"Great communicators. Very fair on pricing. Very thorough."
ACSV Legal is a vibrant and dynamic, Vietnam based law-firm, located in Ho Chi Minh City. Not only do we have unparalleled domestic expertise, but we are part of the One Asia Lawyers’ international network with partner offices across Southeast Asia
and the Pacific Rim.
We have one of the premier Corporate / M&A practices in Vietnam and we have extensive experience in private equity transactions with a strong commercial focus. We have advised various clients on (re-) structuring their businesses in the light of investments in or outside Vietnam.
Our clients are typically businesses within South-East Asia which are experiencing significant growth, as well as leading international and local corporations who need advice on a broad array of multi-jurisdictional transactions. We have advised our clients on matters in a wide range of sectors and industries such as healthcare, beauty and fitness, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, IT and technology, hospitality and leisure, education, retail, manufacturing and distribution, apparel and fashion, Fintech and payment services.
We have a team of experienced lawyers who are qualified in Vietnam, the UK, the US and Malaysia in civil and common law jurisdictions. The languages spoken at ACSV Legal include Vietnamese, English, German, Japanese, Italian, Dutch, French and Malay.
"The corporate team has vast cross-border expertise and is skilled in handling M&A mandates for large Vietnamese conglomerates."
"Great communicators. Very fair on pricing. Very thorough.”
Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020
“The law firm is very good. In addition to being very knowledgeable and professional, they provide advice that is in the client's best interest, not what generates the most fees. Furthermore, they work with a sense of urgency I greatly appreciate. They always deliver their work in a timely manner, they are organized, they provide high-quality work, and are very responsive.
"Mark and his team are perfect partners for us. I would not hesitate to recommend ACSV to any of my friends or colleagues. Mark’s team is particularly knowledgeable on cross-border private equity structuring and transactions.”
“ACSV Legal is ‘a strong firm for M&A, which excels in transactions’, with strong presence in consumer-facing sectors such as retail and leisure.”
Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018
Committed to Excellence
Corporate / M&A Corporate / M&A
Private Equity Private Equity
Banking & Finance Banking & Finance
Wealth and Private Client Wealth and Private Client
Dispute Resolution Dispute Resolution
Labour and Employment Law Labour and Employment Law
Corporate / M&A
ACSV Legal has one of the premier Corporate / M&A practices in Vietnam and its approach is to understand the legal, commercial and political dynamics of every matter.
ACSV Legal has experience in advising clients on strategic investments, divestments, debt and security transactions, design and review of loan contracts, as well as capital contributions.
Banking & Finance
ACSV Legal routinely advises high-net worth individuals, companies, banks, and other entities on cash flow-based lending, asset based lending, acquisition financing, exit financing, and other secured and unsecured financing.
Wealth and Private Client
ACSV Legal advises Vietnamese high net-worth individuals and families, family offices, closely held businesses on all matters affecting their business, personal and family wealth, as well as the institutions entrusted with effectively managing that wealth.
ACSV Legal represents some of the biggest names in many industries in Vietnam, including health and fitness, retail, food and beverage and hospitality.
ACSV Legal offers a preeminent dispute resolution services with a special focus on international commercial arbitration.
ACSV Legal lawyers are experts in both corporate and commercial Vietnamese law and can thus provide our clients with appropriate tax advice.
Labour and Employment Law
ACSV Legal regularly provides support to clients in drafting internal labour rules, labour contracts, compensation structures and assistance in employment litigations in collaboration with SH Law.
...ACSV assisted us at every stage of our market entry and their experience and expertise ensured that the investment process ran smoothly...
...ACSV’s lawyers are knowledgeable and responsive. They consistently achieve satisfying results using a combination of legal experience and creativity....
...The quality of legal advice, high-value service we received and attention to our needs confirmed our decision in engaging ACSV to be the absolute right one. It far exceeds our experience at any other law firm we have used....
... They are highly effective in seeking solutions and creatively solving our problems. ACSV’s lawyers are notable not only for their legal skills, but also for the level of personal integrity and dedication...
...Considering it is a new concept for Vietnam it is thanks to the pragmatic, legal and creative perseverance of the team that we have been able to finalise the project. It would have taken much longer if it were not for the responsiveness and support of ACSV’s legal team...
...Throughout the transaction ACSV's lawyers were a pleasure to deal with - great communicators, highly responsive and efficient, very fair on costs and they came up with pragmatic solutions to address any challenges that we faced....
...We highly appreciate the professionalism and responsiveness of ACSV’s lawyers. We intend to continue working with the ACSV team to make the project successful....
What people say
Our clients come from a broad range of sectors and industries such as manufacturing, food & beverage, hospitality and leisure, education, distribution, pharma, health, beauty & fitness, IT, apparel and fashion, retail, and public relations.
Working With Excellent Lawyers
Our team consists of lawyers who are qualified in Vietnam and abroad in both civil and common law jurisdictions, and is built, trained and developed organically. Languages spoken at our office: Vietnamese, English, Malay, Japanese, French, German, Italian and Dutch.