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THE OFFICES AT CENTRAL WORLD, 26TH FLOOR, 999/9 RAMA 1 ROAD, PATHUMWAN, BANGKOK 10330, THAILAND
Tel:
Work +66 2 646 1888
Fax:
Fax +66 2 646 1919
Email:
Web:
www.siampremier.com
Bangkok, Vientiane, Yangon
Siam Premier International Law Office Limited, Kong Suriyamontol, Bangkok, THAILAND

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Kong Suriyamontol

Tel:
Work +66 2646 1888
Email:
Siam Premier International Law Office Limited

Work Department

Partner

Position

Specialises in: Insolvency & Restructuring | Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Career

Kong joined Siam Premier in 1994 and became a partner of the firm in 2009. Kong is a litigation specialist and regularly conducts cases in all of the major courts, including the civil, criminal, bankruptcy, intellectual property and international trade court as well as tribunals. Kong has also represented clients in the tax court. Kong’s clients include a wide range of international entities who are litigating in Thailand. Kong has represented Sumitomo Bank and ABN AMRO Bank in relation to banking and finance litigation. In connection with construction matters, Kong represents Wilk & Hoeglund Public Company and Charn Issara Development. Kong’s experience in rehabilitation and bankruptcy includes acting for PTT Chemicals, Air Andaman, Picanol and Krungthai IBJ Leasing. Clients in other matters include; Italian Thai, Securicor International Valuable Transport, Pernod Ricard and the Dusit Thani Group. Kong is currently representing Padaeng Industry in a landmark environmental case related to alleged contamination of local water sources. This case involves over 1,000 plaintiffs. Kong is also representing PTT Chemical in a dispute related to repayment of debts under a contract. This is a high value matter involving significant players in Thailand’s petrol-chemical industry.

Member

Kong is a member of the Lawyers Council of Thailand and the Bar Association.

Education

LLB Chulalongkorn (University)


Thailand

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Siam Premier International Law Office Limited has actively invested in its dispute resolution team, which is now one of the largest departments at the firm. It has built a reputation acting for corporates in insurance, construction, government projects and employment litigation. In one of the group’s standout matters, department co-head Kong Suriyamontol successfully represented NVPSKG Joint Venture in two claims against the Pollution Control Department regarding payment for construction of the Samut Prakarn Wastewater Management Project. Suriyamontol also acted for Green Architecture and Engineering Company as claimant in construction arbitration proceedings. Techatat Udomsiri jointly heads the practice group and is defending the world’s largest fully integrated natural rubber company, Sri Trang Argo-Industry, in civil and criminal proceedings for alleged fraud. Managing partner Phisud Dejakaisaya has extensive experience in banking, investment and commercial litigation and is acting for Thai Takasago Company in the Central Administrative Court in a case concerning the unlawful termination of a construction contract. Rawat Chomsri, Noppramart Thammateeradaycho and Chakrapong Boonchan are other notable contacts in the department.

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