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Tilleke & Gibbins

SUPALAI GRAND TOWER, 26 F, 1011 RAMA 3 ROAD, CHONGNONSI, YANNAWA, BANGKOK 10120, THAILAND
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Work +66 2 056 5555
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Fax +66 2 056 5678
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www.tilleke.com
Bangkok, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Phnom Penh, Vientaine and 1 more

Thailand

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

Tilleke & Gibbins

Santhapat Periera and Cynthia Pornavalai head the team at Tilleke & Gibbins, which comprises ‘efficient and service-minded professionals, who are dependable and give reliable advice’. The firm has been advising Goldman Sachs on the financing of an international hospital to be built in Bangkok. Other clients include Brown Brothers Harriman and China Development Bank.

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Corporate and M&A (including capital markets)
Corporate and M&A (including capital markets) - ranked: tier 3

Tilleke & Gibbins

Tilleke & Gibbins recently advised communications group WPP, and its subsidiary Grey, on merging with advertising agency nudeJEH. Praised as ‘calm under pressure’, Charunun Sathitsuksomboon is recommended along with Cynthia Pornavalai. Clients also include Ford Motors, Kuwait Petroleum and Visa.

Leading individuals

Piyanuj Ratprasatporn - Tilleke & Gibbins

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Tilleke & Gibbins

Tilleke & Gibbins has a broad spread of clients in the automotive, TMT, manufacturing and healthcare industries, among others. The department recently represented a tyre manufacturer regarding collective bargaining agreement negotiations and other employment issues. Department head Tiziana Sucharitkul and Thawat Damsa-ard are recommended, as is Aaron Le Marquer, who was recently made partner.

Leading individuals

Thawat Damsa-ard - Tilleke & Gibbins

Tiziana Sucharitkul - Tilleke & Gibbins

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 1

Tilleke & Gibbins

A recent success for Tilleke & Gibbins was winning a trade secrets case for Magnequench, against International Magnetics Co. The team has also been advising Krispy Kreme on IP and regulatory issues in Thailand, as well as franchise matters concerning Laos and Vietnam. Darani Vachanavuttivong, Alan Adcock and Sukontip Jitmongkolthong are key contacts in the team that has grown in size recently through significant lateral hires.

Leading individuals

Alan Adcock - Tilleke & Gibbins

Darani Vachanavuttivong - Tilleke & Gibbins

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 3

Tilleke & Gibbins

Tilleke & Gibbins recently advised China Development Bank on the financing and development of port facilities at Laem Chabang. Cynthia Pornavalai and Santhapat Periera are the names to note.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 3

Tilleke & Gibbins

Tilleke & Gibbins recently advised a resort and hotel management company on the sale of land in Phuket, which includes hotel, villas, condominiums and retail units. Practice head Cynthia Pornavalai has ‘excellent knowledge of real estate issues and gives appropriate advice’, and Theerapat Sombatsatapornkul is also recommended.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 1

Tilleke & Gibbins

Tilleke & Gibbins recently advised Apple on consumer protection requirements, and assisted Wikimedia Foundation (hosting Wikipedia, among other sites) with fundraising and tax issues. Other clients include Facebook, Telstra and Cisco. Practice head Jeffrey Blatt, Piyanuj Ratprasatporn and the recently promoted Suebsiri Taweepon are names to note.

Leading individuals

Jeffrey Blatt - Tilleke & Gibbins

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Tilleke & Gibbins

Tilleke & Gibbins’ recent work includes advising dairy products manufacturer Friesland Campina on tax and regulatory issues, and acting for De La Rue, a banknote manufacturer, in restructuring-related matters. Other clients include General Motors, Petronas Group and Ikea Holdings Services. Sriwan Puapondh is the principal contact.

Leading individuals

Sriwan Puapondh - Tilleke & Gibbins

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Transport
Transport - ranked: tier 3

Tilleke & Gibbins

The practice at Tilleke & Gibbins spans aviation and shipping work. It recently acted for Global Knafaim Leasing during the repossession of a Boeing 767. Chinachart Vatanasuchart and Aaron Le Marquer make up part of an ‘excellent’ team, where ‘the advice is both succinct and commercial, and the response times are very good’.

Leading individuals

Chinachart Vatanasuchart - Tilleke & Gibbins

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