Secured BOI promotional privileges for a leading global distributor to commence operations in Thailand.
LLM, Queen Mary University
LLB, Thammasat University
Weerawat Distapinyo helps clients enter and excel in the Thailand market. An attorney-at-law with extensive experience in business start-ups, Weerawat collaborates with the Board of Investment (BOI) and the Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT) to obtain promotional privileges and approval to commence industrial activities. Weerawat also helps clients secure factory licenses, machinery registration, licenses related to hazardous substances, school licenses, and other required government approvals. In connection with these corporate services, Weerawat also resolves issues related to the import and export of goods and tax.
In addition to his corporate practice, Weerawat assists with the establishment of nonprofit entities, including trade associations, Thai foundations, and foreign NGOs. He also represents select individuals in Thai adoptions and nationality procedures.
Weerawat graduated with a law degree from Thammasat University and obtained a master’s degree in taxation from Queen Mary University. He is a member of the Lawyers Council of Thailand and the Thai Bar Association.