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Diep Hoai Nam

Diep Hoai Nam



  • Construction/EPC
  • Foreign Investment
  • International Trade and Tax
  • Labor
  • Litigation
  • M&A and Corporate Restructuring
  • Real Estate

WSG Practice Industries



WSG Leadership

WSG in Asia Group
WSG Main Group
Diep Hoai Nam is the head of YKVN's Hanoi office and a specialist in M&A and corporate restructuring. She has guided the team on key transactions in the steel mill, oil and gas and pharmaceutical industries, as well as the sale of strategic stakes in large, state-owned companies. In addition, Nam regularly advises multinationals and foreign-invested companies on corporate, trade and tax issues.

"Recommended wholeheartedly" by peers (Chambers Asia, 2009), Nam has been commended for being "professionally capable, meticulous and ethical" (Legal 500, 2008-2009). Rooted in her "client focus and smart negotiation skills" (Chambers Asia, 2009), Nam "provides excellent, timely legal advice" and "really drives the case along" (Chambers Asia, 2008). She has been consistently named as a leading lawyer on corporate transactions in International Financial Law Review, Chambers Asia and AP 500, and has authored numerous publications on the legal environment in Vietnam.

Bar Admissions

Hanoi Bar
Inter-Pacific Bar Association


Hanoi National University, School of Law, LL.B., 1993
University of Sussex, England, Master of Environment, Development and Policy, 1995
Areas of Practice

Construction/EPC | Foreign Investment | International Trade and Tax | Labor | Litigation | M&A and Corporate Restructuring | Real Estate

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Ms. Nam is named a "Recommended Individual" for "Company and Corporate Transactions" and for "Insurance" in Global Counsel 3000 (2002-2003) and Global Counsel 3000 (2003-2004).


Lectured on principles of international business law at the College of Business Administration for corporate executive officers in Ho Chi Minh City, 2002.
Spoke on US anti-dumping law at the seminar organized by the Finance Institute under the Ministry of Finance in December 2003 and various other seminars.

Co-authored the Vietnamese chapter of Mergers and Acquisitions 2004, International Financial Law Review, 2004.
Co-authored Dispute Resolution 2003/2004 - Global Counsel Handbook
Co-authored BOT Project Financing in Vietnam, Asia Law, 2003.
Co-authored US Anti-dumping Law: What Does the Vietnamese Seafood Industry Have to Know? 2003.

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