Ms. Tran Thi Ngan

Partner

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Tel: + (84) 24 3514 8355
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Ms. Tran Thi Ngan is a Hanoi based partner of Bizlink Lawyers.

With nearly 20 years of legal practice, Ms. Tran Thi Ngan has always been highly praised by clients for her responsibility, diligence, and incredibly effective solutions in her legal advice and assistance.

Ms. Tran’s outstanding experience in practice is reflected in her comprehensive legal advice, including but not limited to corporate governance and compliance, contracts, labor and employment, tax and fees, import-export and customs, anti-competition, technology transfer, etc. Her main clients are foreign companies and organizations and Vietnam-based foreign-invested companies.

Clients also appreciate Ms. Tran's valuable and professional assistance in licensing and related work, including establishing foreign-invested companies in Vietnam. Thanks to her professionalism and efficiency in working with Vietnamese Government authorities, Ms. Tran has successfully assisted her clients in applying for and obtaining dozens of different business licenses and certificates of a full range.

As an active lawyer of the Hanoi Bar Association, Ms. Tran devotes herself to pro bono activities and community work. Apart from being a lawyer, she is also a visiting lecturer at the Vietnam Judicial Academy and Hanoi Law University, two of Vietnam's most reputable legal education institutions.

Main Areas of Practice

  • Cross-border and Domestic Investments
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Merger & Acquisition
  • Labor & Employment
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Intellectual Property

Education

  • LLM, Vietnam National University, Faculty of Law, Major in Business Law (2006)\
  • LLB, Hanoi Law University, Major in Economic Laws (2001)
  • BA, Hanoi Foreign Language University, Major in English (2003)

Experience

Advice on matters concerning Investments & Corporate and Commercial, including:

  • Advise on various corporate and commercial matters related to the operation and business activities of many corporations and enterprises with local and international investment capital, including some of the largest automobile/motorcycle manufacturing and cement manufacturing companies in Vietnam. The legal advice covers many areas, including contracts, competition, tax, labor and employment, technology transfer, franchising, supporting clients in negotiation and mediation for dispute settlement; goods quality management, environmental law compliance, bidding advice; enterprises establishment and reorganization; consulting on business mergers and acquisitions; enterprises dissolution and bankruptcy, etc.;
  • Advice on foreign direct investment:Advising and assessing various issues related to the establishment and operation of foreign-invested enterprises; business cooperation contracts (BCC), Joint Venture Companies (JVC), Public Private Partnership (PPP);
  • Advice on Investment from Vietnam to other countriesProviding legal advice and legal assessment on forms of foreign investments in other countries; representing and acting on behalf of clients in conducting related licensing and registration procedures for investment in different countries and advising on procedures of opening overseas banking accounts, etc.
  • Advice on Labor: Providing legal advice on employment contracts entering, performance and termination, handling labor discipline, drafting internal documents of enterprises, issues related to social insurance, consulting on settlement of non-litigation labor disputes;
  • Advice on and acting for clients to obtain licenses: Providing legal advice on applications and procedures for each permit/sub-license; acting for and on behalf of clients to conduct relevant legal procedures to obtain permits/sub-license; assisting clients in working with governmental authorities, etc.
  • Advice on Intellectual Property:Providing legal advice on the protection and registration of trademarks, copyright, and other intellectual property rights; Drafting/reviewing and/or revising technology transfer contracts and franchising agreements, then conducting relevant legal procedures such as registration of the accords with competent State authority of Vietnam if so required.

Advice for foreigners to work and reside in Vietnam

Ms. Tran advises on registration, obtainment of work permits, temporary residence cards, and judicial records for foreigners who wish to apply for entrance/working and doing business in Vietnam.

Notable clients

  • Vietnam Japan 's most significant automobile and motorcycle manufacturing joint venture in Vietnam;
  • Vietnam Taiwan’s largest cement manufacturing joint venture in Vietnam;
  • Several 5-star hotels with foreign investment from Singapore and Malaysia in Vietnam;
  • A 100% Australian foreign capital largest steel manufacturing joint venture in Vietnam;
  • Many prominent education institutions with foreign capital from England and South Korea in Vietnam;
  • A top medicine manufacturing and business enterprise in Vietnam;
  • A top Italian telecommunications equipment manufacturing and trading company in Vietnam;
  • A top Bulgarian crane manufacturing and trading company in Vietnam;
  • A Russian multinational corporation;
  • A pioneer Japan FDI enterprise in the high-tech field;
  • America's largest automobile manufacturing company in Vietnam;
  • A joint venture company between Japan - Thailand Laos, and Vietnam manufacturing automobile parts and motorcycles;
  • A joint venture company established based on the very first foreign investment deal between Vietnam and Finland in 1993; and
  • The leading French-invested company in Vietnam in the field of furniture production.

Membership

  • Vietnam Bar Federation;
  • Hanoi Bar Association;
  • Singapore Business Association Vietnam.

Languages

  • English
  • Vietnamese