Alongkorn Tongmee

Attorney-at-Law

Biography

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.

Experience

  • 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.
ABOUT Alongkorn

Location

Languages

    Thai

    English

Education

    LLM, Indiana University School of Law

    LLB, Thammasat University

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