Michael K Lee is a partner and the head of the corporate and commercial team in the Vietnam offices of Tilleke & Gibbins. Lauded by Chambers Asia-Pacific for his ‘thorough approach’, Michael counsels clients and manages cases on a wide range of corporate matters, including real estate, mergers and acquisitions, licensing, commercial transactions, anti-corruption, regulatory affairs (particularly for the life sciences and high-technology industries), and labour. Michael has acted as lead counsel in a number of high-profile anti-corruption and compliance matters in Vietnam.
A registered foreign lawyer in Vietnam and an arbitrator for the Vietnam International Arbitration Center, Michael has been practising in Vietnam since 2007, previously with Mayer Brown JSM. Also a licensed lawyer in California (1996), Texas (1997), and Colorado (1998), Michael has extensive experience litigating civil and criminal matters in the United States. He is fluent in English and Korean.