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Member of the Paris Bar, Nicolas Audier is an attorney with 20 years of experience in the ASEAN Region and Vietnam in particular. He has been working in Vietnam since 1995 and was head of a leading international law firm in Vietnam from 1995 to 2008, before establishing Audier & Partners, which now has offices in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Ulan Bator and Yangon.
Nicolas has been a special trade advisor on Vietnam for the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 1999, and is a member of the executive board of the EuroCham in Vietnam, with particular involvement in the preparation of the White Book and advocacy on behalf of foreign investors to the Vietnamese authorities. He is also a member of the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Vietnam and he is frequently appointed as a foreign expert in Vietnam to advise on the drafting of laws and regulations.
Nicolas has been honored (“Bang Khen”) by the Vietnamese Minister of Justice in recognition of his substantial contribution to the development of Vietnam’s legal system. This is the highest award that the Ministry of Justice can bestow on a foreign lawyer on behalf of the Vietnamese government. It is noteworthy that this is the very first time that such an award has been presented to foreign lawyers. Only three other foreign lawyers have been honoured in this way.
Member of the Paris Bar
Graduation from Paris University LLM New York University
Auditor of IHEDN
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