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Siam Premier International Law Office Limited

Employment

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What the team is known for

Solid choice for Thai and international corporates defending unfair dismissal cases in Thailand's labour courts. Its broader employment practice focuses on workforce restructuring, terminations, severance payments and subcontractual employment laws in Thailand. Strong client base in the aviation, oil and gas, and manufacturing sectors, among others.

Strengths

A client notes: "They respond quickly to go through the points we need, and they understand our business background and needs, rather than only assisting with legal requirements."

"They provide very good support, following up and responding back quickly," confirms another client.

Work highlights

Advised 3D Eyebrows in relation to its employment agreement.

Notable practitioners

Senior consultant Sumit Masrungson is highly respected by market commentators for his extensive experience in employment litigation. He also advises Thai and international clients from sectors such as TMT and oil and gas on employee terminations.

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Overview

Siam Premier’s Employment and Labour practice group provides comprehensive, strategic advice and representation to Thai domestic and foreign corporations on the full spectrum of contentious and non-contentious employment and labour related issues and matters arising out of their operations in Thailand. 

We assist foreign corporates in navigating the heavily regulated national employment and labour laws and with understanding the cultural nuances of operating in Thailand. We are known for being proactive and responding quickly to our clients with strategic advice that assists them mitigate and manage risks, which seeks to avoid the escalation of disputes where possible. However, where litigation or other formal dispute resolution procedures are necessary, we also have an excellent track record of assisting corporations achieve negotiated or litigated outcomes in contentious matters in the Labour Court, domestic and international arbitrations, and other dispute resolution forums.

We are regularly involved in the employment and labour-related aspects of domestic and cross-border commercial transactions, including those arising from M&A deals, insolvency and receivership matters, and in strategic employment and human resource (HR) planning. Our advice includes negotiating the HR aspects of corporate transactions and drafting various related agreements including transition services agreements, employment agreements and restrictive covenant agreements.

Employment Department

Siam Premier International Law Office Limited

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Department location

26th Floor, The Offices at Central World

999/9 Rama I Road

Pathumwan

Bangkok

Bangkok

Thailand

10330

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Thailand

Employment


Sumit Masrungson
Band 1