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Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) is a leading international law firm with 17 offices in major financial centres throughout Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and the US.
Watson Farley & Williams’ Bangkok office has been active in the Thai market since 2001 and combines thriving dispute resolution, corporate and finance practices. Our team delivers premium advice in Thai, international and English law, and manages complex and high-profile instructions.
With significant experience and insight into certain industries, our team in Bangkok provides legal solutions that work in context. The team provides pragmatic, innovative and commercially focused legal advice across a range of specialty sectors, including aviation, maritime, energy, natural resources, commodities, real estate, infrastructure, media and ICT, financial services and the insurance sectors.
With particular expertise in technical and complex cases, the market-leading dispute resolution team in Bangkok has a strong track record for successfully acting in Thai litigation and Thai and international arbitration. The team also has extensive experience acting for a truly global client base, our lawyers regularly represent clients in large scale, cross border and complex commercial matters, and have deep and broad experience of the complex issues that arise in such cases - be they jurisdictional, choice of law, procedural or evidential.
Our highly-rated corporate practice continues to flourish and expand, with a focus on cross-border transactions and instructions which are complex, sensitive, high value and in regulated industries or sectors. Our advice spans the full range of corporate and commercial activities from mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate finance, private equity, venture and growth capital to corporate restructurings and commercial contracts. Our corporate team in Bangkok provides an exceptional level of client service to domestic and international, multinational, regional and local corporates, financial institutions, governments, shareholders and state-owned entities.
The firm is well established in the region, with offices in Bangkok, Dubai, Hanoi, Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney. Clients benefit from our seamless cross-border services through the firm’s international network. The close-knit and well-integrated co-ordination among our offices ensures we provide clients with effective legal advice and deliver insightful and commercial results.