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8. Seo Hyeon

Mrs. Seo-hyeon


Alegal’s Attorney




Yale World Fellow, 2014

Bachelor of Business Administration, Yonsei University (2008) 


Merger and acquisition

Investment in Vietanm

Capital market


Seo-hyeon is a lawyer for Alegal Law Firm. Lawyer Seo-hyeon is in charge of the client group from Korea and is the head of the Korean liaison department in Vietnam.

Lawyer Seo-hyeon specializes in foreign direct investment, corporate, mergers and acquisitions.

Lawyer Seo-hyeon has participated in legal advice for many multinational corporations or domestic companies in Vietnam, such as GlobalOne, Halla Construction Corporation, Dow Chemical (Rohm & Hass), Sunluxe Vietnam’s Factory, with Posco. E&C, Pharmaceutical Group, Pfizer Thailand, AstraZeneca Singapore.

Seo-hyeon is named Alegal’s funniest lawyer.

Major deals

  • Advising, drafting and submitting an investment policy approval application for a large Korean luxury fashion group to implement an investment project in Vietnam.
  • Consulting tax issues and building appropriate tax structure for Lotte Group in Vietnam.
  • Consultancy and connection for a Korean enterprise to establish and joint venture with a Singapor Group to establish a joint venture to build and operate a commercial housing project in Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Advising the Corporation as an investor of the Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of an amount of USD 15 million to finance the capital contribution of PetroVietnam Exploration and Production Group (PVEP) in an oil and gas exploration and exploitation project.
  • Acting as a representative and advising a Korean-invested company to oppose the licensing authority (Ho Chi Minh People’s Committee) in issuing an Investment Certificate regarding the term of the investment project private.
  • Acting as a representative and consultant for a Taiwan retail group in negotiation and arbitration over a dispute with a Vietnamese real estate developer regarding a land lease and logistics infrastructure in Dong Nai.
  • Representing a major Korean construction company in a lawsuit that requires payment of goods and identifies a transport risky worth 1.7 million dollars with a Malaysian company.
  • Working for a Taiwanese investor to appeal for Dong Nai DPI at the Provincial People’s Court requesting a project investment certificate.