Kudun and Partners

Legal Services | Thailand
tel: +6628381750 | fax: +6628381795
127 Gaysorn Tower, Unit C & F, 23rd Fl., Ratchadamri Rd., Lumpini Pathumwan | Bangkok | 10330 | Thailand

Main Contacts

Troy Schooneman

Partner and Head of International Practice


Bangkok, Thailand


As businesses today face a constantly evolving environment, a paradigm-shifting approach to legal advice is required.

Founded in 2015, Kudun and Partners is a modern and award-winning full-service law firm led by some of South East Asia's most accomplished lawyers from a desire to provide more commercially minded and creative legal advice to our clients. Since inception, we have attracted many lawyers from various large international firms and representing various entities on transactions in Thailand and throughout Southeast Asia.

Clients value our responsiveness and distinctly commercial attitude, as well as our passion for developing forward-thinking, innovative strategies and solutions that respond to their unique business needs. In only six years since our inception, we have been awarded the highly coveted Thailand Law Firm of the Year by The Legal 500 Southeast Asia Awards 2020/2021, a reflection of the firm's commitment to deliver work that exceeds expectations and raise industry standards.

Team members are bilingual with a strong command of English to easily assist our foreign clients. Apart from English and Thai, some members speak fluent Chinese, German, Korean and Bahasa Malaysia.

Year this Office was Established: 2015
Lawyers Worldwide: 58


Areas of Practice

Representative Clients



Emi  Rowse (Igusa)

Emi Rowse (Igusa)

Partner and Head of Japan Practice
Mayuree  Sapsutthiporn

Mayuree Sapsutthiporn

Partner, Head of China Practice
Troy  Schooneman

Troy Schooneman

Partner and Head of International Practice
Kudun  Sukhumananda

Kudun Sukhumananda

Managing Partner

Senior Associates

Kongwat  Akaramanee

Kongwat Akaramanee

Senior Associate
Koraphot  Jirachocksubsin

Koraphot Jirachocksubsin

Senior Associates
Supatra  Kerinsaguna

Supatra Kerinsaguna

Senior Associate
Apattaya  Phoksiri

Apattaya Phoksiri

Senior Associate
Songpol  Pirunsarn

Songpol Pirunsarn

Senior Associate
Yanin  Sirilak

Yanin Sirilak

Senior Associate


Ben  Cheok

Ben Cheok

Head of Business Development


Kudun and Partners Collaborates with TrustLaw/Thomson Reuters Foundation for their Legal Health Check Workshop and Pro Bono Offerings in Thailand

On September 23, Kudun and Partners were invited by TrustLaw, the charitable arm of Thomson Reuters, to be the legal experts in their Legal Health Check Workshop. The core objective of the event was to raise awareness of how law firms, like Kudun and Partners, can work with TrustLaw to provide pro bono legal services to NGOs, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and social enterprises (SEs). Chai Lertvittayachaikul and Emi Rowse (Igusa), partners of Kudun and Partners, presented at the event. Kudun and Partners is one of Thailand’s front-runner law firms that actively engages in pro bono cases for both domestic and international organizations...

Kudun and Partners Renders Pro Bono Assistance to Baan Dek Foundation

Kudun and Partners recently completed a pro bono project for Baan Dek Foundation on the implementation of the Personal Data Protection Act, B.E. 2562 (2019) or PDPA that went into full force on June 1, 2022. Baan Dek Foundation is a Thai-registered foundation with a mission to provide access to education, health and safety services for vulnerable children living in urban slums and construction site camps in Thailand. They experience limited access to essential services and their fundamental rights and are at high risk of neglect, abuse and exploitation...

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Kudun and Partners provides advice on the first-ever Thai-language litigation manual to the Refugee Rights Litigation Project (RRPL) under the Peace Way Foundation

Kudun and Partners is thrilled to work on another significant pro bono project with TrustLaw, Thomson Reuters Foundation’s global pro bono legal program. The team, led by Chai Lertvittayachaikul, partner and co-head of the firm’s Projects and Energy Practice, and assisted by an associate, Nutthar Hongchutchaval, provided legal advice for the “Refugee Rights Litigation Project” under the Peace Way Foundation (PWF), a Thai non-profit organization founded in 2001 to assist vulnerable people such as migrants and refugees. The RRLP is a group of pioneering Thai lawyers who seek to provide refugees in Thailand with practical legal advice and representation...

Kudun and Partners Represents BG Energy Solution Company Limited on Project Refinancing of My Son 1 and My Son 2 for VND 1.4 Trillion from Vietcombank

Kudun and Partners represented BG Energy Solution Company Limited, a subsidiary of BG Container Glass Public Company Limited (BGC) and Bangkok Glass Public Company Limited in a cross-border refinancing transaction in the form of a loan facility from Vietcombank for the sum of VND 760,625,000,000 for My Son 1 and 640,625,000.000 for My Son 2, totaling VND 1.4 trillion or approximately USD 61.6 million. The refinancing was extended for the early redemption of all outstanding bonds of which Tan Viet Securities Joint Stock Company (TVSI) acts as the bondholder representatives...

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