- LLB (Ho Chi Minh City University of Law, Vietnam)
- LLM (Ho Chi Minh City University of Law, Vietnam)
- Lawyer Practicing Certificate (Ho Chi Minh City Bar Association, Vietnam)
Vietnam now has deep and broad international integration into global economy. Before this realistic, Vietnamese enterprises and foreign enterprises operating in Vietnam are requested to comply with business governance strictly. LexNovum Lawyers’ lawyers with many years of studying and understanding on legal compliance. We can support our Clients ranging from the listed companies on the Stock Exchange to 100% private ownership companies on corporate governance under the law.
LexNovum Lawyers’ lawyers have strengths in reviewing, studying, drafting and translating commercial contracts in both English and Vietnamese when working with partners for Vietnamese enterprises. Our every thought is from and for the long-term interests of their each case.
Managing and using labors in Vietnam is always a conundrum for enterprises. In terms of socialist-oriented labor law having too many constraints imposed on employers, LexNovum Lawyers support our clients to distinguish and understand these provisions’ nature. Therefore, our clients can comply with the applicable laws effectively at the most economical employees’ management costs.
LexNovum Lawyer’ lawyers are also very successful in supporting enterprises on negotiation of terminating inefficient individual labor relations in accordance with the applicable laws at the lowest cost. On the other side, we also have many achievements in supporting and protecting employees in dismissal cases, unilaterally illegal labor relation termination. And this is one of the reasons why LexNovum Lawyers is well-known recently.
With a professional and transparent working manner, LexNovum Lawyers is always the best choice trusted by clients for works relating to preparing application files for various types of licenses/permits in many fields.
In particular, we are able to support our clients in the following administrative procedures:
With impressive litigation skills, LexNovum Lawyers’ lawyers are highly-recommended for their ability to participate in negotiations for dispute resolution. In most of commercial disputes in which we participate, the lawyer in charge will analyze all gains and losses, measure all risks in terms of time and effort spent for the dispute, whereby our Clients and the other side in dispute may find a common ground and settle cases at the mediation level.
With respect to cases that require the judicial involvement of a third party, such as the court or arbitrator, LexNovum Lawyers’ lawyers always show their unsurpassed level and professionalism to protect clients’ legitimate rights and interests in litigation proceedings. We have advantages in commercial disputes involving foreign factors, cases relating to banking, marine, insurance and construction.
Hugh Nguyen Lawyer has put LexNovum Lawyers into operation since 2011. Prior to doing legal activities on behalf of LexNovum Lawyers, Mr. Hugh had a lot of practical experience in many prestigious international law firms and domestic law firms as well , worked in MAYERBROWN JSM (Vietnam), LCT LAWYERS (now LNT & PARTNERS) ...
Mr. Hugh always solves the legal problems of clients based on an comprehensive understanding of the law and reality understanding and socially-updated trends as well so that the advice offered always feasible and consistent with the customer's situation at the possible highest level.
Mr. Hugh is well - promoted in Real estate investment, corporate governance, international commercial contracts and labor consulting.
Besides the domestic clients, the proficiency in English is extraordinary strengths of him, this is the reason why foreign clients get his assistance more and more.
Mr. Hugh also participated as well as delivered many speeches which were highly-appreciated at some specialized seminars especially on labor, business, commerce business ... by Ho Chi Minh City Bar Association or by some enterprises.
The most reliable legal services to provide, the services quality and prestige to orientate, after years of practice Mr. Hugh together with LexNovum Lawyers have earned the complete trust from many Vietnamese enterprises and foreign enterprises as well.
being Lecturer (in Vietnamese and English) on labor law and social
security law in all under-graduate programs at Ho Chi Minh City University of
Law and various famous universities in Ho Chi Minh City;
being Lecturer in post-undergraduate programs at Hồ Chí Minh City University of Law, University of Economics and Law and Can Tho University, etc.;
being regular Visiting Lecturer in CPO and CEO courses at University of Economics of Ho Chi Minh City – and Visiting Lecturer on labor laws at Eastern Economic Development Institute;
being Visiting Lecturer on lawyers’ training courses at Judicial Institute in Ho Chi Minh City;
being regularly reporter in programs on training of labor laws for enterprises hosted by Ministry of Justice, eastern Justice Departments and enterprises;
being main speaker in seminars on Labor Law hosted by presses and law firms; and
From 2010 – October 2017: Cooperating with Russin & Vecchi Law Firm
to consult on labor laws for domestic and foreign enterprises. Successful
advice for famous enterprises including
but not limited to Intel, Johnson & Johnson, Jotun, Prudential, Kubota,
Nokia, Inve, Baidu, Western Union, Thales, Dole, Samsung, TransUnion, Amway,
MARICO SOUTH EAST ASIA Joint Stock Company – brand Chinsu, Xmen: consulting on internal management, tax, finance, laws on contracts and labor.
Dai Son Company Limited – Logistic Company: consulting on whole legal matters of the enterprise.
RAON VIETNAM Company Limited: consulting on whole legal matters of the enterprise.
Viet Nam Rubber Finance Company Limited: consulting on internal management, credit relationship, dealing with bad debts and labor laws.
SD PHARMA: consulting on internal management, tax, finance, contract laws and labor.
MEBIPHAR: consulting on matters regarding to laws and finance.
FIDOPHARM: consulting on matters regarding to laws and finance.
High Clothing Company Limited: consulting on internal management, tax, finance, contract laws and labor.
TPGI CORP: consulting on internal management, tax and contract laws.
SOTRANS: consulting on internal management, tax, finance and contract laws.
SALENOPTIC: consulting on matters regarding to laws and finance.
COASTCO JSC: consulting on matters regarding to laws and finance
ASIA Resources Exploited Company Limited: consulting on internal management, tax report, labor contract and policies for employees.
LAX Company Limited: consulting on internal management, tax reports, labor contract and policies for employees.
TWIN DRAGONS Trading Joint Stock Company: consulting on whole legal matters of the enterprise.
HOANG GIA SON Trading Production Company Limited: consulting on whole legal matters of the enterprise.
BKTOP CONS JSC: consulting on whole legal matters of the enterprise.
Quan Chi Company Limited: consulting on whole legal matters of the enterprise, especially international commercial contracts and L/C.
A.I.M Vietnam Media Company Limited: consulting on whole legal matters of the enterprise.
Moreover, there are more 300 retainer clients and industrial zonez using consultant services of Mr. Hiep.
being tutor for more 35 gradutation essays and 3 legal researchs of students at Ho Chi Minh City University of Law;
being professor, a head of a legal research at Ho Chi Minh City
University of Law
writing a course book on Tax, 2 study guideline documents on tax and banking at Ho Chi Minh City University of Law.
Advising Keppel Land Vietnam in subscription of shares in a real estate company (2015)
Advising Batico (Tin Thanh Packaging) in its sale transaction with SCG (Thailand) (2015)
Advising TAEL Partners in acquisition of shares in a transportation company (2014)
Advising Masan in acquisition of mineral water mine (2013)
Advising Masan in acquisition of 100% shares in a local beverage company (2013)
Advising Mount Kellet in its investment in Masan (2010 and 2013)
Advising Masan in acquisition of 40% of shares in an animal feed company (2012)
Advising Marico (India) in acquisition of 80% shares in a consumer company (2011)
Advising Masan as the transferee in restructuring Nui Phao Mining
Advising Vina Capital in acquisition of shares in a building material company (2010)
Advising Dream Incubator in acquisition of labor supply service company (2015) and medical equipment supply company (2011)
Finance/Banking and Securities Market
Advising Ho Chi Minh City Infrastructure Investment Joint Stock Company – CII in issuance of US$ 60 mil to a Korean fund (2016 and 2017)
Advising Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation in its very first investment into Vietnam (US$100 mil) through subscription of exchangeable bonds and purchase of listed shares (2015)
Advising HSBC on a US$200 million syndicated loan (2015)
Advising Masan in issuance of bonds guaranteed by CGIF (2014)
Representing Vietnam Oman Investment in subscription of exchangeable bonds in infrastructure companies (2015 and 2014)
Advising lenders on a US$1.5 billion financing of a power project in Vietnam (2010)
Representing Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam and Bank for Investment and Development of Cambodia as the lenders on an approximately US$48 million financing of the organic, NPK and microbial fertilizers manufacturing plant in Cambodia (2010)
Advising HSBC on enforcement and realization of loan security; providing legal opinion on several transactions of HSBC
Corporate and Investment
Legal retainer services on general corporate, investment, commercial and tax matters for Procter and Gamble Vietnam (P&G Vietnam)
Advising both domestic and foreign organizations in drafting commercial contracts, structuring internal operation, and legal matters in relation to their commercial operation
Notable clients: HSBC, SABMiller, Masan Group Corporation, Ho Chi Minh
City Infrastructure Investment Joint Stock Company – CII, Sonova Vietnam
Advising Ho Chi Minh City Infrastructure Investment Joint Stock Company in its cooperation with Hong Kong Land in development of 2 real estate projects in Thu Thiem New Urban Area (2017)
Advising Vina Capital in its acquisition of a real estate project in Ho Chi Minh City
Advising legal matters in relation to transfer of projects/project operation for Ho Chi Minh City Infrastructure Investment Joint Stock Company
Advising other domestic clients on land laws, real estate business laws
Advising HSBC Vietnam and Procter and Gamble Vietnam on labor matters
Before participating in LexNovum Lawyers, Mr. Huy spent many years working in domestic law firm as legal staff.
Mr. Huy is experienced in property registration, enterprise registration. In addition, he also participated in litigious process in Court to resolve cases.
Joining LexNovum Lawyers as an Associate, he is interested in conducting various legal cases and providing professional advice.
Phuong is in charge of labour, investment and enterprise management counsel. Moreover, Phuong solved many commercial dispute settlement.
Having experience on legal researching and being in charge of consulting on enterprise, intellectual property and etc.
Consulting in developing retail store chain