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Band 3ThailandAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Offers extensive assistance to individual and corporate developers, with considerable experience in advising on luxury hotel and residential developments. Experienced in advising on hotel management agreements, as well as general corporate, tax structuring, financing and land matters associated with real estate projects across Thailand. Acts for both Thai and international developers, including several Chinese clients. Has offices in both Bangkok and Samui.


An interviewee says that "they are very efficient and professional" and "provide a good service that you can count on for large and complex deals."

A client adds: "DFDL is really strong in terms of communication and is very prompt."

Work highlights

Advised Anamaya Samui on the proposed USD50 million expansion of its real estate project in Koh Samui, to include a residential and hotel portion.

Notable practitioners

Paul Volodarsky is a main point of contact.

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We provide our clients with seamless, integrated, and solutions-oriented services on the full scope of real estate and property projects throughout the region and wider afield, including infrastructure development and construction projects, hospitality, retail, agriculture, and mining.

Our services include:

  • Market entry study, providing legal opinions on local laws and
  • Providing title insurance opinions;
  • Advising on land issues with the government;
  • Conducting legal due diligence on project documentation;
  • Structuring real estate-related transactions and projects;
  • Advising on business or project license requirements and
  • Drafting JV agreements and related legal documentation;
  • Incorporation and registration of companies;
  • Negotiating and drafting concession agreements, EPC and other
    construction contracts, lease agreements, management and
    operator agreements, earn-in agreements, farm-in agreements,
  • PSOs, operation agreements and others;
  • Real estate-based lending, financing and financial structuring;
  • Negotiating tenancy agreements, leases and licenses for
    commercial, industrial and residential real estate developments;
  • Sale and purchase of commercial, industrial and residential real
  • Tax and customs optimization; minimizing tax exposures;
  • Securing ownership, lease, titling and registration of land;
  • Front and back-end construction expertise;
  • Regulatory and compliance including licensing and applications; and
  • All other real estate matters.


Massin, Guillaume (Head of Department)

Leerabandhu, Rashane

Souche, Audray

Real Estate



No. 3, Rajanakarn Building

AA Floor, South Sathorn Road

Yannawa Sub-District, Sathorn District





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