Power of Attorney in Thailand

Power of Attorney is a valuable legal instrument, allowing individuals to delegate authority for various transactions and situations. It is important to understand the different types and process of drafting a Power of Attorney, particularly in Thailand. It is also advisable to have a Power of Attorney notarized for additional authenticity and recognition, especially in […]

Notary Public in Thailand

A notary public is an official licensed by a state to authenticate documents, witness affidavits, and administer oaths. In addition, notaries certify copies by comparing them to the original document and adding their official seal. For business and immigration purposes, having your documents notarized can be a lifesaver. But how do you know that you’re […]

Breach of Contract in Thailand

Contracts weave the fabric of commerce in Thailand binding parties to mutual obligations and fostering trust in agreements. Navigating contract disputes in Thailand requires an understanding of local legal practices, negotiation strategies and cultural awareness. When contractual threads unravel resulting in a breach of contract, litigation may become necessary. This article will explore the definition, […]

Personal Injury Claims in Thailand

Personal Injury Claims in Thailand necessitate a thorough understanding of Thai law and meticulous documentation. The process includes filing a lawsuit and seeking compensation for damages. Under the Thai Civil and Commercial Code, anyone who wilfully or negligently causes injury to another person’s life, liberty, body, health, property, or rights is bound to make compensation. […]

Medical Malpractice in Thailand

As medical tourism grows, stories of botched operations and deaths in Thailand are becoming more common. However, many patients who believe they are victims of malpractice are unsure where to start. Understanding the legal framework and seeking professional guidance can help navigate medical malpractice in Thailand. In addition, prioritizing transparency and fostering an environment of […]

Dispute Resolution in Thailand

Arbitration is a popular means of dispute resolution in Thailand. It is widely used in business contracts and the arbitration law allows parties to stipulate for an arbitration clause. Courts are empowered to encourage mediation and settlement conferences at the outset of or during litigation. However, prospective litigants are not obligated to pursue such measures. […]

Trade Disputes in Thailand

Litigation is a costly, time consuming and stressful method to resolve trade disputes. It should only be considered as a last resort, after other options have been exhausted. In this case, the Philippines argued that Thailand’s measures had negatively impacted imported cigarettes, and thus breached the CVA and GATT. The DSB ruled in favour of […]

Labor Disputes in Thailand

Labor disputes can arise on a variety of issues including changes in terms and conditions of employment, overtime payments, relocation of workplaces and severance pay. These can be complex if the employees are migrant workers. Workers’ access to complaint mechanisms depends on a number of factors including local work practices, the availability and practice of […]

Civil and Criminal Cases in Thailand

Litigation in Thailand is a long and unpredictable process. The Timeframe for Judicial Proceedings Act and Regulation were created to streamline and improve the judicial process and provide clarity for individuals, businesses, and investors. In criminal cases, the court in the district where an offence is committed, alleged or believed to have been committed or […]

Marriage in Thailand

In Thailand marriage is only legally binding once all documents have been formally registered at the local district office (known as an ‘amphur’ or ‘khet’ in Thai). This will normally take at least 4 days taking into consideration weekend and public holidays. Most women who have taken this life-trajectory reported that their lives had improved […]