Chambers Asia Pacific (2020)

Dispute Resolution - Band 3
Tax - Recognised Practitioner
Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT) - Band 2

Ranked Lawyers:
Surasak Vajasit - Dispute Resolution (Band 1)
Melisa Uremovic - Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT) (Recognised Practitioner)

Dispute Resolution 

What the team is known for 
Regional firm with a solid reputation in the litigation space, regularly advising on a variety of corporate and administrative cases. Especially active on disputes involving customs and tax, employment, telecommunications and restructuring, on behalf of both domestic and international clients. Also handles professional negligence and shareholder cases, as well as regulatory investigations. Regularly instructed on Thai Arbitration Institute proceedings.

An interviewee lauds the team's "mastery of the laws and local environment in Thailand," adding that "they can translate Thai laws and practices for clients."

Work highlights 
Successfully defended Sermsuk against an unfair dismissal claim brought by 45 former employees, which related to the company's reorganisation.

Notable practitioners
Surasak Vajasit is noted for his extensive experience and handles both litigation and arbitration. Often involved in disputes in the energy and tax spaces, he is also instructed as an arbitrator in ICC cases.

Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT)

What the team is known for 
Notable TMT practice, frequently entrusted by leading global and Thai clients in the technology and telecommunications sectors. Well placed to advise on regulatory issues involving e-commerce, OTT services and data privacy, it also handles related disputes. Also has expertise in relation to cryptocurrency regulations. Often instructed on inbound acquisitions and joint venture investments in the technology sector.

Notable practitioners
Melisa Uremovic, Supawat Srirungruang and Saroj Jongsaritwang are main points of contact.