Biography

Mr. Alex Ho is Senior Associate at PLF Law Firm.

He has represented various Vietnamese and foreign-owned companies in different projects, within several industries such as infrastructure, energy, construction, logistics, banking or trading. Mr. Ho also teaches Vietnamese law at the Ho Chi Minh City University of Law.

Professional Expertise

Mr. Alex Ho has developed his extensive knowledge and practical experience by practicing in Vietnam for nearly five years. He has expertise in all aspects of cross-border investment, project finance as well as international arbitration. Being an entrepreneur himself, he understands businesses’ requirements and challenges and works closely with startup and legal tech communities.

Notable Cases

  • Advising a listed logistics company on the corporate structure of its subsidiaries in Vietnam ($10M).
  • Advising a Japanese group on an M&A ($1M).
  • Advising an airline on contracts for the purchase and lease of Airbus A320/321.
  • Negotiating the state guarantee and tax incentives for the construction of the Nghi Son Refinery ($4,7B).
  • Advising on the refinancing of a syndicated loan for the lease of a “Floating production storage and offloading” (FPSO) vessel ($200M).
  • Representing clients in front of the Vietnam International Arbitration Center regarding a dispute related to the construction of a hydroelectric dam ($150M).

Education

Institute of Judicial Studies – University Pantheon-Sorbonne, Paris, France (2016).

Master of Laws, International and Comparative Business Law – University of Law, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (2014).

Master of Laws, International European & Comparative Law – University of Law, Toulouse, France (2012).

Languages

French

English

Vietnamese

Alex Ho Thanh

PLF Team