Poonpat Vasupongpipat

Senior Associate


Contact Details

T: 66 2 2648000
F: 66 2 657 2222
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Poonpat Vasupongpipat is a senior associate at Weerawong C&P. He has a wide range of experience in arbitration and litigation, particularly in relation to administrative, business reorganization, corporate and commercial matters. Poonpat assists clients with case strategy, negotiations and preparations for legal proceedings.

Recent Experience

Representation of a well-known construction company in Thailand in arbitration proceedings since 2018 in connection with disputes with the owner of a cogeneration power plant project re: claims for outstanding payments, scope of work, and failure to perform other duties under the turnkey agreement.

Representation of Pace Development Public Company Limited, and its affiliates in Thailand, as well as Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited in relation to the rehabilitation of Pace Development in Thailand and the reorganization of its assets and businesses, namely, Dean & DeLuca Group (in the United States under Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code) with the total amount of claims involved in the rehabilitation exceeding THB 30 billion. 2020

Representation of a well-known real estate developer and its subsidiary company in the environmental impact assessment (EIA) process. 2020

Representation of RRB Group Private Co., Ltd., the owner of international luxury brand hotels and resorts in a labour dispute re: grounds for dismissal filed by one of its high-level employees in the Central Labour Court of Thailand. 2019

Representation of a carbon black company in filing an appeal before the Supreme Court in relation to a lawsuit filed by individuals claiming damages for the environmental impact of carbon manufacturing operations. Weerawong C&P also advised a rayon company, the leading manufacturer of viscose staple fiber in Thailand, on a related environmental law claim in relation to a class action filed by residents. 2019

Representation of a telecommunications company in arbitration proceedings in relation to public-private partnership agreements for the construction, installation and maintenance of submarine, underground and overhead cables. (2017 - 2020)

Representation of companies in arbitration claims and defense of disputes arising from concession agreements with the Government of Thailand. These disputes include claims for revenue share payments from the government authority, and defense of claims re failure to perform duties under the agreements.

Representation of a plan administrator and defense of claims under business reorganization law in litigation against the owner of a debtor company. The matter involves the revocation of the plan administrator in relation to accusations that the reorganization plan was breached.

Representation of a construction company working on a mega-project of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration in litigation against a listed company in Thailand over claims for outstanding payments.

Representing and defending a real estate developer and its subsidiary company in litigation against a number of parties. Cases include administrative law disputes, failure to comply with an environmental impact assessment report, and civil disputes relating to consumer claims.

Representing and defending telecommunication companies in Thailand in arbitration claims and litigation against a government authority. The cases relate to a concession agreement and claims from the government authority for revenue share payments, and disputes relating to the Notification of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission.

Representing and defending a securities company in legal proceedings relating to a share purchase agreement and a securities agency agreement.

Representation of a telecommunications company in arbitration proceedings in relation to public-private partnership agreements for the construction, installation and maintenance of submarine, underground and overhead cables.

Representation of several clients as defendants in cases filed by the Public Prosecutor and the Committee of the Anti-Money Laundering Office. The cases involved the defense of civil and criminal charges and penalties including the seizure of assets, fines and imprisonment.

Representation of Saha Farms Company Limited in an appeal of the official receiver’s orders under the business reorganization process of the Bankruptcy Act.

Representation of Asia Wealth Securities Company Limited in the Civil Court.

Education

LL.M. (Merit), Intellectual Property
Queen Mary University of London UK, 2014

LL.B.(Honors),Chulalongkorn University, 2009

Barrister-at-Law, Thai Bar Association, admitted 2012

Notarial Services Attorney, admitted 2009

Lawyers License, Lawyers Council of Thailand, admitted 2009

Citizenship

Thai

Languages

Thai, English

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