Thailand - Part K - Arbitration in Asia - 2nd Edition

Amornwit Phesprasert
Emi Rowse
Pralakorn Siwawej
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38 pages
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PDF from "Arbitration in Asia - 2nd Edition"
September, 2017
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Amornwit Phesprasert, Associate Herbert Smith Freehills, Dispute Resolution, Bangkok, has experience in advising both local and international clients on a wide range of commercial litigation and dispute resolution matters.  His areas of expertise include tax, banking and finance, insurance and employment disputes.  He has also written and edited a number of articles on Thai labour law and anti-corruption issues. 

Mr. Phesprasert lived for several years in the United States and United Kingdom, and draws from these experiences in approaching his work from an international perspective.  Before joining Herbert Smith Freehills, he handled immigration law cases at a firm in London.  Prior to that, he interned at a local Thai firm in Bangkok as well as at the Office of the Attorney General in Udon Thani, Thailand.  Mr. Phesprasert also has volunteered to serve as a pro bono lawyer on various litigation matters in Thai court.

Emi Rowse is an Of Counsel at Herbert Smith Freehills’ Bangkok office. She has extensive experience advising clients on disputes across Asia Pacific, having worked in the firm’s offices in Hong Kong, Tokyo and now Bangkok. Her practice covers a wide range of matters including international arbitration, commercial litigation, compliance and anti-corruption, anti-competition and contentious employment. Her international arbitration experience includes advising major multi-national companies in arbitrations under the ICC, LCIA, SIAC and TAI rules. Ms. Rowse has represented clients from a broad range of industry sectors, including energy, manufacturing and financial institutions. She is half Japanese and speaks fluent Japanese.

Pralakorn Siwawej has experience in advising both local and international clients on a wide range of litigation and arbitration disputes. He acts as a litigator involved in numerous high-profile disputes in the Thai courts. He has experience in many different areas of Thai law, including labour law, insurance disputes, intellectual properties disputes, and other civil and commercial disputes. Prior to joining Herbert Smith Freehills, Mr. Siwawej worked at various respected domestic and international law firms in Thailand.