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Rajah & Tann (Thailand) Limited

PRESIDENT TOWER, 12TH FLOOR, 973 PLOENCHIT ROAD, BANGKOK 10330, THAILAND
Tel:
Work +66 2 656 1991
Fax:
Fax +66 2 656 0833
Email:
Web:
th.rajahtannasia.com
Bangkok, Singapore, Vientaine, Yangon

Surasak Vajasit

Tel:
Work +66 2656-1991
Email:
Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

Position

Managing Partner, R&T Asia (Thailand) Limited

Career

With more than 30 years of work in private and public sectors, Khun Surasak has extensive experience in corporate and financing transactions. He represents some of Thailand's largest financial institutions and publicly traded companies. Drawing upon his eight years as a judge for the Courts of Thailand, a large part of Surasak’s practice focuses on representation in litigation and dispute resolution proceedings, including arbitrations – local and international, as counsel and arbitrator – and mediations, as well as alternative dispute resolution. He represents multinational clients in complex Thai regulatory matters involving customs and anti-corruption proceedings.


Asia Pacific: Regional international arbitration

Regional international arbitration

Within: Regional international arbitration

Andre Yeap SC leads Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP’s 27-strong Singapore team, which includes ten partners and regularly acts in in big-ticket, bet-the-company commercial and investor-state disputes. Recent work saw Paul Tan act for a Chinese cosmetics company in a joint venture dispute with a Korean cosmetics company. The firm can call on a sizeable network of offices and associated firms across Asia; in Bangkok, Surasak Vajasit’s dispute resolution team includes Supawat Srirungruang, who has expertise in Thai Arbitration Institute proceedings, while Chau Huy Quang, senior associate Tran Vi Thoai and foreign counsel Logan Leung are the key figures in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Thailand

Banking and finance

Within: Leading individuals

Surasak Vajasit - Rajah & Tann (Thailand) Limited

Within: Banking and finance

Rajah & Tann (Thailand) Limited acts for borrowers in corporate and project finance deals. Surasak Vajasit is the managing partner and Saroj Jongsaritwang is also recommended.

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Corporate and M&A (including capital markets)

Within: Leading individuals

Surasak Vajasit - Rajah & Tann (Thailand) Limited

Within: Corporate and M&A (including capital markets)

At Rajah & Tann (Thailand) Limited, Surasak Vajasit is the leading figure and office managing partner. The team acts for clients across the ASEAN region, particularly in the telecoms, tobacco, food and beverage, and energy sectors.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

The ‘responsive, detail-oriented and practical’ team at Rajah & Tann (Thailand) Limited acts for clients such as Philip Morris, Glow Group and DTAC. Surasak Vajasit heads the team. Ittichai Prasongprasit and Melisa Uremovic are also recommended.

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