Dear valued clients, colleagues and friends,

We are pleased to announce the promotion of senior lawyers  in our firm. The new positions take effect from 1st January 2016.

Firstly, Mr. Dang Viet Anh (Shipping Partner) – deputy director in charge of Hanoi Office who heads our shipping team  will become Executive Partner acting on behalf of Managing Partner to lead  the operation of the Firm.

Mr. Dang Viet Anh has been practising in both wet and dry shipping. He is well known for Admiralty work, from collisions and other marine incidents, salvage and wreck removal, total loss and GA claims, groundings, arrest and release of ship to all other general shipping disputes. He is very often recommended and/or appointed by leading P&I Clubs and H&M underwriters and to assist Club/underwriter’s members in various shipping issues. Mr. Dang Viet Anh has also handled all kinds of ship finance, namely ship building, sale & purchase, management agreement as well as charterparty, bill of lading and disputes arising therefrom.

Ms. Vu Phuong Trang (Corporate Partner) – Head of our Saigon Office, is promoted to be a Deputy Director to manage  finance and  administration  within the firm. Trang is a member of the Bar Association of Ho Chi Minh City.

Ms. Trang has over 11 years of professional experience in most aspects of corporate and maritime laws as well as dispute resolution. She has supported domestic and foreign clients in numerous matters such as: labour, tax, import and export tariff, customs procedure, business establishment, corporate governance and organization and dissolution and bankruptcy. She has also acted as protecting lawyer and authorized representative for many foreign clients at Vietnamese courts.

Ms. Vu Phuong Trang is named as shipping lawyer in Vietnam in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific Edition 2015.

Last but not least, the promotion of our long-time senior associate, Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Minh, to the position of Deputy Director who will be in charge of Hanoi Office.

Mr. Minh has been working at Dzungsrt & Associates LLC for more than 06 years. Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Minh completed his LL.B at Hanoi Law University, Vietnam and, thereafter, his LL.M at Monash University, Australia.

Minh is specialized in Arbitration Enforcement Litigation, Commercial Law, Insurance Law and International Trade Law. He has participated in arbitrations at the Vietnam International Arbitration Center (VIAC) to resolve disputes involving foreign invested companies and international corporations. He has also been a key commercial litigator in cases on recognition and enforcement in Vietnam of foreign arbitral awards. In addition, he has assisted high profile clients on various matters of commercial, maritime and insurance natures. Mr. Minh is the co-author of the Vietnam Chapter in Getting the Deal Through 2012 & 2013 Editions published by Law Business Research Ltd in 2012.

Mr Nguyen Manh Dzung (the Founder) who acts as Senior Partner as well as Managing Partner of the Firm comments:

“The promotion of Ms. Vu Phuong Trang in HCMC and Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Minh in Hanoi in the  support for Mr. Dang Viet Anh is the expression of absolute trust in young generation of talented lawyers of the Firm  and ensure its leadership transformation  to enter new stage of sustainable development!”