Kamthorn Surachet & Somsak is a Thai law firm based in Bangkok founded in 1984. The firm developed from its predecessor, Vertley & Kamthorn, serving international clients in Thailand. In early 1990, the firm’s ownership passed to all Thai partners who proudly manage the firm and the firm’s name was changed to Kamthorn Surachet & Somsak, following the retirement of Mr. James Vertley and the inclusion of new partners.
The firm originally made its name as a specialist in small to medium-sized corporate and entrepreneurial companies, in corporate practice, investment, finance and banking, taxation, real estate, immigration, labour, intellectual property and commercial legal matters. The firm’s litigation practice is also a major area of expertise. This includes commercial disputes, commercial crimes, commercial and contractual claims, arbitration, tax controversies prosecution and enforcement of intellectual property rights. However, their highly specialised and personalised services with sophisticated professional personnel have currently drawn a substantial number of large-sized corporations to their services.
The firm’s clients include multinational corporations international NGOs, manufacturers, service providers, airlines, governments, advertising agencies, real estate developers, private power producers, international software developers, caterers, hoteliers, production houses, etc.
The firm actively participates in memberships of Lawyers Associated Worldwide or “LAW” (a global resource of locally respected law firms, offering unique expertise from over 100 member firms representing more than 4,000 individual lawyers around the world) and Asiajuris (an association of Asian law firms and legal consultancies located over throughout Asia).
The firm’s extension of the services through the cooperation of other member firms of LAW and Asiajuris allows it to have advantageous connection with expertise outside the country or field of expertise.
To learn more about Kamthorn Surachet & Somsak, please see https://www.kss.co.th/