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Dussadee Rattanopas


Practice Area:

Foreign Investment Approvals
General Corporate Commercial
Mergers & Acquisitions

LLM, Boston University
LLM, Washington College of Law
LLB, Thammasat University
Barrister-at-law, Thai Bar Association
Lawyer’s License, Lawyer Council of Thailand
Notarial Services Attorney License

T +66 2656 1991
E dussadee.rattanopas@rajahtann.com

Dussadee is a Partner in the General Corporate Commercial Practice of R&T Asia (Thailand) Limited.

Dussadee graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from Thammasat University in 1996, an LL.M. from Washington College of Law, American University in 2000, and an LLM from Boston University in 2001.

Dussadee is fluent in Thai and English.

Before joining Rajah & Tann (Thailand) Limited, Dussadee had worked at a leading Thai law firm specializing in intellectual properties, commercial transaction and dispute resolutions. Dussadee has more than ten years’ experience in providing advice and representing high-net-worth individuals, local entities and multi-national corporations on a wide range of corporate, investment and commercial transactions. His practice areas are mainly focused on commercial transaction, merger & acquisition, takeovers, joint ventures, securities investment, loan and financial transactions, foreign direct investment, real estate/property transaction.

Notable Cases & Transactions

His experience includes: 

  • Represented listed companies in acquiring majority of shares in a franchise logistic management company and advising on a joint venture arrangement among existing shareholders.
  • Assisting an aerospace and defense company in reviewing and advising on a government procurement contract with the Royal Thai Navy for upgrading combat management and defense systems of frigates, and in acquiring a shareholding interest in a Thai company engaged in high-tech telecommunication products and related services.
  • Assisting Thai SMEs in venture capital transaction with investment funds in Thailand.
  • Assisting a Thai Public Limited Company in the process of issuing and offering a Depository Receipts to foreign investors and listing such Depository Receipts in the foreign stock exchange.
  • Assisting a consortium of financial institutions on telecommunication laws and conducting a legal due diligence in connection with their bids to provide credit facilities to a major telecommunication operator for expansion of a 3G mobile network and infrastructure in Thailand.
  • Providing advice to a multinational mobile phone network company in relation to data interception and data access via mobile phone and e-mail usage in Thailand.
  • Providing advice related to cross-border electronic payment transactions to an international credit card settlement company.
  • Assisting clients in their corporate restructuring pursuant to Thai SEC and SET’s regulations, and in the process of Initial Public Offerings, as well as issuance of ESOP and warrants.
  • Assisting and providing advice to a Thai Public Limited Company in the process of issuing convertible debentures to foreign investors.
  • Assisting an Italian based company in establishing its gas cylinder tank factory in Hemaraj Eastern Seaboard, including obtaining an approval of the Board of Investment, purchasing lands, reviewing a contract for the design and construction of buildings and a contract for the design and construction of mechanical and electrical works for a factory in the Hemaraj Eastern Seaboard.
  • Providing advice and assisting various clients in conducting legal due diligence and for merger & acquisition transactions.
  • Advising a Thai protective coatings company listed in the Market for Alternative Investment in the process of a partial tender offering under the SEC and SET regulations.
  • Advising a Singapore real estate development company in selling its substantial stakes in a Thai listed company to a Chinese real estate development group.
  • Advising a Hong Kong-based security company in its acquisition of a Thai cash transportation business. Advising a Korean shipbuilding company on a government procurement contract with the Thai Navy.
  • Advising a U.S. based company on legal matters in Thailand as parts of its global joint venture arrangement with a Japanese company (one of the leaders in manufacturing of air-conditionings), which owns subsidiaries in Thailand and other countries throughout Asia, Europe and Latin America.
  • Assisting a Bahrain based company in conducting legal audits of its 5-star hotels in Thailand.
  • Advised a leading Thai property developer in its joint venture arrangement for development of project utilities in an urban mixed-use building project in downtown Bangkok.
  • Advised a Chinese based company in its joint venture arrangement with a leading Thai industrial estate developer for developing a warehouse project.
Memberships /Directorships
  • Ordinary Member of Thai Bar
  • Association Lawyers Council of Thailand