Tam advises on various areas of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity, international capital markets and financings. 
She has particular experience in managing major complex cross-border multi-jurisdictional transactions. Her practice spans a broad range of sectors including education, financial services, consumer and retail, energy and real estate. Tam also spent six months working in our Singapore office in 2022-2023.



Representative matters

KKR on its USD650m investment in Vinhomes. M&A Deal of the Year (Midsize), ALB SE Asia Awards 2021.

KKR on its initial and follow-on investment in EQuest Education Group, an education platform in Vietnam.

A consortium led by a leading Asian sovereign wealth fund on a USD500m investment into a retail chain in Vietnam.

EQT Private Capital Asia (f/k/a Baring Private Equity Asia) on a USD400m investment by a consortium led by it and Alibaba in The CrownX, the integrated consumer retail arm of Masan Group, one of Vietnam’s largest conglomerates. Best M&A Deal (Vietnam), The Asset Triple A Country Awards 2021.

Published Work

  • Tam Tran, (2019) “Music Copyright Management on Blockchain: Advantages and Challenges”, The United States: Albany Law Journal of Science & Technology

Speaking Engagements

  • Guest Speaker, Shareholders’ Agreements and Related Vietnam Law Issues, Vietnam Bar Federation, September 2023
  • Guest Speaker, M&A in Vietnam, Vietnam Bar Federation, June 2022

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

  • Young ICCA - International Council for Commercial Arbitration



Admitted as to the Ho Chi Minh City Bar, 2020


LLM, International Business Law, Queen Mary University of London, 2018

LLB, Ho Chi Minh City University of Law, 2014

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.