ILCT Ltd. > Bangkok, Thailand > Firm Profile


Thailand > Intellectual property Tier 3

The IP department at ILCT Ltd. advises on a range of trademarks, patent and copyright matters, including registration and protection, as well as anti-counterfeiting and infringement work. Ratinuch Kawnachaimongkol heads up the practice and acts for domestic and international clients on enforcement, litigation and IP portfolio management. Juthajit Sriprasart focuses on trademark and copyright matters, while patent practice head Ratchapong  Thongdeetae advises on prosecution and enforcement matters.


The team is extremely responsive, and their responses are profound in terms of legal analysis.’

Ratinuch Kawnachaimongkol and her team is responsive and good at problem-solving.’

Fast and detailed response. Extremely client-friendly and reliable.’

Work highlights

    Thailand > Corporate and M&A Tier 4

    ILCT Ltd. handles a wide range of commercial, corporate and M&A transactions, with the capability of advising on the tax aspects of transactions. Palawi Bunnag jointly leads the practice alongside Mallika E.S. Margherita, who has particular expertise in international commercial and M&A transactions, foreign investment, as well as real estate development transactions.

    Key clients

    Esso (Thailand) Public Company Limited and ExxonMobil affiliates in Thailand

    Rodenstock GmbH / Compass Partner / Rodenstock (Thailand) Co., Ltd.

    Bow Wave Capital Management / ASP Thailand LP

    NEC Capital Solutions Limited

    Lumentum International (Thailand) Co., Ltd

    Chalybs Cylinders Ltd.

    TRB Chemedica (Thailand) Co., Ltd.

    Asian Aviation Training Centre Ltd.

    L3 Harris Technologies Holding, LLC

    Puri Company Limited

    Charoen Phokphand Group

    Work highlights

    • Assisted NEC Capital Solutions Limited on the acquisition of shares in Aira Leasing Public Company Limited from Aira Capital Public Company Limited, worth $6m in value.
    • Assisted Rodenstock GmbH/Compass Partner with the sale of shares in Rodenstock Group in regard to Rodenstock (Thailand) Co., Ltd. from Compass Partners to APAX Funds worth €1.5bn in total deal value.
    • Assisting Bow Wave Capital Management with the acquisition of newly issued shares in Ascend Money Company Limited which is part of Ascend Group or CP Group.

    ILCT Ltd. (ILCT) is a pioneering international law firm engaging in the business law practice in Thailand.

    Founded in 1966 by an American attorney, ILCT was once a part of a multi-domestic law firm, Russin & Vecchi (R&V), which operated offices in Thailand, Vietnam and Taiwan. At that time, the official name of the Bangkok office was International Legal Counsellors Thailand (thus, ILCT).

    Today ILCT is a full-service law firm that offers legal services in almost every aspect of corporate and commercial laws. ILCT also housed many experts from across the fields. The majority of ILCT’s professionals are multilingual (Thai, English, French, Italian and Chinese) and provide a variety of technical expertise (legal, foreign affairs, business management, IT, Engineering, Biotechnology).

    Our firm is registered as a Thai Consultant, “A” level, No. 825, Legal Services with the Thai Consultant Database Center, Ministry of Finance.

    Managing Director Prof. Jayavadh (0) 2679 6005
    Partner, Head of General Practice Palawi (0) 2679 6005
    Partner, Head of Foreign Practice Mallika E.S (0) 2679 6005
    Partner, Head of Intellectual Property Ratinuch (0) 2679 6005
    Ms Palawi Bunnag photo Ms Palawi BunnagPartner, Head of General Practice
    Prof Jayavadh Bunnag  photo Prof Jayavadh Bunnag Managing Director, Senior Partner
    Ms Ratinuch Kawnachaimongkol  photo Ms Ratinuch Kawnachaimongkol Partner, Head of IP Department
    Ms Mallika E.S Margherita  photo Ms Mallika E.S Margherita Partner, Head of Foreign Practice
    Dr Sutharm Valaisathien  photo Dr Sutharm Valaisathien Executive Director, Senior Partner
    Nuttawalee Siang-arom : Administrator & IT Manager
    Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin)
    Asian Patent Attorney Association (APAA)
    INTA - International Trademark Association
    AIPPI (The International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property)
    AIA (Association for International Arbitration)
    Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)
    ASEAN Intellectual Property Association (ASEAN-IPA)
    International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
    Intellectual Property Association of Thailand (IPAT)