Director/ Senior Partner

    LL.B. (Ho Chi Minh City Law University - 2004)

    LL.M. (Bordeaux-IV 2007)

    MBA in International Business (Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, 2013)

    Business Coach (Action Coach, USA, 2017)


    Corporate & Investment

    Dispute Settlement




    Managing Partner of ATIM LAW FIRM
    (since July 2015)

    Partner of ATIM LAW FIRM (since 2013)

    Senior Associate of ATIM LAW FIRM (during 2008-2012)

    Associate of Thang & Associates (during 2004-2008)


    Vietnam Bar Federation

    Ho Chi Minh City Bar Association

    ASEAN Law Association




    Nguyen Thanh Hien, the Managing Partner of ATIM LAW FIRM, has over 15 years of legal practice focusing on corporate, foreign investment, M&A and dispute settlement. Hien has led an excellent corporate practice to successfully support clients including multinational corporations, international private equity funds and state-owned companies to set up their businesses in Vietnam from business planning to launching office as well as business operation, or to handle M&A transactions or to settle corporate, commercial disputes. Hien has strong expertise in various industries such as FMCG, MLM, renewable energy, fintech, real estate, private equity.

    Hien also collaborates with VCCI in making comments, legal review on drafts of many laws, regulations of Vietnam, as well as cooperate with FBNC channel and other magazines.

    Remark Experience:

    Advising an international private equity fund to set up fintech ventures, to deal with M&A transactions (2017 to date)

    Advising clients to deal with M&A transactions in renewable energy projects in Mekong Delta and Binh Thuan Province

    Presenting Singapore investors in a township development with total investment capital of more than USD1Billion in South of Ho Chi Minh City (2008-2016)

    Presenting an MLM multinational corporation to set up its subsidiary in Vietnam in compliance with the new MLM regulations (2018)

    Presenting a state-owned corporation in a criminal case in related to obtaining property by fraud (2017)

    Advising all corporate matters on retainer basis for a state-owned corporation in oil-gas industry (2016 to date)

    Presenting client in a restructure transaction between an MLM foreign owned company and an MLM local company in 2 different provinces (2014)

    Presenting client in an ethanol project from joint venture establishment to EPC contract, Auxiliary Contracts (CDM, CO2, Off-take contracts) execution (2010)