Southeast Asian regional firm Tilleke & Gibbins has strengthened its corporate and commercial practice in Vietnam, hiring Tram Ngoc Bich Nguyen from Vietnamese law firm YKVN as a partner in Ho Chi Minh City.
Tram, who spent 16 years at YKVN and had been a partner since 2019 based in Ho Chih Minh City, advises clients on domestic and cross-border M&A transactions involving Vietnamese companies engaged in a broad range of business sectors.
She focuses on foreign investment and corporate matters, M&A, real estate, e-commerce, fintech, and data privacy, with expertise in advising foreign and multinational clients on investment in Vietnam, ranging from market-entry stage to expansion, corporate governance, internal rules and regulations, fundraising, restructuring, commercial transactions and employment.
In the real estate sector, Tram has a strong legal background in development, construction, management, operational and lease activities. She also assists multinational corporations in their adherence to local data protection laws and advises on issues such as platform and social network operations, terms and conditions, vendor contracts, e-contracting, cybersecurity, and data privacy.