk in the office of Roosdiono & Partners this May.

  • 8yrs

China law expert points investors to Vietnam

Many companies are expected to follow the Microsoft example of shifting production from China to Vietnam - a shift being tracked by the China Law Blog which declares that 'China's golden age for foreign companies is over'.

  • 9yrs

A&O predicts more welcoming M&A environment in Vietnam

Changes to the Vietnamese investment laws which are due to take effect in July are likely to be promote foreign investment activity, according to Allen & Overy.

  • 9yrs

Hogan Lovell recruits partner for Vietnam office

Hogan Lovells has recruited a senior associate, Jeff Olson, from Allen & Overy, and is appointing him as its first partner on the ground in Vietnam.

  • 9yrs