Juslaws & Consult Our People Our Legal Team


Come on in and meet our people at Juslaws & Consult, a talented and experienced group of individuals that makes up a formidable legal team to help our clients with their legal matters. Juslaws & Consult, a Law Firm based in Thailand, is an innovative, independent law firm, dealing almost exclusively with international clients, who seek legal advice whether in business affairs, corporate matters, tax issues, risk management, structuring and restructuring of company entities suitable to different types of business, criminal and civil disputes, litigation or arbitration in the Kingdom of Thailand.

Our Legal Team

You can count on your legal team to serve you in English, but our people can also provide services in several other languages including French, German and Chinese.

Company Founders

Khun Yuthana Promsin is the co-founder and chairman of the international law firm Juslaws & Consult. He is well known internationally and locally due to his experience and expertise gained during the past 17 years as one of the top corporate attorneys and litigators in the Kingdom of Thailand. Khun Yuthana Promsin graduated from Ramkhamhaeng University in 1996, and was admitted as a member of the Thai Bar in 1998, obtaining a license to practice law from the Lawyers Council of Thailand the same year.
Khun Kunnika Limkul is a partner and co-founder at the Juslaws & Consult office in Bangkok. She specializes in corporate law and works in Thai and English. She holds a LL.B degree from Thammasat University, and a Post Graduate degree in Business from Edith Cowan University, Australia. In addition to the aforementioned degrees, she also has a license to practice as a Notarial Services Attorney and a license to practice as a litigator.

Partners

Christian Moser is a German Attorney-at-Law (“Rechtsanwalt”) and Partner at our Juslaws & Consult Bangkok office. After having worked for Chinese, German and Thai clients on important cross border transactions Asia-Europe, Christian joined the Corporate Department of Juslaws & Consult in Bangkok. He works in German and English language and has an advanced understanding of spoken and written Thai. Furthermore, Christian has an excellent reputation as management consultant. Christian Moser is an expert in international business law and political communication. Christian advises our clients with their investment in Thailand covering in particular company law, contract law, international taxation issues and investment incentives. Prior to joining Juslaws & Consult Christian used to work with a business firm in Berlin with strong ties to China and with one of Thailand’s most senior litigators and contract lawyers. In Thailand he advised clients in the field of hazardous waste, plastic processing and biogas.
Laurent Benoit is a French Business Consultant and Partner at Juslaws & Consult Bangkok office. Laurent holds two master’s degrees in law from the Universities of Milan, Italy and Toulouse, France. Since July 2016, he works in our corporate department advising local, foreign and multinational companies. In his current capacity, Laurent Benoit currently advises corporation and high-net-worth individuals doing business and investing in Southeast Asia. His work includes international business agreements, funding projects, advising on banking regulations and cross-border fun transfers, individual and corporate tax optimization and multinational transactions. Laurent Benoit role at Juslaws & Consult will be also to find potential clients and investors in Southeast Asia, namely in Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, Vietnam and China. His deep knowledge of the Monaco Monte Carlo business community and his extensive network of contacts will enable him to find reliable investors for Juslaws & Consult’s client in the ASEAN region.
Marina Lashchenova is a partner of Juslaws & Consult and the Director of the Phuket office. She is a Russian-trained and qualified accountant who has lived in Phuket for three years. After graduating from university, she worked for ten years for the Ali Corporation, a significant developer and operator of commercial real estate projects in the Russian Far East. While there Marina Lashchenova was involved in designing and implementing accounting systems, auditing, taxation planning and reporting, business management, and strategic planning. She has also held principal positions in successful auditing and trading companies in Russia. Marina Lashchenova has been trained extensively in the proper application of International Financial Reporting Standards and has become competent in Thai accounting and taxation laws and regulations.
Theodore A Pianko is a partner at Juslaws & Consult and is based in the Phuket. He is a very experienced American lawyer with a wide-ranging background in virtually all significant legal issues that can arise in the course of conducting businesses and making investments. Ted’s first employment as a lawyer was in 1978 at the headquarters of Ford Motor Company handling litigation. In 1980, he moved to Los Angeles to become a litigation associate at the law firm of Lillick, McHose & Charles. There, he worked on resolving disputes involving various real estate and business matters. Theodore A Pianko has lived in Thailand since 2006 and has been involved with a large luxury hotel and villas development project and the operation of a large resort hotel, both of those projects are on small islands just off the coast of Phuket. Both assignments enabled him to develop a deep understanding of the legal and financial aspects of the property development and hospitality businesses in Thailand.
Khun Trelot Lekkrajang is a litigation partner at the Juslaws & Consult office in Bangkok. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law and a Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy. In addition to the aforementioned degrees, he is deeply experienced in project management as well as in taxes. At Juslaws & Consult, Khun Trelot Lekkrajang handles a wide variety of litigation cases for civil, criminal and high-value claims.
Dan Xue is a Partner at Juslaws & Consult and head of our Chinese desk based in our Bangkok office. Dan Xue's role at Juslaws & Consult is to find potential Chinese clients and investors in Thailand. His deep knowledge of the Chinese business community and his extensive network of contacts will enable him to bring reliable investors for Juslaws & Consult’s clients in the ASEAN region.
Andrea Favata is an Italian Attorney-at-Law and Partner at Juslaws & Consult's Bangkok office. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the University of Milan and an Italian Professional Lawyer Certificate. Andrea Favata litigated hundreds of cases, including complex criminal, civil and commercial cases that covered a broad range of legal issues. He represents clients in meditations, arbitration and settlement negotiations. In his current position,he advises and represents corporations and high-net-worth individuals doing business and investing in Southeast Asia. Andrea Favata advises clients in various matter including asset, corporate and legal due diligence, legal entity establishment, restructuring of company and many more. Thanks to his vast experience he is focused on following and improving the business of companies in Southeast Asia, namely in Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Vietnam and China.
Khun Jakkarin Chatrungrueangchai is the Accounting Manager as well as a Partner at Juslaws & Consult in Bangkok. He is in charge for monitoring and coordinating daily accounting activities. Some of his responsibilities include analyzing accounting data, generating financial reports, tracking debt activity, adhering to accounting principles, organizing regular audits, and maintaining organization accounting information confidential.

Senior Associate

Malee Pavlenko has been working as the legal translator and interpreter at Juslaws & Consult since July 2016. In her current role, Malee Pavlenko is in charge of translation of documents from Thai to English and from English to Thai. Besides Thai and English Malee is also able to translate documents from Spanish and Polish into the Thai language.
Khun Nithirat Chayaapichat has worked for Juslaws & Consult since 2009 and is a Senior Associate based in their Phuket office specializing primarily in corporate and transnational law areas advising local and international investors.
Khun Phopipat Photi is a Senior Associate in the litigation department of Juslaws & Consult and specializes in advising and handling client cases related to business issues. Much of his practice concerns issues related to the structuring and management of partnerships, corporations and limited liability companies.
Khun Koravee Buranayoughkul is a Senior Associate at Juslaws & Consult and is based in their Bangkok office. His practice areas include corporate law, partnership law, contracts, intellectual property and litigation support in those areas.
Mr. Kongpon Thanongyuthitham is a litigator-attorney at Juslaws & Consult who is in charge, professionally, for representing plaintiffs and defendants in civil, criminal and arbitration lawsuits. He has experiences in mentioned practices area for more than 17 years, being skilled in preparing petitions, motions, summonses subpoenas and complaints as well as practicing in court. He can excellently manage all phases of the litigation from the investigation, pleadings, and discovery through the pre-trial, trial, settlement, and appeal processes.
Khun Pentor Kamonyabut is a Senior Associate at Juslaws & Consult based in Bangkok who has assisted domestic and international companies in obtaining Foreign Business Licenses as well as Foreign Business Certificates. Khun Pentor Kamonyabut has worked on multiple Due Diligence, including providing legal analysis for mergers and acquisitions and company restructuration. He is able to assists on multiple business-related areas, such as Intellectual Property, Tax, Corporate and Contract Drafting. Pentor is also able to provide advice in Thai Labor Law and employment matters including Employment Agreements, Employee Termination, work regulations, Labor Union and Employee Benefits, including commercial litigation.
Khun Suthawan Boonmak is a Senior Associate with the Juslaws & Consult office based in Bangkok. Her experience includes providing legal advice to domestic and international clients on how to acquire investment promotions from Thailand’s Board of Investment as well as all aspects of company registrations, including obtaining Foreign Business Licenses and Certificates. Khun Suthawan Boonmak also has expertise in tax, commercial law, intellectual property, visas and work permit, marriage and residency in Thailand. Khun Suthawan is a native Thai speaker and highly proficient in spoken and written English.

Associate

Khun Nattapol Suwannamas is an Associate at Juslaws & Consult in our Bangkok office, who works on both on civil and criminal litigation cases, as well as on transactional matters for our clients. Khun Nattapol Suwannamas has special expertise in bills of exchange, heritage law and contract negotiation and drafting.
Khun Kunita Tantiphanwadee is an Associate at Juslaws & Consult working for their Phuket office and assists with filings and translations in litigation cases plus has in-depth knowledge of many key legal processes in Thailand. Before joining Juslaws & Consult, she was a Professor at Phuket Vocational College teaching business law, civil law and taxation law courses.
Khun James Goddard is an Associate at the Bangkok Office of Juslaws & Consult. James focuses his practices on trademark registration and company registration. He is also able to provide advice regarding labor law, employment agreements, employment compensation and termination. James Goddard studied in France for more than 2 years. He excels when under pressure and is very proficient in completing tasks as per clients’ requests. James is a native Thai speaker and fluent in English
Chiara Budelli is an Associate in the Bangkok office of Juslaws & Consult. Her practice focuses on trademark registration and company registration. Chiara Budelli also advises and consults mostly with international clients, specifically Italian clients in operating business and companies in Thailand. She is also highly talented in Family Law. Italian and Thai languages are her mother tongues. She is also highly proficient in spoken and written English.
Khun Pollagrit Sukmuang is an Associate at the Bangkok Office of Juslaws & Consult. His primarily focuses on both corporate and litigation cases. Pollagrit Sukmuang can support the firm with registration and company registration services for both Thai and Foreign clients. He is also trained to provide advice related to labor law, employment agreements, employment compensation and termination. Khun Pollagrit also participated in several law competitions and activities, such as the Legal competition, IPIT, court young ambassador.
Khun Nattawat Paramasakul is an Associate at Juslaws & Consult based in Bangkok, who brings his expertise in civil law. Nattawat Paramasakul focuses on litigation cases. Previously he was assisting our senior attorneys today, as an associate, he is professionally capable to prepare a lawsuit in both Thai and English, create petitions and handle Power of Attorney for clients. He can also draft and prepare court pleadings, coordinate with execution officers for judgment collection and arrange bail for clients.
Khun Sirirat Phadungmai graduated from Faculty of Law, Ubon Ratchathani University. Shortly after graduating, in 2017 she began working in the position of associate at Juslaws & Consult. Sirirat Phadungmai s priciple focus is on civil law and litigation cases. Khun Sirirat Phadungmai can expertly draft and submit notices, motions or petitions, as well as assist other attorneys in planning and preparing settlement agreements and other legal documents.
Khun Pitchayut Poophanwiwat is an Associate at our Phuket Office. He graduated from Assumption University and will support the Phuket Team with his skill and knowledge in corporate law. Khun Pitchayut Poophanwiwat focus is in trademark registration and company registration. He is also able to provide advice regarding labor law, employment agreements, employment compensation and termination.
Khun Sutthathip Thongsuk is a Paralegal in the Bangkok office of Juslaws & Consult. Besides supporting the Administration Department, she is also qualified to assist in our Visa and Immigration department helping clients to obtain a work permit or visa. She can also help with social security fund, company due diligence and is able to open a bank accounts for clients in either Thai Baht or foreign currency accounts in Thailand.

Administrative Staff

Khun Anchalee Srithamatorn has been working with Juslaws & Consult in our Phuket office since 2007 as an executive secretary and has vast knowledge related to company registrations. Prior to joining Juslaws & Consult, Khun Anchalee Srithamatorn worked for one of the largest computer hard disk drive manufacturers in Thailand, Western Digital.
Khun Phanthip Monthong joined Juslaws & Consult as Financial Manager and is based in our Bangkok office. As the Financial Manager, she has the responsibility of overseeing the finances of the entire company. Khun Phanthip Monthong coordinates with other financial teams and our accounting department to produce produce financial reports, cash-flow statements and profit projections.
Khun Pakinee Ilamanek is the Chinese Client Manager for Juslaws & Consult in our Bangkok office. She studied in Bejing and took language classes at the Beijing Language and Cultural University. She gained excellent communication skills and basic Chinese writing skills. Khun Pakinee Ilamanek currently focuses her efforts on translations from and to Thai, English and Chinese, writing legal documents, taking minutes in meetings and working with the various Government agencies.
Khun Trinh Hue Duong joined Juslaws and Consult as Executive Assistant. She is currently employed in our Bangkok office. In her current capacity, Khun Trinh Hue Duong supports our Managing Partners by providing reports, and handling international clients. Khun Trinh Hue Duong is in charge of client’s requests, and other administrative duties. She can quickly solve problems relating to office works and she is in charge of our developing our marketing and administrative departments as well as assisting our Human Resource department.
Khun Nattakarn Sornsawan officially joined the Juslaws & Consult office in Bangkok in July 2018. She majored in French at the Faculty of Liberal Arts, Thammasat University where she obtained a wide knowledge in secretarial and administrative works, in both English and French langues. Her skills include preparing shareholder minutes of meetings and balance sheets. She can assists clients to open bank accounts, act as juristic persons and capable of doing Due diligence investigations for companies. Furthermore, her tasks include assisting clients in Visa and Work Permits applications and translation of legal documents from Thai and into English and French.

Consultants

Heinrich Seul is a clean energy consultant that works exclusively through Juslaws & Consult for owners and lenders of clean energy projects that are customers of the firm. Heinrich Seul, born 1960 in Germany’s famous Rhine valley is an infrastructure project specialist. After studying engineering and international development in Kassel and Rio de Janeiro he spent his first years in the Worldbank’s Polonoroeste Project in the Brazilian Amazon and worked on hydropower, mining, logging, rail and road projects for the governments of Germany, Brazil and Ghana.
Dirk-Henning Stuhr is a Project Finance Consultant at Juslaws & Consult in Bangkok and during the last 20 years, he has personally and successfully implemented over 100 projects while supervising and consulting a further 400 projects. He achieved excellent professional results for the clients by structuring finances and income streams within the projects. He is a well-known expert in Project Implementation, Supply Chain Management, Finance and Logistics. Dirk-Henning Stuhr mainly works in German, English and Spanish languages.
Khun Piyabutr Suwanprathip is a legal consultant at Juslaws & Consult. He is considered, by his peers, to be one of top senior litigators in the Kingdom of Thailand. He has 29 years of experience representing clients in Thai court rooms. Khun Piyabutr Suwanprathip graduated from Ramkhamhaeng University and was admitted as a member of the Thai Bar in 1988. He then obtained a license to practice law from the Lawyers Council of Thailand in 1989.That same year he also added the license of Legal Advisor in Juvenile and Family Court. Khun Piyabutr Suwanprathip also obtained a Certificate from the Lawyers Council of Thailand in International Commercial Arbitration and finally a Certificate from Lawyers Council of Thailand in the Debt Collection B.E. 2558.
Khun Chaiwat Sittisuksakul is a legal consultant at Juslaws & Consult. Chaiwat Sittisuksakul has 10 years of experience practicing law and was admitted as a member of the Thai Bar in 2007. Moreover, Chaiwat Sittisuksakul, obtained his Certificate from the Lawyer Council of Thailand.
Khun Suthivej Kayuraphan is a legal consultant for Juslaws & Consult. He graduated from Assumption University and obtained his lawyer's license from the Lawyers Council of Thailand in 2013. He later obtained the license of Legal Advisor in Juvenile and Family Court, and a Notarial service attorney registration license in 2015. Khun Suthivej Kayuraphan has strong administration and management skills. Moreover, he has expertise in both Civil and Criminal cases including environmental law, litigation, company setup, intellectual property, bankruptcy, labor, family and corporate tax.
Khun Nipitpat Rojanaburanondh is a legal consultant at Juslaws & Consult. She graduated from Ramkhamhaeng University and obtained her lawyer's license from the Lawyers Council of Thailand in 1987. Khun Nipitpat Rojanaburanondh has practiced law in Thailand for more than 3 decades.
Khun Jadechandra Jittkaew brings more than 30 years of experience to the Juslaws & Consult law firm in her position as legal consultant. Khun Jadechandra Jittkaew graduated from Ramkamhaeng University in 1984 and also obtained her lawyer’s license from the Lawyers Council of Thailand that same year.
Khun Rattana Phakaew is a legal consultant at Juslaws & Consult who works with both civil and criminal litigation cases. Rattana Phakaew graduated from Ramkhamhaeng University in 1985.

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