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John Yue


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  • A., English Literature, Beijing Language Institute, China;
  • A., Intellectual Property Laws, Franklin Pierce Law Center, Concord, New Hampshire, USA;
  • D., Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, California, USA.

Professional Affiliations and Admission

  • Member of the California State Bar;
  • Member of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California;
  • Registered Foreign Lawyer in Vietnam (Issued by Ministry of Justice 2007).

Languages Spoken

  • Chinese (Mandarin) and English (both native proficiency)
  • Vietnamese (conversational).

Mr. John Yue is a California law qulified Partner at LuatViet. He has over 20 years of experience in corporate, renewable energy, complex restructuring, private equity and M&A transactions across the globe.

John jointed LuatViet in 2007 as a Senior Counsel advising foreign investors in Vietnam on market entry, M&A, regulatory compliance and dispute resolutions.  Prior to LuatViet, he practiced in Silicon Valley with a focus on working with technology start-ups and cross-border transactions.

After leaving LuatViet in 2010, John worked for an international renewable energy developer and operator as an in-house senior counsel in Europe and Asia, managing the legal risks around the world in connection with its project development, project financing, operations, and disposition of assets for about 9 years ended in 2019.  Working with a team of outside law firms, John was involved extensively in transactions in all stages of project development, project financing, EPC contracts, OM operations, and the disposition of assets, ensuring effective transaction planning, execution and compliance.  In addition, John worked closely with outside counsels (legal, tax & financial advisors) on the listing on NASDAQ and post-IPO compliance in the USA.

In 2021, he re-joined as a partner at LuatViet, John is particularly active in investment, cross-border and M&A transactions and has a focus on projects, energy, technology, real estate, infrastructure and construction sectors. A business-minded lawyer, John uses his business and multidisciplinary expertise to provide clients with valuable support for effective transaction planning, execution and compliance while achieving clients’ commercial goals.