Tran Ngoc Han

HCMC Office

  • Vietnamese
  • English

Han is the legal advisor of AmCham Vietnam’s Food and Beverage Committee and has written extensively on food safety.

She is also a member of AmCham Vietnam’s Direct Selling Committee.  As its Code Administrator, she supports the Direct Selling industry with particular emphasis on its legal issues.

In both capacities, she interacts with the government on regulatory issues and on proposed legislation that will affect these industries.

She joined Russin & Vecchi in 2006 from the University of Law. She has experience in corporate, enterprise and investment law.

She has particular experience in food safety and in the healthcare industry. She has handled complex corporate tasks including M&A, distribution and retail licensing. She leads one of the firm’s Due Diligence investigation teams.

Selected Publications

  • “Food Law in Vietnam” 2023
  • “Vietnam’s M&A prospects in 2021 in the context of the epidemic” in 2021
  • A legal template to build on for development of Small and Medium Enterprises – 2021

Practice Areas

  • Foreign Direct Investment & Corporate
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Healthcare and commercial
  • Food and beverage


  • Ho Chi Minh City University of Law (LLB in Commercial Law, 2006)
  • Ho Chi Minh City University of Social Sciences and Humanities (2007)
  • Panthéon-Sorbonne University, Paris 1, Master of Law (2022)

Bar Admission

  • Ho Chi Minh City

Significant Cases

Author’s Insights


Positive Signals For Development Of Small And Medium-sized Enterprises in The Law on Investment 2020

June 6th, 2023

The new Law on Investment 2020 inherits the spirit of its predecessor and provides additional investment incentives. Article 15 describes new forms of incentives and new types of projects and enterprises entitled to incentives. Now, projects which encourage development of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can receive special incentives. For example: (a) SME distribution chains; […]

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