Kudun and Partners




Kudun and Partners is a young and energetic full-service firm that has grown rapidly in the past few years, pulling in talent from competitors and being hailed as a firm to watch by peers. The firm has established a dedicated China practice staffed with native Chinese speakers and it is now part of the legal network, World Services Group, as the Thailand representative. Partner and key contact Kudun Sukhumananda has expertise in capital markets, corporate and M&A, banking and finance, real estate, infrastructure funds and energy. Partner Thanyaluck Thongrompo has recently joined the firm in 2022 to add to its M&A practice.

Client feedback

“Extremely good at providing practical and commercial legal advice. Their teamwork and knowledge are one of the most notable aspects of their team. I have never seen such cohesive teamwork among lawyers before and KAP has that.” – Banking and finance

“Good knowledge on cryptocurrency laws and responsiveness to our needs. Give good ideas on how to move forward.” – Capital markets

“Quick and responsive.” – Corporate and M&A

“The team is very responsive. I appreciate the relationship support from the partner, who is able to quickly understand the commercial aspect of the transaction and support accordingly.” – Corporate and M&A

“KAP, specifically Kongwat Akaramanee, is responsive to our inquiries regardless of the urgency of the matters. Their advice is reasonable, easy to digest with a step-by-step guidelines on how the company would have to proceed at the court of Thailand.” – Dispute resolution

“The consulting team is competent in all aspects needed and works proactively.” – Real estate

Kongwat Akaramanee

“Kongwat always shows his willingness to assist us regardless of the urgency of any matters. He is responsive and gets back with his reasonable legal advice within the deadline. He follows up on the matters with his client and always delivers his work in a timely manner.”

Somboon Sangrungjang

“Somboon is extremely knowledge in administrative related disputes; provides very strategic advice and solutions on very complex and difficult matters. He is incredibly hardworking and straightforward, he can see beyond what is to be expected and provide us very commercial sound solutions, which is something we very much appreciate.”

Peerasanti Somritutai

“Always ready to help and extremely quick in responding.”

Thanyaluck Thongrompo

“Thanyaluck is very articulate and has excellent customer service. She is very comprehensive in her work and explains legal points in a very clear and concise manner. She is extremely hard working and a credit to her law firm.”

Labour and employment

Work highlights

Assisted Royal Enfield, the manufacturer of classic motorcycles, on the transfer of foreign skilled workers and their family members from the head office in India to Thailand.

Defended a subsidiary of one of the largest oil and gas companies in the region regarding the unfair dismissal of a probation employee.

Dispute resolution

Work highlights

Represented one of the leading delivery service companies in Thailand on a trade competition case.

Represented LG Electronics on an alleged claim in a dealer agreement dispute.

Restructuring and insolvency

Work highlights

Advised a leading asset management company in Thailand on opposing the rehabilitation petition of Smart Traffic Company.

Advised the investors in one of the fastest growing brokerage firms in Thailand on the filing of debt repayment applications in a bankruptcy case.

Corporate and M&A

Work highlights

Advised Hatton Equity on the acquisition of shares in DRJL Group.

Advised Thai Coconut on its joint venture arrangement with Creative Food Solutions in Just Like and More.

Advised Next Point Public Company on its acquisitions of partial equity interests in electric vehicle-related companies, Beli Service Company and Absolute Assembly Company 

Key clients 

Better World Green Public Company, BG Container Glass Public Company, Kingsford Securities, Opes Callan, Stark Corporation

Capital markets

Work highlights

Advised Prosper Engineering Public Company on its domestic initial public offering on the Market for Alternative Investment (MAI).

Advised TRV Rubber Products Public Company on its initial public offering on MAI.

Advised nForce Secure Public Company on its initial public offering and listing of its shares on MAI.

Banking and finance

Work highlights

Advised BG Energy Solution on its project refinancing of My Son 1 Solar Power Company and My Son 2 Solar Power Company.

Represented Phelps Dodge International in a refinancing transaction with United Overseas Bank for a total value of approximately $96 million.

Represented East West Bank on its provision of loans to TTI International valued at $25 million.


Work highlights

Advised B Grimm Power Public Company on the acquisition of a 49.9% stake in Kopos.

Represented Sermsang Power Corporation on its acquisition of 25% shares in Win Chai Company, owner and operator of Romklao Wind Farm.