R&T Asia (Thailand)


973 President Tower, 12th Floor
Units 12A - 12F Ploenchit Rd, Lumpini, Pathumwan
Bangkok, 10330

Telephone:+ 66 2 656 1991
Fax:+ 662 656 0833

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Key contacts:

Managing Partner: Surasak Vajasit
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Deputy Managing Partner: Melisa Uremovic
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 60+
Network memberships: Rajah & Tann Asia
Languages: Thai, English, Japanese

The dispute resolution practice at R&T Asia (Thailand) features an elite team of leading litigators who are well-versed in the full spectrum of dispute resolution and alternative dispute resolution tools. Our band of lawyers are often engaged for advice and representation in disputes relating to international arbitration, administrative proceedings, customs and trade proceedings including WTO proceedings, commercial issues, employment, tax, intellectual property, criminal proceedings.

  • Administrative and regulatory

  • Appellate
  • Capital markets
  • Civil litigation
  • Class action
  • Commercial and transactions
  • Commercial arbitration
  • Competition/antitrust
  • Corporate governance
  • Criminal
  • Financial services regulatory: Contentious
  • Healthcare
  • Insolvency
  • Intellectual property
  • International arbitration
  • Labour and employment
  • Litigation
  • Patent contentious
  • Personal injury
  • Plaintiff/claimant
  • Privacy and data protection
  • Product liability and recall
  • Professional liability
  • Professional malpractice
  • Tax
  • Trade and customs
  • Trademark contentious
  • Trusts and estates
  • White-collar crime

Arbitration & Commercial Litigation
Surasak Vajasit, Managing Partner

Krida Phoonwathu, Partner

  • Surasak has represented joint venture parties in two recent highly contentious arbitration matters involving, in one case, ad hoc arbitration rules, and in another, ICC rules. Krida recently acted for a Thai company in the hospitality industry in an ICC and TAI arbitration as well as in a construction dispute. The team also has substantial experience in wide-ranging commercial dispute areas, specialising in joint venture and construction.


Supawat Srirungruang, Partner

  • Supawat represents two major telecommunications companies in administrative proceedings related to their merger, as well as a major Thai conglomerate in respect of proceedings commenced following its receipt of a pre-merger approval for the largest acquisition in Thailand of a retail business

Tax, Customs & Trade
Melisa Uremovic, Deputy Managing Partner

Pakpoom Suntornvipat, Partner

  • The team represents client in respect of various direct and indirect tax disputes, including most recently acting for a multinational cigarette importer in its high-profile valuation disputes in Thailand. 

Ittichai Prasongprasit, Partner

  • Ittichai represented a multinational company in its internal investigation involving employee misconduct and resulting civil and criminal lawsuits.

Intellectual Property
Nuttaphol Arammuang, Partner

  • Nuttaphol represented one of the largest telecommunications companies in Thailand in a copyright lawsuit before the Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court, as well as a leading e-commerce and online market platform in Thailand in a trademark infringement lawsuit before the same court. 

  • Accounting
  • Agriculture
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Fisheries and aquaculture
  • Food and beverage
  • Forestry
  • Gaming
  • Government and public policy
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Insurance
  • Investment management
  • Media
  • Mining
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas
  • Pharma and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Shipping
  • Social infrastructure
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Tourism
  • Transport
  • Utilities