HUYNH NGUYEN

Managing Partner

Ho Chi Minh City Office

Awards

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Professional Summary

Hellen is one of very first and most loyal personnel of ATIM. In companion with the firm, she gains the most experiences and became a sharp lawyer practicing in variety of areas including bidding and public procurement, private public partnership, construction and trade remedy. Huynh advised both multinational and domestic clients in variety of industrial sectors such as transport infrastructure (roads, bridges and rails), energy (power generation, refinery), real estate, commercial and international trade. Throughout her career, Huynh has got involvement in deals/transactions that go up to hundreds of millions of US dollar in multiple large projects where she always demonstrated her expertise, dedication and excellent performance.

Remarked Engagement

 

PROJECT & ENERGY

  • Advising a State-Owned company who is the Owner of Duyen Hai 3 Extension Thermal Power Project on claims made by the Contractor against the Owner in relation to the EPC Contract of Duyen Hai 3 Extension Thermal Power Project (2021).
  • Advising a Korean-invested company in investment and acquiring into a 10-hectare housing project in Ho Chi Minh City (2018-2021);
  • Advised a State-Owned company who is owner of Dung Quat Refinery on issues in relation to compliance in daily operation including but not limited to investments, biddings, contracts, dispute settlement, internal rules and processes, (National Important Project), (2017, 2018).
  • Advised a State-Owned company who is the investor of Dung Quat Bio-Fuel Ethanol Plant in reviewing, identifying, managing, making and dealing with claims arising from the EPC Contract of Dung Quat Bio-Fuel Ethanol Plant, (Group-B Project), (2016, 2017).
  • Advised a State-Owned company, who produces electronic devices, in reviewing and negotiation with the Purchaser in a contract for design, manufacturing, supply and service of system for Long Phu 1 Thermal Power Plant Project in Soc Trang, (National Important Project) (2017).
  • Advised a State-Owned company who is the investor of Quang Ninh 2 Thermal Power Plant in reviewing, identifying, managing, making and dealing with claims arising from EPC Contract of Quang Ninh 2 Thermal Power Plant, (Group-A Project) (2017).
  • Advised a Projects Management Unit in reviewing and amendment of the EPC Contract of Hanoi Urban Railway – Cat Linh Ha Dong Line - (National Important Project) (2016).
  • Advised a Projects Management Unit in termination of the Contract for Engineering Consultancy Services of Yen Vien - Ngoc Hoi Urban Railway Construction Project - (National Important Project) (2016).
  • Advised a Vietnamese enterprise who is a shareholder of Lower Sesan 2 Hydropower Project in Cambodia in reviewing, negotiating and signing series of agreements related to a financial arrangement– (Group-A Project) (2015).
  • Advised a state authority in auditing and amendment of BOT/BT contracts of 53 road transportation projects allocated from the North to the South of Vietnam - (Group-A, Group-B, Group-C projects) (2015).
  • Advised a Projects Management Unit in drafting, reviewing, finalizing, negotiating and signing the Implementation Consultancy Agreement (FIDIC White book) of Ben Thanh – Tham Luong Metro Line in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – (National Important Project) (2011-2012).
  • Advised a State-owned Company in reviewing and negotiation of the EPC contract, contracts/agreements in relation to raw material supply, distribution and sale, facility and utility services, financial arrangement of Binh Phuoc Ethanol Plant Project– (Group-B Project) (2009 - 2010).
  • Advised a Singaporean invested company in development of Sing Viet City Project, a 450-hectare new urban project in Ho Chi Minh City (investment, corporate, compensation, site clearance, construction procedures, real estate business, finance) (2008 - 2017).

M&A

  • Advising a Vietnamese established company acquiring 100% of a Singapore invested company who is the owner of a housing project in Ho Chi Minh City (2021).
  • Advising a Singaporean established company acquiring 80% of a trading Vietnamese established company (2021).
  • Advising a Vietnamese established company transferring its factory and warehouse to another company (2021).
  • Advised legal issues and preparing documents during the M&A transaction for purchasing a wind power project in Duyen Hai, Tra Vinh Province by the foreign investors (2019-2020).
  • Advised Vietnamese established companies to conduct comprehensive procedures to satisfy Conditions Precedent related to a M&A deal with a Japanese-invested company (2019 – 2020).
  • Advised a Vietnamese established company in acquiring into BOT Project – Upgrade the Highway No. 53 from Long Ho to Ba Si - in Tra Vinh and Vinh Long, Vietnam (2017).
  • Advised a Vietnamese established company in reviewing and negotiating a sale and purchase agreement on transferring 100% shares in a company who is the investor of BOT Can Tho – Phung Hiep (2017).
  • Reviewed and advised a Vietnamese company in drafting and negotiating sale and purchase agreement to transfer 100% shares in a company that owns a real estate project located at Phu Quoc (2017).
  • Advised a Thailand established company in acquisition 100% and merger into a Vietnamese company specializing in importing and distributing cosmetic and functional foods in Vietnam via multi-level marketing mode (2015).
  • Advised a Vietnamese established company in investment cooperation and transfer of Vinh Tra Long Xuyen Trade Center in Can Tho (2012).
  • Advised a Malaysian investor - in investment into One Opera Complex Project in Ba Ria – Vung Tau (2011).
  • Advised a Vietnamese established company acquiring into an apartment project in Ho Chi Minh city (2010).

TRADE REMEDIES

  • Advising and supporting 17 Chinese exporters who produce and export fiber and polyester products into Vietnam in responding the anti-dumping investigation initiated by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam_AD10 (2020-2021).
  • Advised and supported 3 Chinese exporters who produce and export aluminum products into Vietnam in conducting procedures on the First Annual Review of the application of anti-dumping measure on certain aluminum products originating from the People's Republic of China (AR01.AD05) (2019 – 2020).
  • Advised and supported 6 Chinese cold-rolled steel exporters in responding the investigation for imposition of Anti-Dumping Measures on certain products that are cold rolled (cold reduced) steel in coils or sheets originating from the People's Republic of China which was initiated by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam (AD08) (2019-2020).
  • Advised and supported 2 Chinese exporters who produce and export plastic products and plastic products made from the propylene polymers (BOPP) in responding the anti-dumping investigation initiated by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam_AD07 (2019 – 2020).
  • Advised and supported a Singaporean established company who distribute some certain BOPP films for tobacco packaging in responding the anti-dumping investigation initiated by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam_AD07 (2019 – 2020).
  • Advised and supported 11 Chinese exporters who produce and export color coated steel products into Vietnam in responding the anti-dumping investigation initiated by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam_AD04 (2018, 2019).
  • Advised and supported Chinese producers and exporters who produce and export color galvanized steel products into Vietnam market in responding a safeguard investigation initiated by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam _SG05 (2017).
  • Advised and supported Chinese producers and exporters who produce and export galvanized steel products into Vietnam market in responding an anti-dumping investigation initiated by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam _AD02 (2016).
  • Advised and successfully implemented reorganization of a foreign invested company who are importing and distributing cosmetic and functional foods in Vietnam via multi-level marketing mode (2014-2015).
  • Advised and supported domestic cold-rolled stainless-steel producers in petition to initiate the first anti-dumping investigation against cold-rolled stainless steel imported into Vietnam from China, Taiwan, Indonesia and Malaysia_AD01 (2012-2014).
  • Advised and successfully implemented business downsizing and reorganization of a giant company specializing in produce, import and distribute electronic home appliances in Vietnam (2011-2012).

 

 

EDUCATION

  • LL.B - Ho Chi Minh City Law University (2004)
  • LL.M - Ho Chi Minh City Law University (2009)

MEMBERSHIP

  • Vietnam Bar Association
  • Ho Chi Minh City Bar Association
  • Vietnam Business Lawyer Club
  • Ho Chi Minh City Real Esate Association