PwC Legal Vietnam is a foreign law company established in 2000, and licensed in Vietnam by the Ministry of Justice, with its head office in Ho Chi Minh City and a branch office in Hanoi. As part of the PwC global network, we are uniquely placed in the Vietnamese market, offering our clients comprehensive legal advisory services alongside the assurance, tax and advisory services provided by our associated PwC offices.
We advise on the legal and regulatory requirements for operating in a developing banking and finance sector, as well as on foreign exchange issues including foreign borrowings and repayments. We also assist in the drafting of loan agreements and security documentation.
We advise on statutory employment regulations and corporate employment practices. We assist in the preparation and review of employment contracts, internal labour rules, and codes of conduct. We also advise on labour disputes.
We advise on all aspects of general corporate and commercial law including drafting of contracts/agreements.
We offer a full range of legal services for start-ups, including advice on initial structuring and regulation; advice on establishing a company, branch or representative office; drafting joint venture agreements; drafting company charters; assistance with investment certificate applications; and advice on post-licensing procedures.
We keep our clients up-to-date with developments in legislation that may affect their businesses, to ensure their full legal compliance. We also assist with company secretarial matters.
We offer a standard legal health check service which reviews our clients’ compliance with Vietnam’s many legal requirements. At PwC Legal Vietnam, we take a pragmatic and commercial approach, helping you to evaluate your risk position and identify any immediate threats. Where necessary, we work with you to formulate and implement suitable remedial action plans.
We provide comprehensive legal services relating to transactions, including legal advice on structuring, legal due diligence investigations, preparation of transaction legal documents and other deal support services relating to legal matters.
We advise on the legal and regulatory requirements for operating in the real estate sector, including sales and acquisitions of real estate by foreign invested entities and construction permits. We help with the review and drafting of land documentation including leases and sale and purchase agreements.