The world has become a global village, and the concept of boundaries has almost gone into the background. Many services businesses can provide services without the limitation of geographical boundaries.
After the pandemic, the economies were preparing to recover their economies by boosting foreign business investments.
Thailand has also been encouraging foreign investors to bring their wealth into the economy. However, the business entities will need expert legal consultancy to establish their business.
Here is the list of Thailand’s top 10 law firms that you should know when trying to find the best legal experts for your concerns.
Top Law Firms In Thailand
1. Tilleke & Gibbins Ltd.
Tilleke & Gibbins is the top law firm in Thailand that won the first position in The Lawyers Global award for 2022. The law firm is focused on the markets in the Southeast Asian region with a team of over 200 lawyers and professional consultants.
Tilleke & Gibbins is headquartered in Bangkok and was founded in 1890 as an independent firm. It didn’t take much longer for the law firm to become one of Thailand’s largest law consultancy firms.
The industries Tilleke & Gibbins are practicing include consumer products, technology, insurance, energy, aviation, etc.
The practice areas of Tilleke & Gibbins Ltd. in Thailand include the following:
- Banking and Finance
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Capital Markets
- Competition & Trade
- Compliance and Investigations
- Dispute resolution and litigation
Supalai Grand Tower, 26th Floor, 1011 Rama 3 Road, Chongnonsi, Yannawa, Bangkok 10120
2. LS Horizon –Law Firm Of The Year
LS Horizon is also the top-tier firm in Thailand which secured the second position in The Lawyers Global for the year 2022. LS Horizon is also a firm with operations in Thailand and Lao PDR. However, several independent firms associated with LS Horizon work in Cambodia, Singapore, and Myanmar.
LS Horizon was founded in 2000, with its headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand. The company has 50+ local and foreign attorneys with experience in several tier-1 law firms in Thailand. The portfolio of LS Horizon Thailand includes services and law consultation in diverse industries.
Let’s talk about LS Horizon practices in Thailand. It includes mergers and acquisitions, dispute resolution, banking & finance, capital markets, Insolvency & business reorganization, administrative and constitutional law, FDI, Corporate real estate, etc.
14th Floor, GPF Witthayu Tower A 93/1 Wireless Road, Lumpini, Phatum Wan Bangkok 10330 Thailand
3. Baker McKenzie
Baker McKenzie is a law firm of international origin, operating on all continents. The company was founded in 1949 in Chicago, Illinois. There are over 45 locations and 74 offices of Baker McKenzie around the globe.
There are over 13000 employees and 6500 lawyers working in different offices of Baker McKenzie. Baker McKenzie Thailand was established in the year 1989 and is currently providing a full range of legal services to corporate and individual clients.
Baker McKenzie Thailand has been featured as Fortune 500 and Asia-Pacific 100 company providing legal consultancy services in the region.
The main practice areas of Baker McKenzie include banking & finance, corporate services, mergers and acquisitions, dispute resolution, insurance, intellectual property, real estate, taxation, restructuring & Insolvency, etc.
25th Floor, Abdulrahim Place 990 Rama IV Road Bangkok 10500 Thailand
DFDL is also a company providing legal consultancy services in the Mekong region and covers markets of East and Southeast Asia. The company was founded in 1994 by four founders in Vientiane, Lao PDR.
DFDL has also been recognized in the Asia-Pacific region with awards like FT Innovative Lawyers of Asia-Pacific region in 2020. Besides, the company has also ranked as a top chamber in Asia-Pacific for the year 2022.
Other awards won by DFDL include tier-2 and tier-3 in project development, banking & finance, and M&A, respectively.
DFDL Thailand provides services to both national and international clients in Thailand with over 25 of experience. The key practice areas of consultancy services provided by DFDL include taxation, investment advisory, aviation, employment and labor, real estate & construction, business consulting, and law consultation to businesses of different sectors in Cambodia.
Bangkok: No. 3, Rajanakarn Building, AA Floor, South Sathorn Road, Yannawa Sub-District, Sathorn District, Bangkok Metropolis 10120, Thailand
Samui: 17/10 Moo 1, Bophut, Koh Samui Suratthani 84320 Thailand
5. Allen & Overy
Allen & Overy Thailand is a member law firm of Allen & Overy International. The company is distinguished from other law firms for its expertise in combining law and technology to provide contemporary solutions for national & international clients.
Allen & Overy Thailand has been working in the local market for over 23 years and has won the reputation of an innovative & competent law firm. The law firm identifies itself as a one-stop service for local and cross-border clients.
A&O, Bangkok, received the Thailand Law Firm of the Year in 2021 at IFLR ASIA-Pacific Awards. The company has also received tier-1 categorization for M&A, Capital markets, project development, restructuring & Insolvency, and banking & finance.
The services of A&O, Thailand include the following:
- Capital markets: debt & equity
- Real estate and construction
- Restructuring/Mergers & Acquisitions
- Banking and Finance
- Employment and labor
- And a lot more
23rd Floor, Sindhorn Tower 130-132 3 Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand
6. Weerawong Chinnavat & Partners
Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners is one of the leading law firms in Thailand, providing consultancy services to clients in not only Thailand but other countries of ASEAN also. The company was founded in 2009 and has recognized itself as one of Thailand’s largest independent law firms.
The company has a professional team of over 100 law consultants providing services in different areas. Weerawong C&P has also received the categorization of tier-1 firms in Thailand for the following services: capital markets: debt & equity, M&A, Banking & Finance, Project Development, rest structuring, and Insolvency.
Other services offered by Weerawong C&P include international trade, FDI, regulatory consultation, competition & anti-trust, and corporate and transactional consultancy.
22nd Floor, Mercury Tower, 540 Ploenchit Road, Lumpini, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Linklaters Law firm is the next law firm on our list of top firms in Thailand. Linklaters Thailand is an independent member of the Linklaters Network, providing services on all continents.
Linklaters is an international network of independent law firms committed to providing legal consultation to clients. The Linklaters were founded in 1838 by John Linklater in partnership with Julis Dods. Collectively, they formed the London firm of Solicitors, Dods & Linklaters.
In 1920, the law firm was merged with Paine, Blyth & Huxtable to form Linklaters & Paines. The law practice areas of Linklaters Thailand include the following:
- Banking and Finance
- Energy & infrastructure
- Acquisition finance
- Real estate finance
- Capital markets
- Mergers and acquisitions
20th Floor, Capital Tower, All Seasons Place, 87/1 Wireless Road, Bangkok 10330
8. BH2I –Emerging Law Firm
BH2I is also one of the top law firms in Thailand that provide services in the Asian-Pacific region through their brick & mortar and virtual organizational structure.
The law firm started with a focus on ASEAN, but currently, they are providing legal consultancy services at over 32 locations, including Europe, Russia, Australia, New Zealand, and the USA.
The law firm has received international recognition for being one of the tier-1 firms in Thailand. The team of attorneys and lawyers associated with BH2I are undisputedly top-tier attorneys in Thailand.
The years of experience and practice at different top law firms have enabled the associates to bring unique expertise to the table.
BH2I is a young company and has received great recognition as an emerging law firm in the Thailand market. The main practice areas of BH2I include real estate, hospitality, and corporate legal consultancy.
127 Gaysorn Tower 26/F Room 26.11, Ratchadamri Rd, Khwaeng Lumphini, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand
9. Vidon & Partners
Vidon & Partners is a law firm that was founded in 1988 in France as Vidon IP Law Group. The law firm originated as an international intellectual property firm with offices across Europe and Southeast Asia. Currently, the presence of Vidon IP Law in ASEAN is limited to China, Thailand, and Hong Kong.
Vidon & Partners is a member of Vidon IP Law Group, and it was established in 1999 in Bangkok. The main services of the law firm revolve around intellectual property law consultancy. The further niches, the law firm provides services in petty patents, designs, international patent applications, etc.
The Millennia Tower, 20th Fl., Room 2001, 62, Langsuan Road, Lumpini, Pathumwan Bangkok 10330, Thailand
10. Kudun & Partners
Last but not least, Kudun & Partners is also one of the well-recognized law firms in Thailand. The law firm has won the Thailand Law Firm of the Year 2020/2021 and The Legal 500 Southeast Asia Awards. The services and practice areas of Kudun and Partners include
- Capital Markets
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Foreign Direct Investment
- Dispute resolution & litigation
- Business restructuring and Insolvency
- Banking and Finance
- And a lot more.
23rd Floor, Units C And F, Gaysorn Tower, 127 Ratchadamri Road, Lumpini Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand