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Duong Duy Nguyen

Senior Associate


Duong Duy Nguyen is a senior associate in the corporate and commercial group of Tilleke & Gibbins’ Ho Chi Minh City office. Duong’s practice focuses on foreign investment and corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, banking, and crypto. His expertise includes advising multinational corporations entering and expanding in the Vietnamese market, private equity funds acquiring Vietnamese targets through equity and bond deals, and minority shareholders protecting their interests in shareholder disputes.

Prior to joining Tilleke & Gibbins, Duong worked for eight years in the Corporate and M&A practice at one of Vietnam’s top domestic law firms. He has also worked at a premier Japanese law firm in Osaka as well as the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois (U.S.). He is admitted to the State Bar of Illinois and a registered foreign lawyer in Vietnam.


  • Advised a leading Silicon Valley venture capital fund on its investment in Series B funding round of an NFT game company based in Vietnam, with total value of USD152 million.
  • Advised a Thai retail conglomerate on its acquisition of a chain of modern retail businesses in Vietnam. with total value of EUR 1 billion.
  • Advised a co-owner of one of the largest coffee brands in Vietnam in shareholder disputes in Singapore and Vietnam for control of a Singapore distribution company.
  • Advised a regional super-app company on its USD 4.5 billion SPAC merger and NASDAQ listing in relation to its Vietnamese business operations.
  • Advised a Singapore investment fund on its investments in one of Vietnam’s tech unicorns, specializing in online games, social networking, and e-commerce.
  • Advised a regional e-commerce company on potential acquisitions of intermediary payment license holders.
  • Advised a regional logistics company in negotiations and potential construction dispute with general contractor.
  • Advised a global social media company in assessing results of internal compliance audits of employee misconduct.
  • Advised a U.S. healthcare group in potential acquisition of corporate wellness software company.
ABOUT Duong Duy






    JD, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law

    BA, Northwestern University


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