Top 5 legal services firms for foreigners in Vietnam

, Top 5 legal services firms for foreigners in Vietnam

Legal services encompass a wide range of legal solutions for for foreign businesses and foreign individuals in Vietnam.

Some foreign businesses in Vietnam may only need legal services on occasion, while others may require services on a regular basis. Larger businesses often choose to pursue all legal matters through a corporate law firm, which can practice in a variety of legal fields including contract law, tax law, mergers and acquisitions, and bankruptcy.

“Some businesses may employ in-house attorneys and only require outside legal services in special circumstances. Businesses that have different needs may be able to find legal solutions from internet-based firms or marketplaces.” The Chairperson at a foreign business association in Vietnam told Vietnam Insider.

“In addition to the categories listed, other examples of common legal services include arbitration, mediation, and notary public services.” He added.

Finding a top legal services firm in Vietnam is often very important for foreigners as it can be the difference between a jail sentence or a financial nightmare.

For foreign individuals, business start-ups, Labour matters and marriages are some of the most common situations in which a lawyer’s expert advice and representation is required.

Apart from needing expert advice when going to court, foreigners in Vietnam often find it difficult to understand the legal process, with translation needs ranking at the top of the list of desired services.

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Here’s the list of top 5 legal services firms, which can helps you navigate Vietnam’s laws with ease and accuracy. They service major companies frequently listed on Legal 500, the Fortune 100 list, and sometimes even consult for governments.

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GBS – Global Business Services

, Top 5 legal services firms for foreigners in Vietnam, Top 5 legal services firms for foreigners in Vietnam

Founded in 2002, GBS is one of the most prestigious business and legal services firms in Vietnam with a network in South East Asia, Middle East, Japan, HongKong, Malta and Poland. The key focus areas are: Commercial & Corporate Law; Business Formation; Mergers & Acquisitions; Corporate Taxation; Dispute Resolution and Employment and Labor Law.

Ho Chi Minh City office:

  • Level 4, 212 Pasteur Street, Ward 6, District. 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
  • Tel. +84903189033 | Fax. +852835233894 | Email:

Hanoi Office:

  • Suite 301, 5 Ba Trieu Str., Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi City, Vietnam
  • Tel. +84903189033 | Email:

Myanmar Office:

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  • La Pyi Wun Plaza, Room 409 (4th floor) | 37, Alan Pya Pagoda Road, Dagon Township, Yangon, Myanmar
  • Tel. +95 9 262546284 | Email:

Japan Office:

  • Sarkar Office Japan KK |  No.2 Saiwai Bldg.3F, 2-13-7 Higashi-Mukojima, Sumida-Ku,Tokyo 131-0032, Japan
  • Tel: +81 3 56319127 Fax: +81 3 56319106 | Email:

Malta Office:

  • BT International Limited | Suite 2, The Penthouse, Capital Business Centre, Entrance C, Triq taz-Zwejt, San Gwann SGN 3000, Malta
  • Tel: +356 21637778 Fax: +356 21634383 | E-mail:

Poland Office

  • Paszowski & Wspólnicy | Kancelaria Prawna Spółka Komandytowa, Ul. Księcia Witolda 49 lok. 4
    50-202 Wrocław, Budynek “Willa Księcia Witolda”
  • Tel: +48 71 3671179 Fax: +48 71 3671117 | Email:


, Top 5 legal services firms for foreigners in Vietnam, Top 5 legal services firms for foreigners in Vietnam

Established in 1999, LuatViet is one of the leading domestic law firms in Vietnam that benchmarks the international legal standard. Since then, with our solid and deep knowledge of Vietnamese culture and legal expertise, LuatViet has provided professional and efficient legal solutions to multinational and local investors and enterprises doing business in Vietnam. The firm has offices in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi.

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Ho Chi Minh City office:

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  • Suite 2002, 20th Floor, Centec Tower | 72-74 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, District 3, HCMC, Vietnam
  • Tel: +84-28-3824 8440 | Fax: +84-28-3824 8441 | Email:

Hanoi Office

  • Unit 03-0A, Floor 3, Pan Pacific Hanoi | 01 Thanh Nien Road, Ba Dinh Dist, Hanoi.
  • Tel: +84-24-371 543 05 | Fax: +84-24-371 543 06 | Email:


, Top 5 legal services firms for foreigners in Vietnam, Top 5 legal services firms for foreigners in Vietnam

YKVN is widely recognized as the leading Vietnam-based law firm. Established in 1999, YKVN has since grown to become an independent law firm with over seventy-five legal professionals in offices in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and Singapore. YKVN provides legal services on a unique platform that combines Vietnam and international experience with a strong Vietnam focus (inbound and outbound) and execution capabilities and resources in our home market matching those of international and major regional firms.

Hanoi Office:

  • Suite 401 International Centre 17 Ngo Quyen Street Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Tel:  +84-24-3 934 5410/1

Ho Chi Minh City office:

  • Suite 1102 The Metropolitan 235 Dong Khoi Street, District 1 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Tel: +84-28-3 822 3155

Singapore Office:

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  • Suite 0710 Ocean Financial Centre 10 Collyer Quay
  • Tel: +65 – 6908 2480


, Top 5 legal services firms for foreigners in Vietnam, Top 5 legal services firms for foreigners in Vietnam

VILAF is one of the largest law firms in Vietnam and consistently ranked as a first-tier law firm by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, IFLR1000, Asia Law and Chambers and Partners. VILAF has been representing clients in many complex cross-border M&A, large financing and capital markets transactions, and major infrastructure and energy projects in Vietnam.

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Ho Chi Minh City office:

  • 4th Floor mPlaza Saigon, 39 Le Duan, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Tel (84-28) 3827 7300 | Fax (84-28) 3827 7303 | Email:

Hanoi Office:

  • 6th Floor HCO Building (Melia), 44B Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Tel (84-24) 3934 8530 | Fax (84-24) 3934 8531


, Top 5 legal services firms for foreigners in Vietnam, Top 5 legal services firms for foreigners in Vietnam

ASL Law is a leading full-service Vietnamese law firm made up of experienced and talented lawyers. Based in both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, the firm’s main purpose is to provide the most practical, efficient and lawful advice to its domestic and international clients.

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Hanoi Office:

  • 12th Floor, Tower 319, 63 Le Van Luong Street, Trung Hoa Ward, Cau Giay District, Hanoi,  Vietnam
  • Tel: +84 435551315 | Email:

Ho Chi Minh City office:

  • 62 Pasteur Str, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho CHi Minh City
  • Tel: +84982682122


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