Minh Ha specializes in International Commercial Law, she usually involves in drafting legal advices and statements in both Vietnamese and English and assisted clients in local courts and arbitration in relevant fields. She also assists to shipping team in resolve several cases regarding cargo claims, maritime incidents, charter-parties, etc.

Practice experience                          

• Involving in arbitration cases before the Vietnam International Arbitration Center (VIAC) regarding two construction contracts between a Vietnamese company and a Korean contractor;

• Involving in an arbitration case before the Vietnam International Arbitration Center (VIAC) regarding a construction sub-contract between a Vietnamese corporation and a Malaysian company;

• Involving in an arbitration case before the Vietnam International Arbitration Center (VIAC) regarding a sale and purchase contract of steel scraps between a Vietnamese corporation and a Hong Kong company;

• Involving in several arbitration cases before the Vietnam International Arbitration Center (VIAC) regarding a number of sale and purchase contracts of steel scraps between a British company and a number of Vietnamese companies;

• Participating in proceedings on recognition and enforcement in Vietnam of a number of English arbitral awards rendered by the International Cotton Association in favor of a Swiss trading group;

• Participating in proceedings on recognition and enforcement in Vietnam of English arbitral awards rendered by the International Cotton Association in favor of a US corporation;

• Participating in proceedings on recognition and enforcement in Vietnam of arbitral awards rendered by the Singapore International Arbitration Center (SIAC) in favor of a Korea-US Partnership;

• Involving in proceedings on recognition and enforcement in Vietnam of an arbitral award rendered by Singapore International Arbitration Center (SIAC) in favor of corporation of British Virgin Island (BVI);

• Involving in drafting legal advice on the recognition and enforcement of English foreign judgment in Vietnam;

• Assisting clients in several shipping cases in terms of cargo claims, maritime incidents, charter-parties, etc.

Academic and Qualifications:

• Bachelor of Law in International Law (First Class Honors – GPA: 8.01) - Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam (Hanoi, Vietnam)

• Master of Laws in International Commercial Law (LLM) with Merit - University of Leicester (Leicester, United Kingdom)

Research and publications

• Co-author of “Vietnam Chapter” in IBA Arbitration – Country Guides, September 2014

• Co-author of “Vietnam Chapter” in Loukas Mistelis and Laurence Shore, Editors, World Arbitration Reporter 2nd edn (WAR), November 2014

• Co-author of Article “New Supreme Court’s Guidance of Law on Commercial Arbitration of Vietnam – A Pro-arbitration Perspective” – published on Arbitration Watch website, July 2014

• Assisting Mr Nguyen Manh Dzung in commenting on the Draft of the Decree on Commercial Mediation

• Assisting Mr Nguyen Manh Dzung in commenting on the Draft of the Amendment of the Code of Civil Procedure of Vietnam

Related Expertise

Practice Areas

  • Commercial law
  • Enforcement litigation
  • Investment Arbitration

SECTORS

  • Agribusiness
  • Commercial disputes
  • Commodity trade
  • Construction and engineering
  • Light industry
  • Marine and international trade
  • Real estates development
  • Retail

Languages

  • English
  • Vietnamese