The Legal 500 - Asia Pacific (2021)
Banking and Finance - Tier 3
Dispute Resolution - Tier 2
Labour and Employment - Tier 2
TMT - Tier 2
Hall of Fame:
Surasak Vajasit - Banking and Finance
Yingrak Treesaranuwattana - TMT
R & T Asia (Thailand) Limited is noted for its work on commercial and employment litigation as well as customs and trade disputes. Managing partner Surasak Vajasit is a highly regarded litigator with years of experience in the Thai market. Sui Lin Teoh, who co-leads the team alongside Vajasit, is an expert in construction and insurance disputes and routinely acts for international clients. Chotiwit Ngamsuwan litigates in many practice areas and is 'a force before the courts' and associate Kittikun Soontarerat is considered 'the future of the firm'.
Labour and Employment
R & T Asia (Thailand) Limited is active on the contentious and non-contentious side of Thai employment law matters. This includes litigation in the Thai courts and advice on employment contracts and conducting reviews of HR policies on the non-contentious side. Sui Lin Teoh heads up the practice. She advises Thai subsidiaries of international companies on the reorganisation or termination of employment of their senior executives. Supawat Srirungruang advises clients on labour disputes and represents companies in their negotiations with employees.
R & T Asia (Thailand) Limited acts on the established and emerging sectors of TMT including technology, media and data privacy matters as well as data security, fintech and e-commerce. Supawat Srirungruang is varied in his experience, with involvement in administrative proceedings in the telecoms field, as well as regulatory compliance and cyber security. Saroj Jongsaritwang works with major technology companies on their operations in Thailand. He also has knowledge of e-commerce matters. Senior associate Yingrak Treesaranuwattana is recommended for e-commerce and e-payments work.
Banking and Finance
R & T Asia (Thailand) Limited advise on an array of banking and finance matters including contentious banking issues, project finance and commercial lending. Managing partner Surasak Vajasit heads up the team and works with banks and financial institutions in Thailand.