4th Floor MPlaza Saigon, 39 Le Duan St., District 1
Ho Chi Minh City, 700000

Telephone:+84 28 3827 7300

Contact us

Key contacts:

Chairperson: Vo Ha Duyen
Contact this Practitioner
Managing Partner/Co-Head of Dispute Resolution Practice: Ngo Thanh Tung
Contact this Practitioner
Partner/Co-Head of Dispute Resolution Practice: Nguyen Duy Linh
Contact this Practitioner

Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 90
Number of Partners: 15
Network memberships: WLG, IBA, APLMA, Vietnam Bar, New York Bar, VBLC, VBF, AmCham, EuroCham, InCham, GLE, LIL, 5 Star Law, Legal Comprehensive
Languages: Vietnamese, English

VILAF’s Dispute Resolution team has a strong presence in maritime, finance, investment and construction disputes. VILAF has represented multinational clients in dispute resolutions by way of out-of-court-settlement or before the Vietnamese courts, State agencies or the Vietnam International Arbitration Center, and acts as Vietnamese law expert witness in international litigation and arbitration.

  • Civil litigation
  • Commercial and transactions
  • Commercial arbitration
  • Corporate governance
  • Insolvency
  • International arbitration
  • Labour and employment
  • Litigation
  • Plaintiff/claimant
  • Tax
  • Trade and customs
  • Trademark contentious
  • White-collar crime

  • Advised JLL in a case with Hoang Thanh JSC on the recovery of outstanding debts
  • Advised Coteccons on an employment dispute and internal labour regulations
  • Advised Ford Vietnam Limited on a US$19 million insurance case lodged by PJICO
  • Advised Unilever on a dispute with HCMC's tax authority
  • Mediated on a conflict between Lazada and its appointed nominee
  • Represented Keangnam Enterprise Co., Ltd. in a construction dispute of the highest building in Hanoi
  • Represented Quang Ninh's People's Committee in a construction dispute arising from a BT contract
  • Represented Posco E&C in some of their arbitrations in Vietnam
  • Represented Taihan Industrial System in a dispute between DKENC Korea and DKENC Vietnam
  • Advised Bao Viet Tokio Marine Insurance on a marine insurance claim for alleged theft of cargo which involved fraud on the part of the assured
  • Advised Prudential Vietnam Fund Managing Co. Ltd. on its ciil liabilities arising from a high-profile case involving fraud and appropriation of assets by its agents
  • Advised ACL An Nam Singapore on shareholders disputes and taking control of their invested company
  • Represented ZENITH Label Vietnam in commercial dispute with their service provider
  • Advised IKEA Vietnam on employment disputes with their foreign managers

  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Food and beverage
  • Gaming
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Insurance
  • Investment management
  • Oil and gas
  • Natural resources
  • Pharm and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Shipping
  • Tech and telecoms


6th Floor HCO Building (Melia)
44 Ly Thuong Kiet St.
Hanoi, 100000

+84 24 3934 8530
+84 24 3934 8531