Firm Profile > ILCT Ltd. > Bangkok, Thailand


Corporate and M&A Tier 4

ILCT Ltd. acts on an array of corporate and M&A matters in addition to restructuring transactions, tax advice and the drafting of shareholders' agreements. Palawi Bunnag co-leads the team and provides 'prompt recommendations and guidelines' while fellow co-lead Mallika E.S. Margherita is a specialist in matters of foreign investment, international commercial/M&A transactions as well as transactions relating to real estate developments.


‘ILCT becomes a part of our group company, like a good friend. This unique relationship has been fundamentally built by their trustworthiness, and goodwill in Corporate and M&A practice.’

‘Ms. Palawi Bunnag is undoubtedly nominated. She always helps us, especially during the novel COVID-19 situation. Her prompt recommendations and guidelines led us through such a confusing crisis.’


Key clients

Selic Corp Public Company Limited / PMC Label Materials Group

All Inspire Development Public Company Limited

Food Generation Co., Ltd./Food Forward Co., Ltd.

Inalca Food&Beverage (Thailand) Co., Ltd

ExxonMobil Ltd (Esso’s subsidiary)

Xingjia Co., Ltd.

T-Pack (Thailand) Ltd.

ILCT was founded by a U.S. attorney, Mr. Charles Warren Kirkwood, as a Registered Ordinary Partnership, in Bangkok, on 4 July 1966.

INTERNATIONAL LEGAL COUNSELLORS THAILAND (ILCT) is the official name of the Bangkok Office. ILCT is the lead office of the multi-domestic law firm, Russin & Vecchi (R&V). ILCT is registered as a Grade “A” Thai Consultant with the Thai Consultant Database Centre, Ministry of Finance, entitling it to bid for government projects.

With over half-century of history, ILCT was one of the pioneering international law offices engaging in the Thai business law practices. We have earned our reputation by consciously practicing in a group format and using personnel of diverse educational and technical backgrounds, most of whom are multilingual (Thai, English, Chinese, Japanese, French, Italian and Spanish), forming teams to deal with each matter by applying diversified expertise. With this method and through our inter-office matrix system, we have developed a unique internationalist approach and able to provide tailored services to a wide cross-section of corporate and individual clients.

Department Name Email Telephone
Managing Partner Prof. Jayavadh Bunnag 66 (0) 2679 6005
Partner, Head of General Practice Palawi Bunnag 66 (0) 2679 6005
Partner, Head of Foreign Practice Mallika E.S Margherita 66 (0) 2679 6005
Partner, Head of Intellectual Property Ratinuch Kawnachaimongkol 66 (0) 2679 6005
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Palawi Bunnag photo Mr Palawi Bunnag Partner
Prof Jayavadh Bunnag  photo Prof Jayavadh Bunnag Managing Director, Senior Partner
Ms Mallika E.S Margherita  photo Ms Mallika E.S Margherita Partner
Dr Sutharm Valaisathien  photo Dr Sutharm Valaisathien Executive Director, Senior Partner
Chanchart Chotiphol : Counsel/Business Development Manager
Nuttawalee Siang-arom : Administrator
English (fluent)
Chinese (Mandarin)
Asian Patent Attorney Association (APAA)
The Inter Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)