David Lim

David Lim
David Lim
Managing Partner | ZICO Law Vietnam
Law

David is a corporate lawyer with a strong emphasis in the foreign investment sector. Being based in Vietnam for more than 15 years, he advises foreign investors on their investments in Vietnam across a wide variety of sectors including competition law issues.

David brings extensive knowledge of the Law on Investments of Vietnam to foreign investment projects that encompass a wide range of market sectors.  His work on investments for all types of projects includes guidance on issues ranging from investment structures to tax and foreign exchange issues.

  • Advocate and solicitors, High Court of Malaya
  • Foreign Lawyer Practicing Certificate (Vietnam)
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours), University of Warwick
  • Leading Lawyer | Banking | Vietnam
    IFLR1000, 2016-2017
  • Leading Individual | Real Estate and Construction | Vietnam
    Legal 500, 2016-2017
  • Band 1 | Real Estate | Vietnam
    Chambers Asia Pacific, 2014-2016

    “David is a go-to lawyer, recognised throughout the market.” – Client feedback

    “Very intuitive lawyer who foresees problems and comes up with solutions.” – Client feedback

    “David is identified for his solid reputation in the property sector.” – Editorial feedback

  • Band 1 | Corporate/M&A | Vietnam
    Chambers Asia Pacific, 2014-2016
  • Leading Individual | Real Estate and Construction | Vietnam
    Legal 500, 2015-2016
  • Leading Individual | Banking & Finance | Vietnam
    Legal 500, 2016
  • Recommended Individual | Vietnam
    Asialaw Profiles, 2016

    “David is prompt, professional and well versed in the law. He is the best breed in Vietnam’s real estate.” – Client feedback

  • English
  • Vietnamese
  • Malay
Qualifications
  • Advocate and solicitors, High Court of Malaya
  • Foreign Lawyer Practicing Certificate (Vietnam)
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours), University of Warwick
Awards
  • Leading Lawyer | Banking | Vietnam
    IFLR1000, 2016-2017
  • Leading Individual | Real Estate and Construction | Vietnam
    Legal 500, 2016-2017
  • Band 1 | Real Estate | Vietnam
    Chambers Asia Pacific, 2014-2016

    “David is a go-to lawyer, recognised throughout the market.” – Client feedback

    “Very intuitive lawyer who foresees problems and comes up with solutions.” – Client feedback

    “David is identified for his solid reputation in the property sector.” – Editorial feedback

  • Band 1 | Corporate/M&A | Vietnam
    Chambers Asia Pacific, 2014-2016
  • Leading Individual | Real Estate and Construction | Vietnam
    Legal 500, 2015-2016
  • Leading Individual | Banking & Finance | Vietnam
    Legal 500, 2016
  • Recommended Individual | Vietnam
    Asialaw Profiles, 2016

    “David is prompt, professional and well versed in the law. He is the best breed in Vietnam’s real estate.” – Client feedback

Languages
  • English
  • Vietnamese
  • Malay