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The rate of infrastructure development in Vietnam is at an all-time high. However, one hurdle that investors often face is the legal landmines involved in these developments, created by the dozens of laws, regulations and by-laws that may govern the planning, financing and construction stages of the project.

Our experienced lawyers can assist you through all the important legal stages of the development. We have been behind some of the largest infrastructural projects to hit the country, including being at the forefront of multimillion and billion dollar developments in projects involving:

The rate of infrastructure development in Vietnam is at an all-time high. However, one hurdle that investors often face is the legal landmines involved in these developments, created by the dozens of laws, regulations and by-laws that may govern the planning, financing and construction stages of the project.

Our experienced lawyers can assist you through all the important legal stages of the development. We have been behind some of the largest infrastructural projects to hit the country, including being at the forefront of multimillion and billion dollar developments in projects involving:

- roads and tunnels

- bridges

- rail

- ports and shipping

- water and environment

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Work Highlights

Advised Management Authority for Urban Railway (MAUR) on the ODA-financed Metro Line No 2 Project.

Advised the Urban - Civil Works Construction Invetsment Management Authority (UCCI) on the development and construction of East West Highway, Thu Thiem Tunnel, Water Environment Projects, total value close to USD 1 bn.

Advised the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City on dredging project of Soai Rap River, the gate to the East Sea and opening several ports along the Saigon – Soai Rap River for Ho Chi Minh City and Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province.

Advised the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City on the second phase of an ODA-financed Water Improvement Project.

Advised Kyoei Steel on development of Thi Vai Port project in Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province.

Advised Kyoei Steel on its investment in a joint venture with a Vietnamese partner to establish a steel mill in northern Vietnam.

Advised PetroVietnam Technical Services Co, a Vietnamese SOE, on project financing of an FPSO in Singapore.

Advised Essar Steel on the development of a USD 527m two-million ton Hot Strip Mill Plant in Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province.

Advised Kawasaki Heavy Industry on a construction dispute with LILAMA in relation to a thermal power plant.

Advised VinaCapital on an M&A of Tay Bac Electricity Corporation, who develops five hydropower plants in the North of Vietnam.

Advised on the EPC Contract and M&E Contract for USD 120m Bitexco Nho Que Powerplant Project in Ha Giang Province.

Assisted Liebherr in settling a dispute arising from construction accidents in Son La Hydro Power plant (a USD 3.5 bn project) in Lai Chau Province.

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