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Dr. Le Thi Anh Nguyet


Dr. Le Thi Anh Nguyet

Senior Associate
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During nearly 20 years working in academics on international trade, Dr. Anh Nguyet has served as legal consultant for enterprises and governments in WTO law cases, international construction projects, investment, sale of goods contracts, commercial and investment arbitration.

In addition, Dr. Anh Nguyet held a member of scientific council of Vietnam International Arbitration Center VIAC, the most prestigious arbitration center in Vietnam.

Dr. Anh Nguyet obtained her Doctoral degree (PhD) in International & Comparative law of Nagoya University (Japan) in 2001, Graduate School of Law, Master of Laws in International law of joint program between Lund university and Ho Chi Minh city University of Law in 2004 and a Bachelor of Law of HCMCUL in 2001. She also performed Research Fellow in many well-known universities such as American University (United States of America) as Fulbright scholars and Kobe University (Japan).

Before joining Phuoc & Partners, Dr. Anh Nguyet practiced in construction law in Nikken Sekkei Civil Engineering (Japan) and WTO law in Van Bael & Bellis (Belgium). She co-operated with Phuoc & Partners Law Co., Ltd and acted as Of Counsel. Dr. Anh Nguyet presented many speeches in many legal trainings and conferences in Vietnam, Japan and the USA about State owned enterprises, investment arbitration disputes, anti-dumping and TPP/CPTPP, EVFTA.

Her main publications are as below:

o Double counting in the US legislation against non-market economies: “as such” an “as applied” analysis, Manchester Journal of International Economic Law, Vol 7(2), 2010 (coauthor, in English);

o Investment law of Vietnam in Introduction to Vietnamese law, 12/2013, Hong Duc Publishing House, (chapter, sole author, in English);

o The Anti-Dumping Law of the United States and its impacts on Vietnam (book, sole author, in Vietnamese);

o The law of WTO: cases and commentary, Hong Duc Publishing House, (book, coauthor, in Vietnamese);

o Law and practice of Investor – State Dispute settlement under ICSID and UNCITRAL – The implications for Vietnam in TPP implementation, Chief, MOET research project, 2017-2019 (in Vietnamese);

o Human rights in WTO, 12/2013, Chief, HCMUL research project (in Vietnamese);

o Trade remedies in WTO, 2014 – 2015, Chief, HCMUL research project (in Vietnamese);

o Arbitral agreement in investment dispute arbitration: Experience from Recofi v. Vietnam, 1/2020, Vietnamese Journal of Legal Sciences, ISSN 1958-3879, (sole author, in Vietnamese);

o Confidentiality in investment arbitration and reflection on the confidentiality of investment disputes against Vietnam, 2019, Vietnamese Journal of Legal Sciences, ISSN 1958-3879 (sole author, in Vietnamese);

o Argentina in ICSID investment disputes: case studies on financial policy change and its implementation, 8/2018, HCMCUL scientific research, (co-author, in Vietnamese)

o Dispute settlements on Public – Private Partnership Agreement by international investment arbitration: Implications for Vietnam, ASEAN Law and Development, Vietnamese Lawyers Association, 6/2018, (co-author, in Vietnamese);

o State-owned Enterprise Reforms in the TPP Negotiation: Is it a win-win for Vietnam? RIETI discussion paper series 15-E-092, 7/2015, (sole author, in English);

o WTO jurisprudence on trade remedies disputes between the US, EU and developing countries – Implications to Vietnam, 6/2015, Vietnamese Journal of Legal Sciences, ISSN 1958-3879, (co-author, in Vietnamese);

Professional memberships

  • Member of Programs: International Trade and Investment Project:
  • Comprehensive Research on the Current International Trade/Investment System


  • Bachelor of Laws Degree, Ho Chi Minh City University of Law (2001)
  • Master of Law from Sweden and HCM University of Law, Joint Master Program (2004)
  • Anh Nguyet continuously obtained Doctor degree in International and Comparative law of Nagoya University (Japan) (2007-2010)


  • Vietnamese: native
  • English: fluent
  • Japanese: basic communication