R&T Asia (Thailand) remains a well-regarded firm across core corporate law areas and its disputes practice and telecommunications and technology prowess also deserve special mention. The firm has a growing business advising fintech, e-commerce and e-payment players, and for many years it has provided regulatory counsel to Google and Facebook in Thailand. The firm is expanding its Bangkok office, which has nearly 60 lawyers at present, and it is actively recruiting specialists for infrastructure matters. The firm’s managing partner Surasak Vajasit is known for his practice in dispute resolution, capital markets, projects and banking and finance. He is a frequent arbitrator in ICC arbitration proceedings. Deputy managing partner Sui Lin Teoh heads the firm’s M&A and employment practices, while corporate, competition and trade specialist Melissa Uremovic is another respected name and a key contact. The firm’s telecommunications and technology group is led by specialist partner Supawat Srirungruang.
Represented Gheco-One as the plaintiff in the Supreme Court against the revenue department for the revocation of its order and refund of the corporate income tax to the client.
Represented the directors of a subsidiary of one of the world’s largest cable manufacturers as defendants in a criminal case.
Acted for Don Muang Tollway Public Company in its IPO.
Represented Finansa Securities in its role as the lead underwriter for Don Muang Tollway’s IPO.