Leading tax lawyer Phan Thi Lieu joins Dentons LuatViet

September 11, 2023 | 15:33
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Dentons LuatViet has enhanced its tax and legal prowess by bringing on board Phan Thi Lieu, a distinguished tax law expert with over a quarter-century of expertise in prominent global entities.
Leading tax lawyer Phan Thi Lieu joins Dentons LuatViet

Phan Thi Lieu was hired as a senior partner in charge of tax practices on September 11. With a wealth of knowledge spanning 26 years in tax law, particularly within the Big Four (Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG, and PwC) and other eminent global law firms, Lieu’s inclusion signals Dentons LuatViet’s strategic intent in this area.

Throughout her illustrious career, Lieu has helmed advisory roles on the nuances of tax law tied to cross-border merger and acquisitions (M&A), international tax structuring, and intricate corporate restructuring projects, both domestically and internationally.

Her profound insights into tax compliance, transfer pricing, multi-jurisdictional tax norms, and customs have proved indispensable for clients across the spectrum - from energy to fast-moving consumer goods. Her dexterity in navigating complex tax litigations, encapsulating both corporate and individual tax terrains, stands out. Parallel to her tax law expertise, Lieu's expertise traverses into corporate law, exemplified by her work in international restructuring, M&A, and commercial contracts.

In addition, Lieu's professional achievements have been acknowledged by the International Tax Review with consecutive recognitions as a notable lawyer in the realm of tax dispute resolution. She is also a respected speaker and contributor to industry discourse, having engaged audiences at the Vietnam Association of Public Accountants, the Vietnam Accounting Associations, and such forums as the Asia Business Forum Conference.

Commenting on this pivotal appointment, Tran Duy Canh, managing partner at Dentons LuatViet, said, "Integrating Phan Thi Lieu into our fold symbolises our unwavering resolve to render unparalleled legal and tax counsel. Her unmatched proficiency in tax law, coupled with her industry-spanning exposure, makes her one of the market's few attorneys with such profound tax-centric knowledge."

Sharing her sentiments, Lieu observed, "Aligning with Dentons LuatViet, an integral part of Dentons - a major global law conglomerate, marks a cardinal juncture in my journey. I look forward to contributing my expertise to a team that upholds the highest standards of legal practice."

Dentons LuatViet warmly welcomes Lieu to the team and looks forward to leveraging her expertise to provide exceptional legal and tax services to clients across various industries.

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