Kudun and Partners.
Nature of Business : A full Service law firm
Soon Aun Cheok
Chief Operating Officer
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.
We can assist our clients in the areas of Capital Markets (Debt and Equity), Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, Litigation and Arbitration, Data Privacy and Protection, Projects and Energy, Foreign Direct Investment, Labour and Employment, Restructuring and Insolvency and Tax. We have dedicated foreign practices; China and Japan with legal practitioners speaking fluent Chinese and Japanese to assist both nations in their expansion to Thailand.
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.
To seamlessly serve our clients, Kudun and Partners is the exclusive member representing Thailand in the World Services Group, one of the most prominent and largest networks of independent law firms in the world allowing us to reach out to like-minded law firms keen to equally provide their assistance to our clients in cross-border ventures.
Firm wide Awards and Practice Awards
- Thailand Law Firm of the Year by The Legal 500 Southeast Asia Awards 2020/2021
- Asia’s Fastest Growing Firms, 2021 by Asian Legal Business’s Fast 30 List
- Thailand’s Most Responsive Domestic Law Firm of the Year by In-House Community Firms of the Year, 2022
- Honorable Mention by In-House Community Firms of the Year, 2019 and 2021
- Visionary Law Firm of the Year Newcomer by In-House Community, 2020
- Rising Stars Law Firm by Asia Business Law Journal, 2020
- Thailand’s Employer of Choice by Asia Legal Business, 2022-2023
- Thailand Law Firm of the Year by Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific Awards, 2022
China and Japan Practice
We are the first independent law firm in Thailand with a dedicated China and Japan Practice consisting of qualified lawyers whom are native Chinese and Japanese speakers serving the unique needs of Chinese and Japanese corporations and individuals on both inbound and outbound transactions.
Member of the largest global network of independent law firms
As of February 2021, we are the exclusive member representing Thailand in World Services Group, one of the most prominent and largest global network of independent law firms, which only admits leading law firms in each jurisdiction.
The World Services Group (“WSG”) brings together leading state, national and international professional services firms and companies with the highest business reputation. The quality of its member firms sets WSG apart from other law firm networks.
WSG membership is by invitation only. Members are only admitted after careful due diligence to ensure they meet the high standards of the network.
Our CSR Initiatives
The team at Kudun and Partners continues to be actively engaged in CSR activities and partners with charities and major organizations to extend the outreach of our CSR efforts. We understand that our responsibility goes beyond advising clients and it is imperative for us to help the communities to which we belong. We want to inspire not only our colleagues but also our clients and friends to make a difference. Our CSR is focused on the top UN Sustainable Development Goals, which are:
- No Poverty;
- Zero Hunger;
- Good Health and Well Being; and
- Quality Education
Apart from CSR, we are also active in pro bono projects. One of our projects includes providing assistance on data privacy compliance to Baan Dek Foundation, a Thai registered foundation that aims to foster children’s education, health and safety in Thailand.
As one of the selected law firms representing TrustLaw, a Thomson Reuters Foundation’s global pro bono legal program, Kudun and Partners continues to offer pro bono legal assistance to NGOs and social enterprises working to create social and environmental change.
Get in touch with us today to find out more about what makes Kudun & Partners one of Thailand’s leading law firms.