We Know Thailand, Inside Out

AWP & Alliance Ltd. is a uniquely-positioned, mid-sized Bangkok-based independent commercial law firm with excellent reputation and extensive international networks. The firm is recognized for its know-how and expertise in the areas of intellectual property, corporate and commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions and litigation/commercial arbitration.

The firm's lawyers are highly experienced and recognized as experts in their focused areas of practices.

Our Commitment

Our commitment rests with our clients in providing practical and business related legal services to assist clients in navigating through local regulations and practices in Thailand. We listen to the needs of our clients, partner with them in their business by administering compelling legal and practical solutions to their requirements. In short, we are more than a legal adviser; we are a trusted adviser with deep understanding of local culture and legal knowhow. This commitment runs firm wide in all of our practice groups, where we maintain subject matter expertise in virtually all aspects of business-related laws and regulations, combined with our extensive experience in international practice as is accustomed by our clients.

Corporate & Commercial

We provide basic, but essential, legal and company secretarial services to our domestic and foreign clients on a broad range of matters from setting up legal entities and drafting constitutional documents to the increase of capital and advising clients at board of directors’ and shareholders’ meetings. We also advise on more complex matters including shareholding restructuring, minority shareholders’ protection and directors liabilities.

Intellectual Property

Over the 15 years from our firm’s inception we have acquired extensive experience and know how in intellectual property law and practice. Over the years we have been entrusted by domestic and international clients to manage their intellectual property portfolios, including assisting with the planning and executing of global and regional intellectual property strategy. We offer a comprehensive range of traditional and innovative intellectual property services which can be categorized into three main headings as follows:

Dispute Resolution

We handle and advise on settlement of dispute arising in trade, intellectual property, and business and commercial transactions in courts (including the Central Court of Intellectual Property and International Trade), arbitration forum, or during pre-trial. Working closely with our intellectual property lawyers, our litigators have advised and represented clients to negotiate with software brand owners, including the Business Software Alliance, in numerous cases resulting in substantial reductions of software purchase prices and penalties. Our litigators are also experienced in criminal prosecution (as co-plaintiff with public prosecutors) and defense of white-collar crimes and fraud cases. In addition, we assist and represent our clients in international disputes outside Thailand through our affiliated firms and a wide network of experienced litigators outside Thailand.