Ms. Le Thi Hong Van

Ms Le Thi Hong Van
Senior Counsel

Ho Chi Minh City Office
Mobile: (+84) 949 773 754
Tel: (+84 28) 3824 6996
Fax: (+84 28) 3824 6990
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Ms Le Thi Hong Van is a Senior Counsel at Ho Chi Minh office of Bizlink Lawyers. Joining the firm in 2020, she currently is the Co-head of our Ho Chi Minh City office and takes charge of the practice of this office.

Ms Van is highly appraised for her proven expertise and dedication in judicial practice and legal consultancy. Being a well-recognized practitioner, Ms Van has successfully shown her profound knowledge of the law, professionalism, excellent problem-solving abilities, good judgement, and sharp mind.

Before she participated in Bizlink Lawyers, Ms Van had been practising law for almost 17 years. She had honourably worked as a District Court judge for 7 years after her nearly 10 years of dedication as the Court Clerk at Ho Chi Minh City Court. With outstanding expertise in the courtroom, she had directly and effectively handled over 550 economic, civil, and labour disputes in the position of the judge. In addition, she was also actively involved in the settlement and proceedings of over 2000 cases in various areas during her carrier span. Thereby, Ms Van has fully and intensively developed her insight of the legal system as well as a result-oriented legal approach, which later gives rise to her ace performance as a lawyer.

Since she started practising as a lawyer, she has been counselling  and assisting various clients ranging from individuals and medium to large-scaled local and foreign enterprises investing and doing business in Vietnam. Her in-depth and broad legal understanding has enabled Ms Van to offer high-quality services in vast areas and gain trust from the clients. Among her practice areas, she mainly focuses on Dispute Resolution, Corporate & Commercial, Real Estate & Construction, Labor & Employment, Tax, Insurance, and Intellectual Property. With exceptional background, Ms Van is distinctively able to provide clients with eminent consultancy and support on dispute resolution, including negotiation, litigation, arbitration and enforcement. 

Her passion for law even extends beyond her success as a court judge and a lawyer. For the past years, Ms Van has devoted hundreds of working hours to deliver lectures regarding civil law, procedural law and constitutional law as a visiting lecturer at the law faculties of reputable universities in Vietnam, including Ton Duc Thang University, Nguyen Tat Thanh University and Van Lang University.  

 

Education

  • LLM, Ho Chi Minh City University of Law (2011)
  • LLB, Ho Chi Minh City University of Law (2004)


Certification and Qualification

  • Certificate of Notary Training (2021)
  • Certificate of attendance in the “Master class on Intellectual Property Adjudication, Beijing” organized by WIPO for exchange of court settlement experience (2018)
  • Certificate of attendance of the “Training Program for Judge and Administrative Managers” organized by the Korea International Cooperation Agency and the Judicial Research & Training Institute “ (2017)
  • Certificate of attendance in the “Course training in Discipline related English 8 weeks and Short Course training in Law 8 weeks” organized by Lund University of Sweden covering Bankruptcy Law and Comparative Law (2012)
    Vietnam Lawyers Federation
    Singapore Business Group
Experience

Below are some high profile cases and work involved:

  • Advising a foreign-invested beverage distributor on some critical tax issues
  • Advising and representing a giant Japan - Vietnam JV manufacturer of motor vehicles in Vietnam in a dispute taken to the Court of Vietnam
  • Advising a well-known construction enterprise in Vietnam, on a commercial dispute taken to the Court of Vietnam
  • Assisting dispute negotiation, procedural proceedings, and arbitral award enforcement in Vietnam for foreign investors from various countries

Membership

  • Vietnam Bar Federation
  • Ho Chi Minh City Bar Association

Languages

  • Vietnamese
  • English