Singapore’s RHTLaw Taylor Wessing has formed a joint venture with Vietnamese law firm PBC Partners.

PBC Partners has 16 lawyers, including four partners, working out of offices in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. The firm advises clients in areas including mergers and acquisitions, property and telecommunications.

The two firms’ shared enterprise will be known as PBC Partners & RHTLaw.

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing is the Singapore affiliate firm of Anglo-German firm Taylor Wessing, whose network has around 950 lawyers in 23 locations worldwide.