Bui Thi Thanh Ngoc

Partner, Legal Services

KPMG in Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City Office

Ngoc has overall responsibility for the commercial practice in Vietnam.

Ngoc has been a legal advisor for more than 20 years. Before joining KPMG Legal, she held positions of senior legal counsel of the top ranked Korean telecom group, was the founding partner of a leading Vietnamese law firm, and a partner of leading French law firm in Vietnam.

Ngoc’s professional experience spans M&A, foreign investment, business restructuring, dispute resolution, commercial arbitration, corporate governance and general corporate and commercial law.

Ngoc has spent her career acting for multinational companies and top ranked Vietnamese companies, including State-Owned Enterprises.

Ngoc has successfully assisted clients going through the intricacies of doing business in Vietnam, cultural differences and compliance requirements to reach their objectives. She is highly appreciated by clients for her timely, strategic and practical advice, client-focused approach and effective counterparty negotiation skills.



  • Trading and Distribution
  • Manufacturing
  • Consumer Goods, Industrial Goods
  • Real Estate
  • Education
  • Renewable Energy
  • Capital Markets
  • Currency, Commodities and Futures Trading
  • Downstream Oil and Gas Retailing, Trading, and Marketing
  • Energy Trading and Risk
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Equity Trading
  • Financial Services
  • Food, Drink and Consumer Goods
  • Oil and Gas
  • Power and Utilities
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Law, Hanoi, Vietnam

  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Hanoi Foreign Languages, Hanoi, Vietnam

  • Master of International Business Administration, School of Management, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand

  • Certified Lawyer, since 2007

  • Certified IP Attorney, since 2007

  • Bar of Ho Chi Minh City

  • Vietnam Lawyer Federation