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Baker McKenzie

Insurance

3 ranked lawyersBand 1ThailandAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Highly regarded insurance team with a market-leading non-contentious practice. Advises on M&A, regulatory, bancassurance and restructuring matters in the insurance sector, as well as handling litigation. Frequently instructed by pre-eminent Thai and global insurers, reinsurers, banks and brokers. Assists insurance clients with related antitrust and data protection issues, while also advising domestic insurers on outbound investments.

Strengths

An interviewee reports that, "because of the number of lawyers in the firm, they can pull in assistance and complete several required tasks on time." The same source adds that "they are very connected with the Thai regulators, which is important when approval is required."

A client describes the firm's insurance practice as "a dynamic team of highly skilled lawyers who understand the business side as well as legal knowledge."

Notable practitioners

Amnart Pitakgorn is a rising star in Thailand's insurance space, with several sources praising his knowledge in this sector. Active on a wide range of non-contentious matters, he "works tirelessly to ensure we have the best possible solution for our business needs," says a client.

Ampika Kumar specialises in insurance regulatory matters, including advising clients on foreign shareholding regulations and related antitrust issues. She is "able to provide practical and to-the-point advice based on an understanding of the insurance industry," notes a client.

Sorachon Boonsong is a leading figure for non-contentious insurance matters, including M&A. He is also well connected with the Office of Insurance Commission in Thailand, advising clients on regulatory matters.

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Thailand

Insurance


Amnart Pitakgorn
Up and Coming
Ampika Kumar
Band 2
Sorachon Boonsong
Band 1