DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Herbert Smith Freehills

Dispute Resolution

2 ranked lawyersBand 2ThailandAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Well-established disputes team, regularly handling high-profile litigation and international arbitration cases. Active on a varied caseload for domestic and international clients, with expertise in administrative, corporate, construction and competition disputes. Engaged on cases in a range of sectors, including telecoms, aviation, real estate and energy. Also regularly handles Hong Kong, Singapore and Thailand arbitration proceedings, working in conjunction with its regional offices, including those in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.

Strengths

"They are responsive and willing to work around the clock to get the job done," according to a client, who also mentions that "their drafting is exceptionally well written."

An interviewee adds that "their service is great and they understand the client's business very well, focusing their efforts on what concerns the client most."

Notable practitioners

Chinnawat Thongpakdee is highly experienced in arbitration and litigation cases, with expertise in a wide array of energy, finance and competition mandates. A client summarises his strengths as "his understanding of facts and clear clarification of matters of law, as well as his procedural knowledge."

Warathorn Wongsawangsiri is especially busy with administrative and construction disputes, handling both litigation and arbitration. A client says that "he is responsive and excellent at case management, with an ability to see the big picture that allows him to provide practical advice."

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Thailand

Dispute Resolution


Chinnawat Thongpakdee
Band 2
Warathorn Wongsawangsiri
Band 3