Dezan Shira & Associates Alumni

Charles Small


Charles is currently based in Ho Chi Minh City, where his responsibilities include client advisory, marketing, and business development. His editorial responsibilities include regular contributions to the ASEAN Briefing and Vietnam Briefing websites, and Asia Briefing publications.

Charles developed his legal research skills through translating Arabic-language legal news and researching G20 financial services regulation for UK-based companies. He first worked in Vietnam in 2012 for the United Nations Development Programme.

Charles comes from Cambridgeshire, England. He holds an MSc in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and a BA in Arabic and Politics from the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). He also studied in Syria, Taiwan and the USA.


Additional Info

  • Office

    Ho Chi Minh City Office
  • Languages

    Chinese, Mandarin, English