Managing Partner


Mark Oakley is the founder and managing partner of ACSV Legal and has been advising on foreign direct investments into Southeast Asia for more than a decade. Prior to establishing ACSV Legal Mark worked at large international firms in London, Singapore, the Middle East and Vietnam. Mark is a 2001 graduate of the College of Law and a 1999 graduate of the University of Surrey and was admitted as a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales in 2003. Mark is a registered foreign lawyer in Vietnam.

Besides being a native English-speaker, Mark is fluent in German.

Areas of Expertise

Mark has advised multinational clients on various international transactions involving banking, structured finance, M&A, joint ventures, acquisition finance and commercial agreements.


“Mark is a reliable adviser possessing outstanding expertise in private equity and cross-border transactions, combined with strong negotiation skills”


“Mark and his team are perfect partners for us. Mark’s team is particularly knowledgeable on cross-border private equity structuring and transactions.”


Mark has been recognised as a leading expert for Corporate Law advice in Vietnam. He is nominated as the exclusively recommended Corporate Law expert in Vietnam by Advisory Excellence.


Mark has been chosen as the winner of the 2019 International Advisory Experts Award for Corporate Law in Vietnam.