Ms. Tran Minh Chau

Senior Associate 

Tel: +84 24 3751 1888
Email: : chautm@atslegal.vn

Ms. Tran Minh Chau has over 10 years of experience working as in-house legal advisor and practicing in professional law firms, Ms. Tran Minh Chau has provided effective consultancy to many domestic and foreign clients on legal related matters in Vietnam and cross-border transactions.

She has involved in various areas of practices such as real estate; banking and finance; energy, oil and gas, construction, labor, taxation, litigation. She has strong experience in consultation on various types of economic/ commercial contracts/agreements.

EXPERTISE

▶ Corporate, commercial, construction, real estate, labour, taxation, investment

▶ Contract (commercial contract, EPC contract,  management contract, franchising contract, technical consultancy contract, Import-Export contract)

▶ Human resource management,

Enterprise management procedures

▶Business restructuring

▶M&A

▶ Litigation

▶ Languages: English and Vietnamese

DIPLOMA

▶ Bachelor of Laws – Hanoi Law University (2009)

▶ Certified Attorney at Laws by Judicial Academy (2011)

▶ Certificate of participation in the program of International Business Law issued by Bucerius Law School (2019)

CREDENTIALS

Consultancy Project: Advising on legal issues arising in daily activities of many domestic and foreign enterprises such as POSCO (Korea), HYOSUNG (Korea), LOTTE (Korea), Booyoung (Korea), Daewoo (Korea), GS Group (Korea), TATA International Singapore Pte Ltd. (India), Olympus (Japan), Fujitsu (Japan), Vaude (Germany), Vinashin, VNPost, Eurowindow Group, Phu Thai Group, NTBay, etc.

M&A: Advising legal matters, warning the legal risks and proposing the appropriate solutions for Monza Investment JSC on transfer transaction of a real estate project in Cau Giay New Urban Area, Hanoi; for LADECO on transfer transaction of 100% shares to a foreign investor; for real estate corporations on transfer transactions of Hacinco Tower Building, Endovina Building.

Licensing: Preparing dossiers to obtain Certificate of Construction Capacity for Posco E&C Vietnam (Korea); Business License and License for establishment of retail outlet for over 15 retail outlets of Jaspal (Thailand); amended IRC and ERC for Marubeni Heavy Equipment (Japan); IRC and ERC for Pronexus (Japan); License to establish social networking sites; Construction Operation License for Turner Vietnam (USA).

Contracts: Drafting loan agreements and other contracts for Vietcombank, BIDV; BCC Contract for Hanoi Transport Project JSC; Joint Venture Contract for Ecopark to build an International School in Hung Yen Province; Credit Agreement between Crown Capital Fund IV, LP and Baylin Technologies INC; Technology Transfer Agreement for Vietnam Nippon Seiki Company Limited; Consulting and reviewing related agreements/contracts to transfer office building projects from CDCC Consultant Investment Construction JSC to a Vietnamese partner; Drafting the contract for transferring of land use rights, other land-attached assets between Vietcombank and the transferee.

Finance, Banking: Advising, drafting, reviewing and negotiating loan agreement and related collateral contracts related to the loan for construction of an Urban Area Project; Advising, drafting, reviewing and negotiating loan agreement for BIDV to finance a BT Project of renovation and construction of sewage systems of an urban area funded by BIDV; Advising BIDV on loan agreement to finance an Urban Area Project. Supporting many banks on reviewing credit agreements and other internal documents.

Litigations: Representing clients to settle disputes related to commercial, civil, labour at the competent courts including M.V.P Platinum Media Co.,Ltd; Grand Plaza Hotel Limited; Vietnam – Italy Steel JSC; West Green Design JSC; Ecotech Vietnam Trading and Investment JSC; Guocera Group (Malaysia).

HR Management: Advising IFI Solutions, Huawei Vietnam, Crystal Martin, Turner Vietnam and many companies/organization on human resource management, labour contracts, training contracts, labour regulations, labour manuals, etc.