Gide was one of the first law firms to establish a branch office in Vietnam in 1994 and now has over 20 years' experience working in this jurisdiction. We offer deep local capabilities and international expertise to support clients in Vietnam’s rapidly evolving economic and regulatory environment.
Gide advises clients on legal issues and risks facing businesses and investors in Vietnam.
Drawing on the experience of its highly regarded team of Vietnamese and overseas lawyers, Gide can offer specialised and, where relevant, cross-border legal advice in Vietnam to international standards across a spectrum of practice areas, including:
Our diverse team of legal professionals are qualified to provide Vietnamese, English, and French legal advice. English, French, Russian and Vietnamese are spoken fluently in our Ho Chi Minh City office.
Gide offers clients the benefit of our local knowledge of the market and has relationships with key central, provincial, and local government authorities developed over 20 years of practising in Vietnam. Our team has a deep knowledge and understanding of the legal, tax and administrative aspects of setting up and operating a business in Vietnam, allowing us to assist clients to develop the most effective structures for their investments to ensure ongoing compliance.
Our experience extends across a wide range of sectors, including industrial projects and joint ventures, manufacturing, agribusiness, food and beverage, banking and insurance, energy, water and sanitation, steel, ports and logistics, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics and hotels and leisure.
The Gide Vietnam team also works regularly on projects across South-East Asia, in close collaboration with Gide specialists in Asia and around the world. Using the strength and depth of our international network, we provide clients with local insights and international know-how across South-East Asian jurisdictions.
Gide provides a ‘very strong’ level of service and ‘demonstrates considerable sector knowledge, international transactional experience and awareness of domestic legal issues in Vietnam’.
Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015
One of the best law firms in town.
Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2013
Gide’s ‘excellent’ group combines ‘legal advice and knowledge with a quick understanding of business needs and the ability to provide great practical support’.
Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015