ESTABLISHED IN 2015
Total number of professionals: 60 (14 partners)
Principal office: Bangkok
Key practice areas
Mergers & acquisitions (both domestic and cross border transactions). M&A is one of our key practice areas having represented over 100 cases in the last three years alone across a variety of industries.
Capital markets (equity offerings with both domestic and international IPO experience, secondary and follow on offerings/debt offerings/tender offers). We provide comprehensive securities and regulatory advice with significant experience in working with the regulatory bodies in Thailand, including the Office of the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Stock Exchange of Thailand.
Restructuring & tax (tax planning on restructurings and business for cost-saving tax implications). Partners Chinawat Assavapokee and Saravut Krailadsiri are recognized amongst the top legal tax specialists in Thailand.
Investment related laws & FDI (for international clients investing in Thailand, helping determine the most effective investment structure to use, establishing an investment entity, applying for BOI promotions, business licenses and permits).
Infrastructure funds & REITs (establishing infrastructure funds & REITS for various industries, domestic and international offerings).
Dispute resolution/litigation (both domestic and international arbitration experience). Our energetic and heavy puncher litigation lawyers have acted before all levels of court in both domestic and international litigations. We are known as the go-to law firm for administrative and securities litigation matters.
TMT (technology, media and telecoms). We have unique expertise in tech start-ups, new technology and media and have guided various firms, entrepreneurs and small businesses through the complex process of getting set-up in Thailand through sharing strategic and legal advice.
China Business Unit. Given recent strong demand in providing a bilingual and bi-cultural consultancy to help the unique challenges specifically faced by Chinese clients, in 2018 we launched a China Business Unit headed by Chinese born Mayuree (Lin Xiao Din) who was educated and has lived in Thailand since she was 14. She has been assisting Chinese enterprises for over a decade in FDI, M&A and real estate.
As businesses today face a constantly evolving environment, a paradigm-shifting approach to legal advice is required.Founded in 2015, Kudun and Partners is a modern and award-winning full-service law firm led by some of Southeast Asia’s most accomplished lawyers with a desire to provide more commercially minded and creative legal advice to our clients. Since its inception, we have attracted lawyers from various large international firms and represent various entities on transactions in Thailand and Southeast Asia. Clients value our responsiveness and distinctly commercial attitude, as well as our passion for developing forward-thinking, innovative strategies and solutions that respond to their unique business needs. In only six years since our inception, we have been awarded the highly coveted Thailand Law Firm of the Year by The Legal 500 Southeast Asia Awards 2020/2021, reflecting the firm’s commitment to delivering work that exceeds expectations and raising industry standards. Team members are bilingual with a strong command of English to easily assist our foreign clients. Apart from English and Thai, some members speak fluent Chinese, German, Korean and Malay.
23/F Unit C & F, Gaysorn Tower
127 Ratchadamri Road, Lumpini
Bangkok – 10330, Thailand
T: +66 2 838 1750
Kudun Sukhumananda (Partner)
Troy Schooneman (Partner)
Mayuree Sapsutthiporn (林小丁)
(Head of China Practice)