Mr Saravut Krailadsiri > Kudun & Partners > Bangkok, Thailand > Lawyer Profile

Kudun & Partners
23rd Floor Units C & F
Gaysorn Tower, 127 Ratchadamri Road
Lumpini, Pathumwan
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Work Department

Practice areas:

Corporate & Tax

Mergers & Acquisitions

Oil & Gas



Saravut Krailadsiri is partner at Kudun and Partners Limited with a principal focus for the past two decades on tax law and corporate restructuring. He has represented both Thai and multinational companies investing in petroleum exploration and production in Thailand on legal and tax matters with respect to petroleum laws, petroleum income tax and other laws pertaining to the transfer of participating interest in petroleum concessions and operation of petroleum activities in Thailand.  Saravut has solid expertise in tax law with respect to M&As, energy (oil & gas), power plants, technology start-ups and e-commerce:

Legal and tax counsel for the restructuring and entire business transfer of group company and risk management.

Tax manager of PTT Exploration and Production PLC as relates to the exploration and production businesses and taxes on investment structures and tax compliance.

Advising property developers on tax structures for real estate acquisition as relates to income tax, withholding tax, VAT, SBT, stamp duty and House and Land tax.

Providing tax management and planning for setting up the proper entity for investment and development projects in ASEAN countries.

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Legal and tax services on the acquisition of shares of a major logistics company by way of entire business transfer arrangements.
  • Acting as legal and tax counsel in connection with corporate restructuring and tax management planning for an IPO with an approximate value of THB 23.7 billion.
  • Legal services in relation to the operation of exploration and production of petroleum in Thailand of a Hong Kong based company.
  • Acting as legal and tax counsel in connection with the establishment of an International Headquarter for the tax management of a company’s power businesses.

Top Industry sectors:

Energy & Power

Oil & Gas

Real Estate / Property Development

TMT (Technology, Media, Telecoms – E-Commerce)



Thai, English


Extra-ordinary Member, Thai Bar Association

Member, Lawyers Council of Thailand


LL.M – Private Law, Thammasat University – Thailand (2000)

LL.B – Thammasat University – Thailand (1992)

Lawyer Rankings

Thailand > Tax

Kudun & Partners has an emerging tax practice which covers wealth management, tax optimisation, and cross-border transactions including M&A, capital markets transactions, and corporate restructuring. Jointly headed by Chinawat Assavapokee and Saravut Krailadsiri (the latter of whom joined from Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP in July 2018) the team has particular expertise in the renewable energy, manufacturing, and fintech sectors. Assavapokee has two decades of experience in international tax planning and customs work, and Krailadsiri is noted for his expertise in oil and gas taxation, and tax issues related to e-commerce.