Professional Summary

Mr. Henry - Hien Nguyen, is one of very first personnel of ATIM since 2008 and he is now the Director of ATIM LAW FIRM - a member of ATIM. He has over 17 years of legal practice focusing on corporate, foreign investment, M&A and dispute settlement. With strong experience in legal practice, business mindset as a business coach and a good relationship with stakeholders in local market, he has efficiently, trustworthily supported his clients for achieving their business objectives. Henry has led an excellent corporate practice to successfully support clients, including multinational corporations, international private equity funds and state-owned companies, to set up their businesses in Vietnam, from business planning to business operation, as well as to handle M&A transactions or to settle corporate, commercial disputes. Henry has strong expertise in various industries such as FMCG, MLM, renewable energy, fintech, real estate, private equity.  

Henry is also a visiting lecturer at many law schools in Vietnam, collaborates with VCCI in making comments, legal review on drafts of many laws, regulations of Vietnam, as well as cooperate with FBNC channel and other magazines.

Experience

  • Director of ATIM LAW FIRM (since 2021)
  • Managing Partner of ATIM LAW FIRM (since July 2015)
  • Partner of ATIM LAW FIRM (since 2013)
  • Senior Associate of ATIM LAW FIRM (during 2008 -2012)
  • Senior Lawyer of Thang & Associates (during 2004 -2008)

Remarked Engagement

  • Advising a state-owned corporation on contractor’s claim in the EPC contract of the Thermal Power Plant with contract value of US$891 million (2021)
  • Advising an international private equity fund to set up fintech ventures, to deal with M&A transactions (2017 to date)
  • Advising clients to deal with M&A transactions in renewable energy projects in Mekong Delta and Binh Thuan Province (2019)
  • Presenting an MLM multinational corporation to set up its subsidiary in Vietnam in compliance with the new MLM regulations (2018)
  • Presenting a state-owned corporation in a criminal case in related to obtaining property by fraud (2017)
  • Advising all corporate matters on retainer basis for a state-owned corporation in oil-gas industry (2016 to date)
  • Presenting Singapore investors in a township development with total investment capital of more than USD1Billion in South of Ho Chi Minh City (2008-2016)
  • Presenting client in a restructure transaction between an MLM foreign owned company and an MLM local company in 2 different provinces (2014)
  • Presenting client in an ethanol project from joint venture establishment to EPC contract, Auxiliary Contracts (CDM, CO2, Off-take contracts) execution (2010)

EDUCATION

  • LL.B - Ho Chi Minh City Law University (2004)
  • LL.M - Bordeaux-IV University, France (2007)
  • MBA in International Business  - Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand (2013)
  • Business Coach  - Action Coach, USA (2017)

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Vietnam Bar Association
  • Ho Chi Minh City Bar Association
  • Vietnam Business Lawyer Club
  • ASEAN Law Association
  • BNI
  • HBA (HEPZA Business Association)