Sakchai Limsiripothong > Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners > Bangkok, Thailand > Lawyer Profile

Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners
22ND FLOOR, MERCURY TOWER, 540 PLOENCHIT ROAD
LUMPINI, PATHUMWAN
BANGKOK 10330
Thailand
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Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Partner

Career

Sakchai Limsiripothong represents clients in litigation and domestic and international arbitration. He has expertise in commercial law, labour and employment law, intellectual property infringement, torts, construction contracts, trade, banking, bankruptcy, business reorganization and white-collar crime.

Sakchai was honored to be Legal Counsel to a Thai Senator, 2005- 2006. He is active in the Lawyers Council of Thailand, including the Committee of Foreign Affairs (2000 – 2004) and the Committee of Notaries Public (2004 – 2006). He is a guest lecturer at universities, where he teaches litigation, labour law, bankruptcy and corporate restructuring, as well as the preparation of legal documents. He is a contributing author to “Court Procedures and Bankruptcy Law in Thailand” (World Bank 2004-2018).

Languages

English, Thai

Memberships

Thai Bar Association, Lawyers License of Thailand, admitted 1994

Notary Public Services, Lawyers Council of Thailand, 2003

Education

LL.B., Ramkhamhaeng University, 1992

LL.M., Commercial and Corporate Law, University of New South Wales Australia, 2000

Advanced Diploma in International Business, Australia, 1998

Certificate, International Property Law, Institute of Legal Education, 2001

Certificate, Institute of Intellectual Property & Professional Training, Thailand, 2006

Lawyer Rankings

Thailand > Dispute resolution

Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners represents clients from pre-litigation through to enforcement. Phisit Dejchaiyasak heads up the dispute resolution team and has a reputation for representing insurance companies and major Thai corporations in domestic and international disputes. Sakchai Limsiripothong has handled commercial and IP disputes in a range of sectors including construction and banking, and Rapinnart Prongsiriwattana successfully represented Total Access Communication in the administrative court proceedings concerning telecoms concessions. Also recommended are Pathorn Towongchuen and Pralakorn Siwawej, who is rated for his ‘in-depth analysis’Warathorn Wongsawangsiri left the team in September 2019 for Herbert Smith Freehills (Thailand) Limited.

Thailand > Restructuring and insolvency

Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners handles insolvency-related litigation, restructuring and cross-border debtor/creditor negotiations. Of recent note, practice co-head Weerawong Chittmittrapap represented Triple T Broadband in connection with its debt reorganisation, while litigator Sakchai Limsiripothong was involved in several cases in the bankruptcy court. Also recommended are practice co-head Phisit Dejchaiyasak and senior counsel Suntus Kirdsinsap, who stands out in the debt restructuring space. Senior associate Natthida Pranutnorapal is a name to note on the more junior end.