Vietnam is an important market for English solicitors working in Asia. English solicitors are able to practice there and a number of global firms have established offices in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
As champions of the legal services sector internationally, we are seeking input from our members on the issues facing foreign firms and foreign lawyers currently working in Vietnam.
According to Radio Free Asia, Le Cong Dinh will be released into exile in the United States after serving 22 months of his 5 year sentence. Click here to read the article.
In January 2010 Vietnamese lawyer Le Cong Dinh was convicted of conspiring to overthrow the state and sentenced to 5 years in prison. He had been distributing pro-democracy literature. Mr. Dinh is a well known arbitration lawyer and a respected colleague of many international lawyers practicing in Asia.