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Watson Farley & Williams (Thailand) Limited

93/1 UNIT 902, 9F GPF WITTHAYU TOWER B, WIRELESS ROAD, PATHUMWAN, BANGKOK 10330, THAILAND
Tel:
Work +66 2 665 7800
Fax:
Fax +66 2 655 7888
Email:
Web:
www.wfw.com
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Watson Farley & Williams (Thailand) Limited, Ratthakarn Boonnua, Bangkok, THAILAND

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Ratthakarn Boonnua

Tel:
Work +66 2 665 7806
Email:
Watson Farley & Williams LLP

Work Department

Litigation group, Bangkok.

Position

Partner in international litigation group specialising in arbitrations and commercial disputes; has extensive experience in complex maritime and construction claims, international trade, cross-border disputes, business crime, and labour and employment. Recent notable cases include advising one of the biggest palm oil companies in an ICC arbitration in Thailand, a Thai premier energy company on a multi-billion Baht claims arising out of gas pipeline leakage in the Gulf of Thailand, and a group of leading insurance and reinsurance companies on marine insurance law and subrogation on both English and Thai law aspects.

Career

Qualified 1993; admitted to practice in Thailand (First Class licence); legal officer Cathay Finance and Securities PLC 1992; attorney Pramuanchai Law Office Co Ltd 1992-96; attorney Tilleke & Gibbins International Limited 1996-2002; senior associate Watson, Farley & Williams 2002-08; partner Watson, Farley & Williams 2008.

Languages

Thai (native), English (proficient).

Member

Thai Bar Association; Lawyer Council of Thailand; Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; Arbitration Committee of ICC Thailand.

Education

1999 Certificate, Maritime Law Short Course, Institute of Maritime Law, Faculty of Law, University of Southampton, UK; 1992 LL.B, Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand.


Thailand

Dispute resolution

Within: Leading individuals

Ratthakarn Boonnua - Watson Farley & Williams (Thailand) Limited

Within: Dispute resolution

The ‘knowledgeable’ team at Watson Farley & Williams (Thailand) Limitedgets results’, and is recommended for cases involving the transport, oil and gas, and manufacturing sectors. Ratthakarn Boonnua recently acted for Ford Motor Company in a $69m dispute with an insurer, brought about by flooding in Thailand in 2011. Department head Steven Burkill and Alan Polivnick are also recommended.

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