Dzungsrt & Associates has once again been ranked as a leading practice in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022, which recognizes the best law firms in Vietnam. Since 2018, the firm maintains its top-tier ranking in Shipping & Aviation, and Dispute Resolution (Arbitration).
We were honored to be declared Band 2 in the Dispute Resolution in Chambers and Partners Asia-Pacific 2022 rankings, securing our position in the practicing area for years. Our Dispute Resolution Group “𝘩𝘢𝘴 𝘢 𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘱𝘦𝘤𝘵𝘦𝘥 𝘭𝘦𝘨𝘢𝘭 𝘵𝘦𝘢𝘮 𝘪𝘯 𝘝𝘪𝘦𝘵𝘯𝘢𝘮 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘥𝘰𝘮𝘦𝘴𝘵𝘪𝘤 𝘢𝘳𝘣𝘪𝘵𝘳𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘭𝘪𝘵𝘪𝘨𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯, 𝘰𝘧𝘵𝘦𝘯 𝘴𝘰𝘶𝘨𝘩𝘵 𝘰𝘶𝘵 𝘣𝘺 𝘪𝘯𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘯𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘢𝘭 𝘤𝘰𝘶𝘯𝘴𝘦𝘭. 𝘍𝘳𝘦𝘲𝘶𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘭𝘺 𝘢𝘤𝘵𝘪𝘷𝘦 𝘪𝘯 𝘴𝘪𝘻𝘦𝘢𝘣𝘭𝘦 𝘝𝘐𝘈𝘊-𝘴𝘦𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘥 𝘢𝘳𝘣𝘪𝘵𝘳𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘰𝘯 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘤𝘦𝘦𝘥𝘪𝘯𝘨𝘴 𝘪𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘝𝘪𝘦𝘵𝘯𝘢𝘮𝘦𝘴𝘦 𝘤𝘰𝘶𝘳𝘵𝘴. 𝘈𝘤𝘵𝘪𝘷𝘦 𝘰𝘯 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘶𝘤𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯, 𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘭 𝘦𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘵𝘦 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘢𝘹 𝘤𝘢𝘴𝘦𝘴. 𝘌𝘴𝘱𝘦𝘤𝘪𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘺 𝘳𝘦𝘱𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘴 𝘧𝘰𝘳𝘦𝘪𝘨𝘯 𝘤𝘭𝘪𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘪𝘳 𝘭𝘰𝘤𝘢𝘭 𝘴𝘶𝘣𝘴𝘪𝘥𝘪𝘢𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘴”, “𝙙𝙤𝙚𝙨 𝙖𝙣 𝙚𝙭𝙘𝙚𝙡𝙡𝙚𝙣𝙩 𝙟𝙤𝙗, 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙝𝙖𝙨 𝙖 𝙫𝙚𝙧𝙮 𝙨𝙢𝙖𝙧𝙩 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙝𝙖𝙧𝙙-𝙬𝙤𝙧𝙠𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙩𝙚𝙖𝙢”. The firm is described by another interviewee as “𝙖 𝙜𝙤-𝙩𝙤 𝙛𝙞𝙧𝙢 𝙖𝙨 𝙡𝙤𝙘𝙖𝙡 𝙑𝙞𝙚𝙩𝙣𝙖𝙢 𝙘𝙤𝙪𝙣𝙨𝙚𝙡 𝙛𝙤𝙧 𝙞𝙣𝙩𝙚𝙧𝙣𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙖𝙡 𝙙𝙞𝙨𝙥𝙪𝙩𝙚𝙨”.
For the second consecutive year, our Mr Nguyen Ngoc Minh who led Dispute Resolution Group recognized as Band 2 Notable Practitioner among the well-known barristers in Vietnam. He is well regarded in the market as an arbitration counsel. He is particularly active on construction-related disputes. He is singled out by a source who describes him as a “𝙨𝙩𝙖𝙧 𝙞𝙣 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙞𝙣𝙩𝙚𝙧𝙣𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙖𝙡 𝙖𝙧𝙗𝙞𝙩𝙧𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝙨𝙚𝙘𝙩𝙤𝙧 𝙛𝙤𝙧 𝙑𝙞𝙚𝙩𝙣𝙖𝙢 𝙬𝙝𝙤 𝙪𝙣𝙙𝙚𝙧𝙨𝙩𝙖𝙣𝙙𝙨 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙘𝙡𝙞𝙚𝙣𝙩’𝙨 𝙣𝙚𝙚𝙙𝙨 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙞𝙨 𝙚𝙭𝙩𝙧𝙚𝙢𝙚𝙡𝙮 𝙨𝙬𝙞𝙛𝙩 𝙬𝙞𝙩𝙝 𝙛𝙚𝙚𝙙𝙗𝙖𝙘𝙠.”
Webinar “Dispute avoidance and Resolution methods for Energy & Infrastructure PPP under new PPP legislation in Vietnam”
Vietnam International Arbitration Centre (VIAC), Vietnam Mediation Centre (VMC), Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) coordinate to organize an Online Seminar with the following topic:
DISPUTE AVOIDANCE AND RESOLUTION METHODS FOR ENERGY & INFRASTRUCTURE PPP UNDER NEW PPP LEGISLATION IN VIETNAM
Partner Trang Nguyen successfully defended her PhD dissertation
In the afternoon of November 11, 2021, at the The Vietnam Academy for Social Sciences, our Arbitration Partner – Fellow Ph.D Trang Nguyen successfully defended her PhD dissertation titled “Jurisdiction of Vietnamese courts to provide legal assistance to commercial arbitration”
A SHORT SUMMARY OF HER WORK:
Purpose: Clarifying theoretical issues about the court’s jurisdiction to provide judicial assistance for commercial arbitration, analyzing and evaluating the legal status and practice of the court’s jurisdiction to provide legal assistance to commercial arbitration, proposing directions and specific solutions to improve the law, and the efficiency of the enforcement of the court’s judicial support authority for commercial arbitration.
Theoretical and practical significance of the thesis:
The research results of the thesis contribute to clarifying theoretical and practical issues about the jurisdiction of Vietnamese courts to provide legal assistance to commercial arbitration, which is a valuable reference document in research, teaching and learning, and used as a reference in the application of commercial law and civil law. The recommendations made in the thesis are also useful references for courts, arbitrators, law-enforcement agencies and disputing parties in commercial arbitration.
SUPERVISOR(S): Prof.Dr. Nguyen Thi Mo
Bui Nguyen Khanh – Director of the Academy of Social Sciences,
Tang Van Nghia – Vice Dean of the Graduate School of FTU,
Ng Thi Thu Thuy Dean of the National School of Law,
Nguyen Van Cuong – Director of the MOJ Institute of Legal Sciences,
Tran Van Bien – Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Legal Journal
Doan Trung Kien – Rector of Hanoi Law University
ONLINE COURSE:“ENFORCEMENT OF ARBITRAL AWARDS IN ASIA: THEORY & PRACTICE – PART 9: THAILAND AND VIETNAM” BY SIAC ACADEMY
We are honored to participate as one of lecturers for the online course titled “Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Asia: Theory & Practice – Part 9: Thailand and Vietnam” on Wednesday, 27 October 2021, held by SIAC Academy.
The “Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Asia: Theory & Practice” series seeks to provide an overview of the arbitration law in different jurisdictions in Asia, with a focus on the theory and practice of the enforcement of arbitral awards in these jurisdictions. The definition of an “arbitral award”, the grounds for non-enforcement of awards, the grounds for annulment of awards, as well as the national court’s attitude and approach in applying these grounds, will be examined.Please click here to download the slidesDzungsrt & Associates is proud to be amongst the very first firms to practice on arbitration enforcement in Vietnam after the relevant legislations coming in to force. Dzungsrt’s Arbitration team:Nguyen Ngoc Minh – Head of Dispute ResolutionNguyen Thi Thu Trang – Arbitration PartnerDang Vu Minh Ha – ADR Partner
The Asia-Pacific Arbitration Review 2022
Arbitration developments in Vietnam: adapting to global challenges
International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA) published Vietnam National Report with Dzungsrt & Associates LLC’ contribution
The updated Vietnam National Report has recently been published in the International Handbook on Commercial Arbitration Supplement 115 by the ICCA and Kluwer Law International in March 2021.
The Vietnam National Report has been published for the first time in 2012 and then annually updated by Hew Dundas and the key members of arbitration team of Dzungsrt & Associates LLC, being Ms. Nguyen Thi Thu Trang and Ms. Nguyen Thi Mai Anh.
By analyzing basic principles applicable to both domestic and international arbitration and comparing them with international arbitral regulations, the Report provides the understandings of the Vietnamese arbitration regime, its achievements and shortcomings. In particular, the Report concerns arbitration agreement, arbitrators, arbitral procedure, arbitral award, enforcement and means of recourse. A list of high-quality literature on Vietnamese arbitration is also digested for readers’ reference. We hope our Report can be of great help to those who want to learn more about and improve arbitration in Vietnam.
DZUNGSRT & ASSOCIATES LLC SECURED THE LEADING POSITION IN BOTH SHIPPING AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION (ARBITRATION) ON LEGAL500 ASIA PACIFIC 2021
Dzungsrt & Associates LLC is endorsed by the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 as one of the top tier firms in both (1) Shipping & Aviation and (2) Dispute resolution (Arbitration) practice areas. Dzungsrt & Associates LLC at its establishment was the one and only law firm specializing in shipping in Vietnam. Over 20 years of development, this practice of Dzungsrt & Associates LLC is widely recognized as the leading position by Legal500 and other prestigious regional and international rankings. In addition, Mr. Nguyen Manh Dzung, founding partner who is an ICC Court Member should be noted by his considerable contribution to the legal framework for International Commercial Dispute Resolution in Vietnam. On 9th December 2020, Dzungsrt & Associates LLC delighted to celebrate the 20th anniversary. The high ranking of both practices by Legal500 in the beginning of 2021 is the encouragement and motivation for the entire Firm. The individuals being recognized by Legal500 Asia Pacific 2021: Practice heads: Ms. Vu Phuong Trang (Shipping), Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Minh (Dispute Resolution)
DELOS – DISPUTE RESOLUTION
DZUNGSRT & ASSOCIATES LLC CONTRIBUTES TO DELOS GUIDE TO ARBITRATION PLACES (GAP)
It’s the very first time Vietnam – Jurisdiction Analysis has been included in GAP. Our Dispute Resolution Group (Mr Nguyen Ngoc Minh – Partner, Ms. Nguyen Thi Thu Trang – Special Arbitration Counsel and Ms. Nguyen Thi Mai Anh – Associate) is proud to prepare for the chapter which has been available and can be downloaded here.
The GAP is designed to assist in-house counsel, corporate lawyers and arbitration practitioners with efficiently accessing key insights into a large range of jurisdictions, including for the purposes of negotiating the choice of arbitral seats and conducting arbitral proceedings in over 60 jurisdictions.
For futher information, please visit: https://delosdr.org/index.php/gap/
WEBINAR – INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION IN THE NEW NORMAL – WHAT TO EXPECT AND TO BE NOTED?
Mr. Nguyen Manh Dzung – Senior Partner of Dzungsrt & Associate will participate as a speaker in a webinar on International Arbitration in the New Normal – What to expect and to be noted? held by VIAC, VMC & ICC
Time: 23 October 2020 | 3:00PM
Livestreaming on Zoom and Facebook
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Mr. Nguyen Manh Dzung is a Vietnamese qualified lawyer who has mainly specialised in all types of international dispute resolution in Vietnam including settlement negotiations, litigation before economic and civil courts of major cities of Vietnam and international arbitrations conducted under UNCITRAL, ICC, JCAA, SIAC Rules and Arbitration Rules of Vietnam International Arbitration Center (VIAC) in Vietnam. He has spent over 24 years in the settlement of maritime, commercial and investment disputes by way of international litigation and arbitration in Vietnam and other jurisdictions such as Singapore, Hong Kong, United Kingdom and France.
LAWYER NGUYEN NGOC MINH WILL PARTICIPATE AS A SPEAKER IN THE WEBINAR ON COMBINATION OF MEDIATION AND ARBITRATION – DISCUSSION ON THE NEW TENDENCY AND ITS ADOPTION IN VIETNAM
Lawyer Nguyen Ngoc Minh will participate as a speaker in the Webinar on Combination of Mediation and Arbitration – Discussion on the new tendency and its adoption in Vietnam organised by Vietnam International Arbitration (VIAC) and its Vietnam Mediation Centre (VMC).
Time: 14h00 – 16h30, Friday (Hanoi time), 16 October 2020
Live streaming on Zoom and Facebook (VIAC & VMC Fanpages)
Lawyer Nguyen Ngoc Minh is a Partner of Dzungsrt & Associates LLC with his main practice in Dispute Resolution (ADR) and he is also an Ambassador of International Bar Association (IBA) in Vietnam. He is recognised as an “Up and Coming” Dispute Resolution Lawyer by Chambers 2020 and is praised as a “very responsive, always available” lawyer who provides “very practical and spot-on advice.” Also, Legal500 2020 commends him as follows: ‘Minh and his team are top-class counsel in Vietnam, making very good arguments and very diligent in their work.’; ‘Nguyen Ngoc Minh’s advice is sound and practical. He responds quickly and in depth, and advises practical solutions where appropriate. He is a lawyer of utmost professional integrity.‘
SENIOR PARTNER NGUYEN MANH DZUNG HAS BEEN RECOGNIZED AS ELITE PRACTITIONER AND DZUNGSRT & ASSOCIATES LLC HAS BEEN ACKNOWLEDGED AS OUTSTANDING FIRM IN DISPUTE RESOLUTION BY ASIA LEADING LAWYERS 2021 EDITION
We are delighted to announce that our Senior Partner Nguyen Manh Dzung has been recognized as Elite practitioner and Dzungsrt & Associates LLC has been acknowledged as Outstanding Firm in Dispute Resolution by Asia Leading Lawyers 2021 Edition – The Definitive Guide to Asia-Pacific’s Leading Lawyers published on 13th September 2020. The Dispute Resolution Group led by Partner Nguyen Ngoc Minh who “has a very good understanding of international arbitration and how the courts work in Vietnam”. The clients have complimented that the firm is “very strong in dispute resolution and maritime law”.
DZUNGSRT & ASSOCIATES LLC IS ENDORSED AS TOP-RANK IN DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN VIETNAM
We are pleased to be shortlisted as the only Vietnamese finalist of Asian Legal Business (ALB) SE Asia Law Awards 2020 for “Dispute Resolution Boutique Law Firm of the Year”.
Dispute Resolution Boutique Law Firms of the Year:
𝘉𝘶𝘥𝘪𝘥𝘫𝘢𝘫𝘢 𝘐𝘯𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘯𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘢𝘭 𝘓𝘢𝘸𝘺𝘦𝘳𝘴
𝘋𝘢𝘯𝘪𝘦𝘭 & 𝘞𝘰𝘯𝘨
𝘋𝘢𝘷𝘪𝘯𝘥𝘦𝘳 𝘚𝘪𝘯𝘨𝘩 𝘊𝘩𝘢𝘮𝘣𝘦𝘳𝘴
𝘋𝘻𝘶𝘯𝘨𝘴𝘳𝘵 & 𝘈𝘴𝘴𝘰𝘤𝘪𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘴
𝘒𝘶𝘥𝘶𝘯 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘗𝘢𝘳𝘵𝘯𝘦𝘳𝘴
𝘗𝘢𝘯𝘦𝘭𝘰 𝘓𝘢𝘸 𝘖𝘧𝘧𝘪𝘤𝘦
𝘗𝘳𝘰𝘷𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘦 𝘓𝘢𝘸 𝘈𝘴𝘪𝘢
𝘚.𝘒.𝘓𝘪𝘯𝘨 & 𝘛𝘢𝘯 𝘈𝘥𝘷𝘰𝘤𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘴
𝘛𝘢𝘯 𝘒𝘰𝘬 𝘘𝘶𝘢𝘯 𝘗𝘢𝘳𝘵𝘯𝘦𝘳𝘴𝘩𝘪𝘱
𝘛𝘰𝘭𝘰𝘴𝘢 𝘑𝘢𝘷𝘪𝘦𝘳 𝘓𝘢𝘸 𝘍𝘪𝘳𝘮
𝘛𝘚𝘔𝘗 𝘓𝘢𝘸 𝘊𝘰𝘳𝘱𝘰𝘳𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯
This prestigious recognition has been gained from the trust and support of clients in the persistent efforts of Dzungsrt & Associates LLC over 20 years. It further affirms our commitment to the professional services that we seek to bring to our valued clients.
Our Dispute Resolution Group is under the leadership of Mr. Nguyen Manh Dzung – Senior Partner who is the very first Vietnamese member of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC”). Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Minh – Partner, who is recognized as an “Up and Coming Dispute Resolution Lawyer”, co-heads the Group. Other talented members include Ms. Tran Ha Han – Litigation Partner, Ms. Dang Vu Minh Ha – ADR Partner and Ms. Nguyen Thi Thu Trang – Arbitration Counsel as well as our associates who were well trained abroad with a focus on international dispute resolution. They are the crucial factors in building Dzungsrt & Associates LLC’s well-known reputation in Vietnam and in the Region.
MR NGUYEN MANH DZUNG – AN INDIVIDUAL MEMBER OF SINGAPORE CHAMBER OF MARITIME ARBITRATION (SCMA)
Our Founder – Mr Nguyen Manh Dzung, the senior partner, has just been registered as an individual member of Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration (SCMA) since 1st August 2020. The SCMA provides a framework for maritime arbitration specifically tailored to the needs of the maritime community in the Asia Pacific Region. He has also been elected as co-arbitrator and presiding arbitrator in several arbitral tribunals together with very reputable maritime arbitrators of Vietnam International Arbitration Center -VIAC in dealing with carriage of good by sea and marine insurance disputes.