Baker McKenzie

Tax Department

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What the team is known for Pre-eminent team, advising on the tax aspects of large multi-jurisdictional M&A transactions as well as litigation. Acts for prominent Thai and international companies on cross-border tax planning, corporate structuring and tax audits, as well as customs disputes. Leverages its multi-jurisdictional network to advise on transfer pricing and international treaty issues. Advises clients from a wide range of industries, including technology, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, hospitality, automotive and energy. Also assists high net worth families, corporates and banks with wealth management strategies.

Strengths A client states: "We are very impressed with Baker McKenzie. The team is highly professional and all questions are quickly replied to with very clear guidelines to follow."

"They always give additional support to us, in order for us to close unexpected issues on time," comments an impressed interviewee.

Work highlights Advised DBS Bank on tax training in relation to wealth management.

Notable practitioners

According to an interviewee,
Aek Tantisattamo
is "impressive because of his knowledge and capabilities in tax matters." Regularly mandated on transactional tax matters, as well as tax planning and advisory issues, he "explains clearly" and "continually follows up," says a satisfied client.

Kitipong Urapeepatanapong
is a distinguished tax expert with several decades of experience. He has significant expertise in tax planning and private wealth management for leading Thai corporates and families.

Panya Sittisakonsin
is a leading figure in the market with particular expertise in customs matters, including litigation. Active for both Thai and international clients, he also advises on audits, tax planning and structuring linked to M&A deals.