Pimvimol (June) Vipamaneerut leads the teams handling non-contentious employment and transportation and logistics matters within Tilleke & Gibbins’ commercial group. Her major areas of practice are employment law and transportation and logistics. June has been recognized for her legal excellence by various publications and is ranked as a leading labor and employment lawyer in Thailand by Chambers Asia-Pacific, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, and Asialaw Leading Lawyers.
June advises clients on various aspects of labor and employment laws, with a focus on labor protection, employment agreements, termination of employment, labor unions, transfers of employment, due diligence in mergers and acquisitions, work rules and regulations, social security, and workmen’s compensation. She represents several major multinational clients ranging from automobile manufacturers, electronics manufacturers, insurance companies, international airlines, petroleum companies, pharmaceutical companies, shipping companies, and telecommunications companies.
In addition to her employment practice, June also advise clients on transportation and logistics matters. Her work in this space includes advising on maritime disputes, carriage of goods by sea, charterparties, cargo recovery, ship arrests, and release of ships. She also advises on ship financing, sale and purchase of ships, ship registration, and ship mortgage. June and her team of attorneys provide pragmatic, detail-oriented, and focused, advice.
For several years, June has been involved in drafting and revising numerous publications on Thai labor and employment law, including those for the World Bank, Lex Mundi, Multilaw, the American Bar Association, and the Centre for International Legal Studies, as well as business-focused articles that have run in such publications as Director Magazine and the Bangkok Post. She also writes legal content for Oxford Business Group and Oxford University Press publications.
A leader in business and law, June is a frequent contributor to various seminars and committees in Thailand and around the region. She is a regular speaker at hrmasia’s annual Asia Employment Law Congress and Tilleke & Gibbins’ Annual Employment Law Forum, and she has also contributed to events organized by the United Nations, the World Bank, the Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand, the Franco-Thai Chamber of Commerce, the Korean Trade-Investment Promotion Agency, the Danish-Thai Chamber of Commerce, and the Bangkok Shipowners and Agents Association. June is currently serving a three-year term as Jurisdictional Council Member for Thailand, and Vice-Chair of the Employment & Immigration Law Committee of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association, having formerly sat as Vice-Chair of the Insurance Committee and Chair of the Membership Committee.
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