Nguyen Thi Xuan Trinh

Trinh is a Vietnamese qualified lawyer and partner of VNA Legal, based in Ho Chi Minh City.  Prior to establishing VNA Legal, Trinh was a partner of LWA Vietnam (formerly Lucy Wayne & Associates) and has more than 22 years experience practicing law and providing legal services to foreign clients. She was trained in the UK undertaking the Legal Practice Course from 2002 to 2005 where she was awarded a distinction. In addition to a law degree and legal practice degree, she has also obtained a finance-banking degree.

Trinh advises on a broad range of direct and indirect foreign investment in Vietnam and has considerable experience in investment structuring and re-structuring as well as general corporate, commercial, energy, project financing, M&A, securities, taxation, healthcare, maritime, oil and gas, infrastructure, construction, real estate and dispute resolution. She has worked with and built up a close relationship with various Vietnamese State authorities.

Trinh has regularly worked with various international law firms on cross-border multi-million dollar M&A deals in various sectors for direct or indirect acquisitions.  

  • Education:
  • • The University of Law - Bachelor of Laws
  • • The University of Economics – Bachelor of Finance-Banking
  • • The College of Law (UK) – Legal Practice Degree
  • Admissions:
  • • Admitted as a qualified lawyer and member of Ho Chi Minh Bar Association in 2006
  • Languages: English, Vietnamese
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