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Tel:
Work +66 2 264 8000
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Fax +66 2 657 2222
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Web:
https://www.weerawongcp.com

Sakchai Limsiripothong

Tel:
Work +662 264 8000
Email:
Web:
www.weerawongcp.com
Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners

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

Member

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


Thailand

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners occupies a space in the upper echelons of Thailand’s dispute resolution market, where it has achieved enviable successes in high-profile litigation. The litigation department works almost irrespective of industry sector, and is equipped to handle domestic disputes as well as cross-border matters, where it works closely with leading foreign firms. TMT litigation is a particular area of strength; the team has handled some of the country’s most significant telecoms disputes, which recently included Rapinnart Prongsiriwattana representing a Thai telecoms company in Administrative Court proceedings concerning certain questions of concessions, public-private law and contract law. Elsewhere, Warathorn Wongsawangsiri successfully defended an insurance company against a THB2.2bn claim by a company in the automotive sector. Other specialisms in the department include corporate criminal defence involving corporate governance and securities law; Sakchai Limsiripothong, who is one of the firm’s leading litigators, is a key contact in this space. Practice head Phisit Dejchaiyasak is well-versed in high-profile litigation and arbitration, and Pathorn Towongchuen has a broad dispute resolution practice that includes administrative law, bankruptcy and debt restructuring.

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Restructuring and insolvency

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

With comprehensive knowledge of bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring processes, Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners is home to one of the busiest restructuring practices in the country. Its senior litigators have significant experience in high-value and complex cases, and the group is also equipped to handle out-of-court restructurings. The co-heads of the team illustrate its multi-disciplinary nature: Suntus Kirdsinsap has a broad litigation practice, with over 30 years of experience representing companies in myriad industries. In ongoing work, a team led by Weerawong Chittmittrapap is representing a telecoms company in its debt reorganisation, which has involved over $2bn owed to onshore and offshore creditors and created over 20 civil and criminal cases. Litigator Sakchai Limsiripothong is another leading practitioner in the group. At the senior associate level, Natthida Pranutnorapal has accumulated significant experience in this field. Chinnavat Chinsangaram has left the firm to work at the Public Legal Aid Foundation.

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