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R & T Asia (Thailand) Limited

Work +66 2 656 1991
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Bangkok, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Phnom Penh and 3 more

The firm: R & T Asia (Thailand) Limited is part of the Rajah & Tann Asia network of firms and offers the highest standards of legal service by bringing together leading law firms and lawyers in nine regional countries. With a team of nearly 50 lawyers in Bangkok, the firm has the capacity to handle the most intricate regional and cross-border transactions and to provide seamless legal counsel across the region, with access to 500 outstanding lawyers across Asia.

Based in Bangkok, R & T Asia (Thailand) Limited is well-equipped to work towards giving clients a home advantage wherever they are throughout Asia, using its full-service capabilities and conducting business in ways that only native speakers can. The firm can deliver the most complex advice coherently, ensuring that clients are comfortable in legal and cultural landscapes that may seem unfamiliar.

R & T Asia (Thailand) Limited is headed by the highly respected Surasak Vajasit, who is noted for his 'rich experience in restructuring matters, as well as corporate and financing transactions' and 'his previous experience as a judge'. He is recommended by clients as a 'knowledgeable and prompt' counsel, and is 'respected by peers for his depth of ability'. Surasak is also regularly called upon to represent multinational clients in complex litigation and to act as an arbitrator in international arbitration proceedings.

As part of a truly Asian law firm, R & T Asia (Thailand) Limited ensures that its talent, resources and expertise are truly concentrated in the region, and in this part of the world.

Areas of practice: R & T Asia (Thailand) Limited has wide-ranging experience in Thai law matters right across the commercial spectrum, including representing clients in civil, criminal or administrative proceedings; in international and domestic arbitration; and in government investigations and trade, customs and compliance matters. The firm is also highly rated for its expertise in structuring and advising on foreign investment approvals, public and private company mergers and acquisitions, and in general corporate commercial matters for foreign investors in Thailand.

The firm comprises a majority of Thai nationals who are fluent in Thai and English, and hence have the ability to also represent clients in highly regulated industries, such as telecoms, automotive, food and beverage, liquor, tobacco, insurance and manufacturing, and is able to provide full support in large-scale litigation matters, corporate transactions and investigations.

  • Contacts

  • Sui Lin Teoh, partner (

  • Melisa Uremovic, partner (

  • Number of lawyers: 50+
  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Indonesian
  • Japanese
  • Malay
  • Mandarin
  • Punjabi
  • Tagalog
  • Tamil
  • Vietnamese
  • Thai
  • Urdu
  • Malayalam
  • Burmese
  • Khmer
  • Laotian
  • various Chinese dialects
  • Member
  • Rajah & Tann Asia Network

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