Tu Ngoc Trinh

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Vietnamese, English, French


LLB, Hanoi Law University

Tu Ngoc Trinh is a licensed attorney in Vietnam and a member of the Tilleke & Gibbins corporate & commercial team in the firm’s Hanoi office. Her practice focuses on the life sciences sector as well as general corporate matters including company formation, employment, franchise activities, commercial transactions, and mergers and acquisitions. Tu is committed to helping her clients achieve sustainable success in Vietnam. She is a member of the Hanoi Bar Association and the Vietnam Bar Federation.

  • Served as local counsel to a global telecommunications company on the sale and transfer of an optical networks business in Vietnam; advised on formation and operation in Vietnam and setting up a representative office, and handled all post-licensing matters, including registration of seal, bank account and change of address.

  • Advised leading franchisors on franchise matters in Vietnam.

  • Helped a multinational company establish a foreign direct investment company engaged in the import/export and distribution of mobile phones and computers. The established company was one of the few foreign-owned companies permitted to do business in this sector in Vietnam.

  • Advised a Japanese manufacturer of pharmaceutical and cosmetics for registration of their products in Vietnam.

  • Advised a global manufacturer of functional foods to ensure that its websites are compliance with applicable pharmaceutical and food promotion regulations in Vietnam.

  • Assisted a U.K.-based pharmaceutical company to obtain a license to operate in the area of medicinal products.

  • Advised a global pharmaceutical company on aspects of doing business in Vietnam, including the operation of its representative office, advertisements and introduction of its products in Vietnam.

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November 4, 2016

Tilleke & Gibbins Recognized as a Leading Firm in Vietnam by Asialaw Profiles 2017

Tilleke & Gibbins has been placed at the top of the legal market in Vietnam in the 2017 edition of Asialaw Profiles, a guide to the leading domestic and regional firms in the Asia Pacific. The...

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September 28, 2015

Tilleke & Gibbins Named Domestic Law Firm of the Year at TrustLaw Awards

Based on our “effort and enthusiasm in supporting pro bono clients over the last year,” Tilleke & Gibbins has been named the “2015 Domestic Law Firm of the Year” at this year’s TrustLaw Awards....

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March 16, 2015

ALB Power List 2015: Tilleke & Gibbins Ranked Among Top Law Firms in Asia

Placing our firm at the pinnacle of Asia’s legal market, Asian Legal Business  has ranked Tilleke & Gibbins among the top ten “domestic” law firms in Asia in the inaugural edition of the...

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November 12, 2014

Tilleke & Gibbins Recognized as a “Highly Recommended” Firm in Vietnam by Asialaw Profiles 2015

Asialaw Profiles 2015  has ranked Tilleke & Gibbins as a “Highly Recommended” firm in Vietnam in multiple practice areas. The rankings were determined through two main avenues: (i) feedback...

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August 8, 2013

World Trademark Review: Vietnam’s Decree 52 Set to Regulate E-Commerce

Tu Ngoc Trinh

Vietnam’s e-commerce industry is thriving. In 2013, the country’s e-commerce sales reached $700 million. By 2015, this figure is predicted to reach $1.3 billion. This upward trend has, however, led...

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February 14, 2017

PLC Distribution and Marketing of Drugs Global Guide 2016/17 – Vietnam Chapter

Tu Ngoc Trinh, Hien Thi Thu Vu

Practical Law has published the 2016/17 edition of the Distribution and Marketing of Drugs Global Guide, a guide to key issues involved in bringing drugs to market in 28 jurisdictions worldwide. The...

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February 6, 2017

PLC Doing Business in … Global Guide 2017 – Vietnam Chapter

Attorneys from Tilleke & Gibbins have written the Vietnam chapter of Practical Law Company’s Doing Business in … Global Guide, an essential handbook for businesses looking to expand their...

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January 15, 2017

International Franchising (Second Edition, Release 5) – Vietnam Chapter

Tu Ngoc Trinh

Franchising experts from Tilleke & Gibbins’ corporate and commercial group have contributed the Vietnam chapter to International Franchising, Second Edition (Release 5, 2016), a guide to...

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January 3, 2017

International Employment Law (Fourth Edition) – Vietnam Chapter

Kien Trung Trinh, Tu Ngoc Trinh

The fourth edition of International Employment Law  (Release 5, 2016) provides an overview of employment law in 43 jurisdictions around the world. The Vietnam chapter of the guide, written by...

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October 19, 2016

The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Telecoms, Media, and Internet Laws and Regulations 2017 – Vietnam Chapter

Tu Ngoc Trinh

The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Telecoms, Media & Internet Laws & Regulations  provides comprehensive legal analyses of telecoms, media, and internet laws and regulations...

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