[Business Luncheon] The Impact of the New Vietnamese Land Law


[Business Luncheon] The Impact of the New Vietnamese Land Law

Event Details


31 May 2023


11:45 am - 2:00 pm


The Reverie Saigon
22-26 Nguyen Hue, Ben Nghe, D1, HCMC

Event Descriptions

EuroCham and its Legal Sector Committee would like to invite you to this real estate industry-leading event titled “The Impact of the New Vietnamese Land Law“. The event will include a panel discussion featuring professionals and thought leaders from various sectors, providing a platform for valuable discussions on emerging trends and challenges in the real estate industry with a lens on the Draft Vietnamese Land Law and some of the key changes to the existing Land Law included in the draft.

It is our pleasure to welcome the seasonsed experts in their field:

Moderator: Leif Schneider – Vice-Chair of the EuroCham Legal Sector Committee


             Paul Volodarsky – Regional Head of Real Estate of DFDL

             John Campbell – Associate Director, Head of Industrial Services at Savills

             Chau Ta – Executive Director, Legal Transactions at SC Capital Partners Group

Details of the event:

• Date: 31 May 2023, 11:45am – 02:00pm

• Location: The Reverie Saigon, 22-36 Nguyen Hue, Ben Nghe ward, District 1, HCMC

• Fee (lunch included):

             EuroCham members: 900,000VND/pax

             Non-members: 1,100,000VND/pax

• Contact: Ms. Khanh at eventsupport@eurochamvn.org for more information

*Please note that cancellation must be made at least 48 hours before the event; otherwise, full charge (900,000VND/pax or 1,100,000VND/pax) will be applied due to obligation with venue.


  • Chau Ta
    Chau Ta
    Executive Director, Legal Transactions at SC Capital Partners Group

    Chau is the Executive Director, Legal Transaction for SC Capital Partners Group, a funds manager managing RECAP opportunistic funds investing in real estate. She leads (legally) all transactions for SC Capital Pan Asia including Australia and Vietnam.
    She has over 21 years work experience in the real estate sector – highly experienced in real estate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, international corporate/commercial law. Chau has been living and working from Vietnam for 16 years and is highly regarded for her real estate insights and knowledge within Vietnam and is appointed on the Panel of Judges for the Vietnam Property Awards, since 2015 and continuing. Chau launched the first annual AusCham – Vietnam Real Estate Symposium in 2012 – this is now its 10th year running.
    Chau has served as a board director of the Auscham Vietnam between 2012 -2021. She was the president for Auscham Vietnam in 2017 and 2018.
    Chau is a Foundation Member of AustCham ASEAN, served as President in 2020 and 2021 and as Vice President in 2022 and continuing.
    Chau also sits on the Australia Vietnam Leadership Dialogue Advisory Board, UNICEF Vietnam Corporate Advisory Board, the Asean-Australia Education Dialogue Advisory Committee and RMIT Vietnam School of Business Management Industry Advisory Board.
    Chau is Australian raised, bread-fed educated lawyer, holding a Bachelor of Arts /Bachelor of Laws (Honors) and Masters of International Law (Honors) from University of Sydney. She is married to a Vietnamese husband with 3 children.

  • John Campbell
    John Campbell
    Associate Director, Head of Industrial Services at Savills

    John Campbell joined Savills in 2017 to head the new Industrial Services Department and to further cement Savills leadership position in Viet Nam. With his dynamic local team, John delivers a blend of strategic insights and high-touch service. His expertise in Integrated Facility Management (IFM) combined with his
    experience of the local Industrial sector has already seen the new Department successfully complete many ready-builds, factory acquisition deals and lease transactions.
    With John client concerns are eased and needs met with unmatched Landlord Advisory, Tenant Representation, Strategic Leasing, Investment Brokerage and Sales & Leaseback. He also has a deep knowledge of, and an abiding passion for Industry 4.0. Considering market entry for the first time, or looking to diversify or expand operations, look first to Savills Industrial Services Department and experience John’s exceptional sector knowledge and professionalism to make it happen.

  • Leif Schneider
    Leif Schneider
    Vice-Chair of the EuroCham Legal Sector Committee

    Leif Schneider is a German-qualified attorney with almost a decade of experience in Europe and the emerging markets of Southeast Asia. His portfolio of professional expertise includes intellectual property (IP) and trademark law, international arbitration/litigation and dispute resolution, cross-border M&A transactions, corporate law, foreign direct investment (FDI), and the capital markets.
    Before joining DFDL, he has worked for various specialised law firms across Asia, including engagements in Hong Kong, China, Thailand, and Vietnam. His international client portfolio includes a diverse spectrum of businesses from startups to large multinational corporates that originate in the manufacturing, logistics, hospitality, F&B, investment, tech and infrastructure sectors. Previously, Leif also gained experience working in-house at a large financial institution in the region, based out of Hong Kong.
    Located in DFDL’s Ho Chi Minh City office, Leif has been supporting the firm’s clients with their projects in the area of M&A, corporate compliance, commercial transaction, labour law, and other foreign direct investment matters since January 2023. As a specialist deal consultant for pan-Asian business expansion, his clients seek his advice on a broad spectrum of local and regional corporate transactions with a Vietnam focus.
    Leif has been practicing law in Vietnam since 2018 and is licensed as a foreign lawyer by the Vietnamese Ministry of Justice. He also holds the office as the Co-Chair of the European Chamber of Commerce’s Legal Sector Committee in Vietnam, in which he supports the NGO’s efforts to improve the Vietnamese business environment for European stakeholders.

  • Paul Volodarsky
    Paul Volodarsky
    Regional Head of Real Estate of DFDL

    Paul Volodarsky is a Partner based in Vietnam and Thailand. Paul has brought a wealth of experience to DFDL and his practice focuses on corporate structuring for real estate investment, hotel management, agreement negotiation and drafting, industrial and retail property acquisitions, and construction contracts. He has advised individual buyers, developers, and investment groups on real estate investments throughout Southeast Asia, with a focus on the industrial and hospitality sectors. While advising clients, his strives to understand their investment goals and to identify creative solutions to achieve the desired outcome.

Event Venue


The Reverie Saigon
22-26 Nguyen Hue, Ben Nghe, D1, HCMC


The Reverie Saigon
22-26 Nguyen Hue, Ben Nghe, D1, HCMC

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