Chambers Asia Pacific (2021)

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

Ranked Lawyers:
Surasak Vajasit - Dispute Resolution (Band 1)
Melisa Uremovic - Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT) (Band 2), South-East Asia: International Trade/WTO (Spotlight)

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 and energy, on behalf of both domestic and international clients. Also handles contractual and shareholder cases, often representing clients before the Thai Supreme Court.

Work highlights 
Represented a high net worth individual in divorce proceedings involving assets worth over THB1 billion located in Thailand, Singapore and Hong Kong.

Notable practitioners
Surasak Vajasit is highly respected in the market, with a commentator explaining that "he connects well with clients because of his seniority and profile within Thailand." Another source says that "his knowledge, experience, reputation and soft skills bring confidence to clients." He has expertise in customs, energy, finance and shareholder disputes.


What the team is known for 
Full-service firm noted by market commentators for its experience in handling customs disputes, often representing international and Thai corporates. Also active on income tax litigation, it has represented clients at various court levels, including the Central Tax Court and the Supreme Court. Its clientele includes companies in the consumer goods and energy sectors.

Notable practitioners
Surasak Vajasit is a key contact for clients.

Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT)

What the team is known for 
Notable TMT practice, frequently engaged by leading global and Thai clients in the technology and telecommunications sectors. Well placed to advise on regulatory issues involving e-commerce, OTT services, data privacy and cryptocurrency regulations. Also advises clients on telecommunications licensing requirements in Thailand. Operates as part of the regional Rajah & Tann network.

A client commends the team's lawyers for "their skills and expertise" and "clear answers."

A source describes the team as "very good in terms of telecommunications law."

Notable practitioners
Melisa Uremovic is respected for her expertise in this space, including for telecommunications and data privacy issues. She is also well versed in regulatory matters related to e-commerce.