Sarocha Thongperm

Senior Associate


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T: + 66 2 264 8000
F: + 66 2 657 2222
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Sarocha Thongperm is a senior associate in the litigation and arbitration practice group at Weerawong C&P. She specialises in domestic and international arbitration under Thai Arbitration Institute (TAI) and International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) rules. She also has extensive experience advising on civil and criminal disputes, including cross-border litigation.  

Recent Experience

Representation of major renewable energy companies in three arbitration proceedings under the ICC Arbitration Rules in relation to claims of over USD 1 billion and multi-jurisdiction litigation proceedings (including Belize, Hong Kong and Singapore) arising out of share purchase agreements, agricultural land leases and rights to the use of agricultural land. We successfully lifted all injunctive orders against our clients and the arbitration awards were favorable to our clients. 

Representation of Taiyo Holdings Co., Ltd. and its affiliated companies in both criminal and civil litigation in connection with a dispute with a former director re providing false statements to the government officer, and torts. (2020)

Representation of a major multinational oil and gas corporation in relation to a USD 15 million claim with the Ministry of Transport and the Administrative Court for additional compensation for land appropriation, challenging the order of the Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand. 2020

Representation of a publicly listed construction company in a dispute arising from the wrongful termination of a subcontract agreement in relation to the construction of a UHV plant project. The total amount of damages claimed was approximately THB 350 million (USD 10 million) (2017).

Representation of a major Thai airline in several civil matters, including the successful defense of a dispute in relation to a loan agreement involving the transfer of funds in China, Hong Kong and Thailand valued at THB 1,500 million (approximately USD 46.8 million). (2016-present)

Representation of a renewable energy company in international and domestic arbitrations and multi-jurisdiction litigation proceedings in relation to share purchase agreements.

Representation of Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co., Ltd., a renowned international insurance group and part of the third largest property insurance company in Japan, in insurance and re-insurance disputes before the Thai court and the TAI.
 

Education

LL.M., International Dispute Settlement, (Ecoscientia Scholar) University of Geneva, Switzerland, 2012

LL.B. (Honors), Chulalongkorn University, 2007

Citizenship

Thai

Languages

Thai, English

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