Allens Arthur Robinson

Allens has been active in Vietnam for more than 20 years and works with local organisations, as well as those from across the world investing into the country. Partner Robert Fish talks about the Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City offices and the clients they help from a wide range of sectors – especially financial services, insurance, food and beverage, and oil and gas.
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Our lawyers have a depth of experience in Vietnam in the areas of banking and financial services, manufacturing, trade and distribution, resources, infrastructure, and real estate and construction matters.

We are widely regarded as the premier provider of legal translation services in Vietnam. Our database of more than 3,500 law translations is available on our website

To keep our readers up to date with the latest news on legal and commercial developments in Vietnam, Allens publishes the Vietnam Legal Updates on a monthly basis.

Allens also publishes a Legal Guide to Investment in Vietnam. This publication provides an overview of Vietnamese laws affecting investment, including coverage of topics such as enterprises, land, securities and contract.

Our presence in Vietnam is supported by our office in Singapore, which has an excellent track record advising multinational corporations, banks and governments on transactions throughout South East Asia, including in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and IndoChina, over the past 30 years.

Our recent experience includes:

  • advised Germany's third-largest insurance provider, Talanx Group, on its strategic Vietnamese partnership with Hanoi Stock Exchange-listed insurer PVI Holdings
  • advised BTMU on its loans to customers in Vietnam. The work includes advising on a variety of regulatory and security issues
  • advised CLSA Limited on the Vietnam collateral and security arrangements under its US$2 billion Asian Securities Program which involved the offering of swaps instruments and Vietnamese equity-linked certificates
  • advised Azure City Company Limited on a joint venture between international and local investors in relation to a villa development with in excess of US$16 million
  • having advised Keppel Land (Singapore) on a US$30 million 'Saigon Riviera' joint venture residential 'for sale' development in An Phu, Ho Chi Minh City
  • advised Vietnam Infrastructure Supero Limited (VinaCapital) in relation to its investment in Vietstar, a solid waste treatment plant project
  • having advised AMP Capital Investors Limited on Vietnam legal issues in relation to a US$400 million private placement of shares in a Mauritius fund which will invest in Vietnam real estate projects
  • having acted as Vietnam counsel to JSM Indochina Limited on its June 2007 admission to the London Stock Exchange's Alternative Investment Market. Our work included due diligence; drafting Vietnam sections of the Admission Document; and provision of a formal legal opinion
  • provided general legal advice to Sharp Corporation in relation to establishing a subsidiary and increasing charter capital. The client has a large presence in the international technology sector
  • provided regulatory advice to Area Mobile in relation to Vietnamese telecommunications and aviation laws and how these interact
  • having advised GE (US) on the participation in equitization of Vietcombank; and advice on other acquisitions

Dzungsrt & Associates


Dzungsrt & Associates LLC is a boutique shipping and ADR law firm with offices in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. Our highly qualified lawyers have assisted both international and local clients since 1994. The firm is a leader in the fields of shipping, commerce, insurance and dispute resolution. The Asia Pacific Legal 500 has recognized the firm as “Vietnam’s most reputable shipping law practice… incorporating a highly proficient ADR practice”.

Centre Notary Office


Centre Notary Office is amongst the first notary offices e stablished in H CMC. With years of experience and first-class facilities, customers’ satisfaction is guaranteed. The chief notary, Mr. Phạm Xuân Thọ, has 13 years experience working as the Chief Judge of the HCMC Economic Court and 10 years as a HCMC economic arbitator.


Sharp Ideas


As indicated in their slogan, the company is confident in their abilities “to bridge the gap between international marketing theories and understanding of Vietnam”. The team consists of Vietnamese professional marketers who are committed to provide their clients with the best services possible.

NO 1 Translation


Translation cost, per page: English to Vietnamese: VND50,000 / French, Russian, German, Chinese to Vietnamese: VND65,000 / Japanese, Korean to Vietnamese: VND80,000 / Laotian, Cambodian, Thai to Vietnamese: VND150,000 / Spanish, Portuguese, Italian to Vietnamese: VND160,000 / Arabic, Hungarian, Bulgarian, Polish, Czech, Swedish to Vietnamese: VND200,000 / Vietnamese to English: VND55,000 / Vietnamese to French, Russian, German, Chinese: VND70,000 / Vietnamese to Japanese, Korean: VND100,000 / Vietnamese to Spanish, Portuguese, Italian: VND180,000 / Vietnamese to Laotian, Cambodian, Thai: VND160,000 / Vietnamese to Arabic, Hungarian, Bulgarian, Polish, Czech, Swedish: VND250,000 /Other languages: quote after receiving the document. This translation agency also notarises documents and offers a 100% refund if errors in the translation are greater than 10%.


G4B - Great 4 Business


Each market has its own unique needs, marketing strategy, operating style and customer/consumer profiles. Only by tailoring a program that fits the market's unique characteristics will you be able to strengthen your brand image, create differences and maximize sales.

G4B was established in 2004 and has gained a reputation as a highly energetic, professional marketing company that focuses on brand communications and promotion services. For years, we have been working with creativity and passion in brand empowering techniques and have found that our unique mix of procedure, dedication, commitment and attention to detail serves our clients well in a highly competitive business environment.

G4B is achieving its mission and is now recognized as a provider of high quality brand communication and promotional services to fast growing, high potential companies that are supporting the development of the Vietnamese economy.

Since December 2006 due to the knowledge and experience of the founders and associates in real estate, marketing and finance we have extended our business in to Real Estate Consulting. We are known as the first Vietnamese company to organize professionally the first Investment Conference, a showcase on Real Estate, after Vietnam joined the WTO in 2006.

We also organized successfully the first International Networking and Co-operation in Real Estate Brokerage & Investment Conference of Vietnam in March 2009. Focusing on real estate investment marketing, G4B Real Estate Marketing aimes to meet the investment needs of international investors and project-owners investing in Vietnam. G4B delivers values to Clients via its good wills in partnership and G4B’s man power.

The combination of experienced people with energetic ones and of Vietnamese with Expatriate allows G4B to pursuit its passion for solving Client’s marketing problems by the most innovative and effective communication solutions that exceed Clients' expectations.

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