Kudun and Partners Ranked in Various Practices including Tier 1 in Dispute Resolution for the first time in the latest THE LEGAL 500, 2023 rankings

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Kudun and Partners is thrilled to announce that our firm has been recognized in a total of nine practice areas in the latest edition of the Legal 500 rankings, 2023. We are particularly excited as we are ranked as a Tier 1 firm in Dispute Resolution for the first time since the practice was incepted in 2016. We previously held a Tier 2 rank and are now ranked Tier 1 together with some of the most reputable firms in the dispute resolution practice area.

In addition, we are also ranked for the first time as a Tier 2 firm in Restructuring and Insolvency, Tier 3 in Real Estate and Construction as well as Tier 3 in TMT. Other rankings include Tier 3 in Capital Markets, Tier 3 in Projects and Energy, Tier 3 in Labour and Employment, Tier 3 in Tax and Tier 4 in Corporate and M&A. Our Banking and Finance practice is also recognized as a Firm to Watch.

As for lawyer individual rankings, Chinawat Assavapokee, partner and co-head of tax and corporate restructuring is recognized as a Leading Individual and Somboon Sangrungjang, partner and co-head of dispute resolution, litigation and arbitration is listed as a Next Generation Partner.

“The recognitions are a testament to the hard work and dedication of our partners, associates and business support professionals. We are honored to be included among the top firms in the industry and I am particularly proud of our dispute resolution team for making it to Tier 1 this year. An impressive and commendable achievement. Thank you to our clients for entrusting us with their legal needs, and we look forward to continuing to provide top-notch legal services in the future,” remarked Kudun Sukhumananda, founding partner of the firm.

Pariyapol Kamolsilp, partner and co-head of dispute resolution, litigation and arbitration practice added, “Moving our rank up to Tier 1 is a true honor and a testament to the hard work and dedication of our dispute resolution team. It was only 6 years ago since we started this practice from ground zero. Since then, we have grown to become a formidable team of 14 dispute resolution practitioners. It is not just a recognition of our individual efforts, but of the collective effort that we put in every day to provide our clients with the best possible representation. My co-head of practice, Somboon Sangrungjang and the entire team are humbled by this recognition and look forward to continuing to serve our clients to the best of our abilities.”

We also wish to thank the Legal 500 research team for their unwavering commitment to continuously identify the world’s best law firms across different jurisdictions.


Kudun & Partners’s advice and services are first-class, comparable to some of the larger international firms in Thailand. They are highly responsive to our needs and know what we need.

Kudun & Partners is able to provide the full suite of legal services, with each individual attorney operating at an extremely high level

A local Thai practice that comfortably performs to highest international standard. Competes favourably against international firms.

Key strengths are their collaboration, commercial mindset and can-do attitude. They are always reachable and supportive whenever we need assistance, friendly with professional manners.