Rising stars

Efforts to attract higher levels of foreign investment in Thailand’s entertainment and media industries are paying off, with revenues set to reach US$14 billion by 2022. Production incentives implemented by the government’s dedicated Film Office are resulting in record numbers of films being shot in Thailand, while internet and social media penetration is driving increased spending on digital advertising.

Kudun & Partners are ideal collaborators for investors looking to enter Thailand’s entertainment industry. We are a modern, forward-thinking and commercially-minded legal practice that includes some of the foremost entertainment law experts in Thailand.

To successfully penetrate this niche but highly lucrative market, substantial legal concepts across multiple practice areas are required. These involve intellectual property, contracts, labour and employment law and business associations. While understanding these fundamental areas of law are crucial, professional lawyers in this sector must also be business savvy in issues such as pitches and budgeting including financing agreements for television series and films relating to sponsorships, bank loans, co-production investments, acquiring necessary permits for location shoots and managing the channels of distributions for general broadcasting, exclusive rights or pay per views and actors/actresses/brand ambassadors/celebrity on their management contracts, licensing and other rights issues.

With a young, vibrant and dynamic team, Kudun and Partners is the right choice when it comes to the entertainment sector.

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We provide expert insight and guidance on various issues related to this sector such as:

  • Initial company set up
  • Permit applications
  • Entry strategy and structuring
  • Project financing including securing investors/funding (IPOs)
  • Exclusivity contracts and distribution rights
  • Management contracts
  • Development and production contracts
  • Intellectual property law
  • Tax planning
  • Foreign ownership restrictions
  • Licenses and BOI approvals
  • Ongoing general counsel
  • Disputes and litigation

About Kudun & Partners

Legal advice that goes further. Kudun & Partners was founded in 2015 to provide modern, innovative legal services to clients in the entertainment industry, backed up by our team’s decades of experience. Our partners have been recommended and featured in Chambers, The Legal 500 and WhosWhoLegal.

This forward-thinking vision is evident through every area of our practice. We’re instrumental in structuring a deal, identifying strategic partners and optimising outcomes for our clients. For further support, we also regularly introduce them to our extensive third-party network of auditors, accountants, financial advisors, property valuation experts, HR consultants and government entities.

Deal highlights

sirisoft ipo

Facilitating SIRISOFT’s Successful Listing on the SET

Kudun and Partners have successfully assisted SIRISOFT PUBLIC COMPANY LIMITED (SRS), a company specialising in consultin...

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pop mart

Kudun and Partners Represents POP MART, a world renowned HKEX-listed toy company in a Joint Venture with affiliates of Minor International Public Company Limited

Kudun and Partners has represented POP MART International Group Limited—a world-renowned HKEX-listed Chinese company s...

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Advanced Info Service

Successful dismissal of National Telecom Public Company Limited (NT)’s case brought against our client, Advanced Info Service Public Company Limited (AIS) at the Central Administrative Court

The Dispute Resolution, Litigation, and Arbitration Practice team at Kudun and Partners represented Advanced Info Servic...

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Meet the team

Thailand’s entertainment industry is continuing to expand. You need a legal team with both experience and agile, innovative thinking behind them. Find out more about our entertainment law experts Thailand.



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TEL: 662 838 1750 FAX: 662 838 1795