Top Rankings for YKVN in All Key Practice Areas in IFLR and Asia Pacific Legal 500 in 2009

Hanoi/Ho Chi Minh City (December 2009) – YKVN has received top rankings in all key practice areas in leading legal guides IFLR and Asia Pacific Legal 500. The top rankings this year confirm YKVN’s reputation as a premier law firm in Vietnam. Highlights of our rankings include:

IFLR

  • Banking and Finance, Tier 1: YKVN is the only Vietnamese law firm in tier 1 alongside 3 international law firms; and
  • Mergers and Acquisitions, Tier 1.

IFLR has the following comment on YKVN: “YKVN has had an exceptionally good year, winning recognitions from peers and clients for its high visibility in a number of banking, project financing and private-equity transactions. Clients regard it as one of the best local firms in the country. “YKVN is amongst the best law firms in Vietnam as far as banking and finance transactions are concerned,” says a client.”

Asia Pacific Legal 500

  • Banking and Finance, Tier 1: YKVN is the only Vietnamese law firm in tier 1 alongside 2 international law firms;
  • Capital Markets, Tier 1;
  • Corporate and M&A, Tier 1: YKVN is the only Vietnamese law firm in tier 1 alongside 4 international law firms;
  • Dispute Resolution, Tier 1;
  • Insurance, Tier 1;
  • Real Estate and Construction, Tier 1: YKVN is the only Vietnamese law firm in tier 1 alongside 5 international law firms;
  • TMT, Tier 1;
  • Tax, Tier 1: YKVN is the only Vietnamese law firm in tier 1 alongside 5 international law firms; and
  • Projects and Energy, Tier 1: YKVN is the only Vietnamese law firm in tier 1 alongside 2 international law firms.

AP 500 has the following comment on YKVN: “YKVN and […] remain the best-known local law firms” and “YKVN is ‘the best local law firm in Vietnam’, and ‘counsel of first choice for important transactions’.”

About YKVN

With two offices in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, YKVN offers commitment, sector experience, local knowledge and language skills that combine to add significant value to the businesses of our clients. YKVN has more than fifty lawyers experienced in transactional law and in commercial litigation work throughout Vietnam, as well as in international litigation. Most of senior lawyers have received legal training abroad, principally in Australia, England, France, Germany, Russia and the U.S.

For information, contact:

Name: Le Thi Loc
Tel: (84-8) 3822 3155
Email: [email protected]