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Nguyen Thi Hong Thang

Partner, Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers

Practice Area:

Construction & Projects
Real Estate

LL.B. , Ho Chi Minh City University of Law, Vietnam

T +84 8 3821 2382

Thang brings with her over 10 years of legal experience and maintains an impressive track-record of success in Corporate, Real Estate and M&A matters as a Partner of these practice groups.

Prior to joining Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers, Thang established VN Counsel which has now merged with the firm. She was also a co-founder of VB Law in Ho Chi Minh City, which today stands as a recognised local law firm in Vietnam. Her career has seen her advised Fortune 500 companies on some of the largest M&A transactions and real estate developments in the country. 

Thang is particularly regarded for her expertise in real estate and infrastructure, and her involvement in many of Vietnam’s megaprojects is a testament to her reputation in this domain. Her coverage of this field is extensive; she is experienced in negotiations, structuring and devising innovative and effective legal solutions across all deal stages and types, including project development and implementation, asset acquisitions and taxation. She has technical expertise in environmental matters, and was formerly an advisor to the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City in a project for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions under the Kyoto Protocol.

Thang is also experienced in advising in the TMT niche in Vietnam, having previously advised VinaGame, Google and Yahoo! on legal compliance matters arising out of networking, data processing, advertising and social networks.


Real Estate & Construction 

  • Advising Dong Nai Waterfront on its US$750+ million urban area project in Long Thanh, Dong Nai Province.
  • Advising Setia Becamex on its US$620 million the Ecolake My Phuoc Residential Area project in Binh Duong Province.
  • Advising Phat Dat on multiple high-rise projects, including the development of the US$550 million EverRich 2 Apartment in District 7, the US$55 million EverRich 1 Apartment in District 11, the Westin Resort & Spa and five-star villas in Khanh Hoa Province, and Marriot Hoi An-Quang Nam Resorts and Hotels.
  • Advising VinaCapital in its numerous real estate development projects with a collective value of almost US$1.5 billion, including Aqua City in Long Thanh, Lotus-Tourism Urban Area and Phu Hoi Urban Area in Nhon Trach, and Pavilion Square Apartment Building in the CBD of Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Advising Setia Lai Thieu on its US$90 million EcoXuan Lai Thuan Urban Area project in Binh Duong Province
  • Advising Cotec Land on its Blue Sapphire Resort project in Vung Tau.
  • Member of Ho Chi Minh City Bar Association
  • Arbitrator of Pacific International Arbitration Centre (PIAC)
  • Member of Vietnam Bar Federation
  • Jurist at Vietnam Jurist Association