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.
As an active member of the Drafting Committees on Commercial Arbitration Legislation, Mr. Nguyen Manh Dzung involved closely in the legislative process of the 2010 Law on Commercial Arbitration. Since the enactment of the Law, he has directly commented on its various guiding bye-laws and regulations for the Supreme People’s Court of Vietnam and the Ministry of Justice of Vietnam. Most recently, Mr. Dzung has been appointed as an ADR expert to the Supreme People’s Court in a project sponsored by the UNDP to improve court annexed mediation. Also, he has been officially retained by World Bank to act as a local consultant in advising the Supreme People’s Court to amend the current Civil Procedure Code for promotion of ADR in general and arbitration in particular, including the recognition and enforcement regime.
Mr. Dzung graduated Hanoi University of Law in 1990 and obtained his Master of Law Degree specializing in international commercial dispute resolution from Queen Mary, University of London in 2008. He has been appointed as visiting lecturer on arbitration and mediation at Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Judicial Academy of the Ministry of Justice of Vietnam.
- acting as co-legal counsel to a BVI Company in relation to an investment dispute and parallel proceedings involving a Vietnamese company and a Vietnamese state authority;
- acting as co-legal counsel for a Vietnamese Textile Corporation in a joint venture dispute with an investor before ICC Arbitration with seat in Singapore;
- acting as co-counsel to a Japanese company in several court proceedings against a Vietnamese state authority in relation to a number of ICC arbitrations arising from a very important public infrastructure project;
- acting for a group of shareholders against a large Vietnamese joint stock commercial bank in a hybrid dispute resolution process;
- acting for a very famous French invested retailer in a number of VIAC arbitrations on contractual disputes relating to the development of supermarkets in Vietnam;
- acting for a very famous Korean construction corporation in two VIAC arbitrations against a large State-owned commercial bank regarding two construction contracts;
- acting as legal counsel to a foreign invested company in a VIAC arbitration on a construction project against the Malaysian subcontractor;
- acting as legal counsel to a foreign invested company, who was the subcontractor in a major construction project, against the Chinese contractor in the Court of Hanoi City;
- acting for an international investment fund in a VIAC arbitration against a local joint stock company regarding a shareholder dispute;
- acting as legal counsel to global trading companies in relation to sales contract disputes before the VIAC in Hanoi;
- acting as co-legal counsel to a French invested company in relation to a service contract dispute before the VIAC in Hanoi;
- acting as co-legal counsel to several international trading groups in relation to the recognition and enforcement of eleventh foreign arbitral awards of US$ multiple millions in value;
- acting as legal counsel to a BVI Company, operating in Hong Kong, in relation to the recognition and enforcement of a SIAC award of US$ multiple millions in value;
- acting as legal counsel to several Singapore companies in relation to the recognition and enforcement of a number of institutional and ad-hoc arbitral awards;
- acting as legal counsel to a Korean – US partnership in relation to the recognition and enforcement of a SIAC arbitral award; and
- acting as legal counsel to a Russian company in relation to the recognition and enforcement of an ICAC arbitral award.
- acting as co-arbitrators in arbitration proceedings conducted under VIAC Rules in relation to disputes arise from the service contract, international sale of goods contract and loan agreement.
FIELDS OF LEGAL EXPERTISE
Arbitration Law, Maritime law, Marine Insurance law and Commercial Law. Maritime and Cargo Claims. Carriage of Goods by Sea and Logistics. Commercial Disputes and Commodity Trade. Marine and International Trade. Insurance and Re-insurance. Charterparties and Shipbuilding. ADR and Commercial Mediation. International Commercial Litigation.
OTHER ADR EXPERIENCE
Academic and Professional Qualifications
14th April 2009 - Certificate of Passing the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Award Writing Examination with a mark of 79% organised by School of International Arbitration, Queen Mary, University of London (UK) in conjunction with Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
1st November 2008 - LL.M in Comparative and International Dispute Resolution issued by School of International Arbitration, Queen Mary, University of London (UK)
LL.M Thesis: “An Attempt to Identify the Essential Characteristics of Major Regional Arbitration Institutions and New Trends in the Asia – Pacific Region”.
Advisor: Prof. Loukas A Mistelis, LLB, MLE, Dr Iuris, MCIArb, Advocate Clive M Schmitthoff Professor of Transnational Commercial Law and Arbitration, Director of School of International Arbitration, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London.
- QLLM043 INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION
- QLLM051 INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL LITIGATION
- QLLM064 INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND INVESTMENT DISPUTE SETTLEMENT
Visiting Module: Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
11 April 2002 - Practising Certificate issued by Minister of Justice of Vietnam
18 March 1997 - Certificate of Attendance for Ministry of Justice’s course for training practising skills of lawyers
1996 - Certificate of Attendance for Galbraith’s Shipping Course, UK
25 September 1990 - LL. B issued by Hanoi University of Law, Vietnam.
LLB Thesis: “The application of injunctions provided in the Criminal Proceeding Code of Vietnam”.
Supervisor: Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Huyen, PhD, former Deputy Rector of Judicial Academy of Vietnam.
2018: Full Time Arbitrator and Independent Researcher
15th December 2011 – to 31st December 2017: Managing Partner of Dzungsrt & Associates LLC
18th May 2004 – 15th December 2011: Managing Partner of Dzungsrt & Associates, a boutique shipping and ADR law firm with offices in Hanoi and Hochiminh city, Vietnam: Acting as the sole partner to manage and administer legal practice of lawyers
May 2000 – May 2004: Managing Director of Independent Consultants Co., Ltd in Hanoi, Vietnam: Managing and administering legal consultancy services of lawyers
July 1998 – February 2000: Admitted to be Barrister of Bar Association of Thai Binh province, Vietnam
October 1997 – July 1998: Independent Legal Consultant of Sinclair Roche & Temperley ("SRT"), a London shipping law firm: Advising SRT on all aspects of maritime law of Vietnam
March 1997 – September 1997: Trainee Lawyer of Sinclair Roche & Temperley, a London shipping law firm operated in Vietnam: Assisting SRT's lawyers to advise international clients on business transactions involving Vietnam
1994 – February 1997: Vietnamese Legal Consultant of Sinclair Roche & Temperley's representative offices in Hanoi and Hochiminh city, Vietnam: Assisting SRT's lawyers to advise international clients on business transaction involving Vietnam
Policy Making and Advisory
3 July 2018 – 30 August 2018: Short Term Technical Consultant at Vietnam Governance for Inclusive Growth Program (GIG): working with an US retired judge to provide a training workshop on mediation skills for judges of the Supreme People’s Court of Vietnam
July 2016 – February 2017: Short Term Technical Consultant at Vietnam Governance for Inclusive Growth Program (GIG): working with an US retired judge to provide a training workshop on New York Convention 1958 for the Supreme People’s Court of Vietnam
April 2015 – June 2017: Local Consultant for advisory services in alternative dispute resolution for IFC, a member of the World Bank Group: working with international consultants to design a Bench Book for Supreme People’s Court of Vietnam in the settlement of court cases involving mediation and arbitration matters
February 2014 – February 2017: Member of Editorial Team of the Ministry of Justice of Vietnam’s Drafting Board of Governmental Decree no. 22/2017 on Commercial Mediation in Vietnam: drafting the first legislation on commercial mediation in Vietnam.
14th July 2010 – 29th July 2015: Member of Policy Making Board of the Ministry Of Justice’s Project No. 123 to establish a professional training center for lawyers meeting international economic integration, a division of Judicial Academy: drafting and commenting on the training program specially designed for international commercial lawyers in Vietnam
23rd June 2010 – 28th July 2011: Member of the Drafting Committee of the Ministry of Justice of Vietnam (“MOJ”) which is tasked with drafting Governmental Decree no. 63 guiding the application of new arbitration law 2010 replacing the previous legislation on arbitration in 2003
December 2008 – 17th June 2010: Member of the Standing Editorial Board of the Drafting Committee of the Arbitration Law of the Vietnam Lawyers Association (“VLA”), which was tasked with drafting the new arbitration law 2010 replacing the previous legislation on arbitration in 2003
28th August 2006 – 31st December 2011: Co-Founder, Vice-President and Arbitrator of the Pacific International Arbitration Center ("PIAC"), a not for profit alternative dispute resolution organisation in Hochiminh city, Vietnam: Acting as one of 10 board members and vice-president of PIAC to plan, manage and administer the operation of arbitration center
01st March 2010 – 30th April 2010: Member of Transportation Group of The Prime Minister’s Special Task Force on Administrative Reform (“Project 30”) which was assigned in reviewing administrative formalities in maritime activities
01st March 2000 - 30th April 2000: Expert of Vietnam National Maritime Administration ("Vinamarine") of Ministry of Transportation ("MOT") of Vietnam in Hanoi: Acting as an assistant to the Chairman of Vinamarine in the field of international co-operation on maritime administration
August 1995 – October 1995: National Legal Consultant of UNCTAD's project for multi-mode transports in Vietnam: Advising UNCTAD's experts on transport law of Vietnam
1993-1994: Assistant to Director of Center for science study and international co-operation of State Economic Arbitration of Vietnam (now restructured as Economic Tribunal of Supreme People’s Court of Vietnam): Assisting Director to study new law and promote international co-operation with international institutions
Membership of Professional Associations
4 July 2018 to date: Member of Mediation Committee of International Bar Association(“IBA”)
01 July 2018-30 June 2021: Vietnamese Member of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR for the 2nd term of office: 2018-2021
1st June 2018 – to date: Listed on the Panel of international Arbitrators of Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB)
28th May 2018 – to date: Deputy Director and Listed Mediator of Vietnam Mediation Center
18th August 2017 – to date: Arbitrator on the Panel of Arbitrators of the Vietnam International Arbitration Center (VIAC).
27th June 2017 – to date: Member of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA).
01st July 2017 – to date: Vietnamese Member of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR.
18th April 2017 – to date: Senior International Mediation Expert of Mainland – Hong Kong Joint Mediation Center.
16th March 2012 – to date: Member of Research Council of The Vietnam International Arbitration Center (VIAC) at The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI): researching on arbitration matters for guiding arbitral tribunals to apply VIAC’s Rules of arbitration
March 2014 – Present: Member of Arbitration Committee of International Bar Association (“IBA”).
IBA’s Asia Pacific Arbitration Group (APAG): Member of The Working Group 1 on Harmonizing Arbitration Laws in the Asia Pacific Region
Member of Bar Association of Hanoi, Vietnam.
21st April 2009 – Present: Graded Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), East Asia Branch.
2017 Leading dispute resolution lawyer in Chambers Asia Pacific 2017 Guide.
2016/2017 Market leading lawyer in dispute resolution & litigation, shipping, maritime & aviation in Asia law Profiles 2016 Edition
2014/2015/2016/2017 Recommended Lawyer for Vietnam Jurisdiction in the International Who’s Who of Transport /Shipping Lawyers
2014/2015/2016/2017 Leading lawyer in the Dispute Resolution Practice by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific
2009/2010/2011 Recommended Lawyer for Vietnam Jurisdiction in the International Who’s Who of Shipping & Maritime Lawyers
2003/2004 “Recommended Dispute Resolution Practitioner in Vietnam” by Practical Law Company’s Global Counsel 3000
10/06/2010 Vietnam Lawyers Association’s Award for active involvement in the drafting process of law on commercial arbitration in 2010.
2002 Annual Conference of Bar Association of Thai Binh province, Vietnam: “Award for Significant Contribution to the Successful Development of Legal Practice” by local government of Thai Binh province
03rd February 2009 to date: Visiting Lecturer on Arbitrating and Mediating Skills at the Judicial Academy of the Ministry of Justice of Vietnam
03rd October 2009 to July 2011: Visiting Lecturer on International Commercial Arbitration course at the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam (“DAV”) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam
1991-1993: Law Lecturer of school for training arbitrators of State Economic Arbitration (now restructured as the Academy of Court of Supreme People’s Court of Vietnam): rendering lectures in field of contract law and commercial dispute resolution
- Co-author: “Law and Regulations of Commercial Arbitration of Nations and International Arbitrations” (4 volumes) published by Publishers of Hochiminh City on 1993.
- Co-author of Vietnam Chapter of Getting the Deal Through 2012 & 2013 editions – published by Law Business Research Ltd in 2012, 2013 & 2014.
- Co-author of Vietnam Chapter of ICCA Handbook published by Permanent Court of Arbitration, The Hague, The Netherlands in October 2012-2017 (updated annually).
- Co-author of Vietnam Chapter of World Arbitration Reporter, Second Edition – International Encyclopedia of Arbitration Law and Practice published by JurisNet LLC of New York (USA) in 30th November 2012-2017 (updated annually).
- Co-author of “Recognition And Enforcement Of Foreign Arbitral Award In Vietnam: Review Of Recent Decision Of The Vietnamese Courts” in the February 2014 edition of IBA Arbitration News.
- Co-Author: “New Supreme Court’s Guidance of Law on Commercial Arbitration of Vietnam - A Pro-arbitration Perspective” published by Arbitration Watch in July 2014.
- Co-author of Vietnam Chapter in IBA Country Guide published in the official of IBA (Ed. Lawrence Schaner, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago and David Arias, Arias SLP, Madrid) in September 2014. Available at < http://www.ibanet.org/Document/Default.aspx?DocumentUid=4DCE3539-D1B4-4251-B850-0B6C61DC0105 >
- Co-author of “Vietnam - An Arbitration-friendly Seat” published by Young Arbitration Review (19th Edition) (October 2015)
- Co-author of Vietnamese Chapter in The Asia-Pacific Arbitration Review (GAR) published by Law Business Research Ltd (UK) in 2016 & 2017 (updated annually).
- Co-author of Vietnam Arbitration Report of International Commercial Arbitration: An Asia Pacific Perspective (2nd edition) to be published by Kluwer.
- Co-author of National report on the public policy exception in New York Convention published by IBA Sub-Committee on Recognition and Enforcement of Awards (2016).
- Co-author of National report on 2016 Research Project: Comparative Study of ‘Arbitrability’ under the New York Convention published by IBA Sub-Committee on Recognition and Enforcement of Awards.
- Co-author of “International Investment Dispute Resolution in Vietnam: Opportunities and Challenges” in Julien Chaisse and Luke Nottage (eds.) “International Investment Arbitration in Southeast Asia” published by Journal of World Investment & Trade 18, Volume 8 (2017);
- Co-author of “Investor- State Dispute Resolution Mechanism under EU Vietnam Free Trade Agreement” in Mahdev Mohan & Chester Brown (Eds) “Regulation & Investment Disputes: Asian Perspectives” to be published by Cambridge University Press (CUP).
- Co-author of “DZUNGSRT & ASSOCIATES’ INSIGHT AND EXPERIENCE ON ARBITRATION AND ADR IN VIETNAM” in English version and “International Commercial Dispute Resolution in Vietnam” in Vietnamese version which are published in the form of e-book by Dzungsrt & Associates LLC in November 2016 in Vietnam;
- Co-author of “Judicial Manual on Arbitration and Mediation” co-edited by IFC of the World Bank Group and Supreme People’s Court of Vietnam, published by Youth Publisher in 2017
27-28/06/2018: 4th ICC Asia Conference in Hong Kong
15-18th April 2018: 24th ICCA Congress in Sydney, Australia
26-27 September 2017: 12th ICC New York Conference
09 September 2017: Workshop on commercial and investment disputes between foreign legal entities and individuals with the Government of Vietnam jointly organized by Vietnam Business Lawyers Club (VBLC) and Vietnam Society of International Law (VSIL) in Ho Chi Minh City.
30th June 2017: 3rd ICC ADR Conference in Singapore
6th June 2017: “Benefits and Challenges of Using ADR in Banking Disputes” co-organised by IFC and VIAC in Hanoi on 6th June 2017.
24th November 2016: Chair of Stream 2: “Application of the CISG in International Commercial Arbitration” in 2016 UNCITRAL Vietnam Workshop: Harmonisation of Trade Law and Outlook for Practitioners in ASEAN” in Hanoi, Vietnam
3rd March 2016: APAG Meeting at Shanghai and APAG working Group member meeting, Shanghai, China
6th - 7th September 2015: Taipei International Conference on Arbitration and Mediation, Taiwan
20th November 2014: The Korea: 3rd Annual International Arbitration Summit in Seoul, Korea
19th November 2014: Changes and Challenges: Main Issues of Recent Arbitration Regimes in Korea and Asia-Pacific' in Seoul, Korea
19th -24th October 2014: The 2014 IBA annual conference in Tokyo, Japan
6th June 2014 SIAC Congress 2014
31st March 2014: ICC Mediation Rules Launch in Sydney, Australia
21st -24th October 2013: Hong Kong Arbitration Week, Hong Kong
28th September 2009: International Seminar on the Draft of Arbitration Law of Vietnam held by Maison du Droit Vietnamo-Française
29th - 30th September 2008: International Workshop on Law on Commercial Arbitration co-organised by Vietnam Lawyers Association and UNDP
15th - 16th September 2008: International Workshop on international commercial arbitration – Arbitral Decision and Award Writing Skills co-organised by VCCI and Danida Project
2005: International Bar Association (“IBA”), Law Firm Management Committee in association with All China Lawyers Association’s seminar on “Managing a Modern Law Firm for Profit and Success” held in Beijing, China on 1st November 2005
1995: Escap/Unctad/Bimco’s Seminar on “Charter Parties and Ship Finance” held in Bangkok, Thailand from 30th October – 3rd November 1995
1994: The Lawasia, Energy Section International Conference – “Energy update in the Asia/Pacific region” held in Manila, Philippines on 23-27 October 1994
Invited Conference Presentations
11th May 2018: Panelist on session 2: “Commercial Arbitration – A new prominent element ensuring investment attraction” in the Seminar on “Commercial Arbitration – Increasing Confidence in Foreign Direct Investment” held by ICC International Court of Arbitration and Vietnam International Arbitration Center (VIAC) in Hanoi
8th March 2018: “An overview of Vietnam’s legal framework on commercial mediation and approach towards making it a popular dispute resolution mechanism” in the Conference “Outlook for Commercial Mediation – An Advanced Alternative Dispute Resolution Method in East Asia and the Roles of Counsels” held by IFC of the World Bank and Vietnam Business Lawyers Club (VBLC) in Ho Chi Minh city
7th March 2018: Introduction of Decree no. 22/CP of the Government on Commercial Mediation in the “Workshop on Vietnam’s existing legal framework for commercial mediation and lessons learnt from international best practice” held by IFC of the World Bank and Vietnam International Arbitration Center (VIAC) in Ho Chi Minh city
15th December 2017: Workshop on the introduction of Judicial Manual on Arbitration and Mediation co-organised by IFC of the World Bank and Supreme People’s Court of Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City.
7th December 2017: “Setting aside of domestic arbitral awards and recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Vietnam” in Vietnam Seminar organized by Seoul IDRC in Seoul, Korea.
10th November 2017: “The enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Vietnam” at The Belt and Road Initiative and Dispute Resolution at the second Qianhai Legal Intelligence Forum in Shenzhen, China.
4th November 2017: Comparison of arbitration rules between UNCITRAL and VIAC in the first IBA International Arbitration Day in Hanoi: Introduction of IBA soft law.
12th August 2017: “Effective Skills for settlement of commercial and investment disputes by international arbitration” in a 12th CPD training day for lawyers of the Bar Association of Ho Chi Minh city in Ho Chi Minh city.
11th & 18th August 2017: “Commercial and Investment Dispute Resolution by Mediation – International experience and lessons learned for Vietnam” in a Conference to implement the Governmental Decree No. 22/2017 / ND-CP on Commercial Mediation held by the Ministry of Justice with the sponsorship of IFC of the World Bank Group in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city.
4th August 2017: “International Arbitration and Justice Reforms in Vietnam” in “International Arbitration and Rule of Law for Sustainable Market” hosted by Vietnam Japan University and the University of Tokyo with supports of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Vietnam International Arbitration Center (VIAC) and The Japan Commercial Arbitration Association (JCAA) in Hanoi.
14th July 2017: “Recent Developments of Vietnam’s Arbitration Legal Framework” in “A Strategic Approach to International Arbitration in Korea and Vietnam: Commerce, Investment and Infrastructure” co-organised by KCAB and VIAC in Ho Chi Minh City on 14th July 2017.
18th May 2017: “Go while the going is good” in “Better Dispute Resolutions, Better International Business” co-organised by ICC and VIAC in Ho Chi Minh city on 18th May 2017.
16th December 2016: “Transparency: Are we ready to Lift the Veil of Confidentiality of Arbitration” in the 2nd AP Transparency Observatory Annual Conference: “Development of Transparency in Investment Arbitration in the Asia Pacific Region in 2016” held by The Seoul IDRC at International Conference Hall of the Seoul Global Center, Seoul, Korea
30th September 2016: “The enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Vietnam” at Young ICCA Conference on Arbitration in Vietnam
4th August 2016: “Investor - State Dispute Resolution Mechanism under EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement” in Regulation and Investment Dispute: Asian Perspectives at Investment Arbitration & Asia – Scoping Workshop & Evening Seminar, Singapore
18th July 2016: “International Investment Dispute Resolution in Vietnam: Opportunities and Challenges” at International Investment Arbitration and Dispute Resolution in Southeast Asia in Bangkok, Thailand
17th March 2016: “Execution of courts’ judgments and decisions and foreign arbitral awards” at the CONFERENCE ON ASEAN INTEGRATION AND HARMONIZATION OF JUSTICE IN ASEAN COUNTRIES
10th November 2015: “Post M&A Disputes” at the Seminar on M & A and Alternative Dispute Resolution"
9th – 10th October 2015: Comments on the draft report of the study on international investment dispute settlement by Vietnamese Court and arbitration at the Workshop on Prevention and Settlement of International Investment Disputes – held by the Vietnam Ministry of Justice and the USAID
21st September 2015: “Practices on Recognition and Enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in a number of competent jurisdictions” and “Comments on some provisions of the draft of the Civil Proceedings Code” at the Conference on Recognition and Enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Vietnam & the Draft of the Vietnam Civil Proceedings Code (draft) – held by the Vietnam Ministry of Justice
9th September 2015: “Use of commercial arbitration in Vietnam. Some solutions to enhance the attractiveness of arbitration” at the Conference on summarizing on implementing the Law on Commercial Arbitration held by the Vietnam Ministry of Justice
30th – 31st July 2015: “International Recommendations on procedure of recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Vietnam” at the Conference on some major problems on the about the project of Amendment of Civil Procedure Code, there exist different opinions” held by the Judicial Committee of Vietnam’s National Assembly and the UNDP
9th April 2015: “An overview on commercial arbitration in Vietnam” in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in the modern justice system - Justice Partnership Programme – Component I
2nd – 3th April 2015: “New York Convention on recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards 1958” at the Workshop on the implementation of Resolution No. 01/2014/NQ-HDTP of Supreme People’s Court of Vietnam on implementation of a number of articles of the 2010 law on commercial arbitration and issues relating to 1958 New York Convention
18th - 20th March 2015: “Can Different Jurisdictions Speak the Same Language on Enforcement of Arbitral Awards?” at IBA 4th Asia Pacific Regional Forum Conference: Borderless Asia, Singapore
3rd February 2015: “UNCITRAL instruments on ADR and enforcing contract reform in Vietnam” at APEC Workshop on UNCITRAL Instruments and the EoDB Initiative in Clark, Philippines
17-18th November 2014: “Challenges in Vietnam after the Promulgation of the Law on Commercial Arbitration and the Role of National Court” at 3rd Asia Pacific ADR Conference hosted by UNCITRAL, the Ministry of Justice and the KCAB in Seoul, Korea
26 – 28th March 2014: “Arbitration in Vietnam In the Next 10 Years: The Foundations to Flourish” at the 10th Anniversary APRAG Conference in Melbourne, Australia
27-28th February 2014: Workshop on “Court Annexed Mediation in Vietnam” held by the Supreme People’s Court of Vietnam and sponsored by UNDP in Moc Chau, Son La province, Vietnam
29th November 2013: “Role of Lawyers in Dispute Resolution in International Trade” in Vietnam WTO Center Seminar on Trend in the resolution of commercial dispute in international regime that Vietnam accedes to, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
23-26th October 2013: “Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards: A Practical Insight on the Application of the 1958 New York Convention in Vietnam” at the New York State Bar Association Seasonal Meeting 2013 in Hanoi, Vietnam
18th October 2013: “Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in Vietnam: Commentaries on Recent Decisions of Vietnamese Courts in the light of the New York Convention 1958 and Vietnamese Laws” in the Conference of the Vietnam International Arbitration Centre in Hanoi, Vietnam
10th February 2012: Investment Treaty Arbitration at Workshop on Resolution of International Trade and Business Disputes co-organized by Hanoi Law University and University of West of England under sponsorship of EU Mutrap III Project
16th November 2011: “Making Arbitration Work for You: Practical Considerations in Implementing the New Commercial Arbitration Framework” organized by AmCham Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City
06th June 2011: “Interim Relief under new law on commercial arbitration in 2011” at ‘The Basics of Arbitrating A Dispute–A Practical Guide To The Arbitration Process’ session at the seminar Vietnam Global Investment Destination – An Arbitral Perspective Hosted by SIAC and VIAC at Melia Hanoi Hotel
30th July 2010: “Pacific International Arbitration Center” at the seminar on “International Energy and Infrastructure Arbitration – A Vietnam Perspective” jointly organized by Singapore International Arbitration Center (SIAC) and Pacific International Arbitration Center (PIAC) in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam with the attendance of Mr. K Shanmugam Singapore Minister for Law
26-27 July & 02-03 August 2010: “Arbitral awards and the enforcement of arbitral awards in Vietnam” at the seminar on “Basic issues of law on commercial arbitration” jointly organized by Vietnam Lawyers Association and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (Germany) in Hanoi and Da Lat city (Vietnam)
29th June & 3rd July 2010: Lecture on “Settlement of dispute in international sale and purchase transactions” at the training course for Vietnamese lawyers on “international economic integration” organized by the Ministry of Justice on Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh city and Hanoi
8th & 10th June 2010: “How to explore advantages of arbitration in resolving disputes in view of a practicing lawyer” at the seminar on “Practice of Commercial Dispute Resolution by Arbitration and Enforcement of Awards in Vietnam” organised by Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (“VCCI”) with sponsorship of Danida project in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
28th May 2010: “Evolution of law and practice of arbitration in Vietnam: Comparison of the Ordinance 2003 and the new draft law. Analysis of most notable developments under pending legislation International Arbitration in Vietnam” presented at International Seminar: “Practice, Procedure and Contemporary Developments” jointly organized by Allen & Overy LLP and Audier & Partners Vietnam LLC in Hanoi
6th May 2010: “Recent Developments on Maritime Arbitration in Vietnam” presented at the 3rd Asian Maritime Law Conference held in Singapore
11th November 2009: Panelist at ADR session of Law Asia 22nd Conference in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam
21st October 2009: Seminar on “Setting aside, recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards in Vietnam” organised by Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (“VCCI”) with sponsorship of Danida project in Hanoi, Vietnam
28th February 2009: Workshop on “Proposal to expand professional lawyers for the purpose of international economic integration of Vietnam” in the framework of Project on reviewing legal system of Vietnam in line with commitments to WTO organised by the Ministry of Justice of Vietnam in Hanoi
25th November 2008: Seminar on the Draft of Law on Arbitration co-organised by Vietnam Lawyers Association, VCCI and Danida project in Hanoi
2006: “International Commercial Dispute Resolution – Experiences and Practical Lessons” organised by Ministry of Justice in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam on 25 – 27 December 2006
2006: “Bilateral Trade Agreement (“BTA”) between United States of America and Vietnam – its impacts to the practice of Vietnamese legal profession” organised by Ministry of Justice of Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam on 4th August 2006
2006: “Commenting on Lawyers Bill dated 13th March 2006” organised by Ministry of Justice of Vietnam in Da Lat city, Vietnam on April 9, 2006
2005: “Arbitration in Vietnam” held by Watson Farley & Williams, London law firm in conjunction with Dzungsrt & Associates in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam