All posts by LNT Partners

LNT & PARTNERS (“LNT”) is a major full-service independent Vietnam law firm, which focuses on advisory and transactional work in the areas of corporate and M&A, competition, pharmaceutical, real estate, infrastructure and finance as well as complex and high-profile litigation and arbitration matters. The firm is among Vietnam’s most prominent, representing a wide range of multinational and domestic clients, including Fortune Global 500 companies as well as renowned Vietnamese listed companies. LNT has set a high benchmark for providing highly innovative and effective legal services. In 2016 & 2015, it was the only firm based in Vietnam listed among 25 Asian law firms as FT25 - Innovative Lawyers by Financial Times. In 2014, it was awarded Vietnam Deal Firm of the Year by Asian Legal Business (ALB), a Thomson Reuters Company. Through its continued success in negotiating complex deals and resolving high-stakes disputes, the Firm is widely recognized for its legal prowess in both transactional and litigation matters. LNT & Partners maintains a highly-qualified team of over 60 professionals with international experience and connections. Together, we bring a wide diversity of legal and business experience from public to private practice. Our team is distinctive in our commitment in creating pragmatic solutions that bridge the gap between law and commercial reality. Our lawyers have received accolades from leading legal publications, including Legal 500, IFLR1000, Chambers Global, AsiaLaw and Asian Legal Business. LNT & Partners’ headquarters are located on Level 21 of the Bitexco Financial Tower, the tallest building in Ho Chi Minh City situated right in the heart of the Central Business District. Our Hanoi branch is located on Level 12 of Pacific Place, a world-class building strategically situated in the center of Hanoi.

Importance of financing for Vietnam’s BOT ventures

With the Ministry of Transport recently cancelling the international bidding process and replacing it with domestic bidding for the North-South Expressway project, the feasibility for bank loans is put on the top shelf of concerns. Lawyers Le Net, Le Thanh Hieu, and Vo Phuong Thao from […]

Pros of sandbox regulation for fintech

With the development of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the application of digital technologies for providing financial services has become the key driver in promoting financial inclusion. However, the industry’s growth will not only depend on investments, new technologies, or smartphone penetration, but will also require a […]

Vietnam: Wind power barriers need removing

Vietnam’s latest and most comprehensive regulation on wind power development is expected to leave much room for improvement. Dr. Le Net (left), Le Thanh Hieu (middle), and Vo Phuong Thao (right), lawyers at LNT & Partners, provide their analysis of whether the changes will be sufficient […]

Solutions to mitigate M&A pitfalls

Recently Vietnam has become a favourite merger and acquisition (M&A) destination among foreign investors, particularly from Japan, Korea  and Singapore. Popular sectors include real estate, food and beverages, retail, and to a lesser degree, manufacturing. However, one problem at present is that negotiations are often lengthy and […]