Ratchakrit Roonpho

Attorney-at-Law
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Office

Languages

Thai, English

Education

LLB, Burapha University

Ratchakrit Roonpho is an attorney-at-law in Tilleke & Gibbins’ dispute resolution group. Ratchakrit has successfully litigated numerous disputes for multinational corporations, nonprofit entities, and individuals throughout Thailand and overseas. He handles a wide spectrum of matters, including cases involving substandard products, product liability, medical malpractice, estate administration, real estate, consumer-related claims, transportation, bankruptcy, defamation, bribery, arbitral award enforcement, distributorship, director liability, debt collection, employment, occupational safety, lèse-majesté, personal injury, private matters, family disputes, customs, and white-collar crime.

Ratchakrit graduated with an LLB, First Class Honors and Golden Medal, alumni award of the Politic Science and Law Department, Burapha University. He has completed the Barrister-at-Law requirements of the Institute of Legal Education, Thai Bar Association.

  • Acted on behalf of several multinational corporations in high-profile criminal customs disputes involving the assessment and calculation of customs duties and penalties.

  • Represented a large multinational corporation in a substantial claim regarding product quality. Assisted with business reorganization, prepared and submitted a debt repayment application, attended creditors’ meetings, and joined in court hearings.

  • Defended an insured marine casualty claim brought against a ship management company by a Thai authority in the amount of USD 5 million.

  • Represented a multinational fashion firm in a breach of sales and purchase agreement dispute.

  • Represented a multinational logistics company in a complicated logistics services dispute.

  • Successfully concluded wrongful-act claims arising from the 2011 floods in Thailand.

  • Represented a client in a bankruptcy case. Provided legal advice, prepared and submitted a petition for an absolute receivership order and the debt repayment application, attended meetings with the official receiver, and attended court hearings.

  • Defended a client on a breach-of-contract claim arising out of a success-fee dispute.

  • Represented several clients in complex arbitration claims for breach of construction contracts.

  • Successfully convinced the Appeals Court to reverse a court order in a family dispute.

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July 13, 2017

Asialaw Dispute Resolution Awards 2017: Tilleke & Gibbins Nominated for Firm of the Year in Thailand and Vietnam

Tilleke & Gibbins has been nominated as National Firm of the Year in both the Thailand and Vietnam categories at the Asialaw Dispute Resolution Awards 2017. In addition, Chusert Supasitthumrong,...

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March 10, 2017

Tilleke & Gibbins Earns Nominations for Tax Firm of the Year in Myanmar and Thailand in Asia Tax Awards 2017

Tilleke & Gibbins has been nominated for the International Tax Review’s Asia Tax Awards 2017 in two categories: Myanmar National Tax Firm of the Year Thailand National Tax Firm of the Year...

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January 13, 2017

Chambers Ranks Tilleke Tax Practice at Top of Thai Market

Tilleke & Gibbins’ tax practice group in Thailand has been recognized by Chambers Asia-Pacific  with a “Band 1” ranking. In the guide, the group was praised for its international tax...

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November 4, 2016

Asialaw Profiles 2017: Tilleke & Gibbins Leads All Firms in Rankings in Thailand

Asialaw Profiles 2017, a guide to the leading domestic and regional firms in the Asia Pacific, has awarded top rankings to Tilleke & Gibbins in Thailand. The rankings, which are determined...

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September 28, 2016

Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards 2016: Tilleke & Gibbins Named Law Firm of the Year in Thailand

Placing our firm at the top of the legal market, Tilleke & Gibbins has received the “National Law Firm of the Year – Thailand” award at the Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards 2016,...

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August 31, 2017

Thailand Legal Basics

Thailand Legal Basics, a valuable primer for foreign investors, explores all aspects of living and doing business in Thailand. Written by Tilleke & Gibbins, the book begins with an overview of...

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May 5, 2017

Lex Mundi Guide to Doing Business in Thailand 2017

As part of its membership in Lex Mundi, Tilleke & Gibbins has published an updated edition of its Guide to Doing Business in Thailand for 2017.This guide offers a broad introduction to all of the...

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January 15, 2016

Lex Mundi Guide to Doing Business in Thailand 2016

The Guide to Doing Business in Thailand, published by Tilleke & Gibbins in association with Lex Mundi, provides a comprehensive overview of the legal and business environment for investors...

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March 20, 2015

Catch Me If You Can: Cases of Stock Manipulation

Ratchakrit Roonpho, Thawat Damsa-ard

Last year, 23 people were alleged to have been involved in the manipulation of three separate stocks. The investigations and prosecutions in these cases are ongoing. In light of recent events, this...

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January 7, 2015

Lex Mundi Guide to Doing Business in Thailand 2015

Tilleke & Gibbins, in association with Lex Mundi, has published the latest edition of the Guide to Doing Business in Thailand. The guide provides a comprehensive overview of the legal and...

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