Mr. Nguyen Duc Manh

Partner

Hanoi Office

Tel:  +84435148355+84435148355

Fax: +84435148344

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Nguyen Duc Manh is one partner of Bizlink who specializes in dispute resolution, labor and corporate governance. Before joining Bizlink in 2008, he worked for trading company and other law firms where he acquired extensive experience in legal practice and business sense. Always with his bright legal sense, thorough business understanding and great strength of reasoning, Manh is exceptionally experienced in successfully resolving commercial disputes through negotiation and in all stages of proceeding.

 

 

Expertise

Dispute Resolution, Labor and Corporate Governance.

Education

LLB, Orient University, Major in Law, Hanoi, 1999

Diploma on Lawyer Profession and Skills, Institute of Justice, Hanoi, 2004

Membership

Vietnam Lawyers Association

Hanoi Bar Association

Typical works

-              Representing a Korean investor (an arm of one Korean conglomerate) in settling dispute value of more than US$100 million at the court of Vietnam with Vietnamese and foreign partners in relation to an investment cooperation for a high-rise building project in Hanoi. This is a big and complicated dispute case whereby contractual relationship between the parties are combination of employer-contractor relationship and joint venture / product sharing relationship, taken place in the difficult situation of real estate market of Vietnam

-              Representative a big Korean construction company in settling various disputes [5 cases] with various sub-contractors and guarantors (commercial banks) in relation to sub-contract agreements for execution of an express-way road in Vietnam

-              Acting as representative and litigator in favor of a big fund management company in negotiation and court proceedings in relation to a capital funding agreement worth of more than US$10 million between the client (the Plaintiff) and Vietnamese parties in a joint venture company operating in telecom infrastructure development. It is noteworthy in this case is that both channels [negotiation & court proceeding] had been wisely and effectively made use of concurrently to reach successful outcome [share acquisition had been finally agreed by the parties]

-              Acting as representative in favor of an offshore fund management company in negotiation for solving disputes between shareholders of a group of electronic trading / media companies in Vietnam for restructure of the companies. The outcome has been finally reached thru negotiation for a successful M&A transaction

-              Acting as representative and counsel in favor of two Singaporean and Thailand companies operating in field of hospitality in negotiation and arbitration proceeding (VIAC) in a dispute with Vietnamese investor in relation to management agreements of hotels and resorts in Vietnam

-              Acting as representative and counsel in favor of a Japanese invested company (operating in field of logistics) for protesting against the licensing authority (i.e. Hochiminh People’s Committee) in issuance of Investment Certificate on the term of the investment project

-              Acting as representative and counsel in favor of a French retail group in negotiation and arbitration proceeding in a dispute with Vietnamese property developer in relation to a lease contract of land and infrastructure for supermarket business

-              Acting as representative and counsel in favor of a joint venture company (operating in field of paint manufacturing industry) in negotiation and court proceeding in a dispute for debt collection and damage compensation

-              Acting as representative and counsel in favor of a Chinese giant telecom corporation in negotiation and arbitration proceeding in a dispute for debt collection and damage compensation

-              Acting as legal counsel in favor of a local property developer in negotiation for solving dispute with German contractor in relation to a residential and commercial property project in Vietnam

-              Acting as representative and adviser in favor of a property developer (owned by big Indonesian/Singaporean property developer) in protesting against the decision on land rental imposition by Government of Vietnam. It is noteworthy in this case is that in the difficult situation of the real estate market of Vietnam, the State authority are trying  to impose irrational and unilateral decision on land use fee on the developer.

-              Acting as legal adviser in favor of an Israeli invested company in settling dispute at the court from the advertisement agreement in relation to a time-share resort project

-              Acting as legal counsel in favor of a big Taiwanese/Indonesian cement company (investing in Vietnam) in settling labor dispute at the court of Vietnam in relation to labor contracts