Anuwat joins 5th International Arbitration & Corporate Crime Summit

Co-founding partner Mr Anuwat Ngamprasertkul was delighted to join the recent Legal Plus “Thailand & SE Asia: 5th International Arbitration & Corporate Crime Summit,” which took place at the Rembrandt Hotel & Suites Bangkok.

The event, on Thursday 14th March, was attended by international legal experts and industry luminaries and was organised by Legal Plus, a global events specialist that creates and manages annual summits, forums and seminars throughout Asia, the Middle East and Europe. The organisation partners with leading industry companies around the world as well as government institutions, leading arbitration centres and chambers of commerce.

Anuwat joined the event’s 3rd Grand Panel, on “Dispute Avoidance, Crisis Management and Being Prepared for Trial – Cross Examination Tips and Techniques,” with Mr Sameet Ghambir (Vice President (Corp. Law) and Company Secretary at DCM Shriram Ltd.) and Ms Dawn Tan (Managing Director at ADTLaw LLC). The panel was moderated by Mr Charlie Manzoni KC, SC of 39 Essex Chambers.

During his segment, Anuwat covered: dispute avoidance through customised contracts tailored to align with commercial terms and conditions; crisis management and damage control via the Thai ADR process; mediation for certain types of civil and criminal cases under the new Dispute Mediation Act 2019; the standard mediation process in the Thai court system, including in-court settlements and judgments; mediation and arbitration processes in Thailand, including their pros and cons in comparison with other methods; the arbitration process at THAC (Thai Arbitration Center); small claims procedures; and online dispute resolution procedures.


Anuwat helps demonstrate stages of arbitration process at THAC

On Tuesday 28th February 2023, the Thailand Arbitration Center (THAC) hosted the seminar “Dive into the arbitration process,” offering attendees key insights into how arbitration actually works at each stage of the process.

IAS Advisory co-founding partner Mr Anuwat Ngamprasertkul was honoured to join arbitration colleagues Ms Sakolrat Srangsomwong, a Senior Associate from Chandler MHM Limited, and Mr Witchaphon Techasawatwit, an Associate from Herbert Smith Freehills, at the event.

Together, they simulated an arbitration case; Anuwat assumed the role of arbitrator and Sakolrat and Witchaphon role played as the parties in the dispute.

They demonstrated how to enter the arbitration process, talked about how arbitration tends to play out, and showed how to apply arbitration theory in real-world situations.