LawPlus Ltd.

LawPlus Ltd.
LawPlus Ltd.
Unit 1401, 14 Fl., Abdulrahim Place
990 Rama IV Road
Silom, Bangkok
Thailand 10500
+66 2636 0662
+66 2636 0663
Mr. Kowit Somwaiya
Managing Partner
LawPlus Ltd.
LawPlus provides top quality legal services to leading international and local corporate clients. The objective of the Firm is to provide clients with accurate and pragmatic legal advice in a timely manner, while adding value to the client's business activities at a reasonable cost.

Our clients include multinational financial institutions, global investment funds, regional and international telecommunications companies, leading manufacturers and service providers in the automobile industry, US and European food and drug companies, top tier computer hardware and software manufacturers, international film and music production companies, department stores, real property developers, engineering consultant and construction companies. We work very closely with trademark and patent agents worldwide on registering and protecting trademarks, patents and copyrights for our Thai and foreign clients.

Our specialized practice areas include banking and finance, corporate and commercial, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, securities, information technology, telecommunications, joint venture, employment, foreign direct investment, real property, debt restructuring, insolvency and dispute resolution. With our in-depth knowledge of the Thai economy and the clients' industries, and our understanding of local practices, we strive to make our advice practical and valuable to the client.

Accolades for LawPlus include:-

An “IP Star”. The World IP Survey 2017 of The Managing Intellectual Property.

“LawPlus Ltd. provides ‘good advice based on local knowledge’ and focuses on acquisitions and disposals. Kowit Somwaiya and his team are ‘accurate and efficient’ and ‘keep the clients’ best interests at the forefront’. The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2016.

“Law Plus Ltd. is experienced in trade marks and has an active contentious practice. The team’s recent representation of a leading Thai conglomerate, in the prosecution and enforcement of trade marks and copyright in 160 countries, is testament to its IP capabilities. Kowit Somwaiya and Prasantaya Bantadtan are recommended. The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2016.

“LawPlus Ltd. handles all aspects of financial services regulatory matters, bank lending and project finance, disputes concerning commercial, property and employment matters, IT and telecoms matters for Thai and foreign companies, including contentious issues. Kowit Somwaiya is recommended.” The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2015.

“Last year saw LawPlus emerge victorious in a number of trademark disputes and open a Myanmar office to boot. Excellent advocate Kowit Somwaiya is one of the two partners.” WTR 1000, 2015.

“Highly recommended practice areas: banking & finance, corporate/M&A, intellectual property.” Asialaw Profiles, 2015.

“Director of the Intellectual Property Association of Thailand Kowit Somwaiya boats deep and specialised knowledge of IP law and handles prosecution and transactional matters with keen commercial insight.” iam 1000 The World’s Leading Patent Professionals, 2015.

“LawPlus Ltd. has significant experience advising foreign companies on trade mark registrations, patent applications, domain names and customs matters (…)”. “Strong record in banking and finance matters.” “The Highly regarded Kowit Somwaiya heads the team.” The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2014.

“Receives accolades for advising international lenders and companies in a number of transactions.” IFRL1000, 2014.

“Intellectual property is a central pillar at this admired firm, which continues to make significant strides on the Thai trademark scene. It is a favourite among pan-continental heavyweights, including US, UK and Japanese market leaders.” WTR 1000, 2014.

“The dynamic, proactive and astute, LawPlus Ltd. is cementing its reputation as a high-quality provider of trademark services.” WTR 1000, 2013.

“LawPlus has been particularly noted for its expertise in corporate and M&A, construction and real estate, dispute resolution, intellectual property and restructuring and insolvency.” Asialaw Profiles, 2013.

“Known for its outstanding trademark work, LawPlus has also grown its patent prosecution practice by handling key PCT national phase applications for multinationals.” The Managing Intellectual Property IP Handbook, 2012.

“Knowledgeable, keen and top-class.” The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2011.

“Best five IP law firms of Thailand for trademarks.” Asia IP Award Survey, November 2011.
Kowit Somwaiya 
Managing Partner
Prasantaya Bantadtan 
Oramart Aurore Saardphak 
Vincent Birot