The Executive Team
Mr. Le Hoang Chuong
Stephen is the senior litigator and founder of Le & Tran. With over 15 years of extensive experience, Stephen has impressive litigation experience and a wealth of knowledge and understanding ranging from business litigation, judgment enforcement, labor – employment, and internal and external corporate regulatory compliance. He is the winner of “Disputes Star of the Year of Vietnam (2017)” by AsiaLaw Profiles.Education: LLB (Ho Chi Minh City University of Law, Vietnam) Languages: Vietnamese and English
Ms. Katherine Tran
Joined LeTran at its early starting point, Katherine now oversees and manages the Firm’s Corporate Compliance services. She advises multinational corporations in various industries with regards to corporate matters. With the competent knowledge in tax & finance, she gives advantage in dealing with big corporate project to make sure its thorough result. She truly provides strategic advices with practical thinking to bring in more effective solutions to clients.
Katherine has also been successfully running the Firm by her initiatives for restructured and streamlined operational processes and internal systems for the Firm, while maintaining our high quality of service standards to clients – a key factor for LeTran’s success over the years.High Credentials Licensed Tax Practitioner Vietnam ACCA Affiliate Singapore
Mr. Jacob Heilskov Nielsen
Jacob has over 10 years of experience in M&A projects and corporate compliance, much of which he gained as a special counsel at one of the most prestigious international law firms in Vietnam, “Baker & McKenzie”.
Jacob is not only an experienced corporate attorney, but also a skilled mentor for critical legal issues in corporate operations. He assists Stephen in providing our clients valuable advice to resolve corporate disputes amicably and minimize their legal risks during corporate restructuring. He also works closely with Stephen in the M&A litigation projects of the Firm.
Jacob was ranked as a leading lawyer by the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners from 2013 to 2015.
Mrs. Helen Nguyen
Ms. Helen is one of the exceptional attorneys at Le & Tran. Notably, she was awarded and recognized as the best lawyer of Vietnam by the Vietnam Bar Association in 2012. In addition, prior to joining Le & Tran as a partner, Helen acquired years of exceptional litigation experience at the firm of Helen & Associates.
Helen focuses her practice primarily on commercial litigation and labor & employment compliance. Working predominantly with multinational companies, she provides critical advice on a wide range of labor & employment matters. With excellent communication skills and an astute legal mind, Helen quickly comprehends her clients’ needs and offers practical approaches to tackle the issues they encounter.
Helen has special expertise in commercial litigation and labor compliance, which is unique for a female lawyer in Vietnam. Helen, together with the managing partner, has been fundamental in developing a reputable litigation practice for the firm, both at front end and back end.
Education: LLB (Ho Chi Minh City University of Law, Vietnam)
Languages: Vietnamese and English