Practices
Compliance and Investigations
Dispute Resolution and Litigation
Employment

Location
Thailand

Languages
Thai
English

Education

LLM, Chulalongkorn University

LLB, Chulalongkorn University

Piyawat Vitooraporn
+66 2056 5802

Biography

Piyawat Vitooraporn is an associate in Tilleke & Gibbins’ dispute resolution group. He provides a wide range of legal services related to civil and criminal disputes, including all stages of litigation and pre-litigation. His broad experience includes cases involving product liability, real estate, consumer-related claims, defamation, bribery, arbitral award enforcement, directors' liability, debt collection, employment, occupational safety, personal injury, private matters, family disputes, customs, and white-collar crime.

Piyawat holds an LLB (first class honors), and an LLM from Chulalongkorn University, one of Thailand's leading academic institutions. He has completed the Barrister-at-Law requirements of the Thai Institute of Legal Education, is a member of the Lawyers Council of Thailand, and is a licensed notarial services attorney.


Experience
  • Represented a major international client in a successful complex claim for compensation relating to wrongful act and false certification.
  • Acted as part of team that successfully represented a major commercial client in criminal and civil labor cases, both at pre-litigation stage and in court. The outcome prevented a major disruption to the client’s business with extremely costly repercussions.
  • Successfully defended a client against an attempt to unlawfully execute a foreign judgement in Thailand at the Court of Appeal.
  • Successfully advocated on behalf of a client in a complex family dispute at the Court of Appeal. Thanks to the zealous representation of the client, the order of the lower court was reversed.
  • Succesfully advised clients in the pre-litigation stage of a high-value embezzlement and defamation case, leading to a satisfactory outcome.