Lexcomm Vietnam LLC is a preeminent full-service commercial law firm with market-leading practices and an established bench of experienced legal practitioners spread across our Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City offices.

Our Vietnam-qualified lawyers with a strategic perspective are known for being at the forefront of latest legal developments and best practice trends. We take pride in our ability to build long-term relationships with a diverse and expanding Vietnam and international client base with sector focus.

We regularly handle landmark and complex multi-jurisdictional transactions in the Vietnam market. Our firm is distinguished by our top-level technical legal expertise and wealth of domestic market experience, and we are ideally placed to assist international clients in navigating the changing Vietnam regulatory waters on the full range of high-profile transactional and contentious matters.

Transactional Experience

  • advising the developers on a complex engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract in respect of US$280 million 40,000DWT deepwater seaport facilities for coal and oil imports in southern Vietnam
  • advising sponsors on complex legal issues in connection with Duyen Hai 1 (1,245MW), Nghi Son 1 (600MW), Vinh Tan 2 (1,244MW), Uong Bi 2 (330MW), Thai Binh 1 (600MW) coal-fired thermal power projects
  • advising international clients on the Vietnam law aspects of a complex international acquisition of 15 run-of-the-river small-scale hydropower plants in Vietnam
  • advising mandated lead arrangers on multi-hundred million US Dollar multi-tranche syndicated senior secured LMA borrowing base facilities and onshore security
  • advising an international investor in relation to the development of a 144MW wind farm project in Vietnam
  • advising on the construction aspects of a US$2.4bn 1,200MW coal-fired Duyen Hai 2 BOT power project
  • advising in relation to the Vietnamese law aspects of a multi-billion US Dollar JICA-funded Ho Chi Minh City MRT Line 1 project (Ben Thanh - Suoi Tien section)
  • advising international clients on a diverse range of legal issues for cross-border acquisitions of Vietnamese listed companies in highly regulated industries
  • advising a Japanese EPC contractor on a cable stayed bridge project under FIDIC construction terms
  • advising international oil companies on a complex “first of its kind” multi-billion US Dollar oil and gas development project in Vietnam
  • advising an international client on numerous bankability issues and project documentation for a multi-billion US Dollar 1,200MW coal-fired BOT power project