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Thailand

Vovan & Associés

Bangkok

Main Office Address

Ocean Tower 1, 14th Floor
170/42 New Ratchadapisek Road, Klongtoey, Bangkok
10110 - Thailand
Other Offices

Primary Contact Lawyers

Frederic Favre
Laxami Warasprasat

Firm Profile

Vovan & Associés

VOVAN is a well-established Thai law firm founded in 1998 in Bangkok. The firm’s professional Thai accreditation includes the Lawyer license,  the Patent Attorneys Licence and the Notarial Services licences. As a boutique firm, VOVAN is entrepreneurial in nature with a knack for personal treatment, flexibility, quick response, good negotiation skills, and street smarts.

The Bangkok office offers complete Thai law advisory and litigation capability. To accommodate client’s needs in Thailand, particularly in real estate, the firm has established a network of lawyers in many resort destinations and provinces and maintain offices in Phuket and Vientiane (Laos).

Main areas of practice in Thailand include mergers and acquisitions, inward investment into the Mekong region, joint ventures, projects including project finance, real estate development, labour, tax, insolvency particularly debt restructuring, information technology, litigation, arbitration, mediation and dispute resolution settlement. The team has experience and capability in structuring, documenting and negotiating project financing; lease financing; commercial and institutional loans; and construction projects. The firm has developed a team of experts for investment and trade in Africa and has university tutorial credential in various countries. A strategic cooperation with the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Thailand exposes the firm to cross-border legal education in ASEAN and South Asia.

Thai and foreign Attorneys of the firm provide personalised assistance on the many complex issues in Thai law and regulations,  including corporate governance, director’s and shareholder’s liability, consumer credit, environmental regulations, and international trade (AFTA/ACFTA).

The firm advises clients, large and small, on all aspects of investing and doing business in Thailand, the Greater Mekong Region and in ASEAN. Clients come from France, most western European countries, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Korea, the United States, and Australia. Language is not a barrier to the firm’s perimeter as languages spoken include Thai, French, English, Italian, German, Spanish, Korean and Japanese.

Bangkok staff come with first class educational backgrounds from multiple jurisdictions and provide the firm with high quality international-standard legal and business expertise combined with local savvy. Our team includes lawyers from Thailand and Europe with many years of experience in Asia, and with high standing in each jurisdiction involved.

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Inward investment into the Mekong region
  • Joint ventures
  • Projects including project finance
  • Real estate development
  • Labour
  • Tax
  • Insolvency particularly debt restructuring
  • Information technology
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation and dispute resolution settlement
  • Structuring, documenting and negotiating project financing
  • Lease financing
  • Commercial and institutional loans
  • Construction projects

International Directories

Awards and Recommendations

  • Legal500: Pacific Press; World Bank.