Ms. Ha Thi Mai Anh
Senior Counsel

Hanoi Office
Mobile: (+84) 934 293 895
Tel: (+84 24) 3514 8355
Fax: (+84 24) 3514 8344
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Introduction

Ms Ha Thi Mai Anh is a Hanoi-based Senior Counsel of Bizlink Lawyers.

Ms Mai Anh is a high‐performing and self-motivated professional with over a decade of experience. While being the Co-head of the firm Banking and Finance Department, her practice focuses on Banking and Finance, Foreign Investment, M&A, Corporate and Commercial.

Concerning the Banking and Finance area, she provides ongoing regulatory advice and assistance on banking and finance to top Vietnamese commercial banks (e.g. Vietcombank, Vietinbank, BIDV), foreign and local investors.

Ms Mai Anh stands out for her substantial experiences in sophisticated regulatory banking issues, domestic and cross-border financing transactions and other banking matters. Such as drafting policies and procedures to facilitate compliance with applicable regulatory requirements and assisting with transactional documentation; advising on deal structures of banking and finance transactions; advising on all relevant legal issues of finance and banking transactions.

In addition to Banking and Finance, Ms Mai Anh has been involved as the legal advisor in many high-profile M&A transactions, in which she successfully assisted clients with market access advice, legal due diligence, deal structure, transactional documentation and other relevant matters.

Besides, Ms Mai Anh is also well-recognized for her extensive knowledge in corporate matters. She has consulted many foreign-invested companies and state-owned corporations on corporate governance, regulatory compliance, goods sale and purchase contracts, distribution contracts, service provision contracts, business cooperation agreements, and employment, etc.

Throughout her working career, Mai Anh has demonstrated the strong ability to deliver impactful legal services while also gaining recognition and trust from the clients for her services.

Education

  • LLM, Hanoi National University (2017)
  • LLB, Hanoi Law University (2006)

Experience

  • Advising and assisting one of the top 4 banks in Vietnam in reviewing and advising the appropriate loan restructuring plan of hydro-power projects due to the reorganizing of the borrower (investor of the project).
  • Advising and assisting one of the top 4 real estate developers in Vietnam in the documentation of credit documents of a facility transaction to finance a luxury resort project.
  • Advising and assisting a security company belonging to the largest bank in Vietnam in reviewing and negotiating a cross-border financing transaction.
  • Advising and assisting a leading  Japanese bank branch in Vietnam in banking regulatory matters/ regulatory compliance.
  • Advising and assisting a state-owned insurance corporation as the bondholder in assessing the legality of the bond issuance transaction and its relevant security transactions.   
  • Advising and assisting a global leader in designing, manufacturing, and merchandising premier dress shirts and sportswear (Hong Kong) and its subsidiaries in Vietnam in various legal issues and documentation work of their several M&A transactions.
  • Advising and assisting a subsidiary in Vietnam of the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services on the structure of cooperation with its partners; and reviewing template agreements to ensure conformity with the Group's business model while satisfying the requirements set out by Vietnamese laws.    
  • Advising and assisting leading technology venture capital funds in Vietnam on legal issues relating to corporate governance and exercising shareholders' rights within the company where the funds conduct their investment activities.
  • Advising and assisting a reputable Japanese equipment and spare parts manufacturer in Vietnam in the regulatory compliance of its production and business activities, including investment and enterprise, commerce, employment and labour, environment protection, etc.

Notable Clients

  • Among the largest banks in Vietnam, including Vietcombank, VietinBank, BIDV
  • One of the top 4 real estate developers in Vietnam
  • The leading Japanese bank branch in Vietnam
  • A well-known state-owned insurance corporation
  • A global leader in the design, manufacturing, and merchandising of premier dress shirts and sportswear (Hong Kong) and its subsidiaries in Vietnam
  • The global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services
  • A leading technology venture capital fund in Vietnam

Membership

  • Vietnam Bar Federation
  • Hanoi Bar Association

Languages

  • Vietnamese
  • English