With the current trend of internationalization and integration, law firms are gradually becoming an indispensable partner for investors and businesses to help their clients avoid risks in business as well as earn great profits from M&A, real estate, financial transactions… However, to find a professional law firm or law office in Vietnam is not an easy thing. Because law firms appear more and more to meet the increasing needs of society. Let’s take a look at “Top 10 Leading Law Firm” which are highly recommended by clients as well as organizations and associations.
With more than 10 years of operation up to now, PLF Law Firm is now considered as one of the few law firms providing diverse services to meet the requirements of clients. With constant efforts, PLF has received many prestigious awards – voted from clients through prestigious international law organizations such as: The Legal 500, Asia Law, IFLR 1000.
In addition, a team of lawyers from many different countries with an understanding of the provisions of national and international laws and cultural diversity has helped PLF become a law firm that many international clients elect to engage in cross-border transactions.
Currently, PLF provides services in Mergers & Acquisitions, In-house Service, Solution Consulting and Corporate Governance including but not limited to Incorporation, Accounting & Tax, Human Resources – Administration services, etc. The diversity in areas of operation, together with professionalism and dedication in providing legal services, has gradually helped PLF become one of the leading law firms in Vietnam.
Address: 12th Floor, Doji Tower, 81-85 Ham Nghi Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Tel: (84-28) 3821 2161
LNT and Partners is the next prestigious law firm in the list of leading law firms in Vietnam. They specialize in litigation and arbitration proceedings for high-difficulty cases. LNT and Partners also provide consulting and trading services in various economic sectors in Vietnam.
LNT and Partners has a team of highly efficient, creative and capable staff. They quickly surpassed other firms to become the first and only law firm to win the Financial Times award for “Top 25 Innovative Law Firms in Asia Pacific” in 2015 and 2016, as well as many other awards.
Hanoi office address: Unit 1203, 12th Floor, Pacific Place Building, 83B Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi City
Tel: (84-28) 3821 2357 / (84-24) 3824 8522
Esblished in 2001, after over 18 years of operation, SMiC has developed and become one of the most prestigious law firms in Vietnam. Our strength is to provide legal consultancy in investment projects, corporate governance, real estate, construction, labour, trade, contract, M&A and business restructuring, and litigation.
SMic is proud of having provided legal services to hundreds of big multinational and Vietnamese corporations over the past years. Deeply imbedded in the view that clients’ benefits are ours, SMiC has been working very closely with clients, listening carefully to all of their business and legal concerns so as to effectively advise and protect them from legal risks in the balance with competing demands and benefits to secure sustainable success to clients.
Hanoi office address: 3rd Floor, FLC Landmark Tower, Le Duc Tho Street, My Dinh II Ward, Nam Tu Liem District, Hanoi City
Tel: (84-24) 3771 3939
Vietnam International Law Firm (VILAF – Hong Duc) is one of the of the highly regarded law firms in Ho Chi Minh City. VILAF owns the largest team of English-speaking business lawyers in Vietnam today and they are evaluated and recognized with many awards from organizations such as The Legal 500, Asia Law, etc.
VILAF – Hong Duc’s lawyers with extensive experience in international cases and in-depth knowledge of Vietnam’s political culture and legal developments have helped VILAF gain trust from clients. VILAF’s approach is focused on risk-assessment and solution-orientation.
Hanoi office address: 6th Floor HCO Building (Melia), 44B Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi City
Tel: (84-28) 3827 7300/ (84-24) 3934 8530
Known as a law firm specializing in providing services in the fields of taxation, accounting and law, Hanoi and Tax Law Firm now receives a lot of trust from clients. This comes from the team of professional Lawyers as well as tax and accounting experts along with the understanding of both professional knowledge and practical experience. The company’s advice is always considered to balance the interests of clients and legal compliance, which creates peace of mind and trust for clients.
Address: Building No. 14 Khuc Thua Du, Cau Giay District, Hanoi City.
Tel: 0917 157 698 – 0522 348 879
Next in the list of leading law firms in Vietnam must be Pham & Associates Law Firm, which currently has its head office in Da Nang and branches in big cities such as Hanoi City and Ho Chi Minh City. Pham & Associates Law Firm, formerly Pham & Associates Law Office, was established in October 1991 and this is the earliest established law firm specializing in intellectual property in Vietnam. On April 3, 2019, Pham & Associates Law Office was transformed into Pham & Associates Law Firm, but the registered field of operation remained the same.
After nearly three decades of development and accumulation of experience, Pham & Associates has affirmed their position as one of the largest and most prestigious IP consulting and service offices in Vietnam. Since 2001, in addition to services on intellectual property, Pham and Joint Venture also provide legal consulting services on corporate law, including enterprise, investment, commerce, finance, export, import, real estate, etc…
Address: 147 Trung Nu Vuong Street, Binh Vien Ward, Hai Chau District, Da Nang City
Tel: (84-236) 357 2456
Baker & McKenzie Vietnam is one of reputable and experienced law firms in Ho Chi Minh City and consistently ranked at a very high position in the current list of law firms, especially in the fields of Corporate & Commercial services – M&A, consulting on key development concerns, project finance.
Baker McKenzie boasts a strong team of lawyers with extensive experience to assist our clients on their future plans and ongoing operations and interests in Ho Chi Minh City. They are always dedicated to providing advice and solutions to every client’s situation, no matter where the client is.
Hanoi office address: Unit 1001, 10th floor, Indochina Plaza, Xuan Thuy Street, Cau Giay District, Hanoi City
Tel: (84-28) 3829 5585/ (84-24) 3825 1428
If you have not yet chosen a reputable law firm in Ho Chi Minh City, YKVN will be a worthy choice for you to consider. YKVN is considered as a professional and dedicated law firm with diverse legal services, giving the company a unique position in Ho Chi Minh City.
YKVN boasts leading individuals in the industry, having been trained and granted practice licences in the United States, Australia, United Kingdom, Singapore, Korea and France. The senior lawyers of YKVN were previously also members in international law firms.
Hanoi office address: V1601-04, Pacific Place, 83B Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi City
Tel:(84-28) 3822 3155/ (84-24) 3934 5410
GLOBAL VIETNAM LAWYERS (GV LAWYERS) is found by a group of dedicated and well experienced lawyers who have started and advanced their careers in many law firms in HCMC
Their legal staff consists of more than 60 Senior Associates, Associates and Paralegals. They are seasoned attorney-at-law with extensive knowledge, innovation, subtleness, and aggressiveness for our clients’ best gratification. In response to the trust of many clients and with the rapid and diversified economic development. The areas GV LAWYERS provides include Transactions and Litigation, Taxation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Labor & Employment, Real Estate, Commerce, Intellectual Property.
Hanoi office address: 10Ath Floor, CDC Building, 25 Le Dai Hanh Street, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi City
Tel: (84-28) 3622 3555
Apolat Legal is one of the law firms in Ho Chi Minh City that clients consider to choose and highly recommended for the quality of the legal services they provide. They have a team of young lawyers who are fluent in foreign languages and have extensive experience in most legal fields today, which is a solid legal support for clients and partners.
With just over 6 years of experience, Apolat Legal has quickly developed, marked their name, and been trusted by many individuals and enterprises when cooperating with famous domestic and international companies. Some of the services that Apolat Legal provides such as dispute resolution, investment advice, legal retainer, legal due diligence, intellectual property, document translation.
Hanoi office address: A8 Room, 29th Floor, East Block, Lotte center, 54 Lieu Giai Street, Cong Vi Ward, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi City
Tel: (84-28) 3899 8683