Employer of Choice: Asia's Best Law Firms to Work For


The ALB Employer of Choice Rankings were compiled talking into account responses from more than 2,500 private practice lawyers across Asia, ranging from managing partners to paralegals, as well as…

FDI Is on the Rise in Vietnam, but Lawyers Say Reforms Needed to Smoothen the Way

BY Elizabeth Beattie |

Vietnam’s investment outlook is on the up, encouraged by supportive policy reforms and growing GDP, but lawyers in the market warn the country’s investment and corporate laws are not sufficiently…

Indochine represents Vietnam’s THACO on up to $1 bln investment in HAGL

BY Aparna Sai |

Vietnamese law firm Indochine Counsel has advised Truong Hai Auto Corporation (THACO), one of the country’s leading carmakers, on its strategic investment of up to $1 billion in Hoang Anh Gia Lai…

U.S. immigration firm LatourLaw opens Vietnam office

BY Aparna Sai |

Florida-headquartered LatourLaw, which specialises in investment-based immigration, has set foot in Vietnam with the opening of an office in Ho Chi Minh City.

Japan’s MHM to expand SE Asia presence with HCMC office

BY Aparna Sai |

Japanese Big Four law firm Mori Hamada & Matsumoto is set to continue its expansion across Southeast Asia after announcing an office in Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City.

Listing Frenzy

BY Ranajit Dam |

Vietnam has been Southeast Asia’s unlikely IPO star in the past year, and the last few months, in particular, have seen two record-breaking listings. Lawyers within and outside the country are seeing…

Vietnam set to make key ruling on country's biggest-ever fraud case

BY Reuters |

A Vietnamese court is set to make a key ruling in the country’s biggest-ever fraud case, in a trial that has spotlighted Vietnam’s ability to tackle financial crime at a time when foreign banks are…

ZICO Law names new Hanoi MP, HCMC co-exec partners

BY Aparna Sai |

ZICO Law has named Phuong Nguyen as the managing partner of its Hanoi office, and Kevin Hawkins and Tay Zi Li as the co-executive partners of its Ho Chi Minh City office. Hawkins joins from VILAF.