Getting the Deal Through – Dispute Resolution provides an overview of dispute resolution laws and procedures in 39 jurisdictions worldwide. Thawat Damsa-ard, partner, and Surapong Damrongtrakoolsak, attorney-at-law, in Tilleke & Gibbins’ dispute resolution and litigation department, coauthored the Thailand chapter of the guide. It covers the following subjects:
- Litigation: Structure of the civil court system; time limits for civil claims; pre-action considerations such as mortgages, rescission of contract, and suretyship; commencing civil proceedings; procedures and timetable of civil claims; preserving documents and evidence; privileged documents; presenting evidence at trial; remedies; enforcement; appeals; and foreign judgments.
- Arbitration: UNCITRAL Model Law, requirements to enforce an arbitration agreement, court intervention, arbitrators’ powers to grant interim relief, delivering awards, appealing awards, and enforcement of foreign and domestic awards.
- Alternative dispute resolution: Court-annexed arbitration, court-supervised mediation, out-of-court mediation, negotiation, and requirements for parties to litigation or arbitration to consider alternative dispute resolution.
Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through: Dispute Resolution 2016 (published in June 2016; contributing editor: Simon Bushell, Latham & Watkins LLP). For further information please visit www.gettingthedealthrough.com.