Dispute Resolution in Thailand

In order to unclog court dockets, Thailand has adopted Alternative Dispute Resolution practices. This includes mediation, arbitration and conciliation. Mediation is an important part of the judicial landscape in Thailand and it has become more widely used as awareness of the benefits of the process increases. However, enforcement of mediated settlements remains an issue. Arbitration […]

Trade Disputes in Thailand

Trade disputes are a common occurrence and can have far reaching effects. As such, they should be resolved in a timely and cost effective manner. Chandler MHM Limited advises on all aspects of dispute resolution in Thailand including arbitration, litigation and alternative dispute settlement proceedings. The team has experience in defending international traders in trade […]

Labor Disputes in Thailand

Labor Disputes occur when one party, often the employee, feels unfairly treated for reasons that may not be grounded in law. These disputes typically result in resentment and can erode morale. Employers can avoid these labor disputes by ensuring that employees are correctly classified as contractors or employees and by ensuring they provide statutory benefits. […]

Criminal and Civil Cases in Thailand

The burden of proof for a criminal case is ‘beyond reasonable doubt’ and the public prosecutor must have sufficient evidence to charge a defendant. There are no jury trials. Civil cases often involve property disputes, employment actions and divorces. There are also specialized courts such as the Court of Intellectual Property and the Court of […]

Child Legitimation in Thailand

Child legitimation is a legal process that bestows significant rights to children born out of wedlock. It allows a father to claim parental power and access benefits for his child, and it affirms the importance of fathers in family and society. It can be accomplished either by voluntary acknowledgment or through a court order. It […]

Child Support in Thailand

Child support is a crucial aspect of family law that ensures the well-being and financial stability of children following the dissolution of a marriage or relationship. In Thailand, child support matters are governed by the Thai Civil and Commercial Code, emphasizing the importance of providing adequate support for the upbringing of children. This comprehensive guide […]

Filing of Divorce in Thailand

Filing for divorce is a significant and often complex legal process that requires careful consideration and adherence to specific procedures. In Thailand, divorce proceedings are governed by the Thai Civil and Commercial Code, and understanding the legal requirements is essential for individuals seeking to dissolve their marriage. This comprehensive guide explores the key aspects of […]

US-Thai Treaty of Amity

The US-Thai Treaty of Amity and Economic Relations, signed on May 29, 1966, stands as a testament to the enduring economic and diplomatic partnership between the United States and Thailand. This unique treaty has played a pivotal role in fostering economic cooperation, encouraging investment, and strengthening the ties between the two nations. This comprehensive guide […]

Thai Will and Succession

In Thailand, the preparation of a will is a critical aspect of estate planning that allows individuals to dictate how their assets should be distributed after their passing. Understanding the intricacies of Thai wills and succession laws is essential for individuals and families seeking to ensure a smooth and legally sound transfer of assets. This […]

Sales Contract Review in Thailand

Sales contracts are the foundation of commercial transactions, outlining the terms and conditions agreed upon by parties involved in buying and selling goods or services. In Thailand, a thorough review of sales contracts is essential to mitigate risks, protect the interests of all parties, and ensure a smooth and lawful transaction process. This guide explores […]