YKVN is widely recognized as the leading Vietnam-based law firm.
Established in 1999, YKVN has since grown to become an independent law firm with over ninety legal professionals through a unique platform combining 3 offices in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and Singapore.
With an unequivocal and undisputed dedication to providing the highest level of legal expertise placing our firm in a class of its own in Vietnam and in Southeast Asia, YKVN has built a reputation for excellence in:
YKVN has been at the forefront of virtually all significant legal developments in Vietnam in the past 25 years.
We advise the world’s most respected and well-established banks and businesses, as well as start-up visionaries, government and state-owned entities in their high profile and ground-breaking international transactions.
Our lawyers are leading practitioners in their field, bar and civic leaders. They are qualified in Vietnam, the US, England, and other jurisdictions. Our senior partners have been partners at leading international firms. All of our partners have extensive experience in cross-border matters.
The quality of our work is constantly recognized through our tier 1 rankings and awards. We have been ranked in tier 1 in all key practice areas in the last 25 years and have received the “IFLR National Law Firm of the Year” awards 12 times, including the first time the award was given to a Vietnamese law firm. Our inclusion as the first Vietnamese law firm in the GAR 100 and the recognition of our Managing Partner as the inaugural Vietnamese recipient of the Legal 500 Managing Partner of the Year award serve as the most recent testament to the widespread acknowledgment of our achievements. The rankings and awards also speak to our unique, and respected, standing in the Vietnamese legal profession among both Vietnamese and international law firms.