Baker McKenzie

Employment Department

Thailand
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What the team is known for Leading employment team capable of handling the full range of contentious and non-contentious work, regularly advising impressive multinational clients. Advises on employee terminations, workforce restructuring and data privacy, as well as employee fraud investigations, union issues and labour disputes. Represents leading names in the automotive, technology, pharmaceutical, hospitality and consumer goods sectors, among others.

Strengths A client reports: "Baker McKenzie is a very long-standing and large international law firm with several areas of expertise. Thus, it is excellent being a client of theirs, to reach out to them for one-stop legal support, because they provide complete, practical solutions."

Another interviewee adds: "They are responsive and reliable, and their lawyers are both skilful and knowledgeable."

Notable practitioners


Nam-Ake Lekfuangfu
advises multiple leading global corporates on general employment advisory matters, including workforce restructuring and force majeure. "He is very experienced and provides practical advice," reports a client.


Suriyong Tungsuwan
is "a very senior and well-known partner in Thailand's employment industry," says a market commentator. He leads the firm's employment department and has significant expertise in workforce restructuring, employee transfers arising from M&A, and fraud investigations.