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Piyamarn Pongtornpipat

Senior Consultant

Corporate Commercial, Foreign Direct Investment, Capital Markets, Real Property & Construction, Employment & Labour

About

Clients benefit from Piyamarn’s extensive experience in both corporate and foreign investment matters in Thailand. She has advised on all aspects of foreign investment, by both individuals and corporate entities, ensuring that clients obtain structures that are both legally acceptable but also practical to the client’s business environment and objectives.

Her experience includes advising international and large domestic clients on commercial law, exchange control, foreign investment regulations, securities, corporate law, construction and real estate.

Her expertise is also acknowledged in academic circles where she has written and presented numerous papers. Some of these include: Manuals on securities, foreign investment, corporate, trademark, exchange control for Baker & Mckenzie (Bangkok Office), Legal Framework of Doing Business in Thailand for the Law Society of Singapore, Article on Minority Controlled Protection and Guidelines for Joint Venture with Foreign Investors.

She speaks fluently in Thai and English.

  • About

    Clients benefit from Piyamarn’s extensive experience in both corporate and foreign investment matters in Thailand. She has advised on all aspects of foreign investment, by both individuals and corporate entities, ensuring that clients obtain structures that are both legally acceptable but also practical to the client’s business environment and objectives.

    Her experience includes advising international and large domestic clients on commercial law, exchange control, foreign investment regulations, securities, corporate law, construction and real estate.

    Her expertise is also acknowledged in academic circles where she has written and presented numerous papers. Some of these include: Manuals on securities, foreign investment, corporate, trademark, exchange control for Baker & Mckenzie (Bangkok Office), Legal Framework of Doing Business in Thailand for the Law Society of Singapore, Article on Minority Controlled Protection and Guidelines for Joint Venture with Foreign Investors.

    She speaks fluently in Thai and English.

  • Credentials

    TMT

    • Advising a Chinese multinational technology company in relation to technology laws, non-competition laws, consumer protection laws and unfair contract terms.
    • Acting as a legal advisor for the cooperation between two Thai government agencies for the implementation of the digital tourist refund system to promote tourism in Thailand.
    • Advising in the appointment of a Swiss headquartered tourism tax refund company to operate its pilot test for the use of DCC machine in department stores and shops and acting as a legal advisor for technology laws for the business development team from Singapore. 
    • Advising the banking industry regulator in relation to the special tender process and drafting an IT Expert Employment Agreement. 

    Construction & Real Property

    • Acting as a legal advisor for Japanese construction and infrastructure companies in the bidding process for the Bangkok Purple Line Project with the Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand; reviewing subcontract agreements; assisting in the incorporation of two joint venture companies between a SET-listed construction company and a Japanese company and applying for BOI promotions for the said JVs.
    • Advising a Japanese global mining and construction plant manufacturing corporation on the entire business transfer and preparing transaction documents including agreements to transfer land, employees and assets; providing legal advice in relation to factory laws, employment laws and environmental laws. 
    • Advising a Thai air carrier for the bidding submission of kitchen installation in catering service building at the Suvarnabhumi Airport; preparing construction agreement for the kitchen and equipment used in the catering service building; preparing an indemnity agreement in case of fire during construction; preparing an appointment agreement of a risk evaluator to evaluate damages in case of fire in the catering service building. 
    • Advising a Thai resort in the process of land demarcation, sale and purchase of land for hotel construction, drafting hotel construction agreement, hotel management agreement and hotel purchase agreement.
    • Advising a private hospital group for the establishment of a joint venture to operate a Neuro-Rehabilitation Center.

    Corporate  M&A

    • Advising a Thai marine transportation company in the sale and purchase agreement of vessel and establishment of a joint venture company to operate the route from Bangkok to Singapore.

    Labor & Employment

    • Advising a global med-tech company on factory laws, employment laws and environmental laws.
    • Acting as a legal advisor in reviewing an agreement in relation to a Thai cinema company for the sale of assets, equipment and tools to a Thai company.

     

  • Qualifications

    LL.M., The American University on the Fulbright Scholarship
    LL.B. (honours) with scholastic achievement award Chulalongkorn University

  • Publications

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