News Room

The below is some of our news and activities:

News 2016-2018

September 2018 Asia Law enlists the firm as Notable Firm in Dispute Resolution. (https://www.asialaw.com/countries/thailand/th#/rankings)

August 2017 The firm is enlisted as an English speaking firm in Thailand by the British Embassy, Bangkok. The firm is also in list of the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade).

June 2017 Natipatana successfully revoked an injunction order of the Administrative Court on behalf of a ferry company which prohibited a usage of certain type of vessels on the environmental concerns.

March 2017 Natipatana successfully represented Thailand's Former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education in the Administrative Court in the case concerning cancellation of passport by the Military Regime. The decision is confirmed by the Supreme Administrative Court in May 2018. (http://www.bangkokpostonline.com/archive/chaturon-gets-his-passports-back/1224699).

February 2017 Natipatana was engaged by a foreign embassy to defend one of its nationals in an extradition case involving complex international law and human rights issues.

March 2016 Natipatana was appointed by Kasikorn Thai Bank PCL to defend one of its executives in a case filed against the Bank and its executives.

February 2016: Natipatana’s Partner, Nattaphol Chinawong, received the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Award for International Arbitration. Briefed details of the award and photos of the award ceremony that Nattaphol received have been published by the British Embassy Bangkok.


News 2015

November 2015: Natipatana’s Partner, Nattaphol Chinawong, was elected to the Executive Board of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Thailand.

October 2015: Natipatana commenced arbitration and obtained emergency injunction on behalf of a joint-venture company against a public enterprise corporation in relation to complex contractual disputes and bank guarantee. The main case is being arbitrated in English.

September 2015: Natipatana’s Nuttawut Chinawong and Nattaphol Chinawong acted as lead-counsels on behalf of the defendant who was the former Foreign Minister of Thailand, in a case filed against him by the National Anti-Corruption Commission (“NACC”) in the Supreme Court’s Criminal Division for Holders of Political Positions. The NACC accused and charged the Minister of committing malfeasance under the Section 157 of the Penal Code for his execution of the Joint Communiqué with Cambodia on behalf of the Thai Government concerning the UNESCO inscription of the Phra Viharn Temple. The case involves highly sensitive issues both procedurally and substantively. The Supreme Court’s Criminal Division for Holders of Political Positions ruled on 4 September 2015 by 6-3 votes to dismiss the case and all allegations against the defendant. Junior Associate, Thinya Nuseewhor and, Senior Associate, Nath Wangsouppaphol, played important roles in our legal team. (http://www.nationmultimedia.com/news/national/aec/30268190)

August 2015: Natipatana successfully obtained an emergency injunction on behalf of an international university against a group of university’s executives in case concerning tort and wrongful acts.

July 2015: Natipatana’s Partner, Nuttawut Chinawong, was appointed to the Legal Advisor of the Buddhist Scholars Association.

March 2015: Natipatana successfully revoked a certain administrative order on behalf of a Forbes-500 PCL company in the Central Administrative Court of Thailand and the Comptroller Department, the Ministry of Finance proceedings.