Biography

Mr. Hieu is currently a Lawyer at PLF and works at the office in Ho Chi Minh. Before joining PLF Law Firm, Mr. Hieu spent a lot of time working for Japanese companies as well as participating in many direct meetings in Japan related to business needs in Vietnam of the investors from Japan. He joined PLF in 2012 and is currently in charge of Investment, Contracts and Labor of foreign clients at PLF, especially those making investments from Japan.

Professional Expertise

Mr. Hieu has extensive understanding and practical experience and knowledge of Japanese culture when he has a lot of time working with clients from Japan, so the investment plans of Japanese investors in Vietnam has always been resolved quickly. More than anyone, with many years working for Japanese companies, he understands the labor management methods of Japanese-investor companies, so he helps his clients to manage local and foreign labor working in Vietnam well. Contract negotiation is also considered to be Mr. Hieu’s strength with his ability to exquisitely identify the problems of the parties and the ability to give practical solutions to contracting parties.

Notable cases

  • Advising and acting to help a client, the Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc – a Japanese corporation operating in the field of office equipment manufacturing, image diagnosis equipment, optical equipment, etc invest in Vietnam;
  • Advising and implementing to help clients is the Iiyama Seiki Co. Ltd. carry out investment activities in Vietnam;
  • Advising and acting on behalf of Taiyo Brush Co., Ltd, a company with 100% capital from Japan, operating in the field of toothpaste in carrying out investment activity in Vietnam;
  • Advising and acting to help a client named Ishiyama Seiki, Y.K, a Japanese investor in carrying out necessary works to open an investment project in Vietnam in the field of auxiliary industries;
  • Helping Nikko Dentto Co., Ltd. (Vietnam), a subsidiary of Nitto Group (Japan) operating in the field of manufacturing electronic components to solve human resource issues of the company;
  • Advising and acting to help Asahi Tec Vietnam Co., Ltd a company with 100% investment from Japan, operating in the field of employment to solve the human resource issues of the company while operating in Vietnam;
  • Acting on behalf of clients who were Japanese-invested companies in the field of Contract from the stage of contract negotiation to implementation and dispute resolution.

Admissions

Member of Vietnam Bar Federation

Member of Ho Chi Minh City Bar Association

Education

Bachelor of Japanese studies, University of Social Sciences and Humanities of Ho Chi Minh City (2000)

Bachelor of English Literature, University of Social Sciences and Humanities of Ho Chi Minh City (2019)

Bachelor of Law, Ho Chi Minh City University of Law (2010)

Languages

Vietnamese       

English       

Japanese

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