Asialaw recognizes 12 KAP lawyers in the latest 2023 individual rankings

Asialaw recognizes 12 KAP lawyers in the latest 2023 individual rankings


We are delighted to announce that a total of 12 legal practitioners of Kudun and Partners (KAP); 10 partners and two senior associates have received impressive recognition by Asialaw’s latest individual rankings in their respective key practice areas. In addition to the nine legal practitioners recognized last year, three more partners were recognized as Rising Stars this year; Ekachai Chotipitayasunon in Corporate M&A, Kongkoch Yongsavasdikul in Capital markets, and Niruch Winiyakul in Dispute Resolution. Altogether, KAP has one distinguished practitioner, four notable practitioners and seven rising stars, each an expert in their areas of law.

Asialaw is Asia’s most authoritative legal directory, and a lawyer’s recognition is based on thorough market consultation focusing solely on Asia.

“We are humbled by the continuous recognition accorded to our lawyers, and we are deeply grateful to our clients, industry peers and friends for your support and encouragement. Your efforts in getting us recognized is a strong motivation for us to keep doing what we do best to serve you,” said Kudun Sukhumananda, managing partner of the firm.

The practice areas in which the team is recognized are:

Capital Markets

    • Kudun Sukhumananda, Partner, Notable Practitioner
    • Kom Vachiravarakarn, Partner, Rising Star
    • Kongkoch Yongsavasdikul, Partner, Rising Star
    • Thitawan Thanasombatpaisarn, Senior Associate, Rising Star

Corporate M&A

    • Kudun Sukhumananda, Partner, Notable Practitioner
    • Kom Vachiravarakarn, Partner, Rising Star
    • Ekachai Chotipitayasunon, Partner, Rising Star
    • Peerasanti Somritutai, Partner, Rising Star

Dispute Resolution

    • Somboon Sangrungjang, Partner, Notable Practitioner
    • Pariyapol Kamolsilp, Partner, Notable Practitioner
    • Niruch Winiyakul, Partner, Rising Star
    • Kongwat Akaramanee, Senior Associate, Rising Star

Restructuring and Insolvency

    • Saravut Krailadsiri, Partner, Notable Practitioner


    • Saravut Krailadsiri, Partner, Notable Practitioner

Asialaw, 2022/2023 commentary

Kudun and Partners is a young and energetic full-service firm that has grown rapidly in the past few years, pulling in talent from competitors and being hailed as a firm to watch by peers. The firm has established a dedicated China practice staffed with native Chinese speakers and it is now part of the legal network, World Services Group, as the Thailand representative. Partner and key contact Kudun Sukhumananda has expertise in capital markets, corporate and M&A, banking and finance, real estate, infrastructure funds and energy. Partner Thanyaluck Thongrompo has recently joined the firm in 2022 to add to its M&A practice.

Client feedback

“Extremely good at providing practical and commercial legal advice. Their teamwork and knowledge are one of the most notable aspects of their team. I have never seen such cohesive teamwork among lawyers before and KAP has that.” – Banking and finance

“Good knowledge on cryptocurrency laws and responsiveness to our needs. Give good ideas on how to move forward.” – Capital markets

“Quick and responsive.” – Corporate and M&A

“The team is very responsive. I appreciate the relationship support from the partner, who is able to quickly understand the commercial aspect of the transaction and support accordingly.” – Corporate and M&A

“KAP, specifically Kongwat Akaramanee, is responsive to our inquiries regardless of the urgency of the matters. Their advice is reasonable, easy to digest with a step-by-step guidelines on how the company would have to proceed at the court of Thailand.” – Dispute resolution

“The consulting team is competent in all aspects needed and works proactively.” – Real estate

Kongwat Akaramanee

“Kongwat always shows his willingness to assist us regardless of the urgency of any matters. He is responsive and gets back with his reasonable legal advice within the deadline. He follows up on the matters with his client and always delivers his work in a timely manner.”

Somboon Sangrungjang

“Somboon is extremely knowledge in administrative related disputes; provides very strategic advice and solutions on very complex and difficult matters. He is incredibly hardworking and straightforward, he can see beyond what is to be expected and provide us very commercial sound solutions, which is something we very much appreciate.”

Peerasanti Somritutai

“Always ready to help and extremely quick in responding.”

Thanyaluck Thongrompo

“Thanyaluck is very articulate and has excellent customer service. She is very comprehensive in her work and explains legal points in a very clear and concise manner. She is extremely hard working and a credit to her law firm.”