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www.bross.vn BROSS & PARTNERS 2011
BROSS & PARTNERS was founded via the merger of four well-established, reputable law offices and consulting companies with senior lawyers who have many years experience with leading law firms in Vietnam ;
BROSS & PARTNERS has more than 30 professional, international, experienced, dynamic and dedicated international and local lawyers, experts, legal assistants and collaborators working at two offices in Ho Chi Minh City and Ha Noi City;
BROSS & PARTNERS is a partnership law firm providing clients with professional and full services in various fields of legal consultancy, litigation, investment and intellectual property.
Who we are
www.bross.vn BROSS & PARTNERS 2011 Mr. Tran Anh Hung is a co-founder and Managing Partner of BROSS & PARTNERS. Mr. Hung has over 11 years of experience in advising and practicing law in Vietnam. Before jointly forming BROSS & PARTNERS, he had founded and operated TOKALAW & Associates (2003), worked for Vision & Associates (2002), Invest Consult Group (2000) and Coca-Cola Vietnam (1999). He has rich experience in advising large overseas and domestic enterprises such as InnovGreen Corp., Vinashin Corp., Petro Vietnam Media, Eland Group, Samsung, Hyundai, etc. He has gained great success and was highly appreciated by clients for his advice on investment and landlease procedures for various projects in Thang Long - Noi Bai Industrial Zone, Lang–Hoa Lac high technological Zone, etc. In addition, he is the visiting lecturer of legal training courses for entrepreneurs and enterprises. Practice Focus: - Foreign & Domestic Investment Projects; - Merger & Acquisition; - Corporate Law; - Contracts; - Commerce; - Intellectual Property; - Litigation & Dispute Resolution; and - Insurance & Banking Mr. Pham Khai Hoan is a co-founder of BROSS & PARTNERS and head of the Legal Consulting Department of the Company. Before jointly forming BROSS & PARTNERS , he founded and operated VIETTHINK Consultants Company (2002-2007), worked as Chief of the Representative Office of Elegant Team Development (Hong Kong) (2004-2007) and worked for InvestPro & Associates (2000-2001). He has many years of experience in corporate consultancy, foreign and domestic investment projects, internal dispute resolution, preparing feasibility studies, project risk analysis, drafting and reviewing legal aspects of economic, commercial and civil contracts. He has gained great success in advising many foreign invested enterprises, corporations and large-scaled projects in Vietnam. Practice Focus: - Foreign & domestic investment Projects; - Merger & Acquisition; - Corporate Law; - Contracts; - Labor & Employment; - Taxation; - Commerce; and - Dispute resolution &Litigation Tran Anh Hung, LL.M, Attorney at Law Pham Khai Hoan, Attorney at Law
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www.bross.vn BROSS & PARTNERS 2011 Mr. Hoang Van Dung is a co-founder of BROSS & PARTNERS and head of the Litigation Department of the Company. He is a well-known lawyer with more than 10 years of experience in the fields of litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution. Before jointly forming BROSS & PARTNERS , Mr. Dung was the founder and Chief of Hoang Dung & Associates Law Office, co-founder and Deputy Chief of Pham Hong Hai & Associates Law Office. He participated in criminal proceedings of several major and famous cases such as defending a Vice Minister and a General Director of a PMU relating to corruption accusations in a number of projects funded by the World Bank and ADB; and defending family members unjustly sentenced in the Vuon Dieu case in Binh Thuan province, the investigation against the accused then was abrogated due to insufficient evidence and they finally received compensation for nearly 10 years wrongful imprisonment under Resolution 388 of the National Assembly. Mr. Dung not only specializes in criminal cases, he also has many years of experience in defending clients’ legitimate rights and interests and representing organizations and individuals to settle business, labour, civil and administrative disputes. Practice Focus: - Litigation; - Consultancy & Legal Representation in dispute resolution; - Civil & Criminal Law; and - Family Law Mr. Tran Quang Huy is a co-founder of BROSS & PARTNERS and head of the Project Department of the Company. Before jointly forming BROSS & PARTNERS , Mr. Huy founded and operated Dai Cat Viet Consultant Company (2002), was co-founder and Legal Director of Vietnam Financial Investment Company (TigerInvest), worked for Concetti, InvestConsult Group, Coca-Cola Vietnam, and Unilever Vietnam. Mr.Huy has more than 10 years of experience in advising and practicing law in Vietnam. He has been involved in providing legal advices for many projects of non-governmental and international organizations such as Oxfarm, the World Bank and Plan. He directly advised Dragon Network, Zibo Binh Minh, CTV. Ingenierie Vietnam, Vietcom Resort, Hong Phuc Mart, ViNetworks. Especially, He has successfully assisted clients in numerous M&A projects, completing investment procedures for real estate projects in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Bac Ninh, Vinh Phu, Hoa Binh, and Dong Nai provinces. Practice Focus: - Foreign & Domestic Investment Projects; - Merger & Acquisition; - Corporate forming & re-structuring; - Contracts; - Business & Trade; and - Real Estate Hoang Van Dung, LL.M, Attorney at Law Tran Quang Huy, Attorney at Law
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www.bross.vn BROSS & PARTNERS 2011 Mr. Le Quang Vinh is a co-founder of BROSS & PARTNERS and head of the Intellectual Property Department of the Company. Before jointly forming BROSS & PARTNERS , Mr. Vinh held key positions in the field of Intellectual Property in LEADCO – Vietnam Legal Counselors (2005-2008), Pham & Associates (2001-2005) and InvestConsult Group (1999 - 2001). He has intensive experience in advising and representing regional and international industrial and commercial groups on Intellectual Property related issues. His representative clients include Amway Coporation, Siam Cement Group, Best Denki, Ahmad Tea (Great Britain), NCS Corporation, Vinataba, PTSC, PVI, Halong Canfoco, Minh Phu Seafoods, Dau Tieng Rubber Company. Mr. Vinh successfully represented clients in claiming against approximately 100 decisions of Competent Government Agencies to refuse to grant trademark registration certificates. He has also successfully defended many Vietnamese enterprises against copyright, trade secret and software infringement allegations by US software producers. Practice Focus: - Patent, - Industrial Design, - Trademark, - Geological indication and Copyright, - Technology Transfer, - Franchising; and - Litigation & dispute resolution related to Intellectual Property Mr. Luong Van Trung is a partner and managing lawyer of BROSS & PARTNERS in Ho Chi Minh city office . Mr. Trung has over 11 years of experience in legal practice related to direct investment, securities and capital transactions, project financing, private equity, commercial and corporate matters, and 4 years of general and investment compliance. He started his legal career by joining two leading local law firms, where he earned a great deal of knowledge and experience in FDI projects, M&A, commercial practice and litigation. He later joined British American Tobacco (BAT) as an in-house counsel and then worked for Manulife Financial as legal counsel and compliance officer. Remarkably, he has been acting as the General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer for Saigon Asset Management, who manages two funds listed on Frankfurt Stock Exchange with total asset value of US$125 million investing in private equity, OTC and listed stock and real estate projects. Practice Focus: - Banking & Finance; - Investment; - Contract; - Construction & Real Estate; - Merger & Acquisition (M & A), - Private Equity; and - Security & Capital Market; Le Quang Vinh, Attorney at Law Luong Van Trung, DGL, Attorney at Law
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www.bross.vn BROSS & PARTNERS 2011 Specialises in commercial law with wide experience in contract negotiations, drafting and analysis as well as claims, dispute prevention and resolution particularly relating to the areas of construction, manufacturing, logistics, power, utilities and infrastructure; Representing all types of clients including owners, developers, consultants, contractors, subcontractors, manufactures and suppliers, insurers, financiers, governments, private individuals, joint ventures and consortia in Europe, Middle East, Asia and United States; Advising on various matters concerning major infrastructure projects and general commercial agreements (including joint ventures) in various jurisdictions; Admitted in Vietnam (2004). Practice Focus: - Foreign & domestic investment projects; - Merger & Acquisition; - Corporate Law; - Contracts; - Labor & Employment; -Commerce; and - Dispute resolution & Litigation. Mr. Rogers is a foreign partner of BROSS & PARTNERS admitted to practice law in District of Columbia, U.S.A. Having been trained as a lawyer in the United States, Mr. Rogers advises the firm on legal matters related to International Law and Common Law. Before joining BROSS & PARTNERS , Mr. Rogers worked for a number of leading American firms namely O’Melveny & Myers LLP, Washington, D.C.; Arnold & Porter LLP, Washington, D.C.; PNC Bank/PNC Investments, Arlington, VA; Legg Mason Wood Walker, Inc., McLean, VA; and Smith, Barlow, Chambers & Challenger, LLC, Baltimore, MD. Having relocated to Vietnam from the United States a little over year ago, Mr. Rogers has since worked as a trainer and business consultant for some of the largest businesses and universities in Ho Chi Minh City. He is also a Business Law lecturer at Troy University’s STU campus in Ho Chi Minh City. Practice Focus: - Banking & Finance; - Investment; - Contract; - Private Equity; - Security & Capital Market; and - Insurance. Le Thanh Tam, LL.B, Attorney at Law Ryan Alan Rogers, JD, Attorney at Law
Why choose us?
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BROSS & PARTNERS’ goal is to fully understand the operation, objectives and needs of clients via the experience, prudence and competence of our team in order to provide clients with valuable advices and services;
BROSS & PARTNERS commit to helping our clients achieve their goals by providing the highest quality and most commercially effective legal advice;
BROSS & PARTNERS ensure that our clients will benefit in full from our excellence and the perfect combination of knowledge, experience and good understanding of local practices and international quality services;
BROSS & PARTNERS believe in the power of knowledge and networking which are our strengths;
BROSS & PARTNERS understand that the best people will provide the best quality services to clients. Therefore, we always pay special attention to the development of our human resources to meet the ever-increasing the needs of clients.