Frasers Law Company


IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

Established in 2004, Frasers Law Company has established itself as a highly regarded firm in Vietnam. The firm maintains offices in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi.


Focusses / specialisms 

The firm’s breadth of work includes banking and finance, capital markets and corporate and M&A. The banking and finance team advises on refinancing and restructuring existing loans with particular emphasis on infrastructure projects in the energy sector.

The firm’s capital markets team works closely with the banking practice to advise on matters including structuring and tax issues and convertible debt securities and structured products.

In corporate and M&A, the firm advises across a range of matters including acquisitions, divestments and related financing arrangements, capitalisations and entity establishments.

The projects team has expertise in sectors including energy, oil and gas, utilities, transport, telecommunications, mining and natural resources.


Key clients

Notable clients include Asian Development Bank and VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund (VOF).


Research period review: 33rd edition (2022/2023) 

The firm’s banking team was responsible for several confidential cross-border financing and refinancing mandates.

In the capital markets area, the firm advised on debt and equity transactions. On the debt side it advised on hedging, swaps and bond issuance. On the equity side it worked on share offerings, share transfer and IPOs.

The corporate team was active on a host of transactions, advising clients such as buyers, sellers and investors.

The firm was also responsible for several confidential project development and restructuring mandates.


Deal highlights: 33rd edition (2022/2023) 

VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund’s $40 million revolving credit facility.


Client feedback: 33rd edition (2022/2023) 

Bank lending

“Always helpful, fast turnaround, very experienced, trustful.”


Capital markets

“Knowledgeable of local laws, fast turnover, detailed and assist well in terms of closing.”


Financial services regulatory

“Good technical advice with a commercial focus on solutions.”



“Foreign investment legal advice and structuring.”

“Frasers has strong knowledge of the applicable local laws and communicates at the standard of an international firm.”

“Lawyers have English language capabilities; reasonable pricing.”

“They have expertise in the area they are in and provide professional services.”


Private equity

“Providing local and tailored legal advice to a very high international standard.”


Project development

“Advice is always timely, comprehensive and technically competent.”

“Frasers shared their in-depth knowledge of our target provinces' investment incentives and tax incentives for our investment project. They also organised a webinar to further share about projects financing, M&A deal in Vietnam.”

“Very user-friendly. The firm provides legal advice in a concise and practical manner.”


Project finance

“Thorough, detailed analysis and responses to questions. Responsive and working to deadlines. Strong understanding of Vietnamese law and practice.”



“Frasers have a diverse number of specialists that generally can cover most of our legal requirements. They are fast and efficient and get back to you when they have agreed to.”

“Knowledgeable and detailed explanation in terms of different possible scenarios.”


Mark Fraser

“Promptly assigned lawyer to support.”

“Communicates well.”

“Extremely responsive and attentive to the legal issues we are facing.”

“He has expertise in Vietnamese law practice and deep experience in law practice.”

“His long-standing in-country knowledge of regulatory issues in Vietnam.”

“Mark is very responsive with excellent local knowledge and an excellent view on legal issues outside of Vietnam.”

“Not only does he give legal advice but he has a wide human network so he also can introduce and connect business.”

“Professional, knowledgeable and helpful.”

“Responsiveness, detailed knowledge of Vietnamese law and practice. Always calm and a pleasure to work with.”

“Very responsive and easy to do business with.”

“Very responsive. Practical advice given.”


Justin Gisz

“He is good, always ready for us, has a very good understanding of us and has work to be done.”

“We trust Justin's advice. He communicates clearly and marries strong legal knowledge with an awareness of the local market.”


Duong Mai Thi Huong

“She always provides quick advice for our queries.”


Ho Tram

“Knowledgeable, helpful and fast turnaround.”

“Professional, helpful and knowledgeable.”