Advised a global aircraft leasing company on the successful repossession of a Boeing 737 passenger jet from a Thai airline before the Intellectual Property & International Trade Court in Bangkok and the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand.
JD, New York Law School
MIA, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
BA, Stony Brook University
John Frangos is a consultant in Tilleke & Gibbins’ dispute resolution group. He has substantial experience assisting clients on complex disputes in Thailand and Vietnam, including aviation litigation, anti-corruption investigations and compliance, government investigations, business crime, and cross-border disputes. He leads the firm’s aviation disputes practice and co-leads the firm’s regional anti-corruption practice group.
Having lived and worked in Thailand and Vietnam for almost 10 years, John brings strong knowledge of local business practices and customs. He also has a deep understanding of the region’s political and economic landscapes which shape the legal environment that foreign investors must navigate.
John serves on the Corporate Responsibility and Anti-Corruption Commission for the International Chamber of Commerce – Thailand. In that capacity he has assisted the Thai government by providing his expertise and comments on draft anti-corruption laws. He is also on the Executive Committee of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Thailand branch. He writes and presents regularly on legal issues in Thailand and Vietnam.
John is admitted to practice law in New York. He is certified as an International Compliance and Ethics Professional by the Compliance Certification Board and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.