In many cases, in the developing countries of South East Asia, deal structures are essentially non-existence and we thrive on the challenges of devising new creative and complex deal structures and plan steps for their implementation in order to achieve the desired results for our clients. We cover all aspects of corporate and business services from the inception of a corporate entity to the handling of all of its legal aspects of its day-to-day operations, including but not limited, to incorporation matters, corporate governance & compliance, ongoing corporate financing needs, ongoing corporate relationships with its customers, suppliers and distributors, etc., and ancillary supporting areas such as competition law, IP, real- estate employment and environmental whilst opting to optimize efficiency, reduce costs and increase effective deal execution.
Banking & Finance:
We act for banks, sponsors, borrowers and advise on all aspects of structuring, negotiating and documenting transactions that involve banking and finance whilst providing the added benefit of have long-standing relationships with industry regulators and local expertise to help our clients achieve complete compliance.
We offer local market expertise at international level experience advising on legal and commercial matters related to project structuring and implementation, acquiring, development, financing, government regulations, construction, operating and maintenance and other contract issues across every sector and help in identifying market, production, political and other risks, propose methods to mitigate those risks and advise on ways for liabilities reduction and minimization. We have in depth understanding of investors, financing parties and other key stakeholders’ needs in large scale projects coupled with our local in depth insight, know-how and networking to see such projects through to their successful completion.
Real Estate / Tourism:
We represent investors, lenders, owners and developers in the development, construction, management, operation and acquisition in various types of real-estate transactions (commercial or residential) including in the tourism industry (hotels & resorts) and dealing with licenses and permits issues.
Litigation / Dispute Resolution:
We work jointly with local highly ranked expert litigators of our associated offices to provide our clients with all round litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution services whenever the need arises to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients whilst striving to minimize the cost and time it takes to resolve the dispute.
As an ancillary discipline, we team up with local lawyers and accountants to provide consolidated tax advice in order to serve and support our main practice areas with the objective of minimizing tax liabilities and coming up with innovative tax structures to allow transactions to go through with the most appropriate and tax efficient structures. In addition, our associated local lawyers and accountants are well established and have close network relationships with local tax authorities.
As an ancillary discipline to support our main practice areas, we handle all relevant aspects of IP work including registration, protection from infringement, licensing, technology sourcing, distribution agreements, privacy & data protection, etc.
Labor & Employment:
We advise on general employment laws, regulations and compliance, including but not limited to, employment, consultancy and service agreements, policies and manuals of conduct, terminations and transfers of employees and taxation relating to foreign employees.
We provide full range services for obtaining all types of visas, work permit, residency and citizenship matters.
Thai Police Issues:
Throughout our close contacts and network with local authorities and key personnel we strive to amicably resolve police matters for our clients prior to the commencement of investigative, criminal charges and/or litigation proceedings.
Notarial & Legalisation Services:
We provide notarial services via our associated offices for the legalisation of documents to be submitted and accepted by local authorities, including but not limited to, authenticity verification of signatures, certification of parties identity, administration of oaths and affirmations, certification of documents, etc. and we are well versed in the process of doing so.