Nhu-Hoang Tran Thang earns plaudits from interviewees as “very clever, to the point, and great at working under pressure and handling complex situations with ease”.
Nhu-Hoang Tran Thang is a senior associate at Peter & Kim, where she practises both commercial and investment arbitration. Prior to her current role, Nhu-Hoang gained a vast experience at a prominent international law firm in Geneva and with leading international arbitrator Pierre Tercier, to whom she was the sole associate for four years.
A Swiss national with Vietnamese roots, Nhu-Hoang is French-qualified and has long-standing experience of handling cases seated in Paris and Switzerland. She has acted as arbitrator, counsel and assistant to the arbitral tribunal in over 30 arbitrations conducted under a variety of rules (ICSID, ICC, UNCITRAL, SCAI, LCIA, CRCICA, DIS). In addition to having been appointed as secretary to arbitral tribunals in numerous high-stakes, complex arbitrations, Nhu-Hoang has significant experience in representing parties in various industries, in particular in oil and gas-related disputes.
Nhu-Hoang graduated in international relations from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, after which she completed her legal studies in Paris and Chicago. She holds a master’s degree in international business law from University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne; a master’s degree in international and European economic law from University Paris X Nanterre; a master’s degree in litigation, arbitration and ADR from University Paris II Assas; and a master of laws degree from Northwestern University.
A current member of the Young ICCA Advisory Board, she regularly speaks and publishes in the field of international arbitration, notably in relation to the development of international arbitration in Vietnam.