Leif Dustin Schneider

Leif Dustin Schneider

Leif Dustin Schneider

Ho Chi Minh City

T +84 7698 11602

Registered foreign lawyer (Vietnam)
Industries Energy , Health Care & Life Science , Mobility & Logistics , Real Estate & Infrastructure

Areas of practice

Leif Schneider is a weathered expert in foreign direct investment (FDI) matters, particularly in the context of the developing markets of Southeast Asia. He supports his international clients with cross-border M&A transactions and structural questions that often touch upon multiple jurisdictions. His practice comprises a broad portfolio of clients across several industries, including startups, tech companies, manufacturers, and large multinationals with a focus on their businesses in the ASEAN countries. Leif Schneider has also earned a splendid reputation as a counsel in dispute resolution and international arbitration matters, in which he regularly advises international clients on pursuing their commercial claims in the region. 


Leif Schneider is qualified as a German attorney and earned his credentials at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, where he focused on private international law, intellectual property and trademark law. He started his legal career working on high-value commercial arbitration cases and advising on intellectual property law in Europe. Before moving to Vietnam in 2018, Leif Schneider gained further international experience as a legal counsel in Hong Kong, China, and Thailand. Before joining the Luther Singapore office in 2024, he was working for several multinational law firms in Vietnam. He has been licensed to practice law in Vietnam as a foreign lawyer since 2018.