Le & Tran was established since 2011 by the trial lawyer – Stephen Le. Le & Tran is now recognized as one of the best dispute resolution of law firms of Vietnam. Besides the core practice of court litigation and arbitration, Le & Tran is also well-known for other practices of criminal defenses, bankruptcy & restructuring and corporate matters.
The Firm is endorsed by more than 50 global corporations for its excellently local practicing in the deeply understanding of international mindset. Petronas (Malaysia’s fully integrated oil and gas multinational ranked among the largest corporations in FORTUNE Global 500®) did endorse the Firm as follows:
From the interview during the selection of law firms for acting on behalf of Petronas, we view Le & Tran has strong litigation background/strategic skills in providing legal opinion. In addition, Le & Tran confirmed that it could provide speedy turn-around time which is a very important criteria for Petronas the selection of a suitable law firm. Our first impression was that Le & Tran readily provided a solution to the current issue presented and added value to our company as well as exhibiting reasonable legal costs/fees.
PROFESSIONALISM AND ACCOUNTABILITY
During the first task given, it was observed that the head advocate and solicitor, Mr. Le, is a highly motivated lawyer who exhibited a desire to achieve results above and beyond expectations for the best interests of Petronas. Mr. Le demonstrated, especially to our Malaysian colleagues, a higher standard of professionalism than most, both on a personal and professional level by promoting strong values, maintaining solid accountability for his words/ actions and never making excuses in managing any task given to him by Petronas. He accepts responsibility for the decision made and remains calm in a crisis or emergency situation.
FOCUS AND EXECUTION
Le & Tran proved to Petronas its ability to effectively execute tasks by showing a strong, unstoppable drive to push forward the completion of any assignment given. In addition, Mr. Le’s strength is his ability to understand and manage his client’s expectations which is crucial to achieve the desired result. Further, Mr. Le has the ability to confront others on any issues without fear of adverse arguments. He also realizes how to approach the client in a cordial, respectful, and honest way to address concerns.”
Le & Tran’s reputation has been rooted in the court litigation and arbitration in Vietnam. During its development and the clients’ trust, other related practices are established and grown such as bankruptcy & restructuring, labor & employment, criminal defense and corporate compliance. Our lawyers are well-rounded professionals who can understand the clients’ reputation, business culture and mindset in delivering the expected results.
Le & Tran’s practices are well endorsed by over 50 global corporations who are doing the business in Vietnam and highly ranked by Chambers & Partners, Legal500, AsiaLaw, Benchmark Litigation.
LeTran was founded and built on its expertise in litigation. Lead by Attorney Stephen Le Hoang Chuong, LeTran has distinguished itself as Vietnam’s premier litigation firm and has been recognized by more than 50 global corporations for its excellence in litigation.
Our litigation philosophy has always firmly been to help our clients build their cases or defenses based upon the law, evidence and arguments. Litigation strategies, tactics and techniques established on such elements will always result in a resolution that is fair and just. Possessing a team of highly experienced litigators, we have a deep knowledge of what must be done and what should not be done to protect the fairness of the proceedings and secure victory for our clients...
Beyond being distinguished as one of the premier trial firms in Vietnam, the LeTran legal team is also recognized as one of the leading specialists in resolving disputes through arbitration. This includes active support to foreign law firms in advising and explaining the relevant rules, case law, procedures and government directives under Vietnamese law when disputes are resolved by foreign arbitration bodies...
LeTran is one of very few law firms in Vietnam specializing in bankruptcy and restructuring in Vietnam. As such, LeTran is continuously representing a significant number of multinational corporations in matters concerning the relationship between their companies/branches in Vietnam and creditors as well as in negotiation with potential investors for the purpose of restructuring...
As a Vietnam’s premier business litigation firm, LeTran also specializes in criminal defense, especially in cases involving foreign nationals. With extensive practice in both criminal and civil litigation, we fully understand the distinctness and seriousness of criminal proceedings, and how people may feel intimidated when facing the police and prosecutors who seem to hold overwhelming power. Thus, we deeply sympathize with our clients’ anxiety when receiving a summons from the police, especially when there is the potential for an arrest, criminal detention or a travel ban. Without appropriate legal advice, it is unlikely that most clients would be aware of their legal rights and potential criminal liability...
LeTran is ranked in Tier 2 by Legal500 for its labor consultancy and dispute resolution in Vietnam. LeTran is representing more than 30 multinational corporations and 40 foreign CEOs in the legal issues relating to labor in Vietnam.
Labor and employment are always the top concern of every company. Even with the best preparation, companies may still face difficulties in complying with all labor regulations. Vietnam labor law has a wide range of guidance documents issued by the competent state authorities from time to time, which requires constant monitor and update. With our vast experience in labor law, we understand which legal issues are important and should be of concern to the companies and their employees...
Contract negotiation and preparation is critical to the ultimate enforceability of the contract in practice and the legal consequences thereafter.
With many years of diversified experience in solving commercial-business and civil disputes at court and arbitration, LeTran has a deep understanding of the practical risks and contractual traps inherent in contract law. This includes a full knowledge of commercial remedies and the common disputes, as well as the ability to evaluate the level of risk which is acceptable to our clients from negotiation and drafting to practical performance between the signatories...
Aligning with a strong litigation team, our corporate lawyers are also trusted for investment M A, tax and contract law
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