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Watson, Farley & Williams (Thailand) Limited 'maintains extremely high standards' in the shipping arena, where it advises on charterparty disputes, collisions and hijacking and piracy matters. It also acts in contentious and non-contentious cases relating to oil and gas, aviation and ports. Steven Burkill and Alan Polivnick are 'excellent in all matters maritime', and Tan Kay Kian 'quickly identifies and explains legal issues'. Ratthakarn Boonnua successfully represented the International Air Transport Association in defending a THB50m claim.
Pramuanchai Law Office Co, Ltd has a top reputation for its shipping practice, and handles contentious instructions relating to casualties, shipbuilding and cargo disputes. The team also provides advice on insurance, aviation and customs law. Pramual Chancheewa is the key contact.
The 'reliable' Tilleke & Gibbins is recommended for 'high-value and top-priority cases'. Chinachart Vatanasuchart is 'excellent'. Highlights included advising a Norwegian airline on employment issues, and assisting a global freight forwarding company on a cargo claim dispute.
DLA Piper handles contentious shipping mandates relating to charterparty disputes, collisions, cargo claims and shipbuilding. The firm also advises on marine insurance matters. Peter Shelford is recommended.
Siam Premier advised CIT Aerospace on the leasing of two aircraft to Thai Airways. The firm continues to act for Thai Airways on several contentious cases.
Clifford Chance (Thailand) Limited has solid asset finance experience thanks to Fergus Evans. Highlights included advising the ECA lenders on aircraft financing transactions for Qantas and Korean Air Lines.
International Legal Counsellors Thailand's Surapan Thimkrajang advises airlines and shipping lines on matters including passenger and cargo claims.