Ha Thi Thanh Binh

HCMC Office

  • Vietnamese
  • English

Binh joined Russin & Vecchi in 2004 and has almost 20 years experience practicing law. Her expertise includes corporate, banking, anti-trust and real estate law. Binh handles complex matters involving banking, M&A and corporate restructuring. She also specializes in commercial arrangements in banking and the hospitality industry. She is a senior lecturer in law and is a legal researcher. She has written widely in both English and Vietnamese in the areas of her expertise.

Selected Publications

  • “A Legal Perspective of the Real Estate Business in Vietnam” – Mondaq.com
  • “Frequently Asked Questions Relating to Land/House Ownership in Vietnam” – Mondaq.com
  • “Choice of Law and Dispute Settlement Forum for Contracts Involving a ‘Foreign Element from the Perspective of Vietnamese Law” – The Asian Business Lawyer, Volume 18, Spring 2016 (161 -182)
  • “Setting Up and Operating in Vietnam” – 2022
  • “The Concept of Defining Relevant Market from the Perspective of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC)” – Legal Sciences Journal, No. 4 (107)/2017 (35-44)
  • “Merger Notification in Competition Law” – Legal Sciences Journal, No. 1 (122)/2019 (21-30)
  • Textbook “Competition Law” – 2nd Edition 2020 (Competition Law is the main textbook in the course by the same name at Ho Chi Minh City University of Law.)
  • Sharing Economy and Legal Regulations – Vietnam Journal of Legal Science, 2 (141)/2021(30-42)
  • Vietnam’s Commitments Under the European Union – Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA): Some Noteworthy Points – Vietnamese Journal of Legal Sciences, Vol. 06, No. 1/2022, (1-18)
  • Theoretical Basis For Extraterritorial Economic Concentration Control – Vietnamese Journal of Legal Sciences, 3 (163)/2023(27-40)


Practice Areas

  • Banking, Finance
  • Corporate Structuring
  • Anti-trust


  • Ho Chi Minh City University of Law (LLB, 1996)
  • Monash University (LLM, 2001)
  • Ho Chi Minh City University of Law (LLD, 2010)

Significant Cases

Author’s Insights

Real Estate

The Real Estate Business for Foreign Invested Enterprises in Vietnam – Some New Development *

June 14th, 2024

The real estate business in Vietnam can be complicated. This article discusses the legal framework for foreign invested enterprises (FIE)[1]to participate in the real estate business in Vietnam in light of the new Law on Real Estate Business No. 29/2023/QH15, the new Law on Housing No. 27/2023/QH15, and the new Land Law No. 31/2024/QH15, all […]

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