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Our team has a deep and practical understanding of Vietnam's business, investment and legal environment, built over decades of experience advising clients on transactions and disputes in the country.

Our Asia team advise clients on their investments, projects and assets in Vietnam across sectors. We offer expertise in transactions, finance, disputes, employment, investigations and business risk, and regulatory advisory work. The depth of our Vietnamese transactional and disputes experience and understanding of Vietnam's legal and political landscape adds real value to our clients.

We maintain strong relationships with leading local law firms in Vietnam and can manage their involvement on behalf of clients.


B.Grimm Power

B.Grimm Power on the acquisition of a joint venture equity stake in Dau Tieng Tay Ninh Energy JSC, which owns two solar power plant projects, in construction and PPA matters, on the bridge financing arrangements for the projects, and on the demerger of the projects (the first successful demerger of a renewable energy company in commercial operation in Vietnam)

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Armstrong South East Asia Clean Energy Fund

Armstrong South East Asia Clean Energy Fund on the conditional sale of a 39.4MW wind farm in Vietnam to Norway’s SN Power (one of the first wind farms in Vietnam and the first to be financed on a non-recourse basis)

The Vietur consortium

The Vietur consortium on its successful US$1.5 billion bid to build the terminal building at Long Thanh, Vietnam's newest international airport

BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas on a US$35 million reserves based financing for Geopetrol Vietnam S.A. for its oil and gas assets in Vietnam

An international project company

An international project company in a USD 2 billion dispute arising from the construction of a refinery and petrochemical project in Vietnam, including two SIAC arbitrations, emergency arbitration proceedings, and related court proceedings in Korea

An unincorporated joint venture

An unincorporated joint venture on international arbitration proceedings seated in Vietnam under the rules of the Vietnam International Arbitration Centre concerning delays and disruption to a major infrastructure project in Ho Chi Minh City

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Daniel Waldek

Partner, Singapore

Daniel Waldek
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Calvin Ho

Partner, Mainland China

Calvin Ho
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Adrian Wong

Head of Projects, Herbert Smith Freehills Prolegis, Singapore

Adrian Wong
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Salonika Rathod

Partner, Singapore

Salonika Rathod

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