Thailand

Team Leader, ThailandPimvimol “June” Vipamaneerutthailand@laborlawplus.com

Approximately 25 years of experience in labor and employment law.

Other Areas of Practice

  • Maritime law

Professional Experience:

  • Partner, Tilleke & Gibbins, 2002-Present
  • Associate, Tilleke & Gibbins, 1989-2002

Education:

  • LLB, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, 1988
  • Diploma and Higher Certificate in Shipping Management
  • The London Institute of Shipping and Transport, London City College, England, 1992
  • LLM, University of Southampton, England, 1993

Languages: Thai and English

Professional Memberships:

  • Lawyers Council of Thailand
  • Thai Bar Association
  • Women Lawyers Association of Thailand
  • Bangkok Shipowners and Agents Association
  • Franco-Thai Chamber of Commerce
  • Inter-Pacific Bar Association. Past Vice-Chair and Membership Committee Chair

Publications:

  • For several years, June has been involved in drafting and revising numerous publications on Thai labor and employment law, including those for the World Bank, the American Bar Association, and the Centre for International Legal Studies, as well as business-focused articles that have run in such publications as Director Magazine and the Bangkok Post.
  • June writes legal content for Oxford Business Group and Oxford University Press publications.

Conferences/Lectures:

  • A leader in business and law, June is a frequent contributor to various seminars and committees, including those organized by the United Nations, the World Bank, the Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand, the Franco-Thai Chamber of Commerce, the Korean Trade-Investment Promotion Agency, the Danish-Thai Chamber of Commerce, and the Bangkok Shipowners and Agents Association.

Overview:

Founded over 120 years ago, our affiliate 150-lawyer team in Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and Myanmar is one of the oldest firms in Thailand and one of the leading firms in Southeast Asia, representing top investors and high-profile companies expanding into the region. The firm has a reputation for excellence across all critical areas of business law practice and as a result of the firm’s commitment to meeting clients’ long-term objectives, its regional expertise, and international experience, it has become one of the most highly regarded independent law firms, not only in Thailand but region-wide. 

Labor and Employment Practice:           

The team provides a broad range of labor and employment advice in the constantly evolving business conditions and labor sentiment in the developing economies in which they operate. Services include all aspects of establishing and running companies as well as all labor and related aspects of transactions including M&A and restructuring and employee disputes, settlements, policies and practices and negotiations as well as immigration and matters dealing with criminal issues. The firm’s focus on helping companies create a positive work environment often helps businesses avoid prohibitive recruitment and litigation costs as well as attracting the best talent in the industry.

The Plus - Business Law Capacity:

The team is equipped to provide comprehensive business law services to companies operating anywhere within the region including in Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam. The firm has a well-established reputation for providing insightful and business-oriented solutions in all areas of business law.

A representative client list includes clients from industry sectors including: banking, retailing, manufacturing, oil and gas, finance, technology, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, automotive, food and beverages among many others. 

Key Facts:

  • Location: Bangkok
  • Size: 16 Partners, 96 Associates
  • Business Law Practice Areas: Anti-Corruption; Antitrust and Competition; Banking and Finance; Bankruptcy and Restructuring; Commercial Transactions and M&A; Corporate Services; Dispute Resolution and Litigation; Energy; Family Law and Private Clients; Government Relations; Insurance; Intellectual Property; Property; Regulatory Affairs; Tax; Technology, Media, and Telecommunications; Transportation; Logistics
  • Languages: English, Thai, French, Italian, German, Russian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Malay, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese

Listings/Rankings:

  • Recognized market leader in Thailand
  • Ranked highly across many major areas by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2010/2011.
  • Ranked highly in addition to Labor and Employment for Banking and Finance (Thailand), Corporate and M&A (Thailand and Vietnam), Dispute Resolution (Thailand), Intellectual Property (Thailand and Vietnam), Projects (Thailand), Real Estate (Thailand and Vietnam), Shipping (Thailand), and Tax (Thailand) by Chambers Asia

Contact: thailand@laborlawplus.com