For multinationals seeking growth and new opportunities in Vietnam, we offer a multi-jurisdictional perspective as well as ample local knowledge to provide commercially-focused, tailored and practical legal advice.

Michael Beckman

EY Law Vietnam Partner and Leader

Focused on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, liquidations and corporate finance by using a strategic and practical approach in helping clients achieve business goals.

Michael is Partner and Leader of Ernst & Young Law Vietnam Limited (EY Law Vietnam). Michael has over 20 years of experience in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and corporate law.

Prior to joining EY, Michael worked as a corporate attorney at two law firms in New York, London and Los Angeles, focusing on international corporate bankruptcy, securities and M&A. Michael is a member of the Bar Associations of New York and California and is a licensed foreign lawyer in Vietnam.

Outside of law, Michael worked as a strategic management consultant at a global consulting firm in their pharmaceutical practice group and managed his own hedge funds for a decade.

Michael holds a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from Yale Law School, a Master of Art (MA) degree from Princeton University, a Bachelor of Art (BA) degree from Cornell University and studied philosophy at both Cambridge University and Georg-August University. 

How Michael is building a better working world

Michael leads EY Law Vietnam to provide broad transactional advice and support. His legal team has many years of direct, front-line experience in helping foreign clients navigate Vietnam’s legal landscape. Furthermore, his team also synergizes the expertise of professionals from tax, transactions and advisory to give a broad spectrum of services to issues that can arise in any single corporate transaction.

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