Dr. Oliver Massmann is an International Attorney at Law and a Financial Accountant and Auditor.

Dr. Massmann received his PhD with Major in International Business Law.

Dr. Massmann has over 20 years experience working as commercial lawyer in Vietnam. Dr. Massmann is fluent in Vietnamese language, negotiation and presentation level.

Dr. Massmann practices in the area of corporate international taxation and on power/water projects, matters related to oil and gas companies and telecoms, privatization and equitization, mergers and acquisitions, and general commercial matters for multinational clients in relation to investment and doing business in Vietnam. He has been awarded “Leading Lawyer” in Mergers and Acquisitions in Vietnam by Legal 500 for the last years in a row.

The European Commission and the EU Trade Delegation in Vietnam has selected as the lead advisor Dr. Oliver Massmann and his team to advise and assist in a project to support the implementation of the EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (“EVFTA”), one of the most important Free Trade Agreements for Vietnam. It is estimated that over 400 laws have to be renewed and updated to meet Vietnam’s commitments in the EVFTA. This is one of the most comprehensive and famous and prestigious projects in Vietnam so far.

The National Assembly of Vietnam invited Dr. Oliver Massmann to present on the Impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement on Vietnam, June 2016. Dr. Oliver Massmann is the first foreigner ever to present in Vietnamese language to Members of the National Assembly of Vietnam.

 Dr. Massmann is registered Arbitrator of the Vietnam International Arbitration Centre (The VIAC). He is the only foreign lawyer in Vietnam who is presenting to the National Assembly of Vietnam in Vietnamese language and teaching International law in Vietnamese language at the Ministry of Justice in Hanoi.

Dr. Oliver Massmann can be reached under omassmann@duanemorrris.com