Thuy Huynh

Thuy Huynh

Senior Associate

Thuy is a highly experienced finance lawyer who helps clients navigate complex and diverse domestic and cross-border financing transactions. 

She has deep expertise in corporate finance, including acquisition and share-backed financings. Her practice also focusses on project finance, particularly in renewable and thermal energy. She has successfully represented lenders, borrowers, sponsors, and guarantors in numerous high-profile syndicated loan and projects.

Clients value Thuy’s ability to combine her legal knowledge, commercial acumen, and market insight to deliver practical and tailored solutions. She is recognized in leading international directories and is named to the ALB Rising Stars Vietnam 2023 List.


Representative matters

Commercial lenders and ECAs on the financing of the USD9bn Nghi Son Refinery, the largest refinery project and one of the largest project financing in Vietnam to date.

International commercial lenders on financing for Vietnam’s leading corporates and financial institutions, including Vingroup, Vinhomes, VinFast, Masan Group, Novaland, Home Credit, FE Credit.

The joint MLAs and bookrunners on the USD950m Euler Hermes-backed export credit to VinFast, Vietnam’s first wholly domestic car manufacturer.

ADB, JICA and other international financial institutions on loan facilities to BIM Wind Power JSC for the development of 88MW Binh Thuan Onshore Wind Farm in Ninh Thuan Province, southern Vietnam. Renewable Energy Deal of the Year - Wind, The Asset Triple A Sustainable Infrastructure Awards 2023.

Published Work

  • Alebik, Hong, Huynh, Knowles, Moncrieff and Ross (2020) “Banking Solar in Vietnam – a look at the next wave of renewable power projects in Vietnam”, Project Finance International Global Energy Report
She has helped us a lot with her expertise and is always responsive.
Chambers Asia Pacific (Banking & Finance - Vietnam), 2024
We highly appreciate partner Duc Tran and associate Thuy Huynh for their professionalism and local legal knowledge.
Legal 500 Asia Pacific (Banking & Finance - Vietnam), 2024



Admitted as a lawyer, Vietnam, 2014


LLM, International Business and Commercial Law, University of Manchester, 2010

Graduate Diploma, Finance, University of Exeter, 2009

LLB, Law, Ho Chi Minh University of Law, 2007

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.