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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:
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www.wfw.com
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Alan Polivnick

Tel:
Work +66 2 665 7805
Email:
Watson Farley & Williams LLP

Work Department

Litigation group, Bangkok.

Position

Alan is a partner in the International Litigation Group and focuses on cross-border arbitration and dispute resolution, particularly in the aviation, shipping and insurance and reinsurance sectors. Alan regularly advises MNCs, international airlines, insurers and reinsurers and international organisations on their operations in Thailand including contract negotiations, commercial and coverage disputes, employment law and regulatory issues. His recent highlights include advising Bangkok Airways on a code share venture with a European airline; advising leading international insurers on coverage for claims arising from flood damage to industrial properties; and advising major EU reinsurer on liability exposure under reinsurance policies to claims arising from the 2010 Bangkok Unrest.

Career

Levingstons 1995-96; Conway O'Reilly/Conway Leather Shaw 1996-2000; Beaumont and Son/Clyde & Co Singapore 2000-07; Watson Farley & Williams from 2007; partner 2010.

Languages

English (Native), Japanese (proficient), German and French (moderate).

Member

Law Society of New South Wales; Law Society of England and Wales.

Education

University of Sydney (1991 MA; 1994 LLB).


Thailand

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Watson Farley & Williams (Thailand) Limited focuses on aviation, shipping and energy finance matters. Recent work in the latter sector saw the practice assisting Wind Energy Development with documentation relating to a 60MW wind farm. Christopher Osborne and Alan Polivnick are key contacts.

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Dispute resolution

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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TMT

Within: TMT

Watson Farley & Williams (Thailand) Limited’s Alan Polivnick recently advised Uber on insurance, liability and regulatory matters, while Christopher Osborne assisted ICBC with a THB30bn loan facility agreement to True Move H in relation to 3G licensing from the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC).

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Transport

Within: Leading individuals

Alan Polivnick - Watson Farley & Williams (Thailand) Limited

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