Tran Thi Vu Hanh

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Tran Thi Vu Hanh

Partner & Head of Ho Chi Minh City Office

Hanh is a leading Vietnamese-qualified lawyer, with more than 14 years’ experience of advising leading multinational clients and financial institutions on complex corporate law matters in Vietnam and Cambodia. Before joining DFDL in 2006, Hanh worked at the European Commission in Vietnam where she was responsible for the legal aspects of the EC’s development projects in Vietnam, and prior to that she was the head of the corporate secretary division of KPMG Cambodia. Hanh advises clients predominantly on complex Project Finance, Real Estate and Corporate and Commercial matters. Some of the most significant transactions she has advised on include the largest real estate acquisition in 2011 in Cambodia, the Chinese state bank financing of USD 421 million as well as the refinancing to a telecom company in Cambodia, a major port project with project value worth approximately USD 300 million and, most recently, the acquisition of a stake in a Cambodian hydropower project by a major Chinese SOE. Hanh holds a Lawyer Certificate (Judicial Academy Institute of Vietnam), Master in International Business (University of Tours, France), Bachelor in Law (Hanoi National University) and a Bachelor in Foreign Languages ‒ French and English (Hanoi Foreign Language College). She speaks Vietnamese, French and English.