LLB, Chulalongkorn University
Chusert Supasitthumrong, partner and director of Tilleke & Gibbins’ dispute resolution and litigation group, is a trial and appellate lawyer with an extensive of helping clients achieve successful outcomes in the Thai court system. With unmatched expertise and qualifications in labor and employment dispute resolution, Chusert is recognized as the go-to lawyer for Thailand’s largest employers for his ability to help clients solve critical employment disputes, from labor strikes to layoffs to contested for-cause terminations.
A formidable advocate with extensive experience litigating complex matters before the Labor Court and the Supreme Court, Chusert is equally successful in securing favorable settlements and contract terms for his clients. His labor practice includes advising clients in multiple-party labor disputes and collective bargaining negotiations. Chusert is one of just a handful of private practice lawyers in Thailand licensed as a Labor Relations Advisor with Thailand’s Ministry of Labor, which enables him to engage directly with labor unions in negotiations on behalf of corporate clients.
Chusert also handles commercial disputes related to product liability, customs, maritime, international trade, company reorganizations, tax, and white-collar crime, and in his role as director of the firm’s dispute resolution and litigation department provides guidance to teams working on contentious matters across virtually every practice area.
He is a regular speaker on these topics as well, presenting at regional legal conferences, for corporate clients at in-house seminars, and on televised programs. He is also a frequent contributor to the Bangkok Post and other leading periodicals.
Chusert was the exclusive winner for Thailand of the International Law Office Client Choice Award 2019 for Employment and Labor, and he is ranked by leading legal directories including Benchmark Litigation, Chambers Asia-Pacific, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, and Asialaw Profiles.