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Managing Partner

Mark is the founder and managing partner of ACSV Legal. Mark has advised multinational clients on various international transactions involving large scale energy and infrastructure projects, banking, structured finance, M&A, joint ventures, acquisition finance and commercial agreements. Prior to establishing ACSV Legal Mark worked at large international firms in London, Singapore, the Middle East and Vietnam. Mark is a registered foreign lawyer in Vietnam.
Stanley Boots

Stanley Boots

Partner and Head of Project Finance and Financing Practice

Stanley Boots is a partner at ACSV Legal. Before joining ACSV Legal he worked in the projects and project finance teams of Hogan Lovells, DLA Piper and Ashurst. His practice areas cover projects and project financing, public-private partnerships, public financing, sustainability and most recently, decentralised financing using Web3 and AI technology.
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Thang Nguyen is a partner at ACSV Legal and joined the team in February 2022. He has around 20 years of experience practising corporate and commercial law with leading legal consultancy services providers and global law firms in Vietnam. His key areas of practice include corporate and M&A transactions, investment structures, funding arrangements across a wide range of industry sectors, including banking and finance, hospitality, real estate, construction, retail, technology, oil and gas, manufacturing, and energy.
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Of Counsel and Head of Energy Practice

Tim Dobson serves as an of counsel at ACSV Legal and head of Energy Practice. He has over 35 years of experience at major international law firms, advising multi-internationals, local clients and small enterprises on a wide range of transactions from large complex cross-border deals to small investments in various sectors such as energy, business, corporate, private equity, commercial, hospitality, real estate and construction, and banking and finance. Tim is a United Kingdom and Hong Kong qualified lawyer.


Of Counsel

Hieu joined the team in April 2014 and is an Of Counsel at ACSV Legal. He has more than 10 years of experience focusing on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures and all forms of foreign direct investment. Hieu also advises high-net-worth individuals and families concerning all aspects of estate and tax planning and family asset-holding structuring. He is a member of the Ho Chi Minh Bar Association.
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Special Counsel and Head of Dispute Resolution Practice

Minh Nguyen is a Special Counsel and Head of Dispute Resolution Practice of ACSV Legal. She joined ACSV Legal in 2019 after having worked nearly ten years for various international law firms and corporations, including a Magic Circle firm. Prior to joining ACSV Legal, Minh worked as Legal Compliance Manager in the SEA&NZ Business Unit of the largest brewing company in the world.
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Of Counsel

Thom Nguyen is an Of Counsel at ACSV Legal with 20 years of experience and joined the team in September 2023. Before joining ACSV Legal she worked at large international firms in Vietnam. Thom holds an LL.B in Business Law from the Law Faculty of the National University in Hanoi and is a qualified lawyer since 2008. She is a member of the Hanoi Bar Association.
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Senior Associate

Nguyet joined the team in July 2017 and is a senior associate at ACSV Legal. Prior to working at ACSV Legal, she worked at a large law firm in Vietnam. She is a qualified lawyer since June 2019. Nguyet has experience in licensing matters for foreign direct investment projects and other matters relating to business operations. Nguyet has also been involved in due diligence exercises and in performing legal research on a number of commercial issues in corporate, employment and retail matters.
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Ly joined the team in April 2017 and is an associate at ACSV Legal.
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Huong is an associate at ACSV Legal. She joined the team in May 2019.
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Truong Le is an associate at ACSV Legal and has joined the team in October 2019.



Mai Phan joined the team in August 2022 and is an associate at ACSV Legal.