“YKVN, an equal to the Magic Circle firms." IFLR
From Magic Circle to Golden Circle, YKVN is widely recognized as the leading Vietnam-based law firm.
Established in 1999, YKVN has since grown to become an independent law firm with over ninety legal professionals through a unique platform combining 3 offices in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and Singapore.
With an unequivocal and undisputed dedication to providing the highest level of legal expertise placing our firm in a class of its own in Vietnam and in SEA, YKVN has built a reputation for excellence in:
Power and energy,
and Domestic litigation and international arbitration.
With an intimate knowledge of the Vietnamese legal, business, and political landscape, YKVN’s attorneys have been at the forefront of virtually all significant legal developments in Vietnam in the past 25 years including high profile and ground-breaking international transactions.
We advise the world's most respected and well-established banks and businesses, as well as start-up visionaries, government and state-owned entities.
Our lawyers are qualified in Vietnam, the US, Australia, Singapore, England, Korea and France. They include leading practitioners in their field, leaders of the profession, and civic leaders. Our senior partners have been partners at leading international firms (Clifford Chance, DLA Piper and White & Case). All of our partners have extensive experience in cross-border matters.
Our constant tier 1 rankings in our practice areas and awards (notably 10 times IFLR “National Law Firm of the Year”) are the latest evidence of the widespread recognition of the quality of work for which we are known globally and regionally. It also speaks to our unique, and respected, standing in the Vietnamese legal profession among both Vietnamese and international law firms.
Frasers (and its predecessor firm) have been collectively advising clients on Vietnam-related transactions for 25 years.
Frasers is consistently recognised as being in the top tier of law firms practising in Vietnam by leading independent and authoritative guides to law firms. Frasers was also a joint winner of the South East Asia Project Finance Deal of the Year at the Asian Legal Business SE Asia Law Awards 2019, as a result of Frasers acting as the Lenders’ Vietnam local counsel on the US$ 2.75 billion financing of Nghi Son 2 BOT power project in Thanh Hoa province, Vietnam.
Nishimura & Asahi is one of Japan’s premier full-service law firms, covering all aspects of domestic and international business and corporate activity.It is the first Japanese law firm to open an office in Vietnam. Nishimura & Asahi is involved in a wide range of matters and industries in Vietnam, including M&A, business entry, corporate finance, project finance, infrastructure, oil & gas, real estate, environmental matters, crisis management, dispute resolution, as well as bankruptcy/insolvency law. Its offices in HCMC (Room 1102) and Hanoi are fully supported by and integrated with the Tokyo head office.