Le Ton Viet

Hanoi Office

  • Vietnamese
  • English

Viet is an Associate based in Russin & Vecchi’s Hanoi Office. He has close to a decade of experience practicing corporate and commercial law, with a focus on real estate and hospitality management and privacy and data cybersecurity. Viet is also involved in our insurance practice.

He counsels clients on a broad range of data privacy and cybersecurity issues, including data audit, diligence, governance programs and compliance. He also represents clients in various transactions in the field of hospitality management and real estate development.

Viet is a member of the Data Protection & Security Practice Group and the Tech Practice Group of Meritas.

Selected Publications

  • “Data Protection in Vietnam: Overview” – Thomson Reuters: Practical Law
  • “Vietnam Data Protection Overview” and Country Assessment – OneTrust;
  • “Protections to be ramped up via new personal data rules” – Vietnam Investment Review
  • Co-author “Real Estate in Vietnam” – Chambers’ Global Practice Guide.

Practice Areas

  • Hospitality management and real estate development
  • Data privacy and cybersecurity
  • Insurance


  • Foreign Trade University, Hanoi (BA in Business English, 2014)
  • Foreign Trade University, Hanoi (BA in International Trade Law, 2014)
  • University of Aberdeen, UK (LLM in International Commercial Law, 2016)

Significant Cases

Author’s Insights


Cybersecurity In Vietnam – Has Anything Changed?

May 26th, 2023

Since adoption of the Law on Cybersecurity in 2018, there has been an ongoing conversation opposing the strict regulatory environment that the Law creates. Strict enforcement, it is said, would disrupt the continuous flow of data so important to commercial development. While this conversation has gone on, the Vietnamese Government has not taken any real […]

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