Alongkorn Tongmee

Attorney-at-Law
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Office

Languages

Thai, English

Education

LLM, Indiana University School of Law

LLB, Thammasat University

Alongkorn Tongmee is an experienced litigator in Tilleke & Gibbins’ dispute resolution department. He handles complex commercial disputes related to contract breaches, insurance matters, transportation, bankruptcy and business reorganization, construction, and international arbitration. 

As a member of the firm’s compliance and investigations practice, Alongkorn also assists clients on white collar crime matters, anti-corruption, and internal and government investigations. Alongkorn has extensive experience dealing with the Royal Thai Police (including immigration officials), public prosecutors, and Thailand’s various regulatory agencies.

Alongkorn is a well-rounded attorney, having previously practiced with the firm’s corporate and commercial team. With this experience, he brings strong knowledge of corporate matters which he utilizes in his disputes practice.

Alongkorn has completed the Barrister-at-Law requirements of the Institute of Legal Education, Thai Bar Association. He acts as a guest law lecturer at Dhonburi Rajabhat University. He frequently gives presentations on topics related to labor law, anti-corruption, and white collar crime.

  • Acting for the owner of a landmark skyscraper project in a multi-million dollar arbitration arising out of a breached contract.

  • Representing a Thai conglomerate in environmental litigation arising out of a major telecommunications infrastructure project. 

  • Representing a global EPC contractor in successful multinational arbitration relating to supply of engineering equipment for an offshore energy infrastructure project. 

  • Acting for a client in a complex multi-jurisdictional dispute arising out of a default on the lease of an aircraft engine.

  • Advising a global logistics company and its insurer in multiple disputes arising out of a ship collision that caused damage to sensitive cargo.

  • Acting for one of Thailand’s largest telecommunications conglomerates in proceedings to revoke an unfavorable arbitration award through the Thai courts. 

  • Successfully defending a securities agent against complex false allegations of fraudulent conduct related to an IPO.

  • Prosecuted and defended various complex civil and criminal actions related to breach of contract, wrongful acts, undue enrichment, fraud, and attempted fraud on behalf of our client.

  • Defended clients against criminal charges related to work permit issues, including providing legal advice, assisting clients at inquiry meetings with police officials, attending court hearings, and assisting with the immigration process.

  • Assisted a client with business reorganization. Our representation included providing legal advice, preparing and submitting the debt repayment application, attending the creditors’ meeting, and attending court hearings.

  • Assisted government authorities with recovery of assets defrauded from Thailand to other countries.

  • Represented a client in a bankruptcy case. Our representation included providing legal advice, preparing and submitting a petition for an absolute receivership order and the debt repayment application, attending various meetings with the official receiver, and attending court hearings.

  • Helped a U.S. enterprise that successfully bid for a large IT project to commence and continue operations in Thailand, including securing long-term visas and work permits for a number of IT specialists of various nationalities and providing general legal counsel.

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November 13, 2020

Tilleke & Gibbins Named Thailand Firm of the Year in Who’s Who Legal Awards 2020

Tilleke & Gibbins has been named Thailand Firm of the Year at the Who’s Who Legal Awards 2020, held on November 12, 2020. Notably, this award marks the fifth consecutive year that Tilleke &...

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November 6, 2020

Tilleke & Gibbins Nominated for Three Women in Business Law Awards Asia-Pacific 2020

Tilleke & Gibbins has been nominated in three firm-wide categories in the Women in Business Law Awards Asia-Pacific 2020. The awards, which are organized each year by Euromoney to recognize firms...

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October 29, 2020

AMCHAM Thailand Recognizes Tilleke & Gibbins at 2020 CSR Excellence Awards

On Tuesday, October 27, Tilleke & Gibbins was singled out for an award for exceptional corporate social responsibility (CSR) work during the past 12 months at the 2020 CSR Excellence Awards, held...

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October 14, 2020

Tilleke & Gibbins and TLCA Cohost Webinar on Thai Anti-corruption and Anti-bribery Regulations

Alongkorn Tongmee, Jessada Anasura, Piyawat Vitooraporn

On October 15, 2020, Alongkorn Tongmee, Jessada Anasura, and Piyawat Vitooraporn, attorneys-at-law in Tilleke & Gibbins’ dispute resolution group in Bangkok, will group up to present a webinar...

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October 6, 2020

Tilleke & Gibbins among Southeast Asia’s Top Corporate Firms in IFLR1000 2021 Rankings

In the recently released IFLR1000  2021 rankings of the world’s best corporate and financial law firms, Tilleke & Gibbins was honored with a record 15 firm-wide rankings across all...

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September 16, 2020

Amendments to Thailand’s Civil Procedure Code to Allow Civil Mediation before Litigation

Recent amendments to Thailand’s Civil Procedure Code (CPC) will allow parties to submit a matter for court-supervised mediation prior to the actual filing of the case. Encouraging mediation prior to...

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September 16, 2020

COVID-19 Resource Center

As the global COVID-19 situation develops, Tilleke & Gibbins is dedicated to ensuring that our clients remain up to date on the most important legal developments in Southeast Asia as they happen...

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April 28, 2020

Tilleke & Gibbins Guide to Bankruptcy Law in Thailand 2020

Most economists agree that the COVID-19 pandemic is hastening a global recession on a scale unseen since the Great Depression. As large-scale quarantines, business closures, and a sharp fall in...

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March 19, 2020

COVID-19 Status Update for Southeast Asia - March 18, 2020

The effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic on Southeast Asia are a deep concern shared by all with connections to the region. To encourage clear understanding of the facts on the ground, Tilleke...

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October 1, 2019

Thailand Legal Basics

Thailand Legal Basics, a valuable primer for foreign investors, explores all aspects of living and doing business in Thailand. Written by specialists at Tilleke & Gibbins in Bangkok, it is the...

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