Frederick Burke Esq.

A Partner with Baker & McKenzie (Vietnam) Ltd. In Ho Chi Minh City, Frederick Burke has over 20 years of experience practicing in the area of corporate law. He served as the Practice Group Leader of the Baker & McKenzie’s Global WTO & International Trade Practice Group from 2006 to 2007, and has been ranked by Chambers Global as a leading lawyer in both Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions and International Trade for three successive years. Mr. Burke has also been recommended in more categories than any other lawyer in Vietnam by PLC Which Laywer? in 2008. He is currently a member of the Prime Minister’s Advisory Council on Administrative Reform in Vietnam.

Mr. Burke is highly regarded for his work on foreign investment projects in Vietnam and China for key players in the property development, trade, IT/C, and project finance areas. He provides practical advice in the related issues of securities, finance, tax, labor, regulatory compliance and dispute resolution. Mr. Burke also has extensive experience in working closely with Vietnamese legislators and law drafters on the many new laws and decrees that have been introduced to integrate Vietnam into the global economy.

J.D., Columbia University (1987) 
M.I.P.A., Columbia University (1986) 
B.A, Stanford University (1981)

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
(Commissioned) 7420 T.M., Business Operations in Vietnam (co-author)