New managing partner at VILAF in Hanoi

Vilaf Hanoi Bui Ngoc Anh
Bui Ngoc Anh

VILAF has appointed Bui Ngoc Anh as the new managing partner in its Hanoi office, succeeding Dang Duong Anh, who has served in the position since 2015.

The firm’s chair in Ho Chi Minh City, Vo Ha Duyen, said: “We are grateful for Dang’s valuable contributions to the firm during the past two office terms. We have enjoyed great financial and headcount growth during the past six years, and continue to be ranked first tier among all major legal practices.

Bui Ngoc Anh, a long-term partner and an excellent and dedicated legal practitioner, will definitely continue to promote client services and strategic growth in our Hanoi Office,” she said.

Bui Ngoc Anh has advised Fortune 500 clients in many of Vietnam’s complex M&A transactions, state-owned enterprise equitisations, foreign investment, regulatory tax and customs audits. He recently advised Japanese companies as the sole strategic foreign investors in the acquisition of 8% shares in Vietnam national petroleum group, Petrolimex, and the acquisition of 8.771% shares in the national flagship, Vietnam Airlines.