On May 30, 2019 at the Island Shangri-la Hongkong, the Asialaw Regional Awards recognized the best national and regional law firms across the Asia Pacific region. VILAF was awarded the 2019 Vietnam Firm of the Year at the event.
The Asialaw Regional Awards recognizes leading law firms across eight practice areas, seven industries and 25 jurisdictions in the region based on the annual submissions and research of Asialaw guide. The Firm of the Year award honors the outstanding achievement of a firm on local law matters across a range of practice areas.
VILAF has been consistently earning recognitions from various international legal editorials. Most recently, VILAF’s works have been recognized as Vietnam Deal of the Year 2018 and Best IPO Deal of the Year 2018 by Finance Asia and Asian Legal Business Project Finance Deal of the Year and M&A Deal of the Year 2019.
Among prominent transactions VILAF recently advised include Siam Cement Group’s acquisition of all equity interests in US$5.4 billion in Long Son Petrochemicals Project, the financing of US$2.79 billion Nghi Son 2 BOT power project, B.Grimm Power Public Company Limited’s acquisition of Dau Tieng Tay Ninh solar power project, Vinhomes’ sale of 189,800,000 ordinary shares worth US$850 million to GIC Private Limited, and Vinhomes’ US$2.2 billion international equity placement and IPO.
VILAF, a first-tier law firm in Vietnam (as ranked by IFLR1000, Legal500, Chambers, and Asialaw), is one of the largest business law firms in Vietnam with expertise in a wide-range of legal practice areas including Corporate, M&A, Banking & Finance, Infrastructure and Energy, Dispute Resolution, Aviation, Capital Markets, Real Estate, Tax, Anti-trust, and TMT, among others.