Huynh Cong Tam

HCMC Office

Tam has practiced law since 2005 and has been with Russin & Vecchi since 2011.

His practice focuses on commercial, investments and competition practice.

He has experience in advising on M&A transactions and competition & compliance matters, particularly in real estate, energy, healthcare, manufacturing and distribution.

Practice Areas

  • Commercial and Investment 
  • Merger & acquisition
  • Corporate
  • Antitrust & Competition


  • Ho Chi Minh City University of Law (International Law, 2005)

Bar Admission

  • Ho Chi Minh City


  • Advising various clients (Intel, Asus, Monster Energy, Associated British Food, Marshall Amplification, Jotun, etc.)  on ongoing issues in most material aspects of its operations, from employment and training, to construction and land issues, from interactions with governmental agencies on daily operations, to regulatory procedures for subsequent restructurings of the subsidiaries;
  • Advising and assisting TNT Express to restructure its joint venture with a State-owned partner, including acquiring the State-owned partner’s interest in the joint venture in phases;
  • Advising AC Energy on investments in various renewable energy projects in Vietnam;
  • Providing legal advices; involving, mostly or partly, in licensing processes to incorporate Midtown Project (a joint venture of PMHC); UOA Tower; Saigon South Residences (M&A);
  • Assisting PTT Public Company Limited for its divestment in the joint venture with Petro Vietnam Southern Gas;
  • Advised PropertyGuru on Vietnamese legal matters in relation to listing in the NYSE;
  • Due diligence for compliance by investment targets, vendors, and other multinational corporation (notably, Ayala’s series of acquisitions of a majority stake in Ho Chi Minh City Infrastructure Investment JSC (CII); Berli Jucker’s acquisition of Metro’s Cash & Carry; Hoan My Medical Corporation’s acquisitions of various private hospitals and clinics; Cotec Healthcare’s placement of shares in a chain of operating and greenfield hospitals to foreign strategic investor, Chart Industries’ acquisition of Howden, etc.);
  • Advised and assisted clients (Phu My Hung, Gamuda Land, EZ Land etc.) in various matters relating to competition law and merger filings in real estate sectors.


  • “Setting up and Operating in Vietnam" (Co-author) 
  • “Doing Business in Vietnam” (Co-author) 
  • “Application of International Treaties in Vietnam to Attract Foreign Investment" – Vietnam Investment Review M&A 2019 Publication 
  • “Preparing for the Equitization Rush" – Vietnam Investment Review, January 2020
  • “Amended Law Alters Funding Landscape” -  Vietnam Investment Review, July 2020
  • “Shareholders’ Agreement – In Practice and Their Necessity” – Vietnam M&A Outlook 2022

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