Industries
Technology

Practices
Banking and Finance
Corporate/M&A
Dispute Resolution and Litigation

Location
Vietnam

Languages
Vietnamese
English
Chinese

Education

LLB, Hanoi Law University

BA, Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam

Nu Thi To Nguyen
Associate
+84 24 3772 6688

Biography

Nu Thi To Nguyen is a key member of the Tilleke & Gibbins corporate and commercial team in Hanoi. With more than 10 years of work experience in different legal positions and a comprehensive academic background in both international and domestic law, To Nu has excelled in assisting foreign clients in a range of legal areas including franchising, construction, tech/media/telecom, foreign trade, and banking and finance, with a focus on contract-related and litigation matters.

To Nu is fluent in English and Chinese, and previously served as a legal officer with the Hanoi branch of a large Chinese bank, where she advised on legal regulations and compliance, reviewed contracts, and assisted with the bank’s anti-money laundering efforts.


Experience
  • Assisted an Indian IT company in successfully negotiating a settlement with a Vietnamese bank in a USD 10 million contract dispute related to the client’s provision of licensed banking software and related support services.
  • Assisted a Malaysian company in the oil and gas sector in an arbitration case before the Vietnam International Arbitration Centre (VIAC) in Ho Chi Minh City related to performance of contract in a well plugging and abandonment project.
  • Advised many global brands on legal issues of franchising activities in Vietnam and assisted with franchise registration and annual updates.
  • Assisted a leading insurance broker and risk management firm with day-to-day legal matters including reviewing insurance brokerage contracts and advising on compliance issues.
  • Assisted a Malaysian manufacturer to defend its legitimate rights and interests in an anti-dumping case before the Trade Remedies Authority of Vietnam.
  • Advised many global and regional e-commerce companies on Vietnamese laws and regulations related to data protection, direct marketing, and e-commerce platforms, and assisted with related legal matters such as reviewing privacy policies.
  • Advised several foreign educational institutions on Vietnamese laws and regulations, including issues related to setting up international schools in Vietnam and providing online education services to Vietnamese students.