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Gvavalin Mahakunkitchareon

Senior Associate


Gvavalin Mahakunkitchareon is a senior associate in Tilleke & Gibbins’ corporate and commercial group in Bangkok. She provides assistance and advice to both international and local clients on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters, including corporate services, company formation, data protection, foreign investment (particularly in obtaining foreign business licenses), technology and media, and e-commerce transactions. The depth of her business and legal knowledge and the international scope of her experience make her a much sought-after advisor for clients in a wide range of industries.

Gvavalin graduated from the University of Tasmania (Australia) with an LLB and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice. She also holds an MBA from Assumption University in Bangkok. She is admitted to the Supreme Court of Tasmania as a legal practitioner. She is also a member of the Lawyers Council of Thailand, a qualified notarial services attorney, and a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) recognized by the International Association of Privacy Professionals.


  • Provided advice to clients in various industries on data privacy and data protection law, including by conducting data mapping exercises, gap analyses, and personal data protection law training sessions.
  • Assisted a leading online travel agency to provide comprehensive advice on data privacy and protection as it relates to their local business operations in Thailand and their relationships with approximately 12,000 partners in Thailand.
  • Prepared a comprehensive handbook for a major tech company on compliance with Thai laws regulating data protection, cybersecurity, fintech, and various other key topics.
  • Drafted and reviewed numerous privacy policies, privacy notices, and terms and conditions for clients across various industries, including luxury goods, automotive, banking and finance, e-commerce, energy, insurance, healthcare, technology, and telecommunication.
  • Advised and assisted international clients in establishing companies in Thailand and provided advice on the setup of subsidiaries, representative offices, and branch offices.
  • Assisted an international logistics company on a complex M&A transaction.
  • Assisted clients in drafting and reviewing a wide range of commercial contracts.
ABOUT Gvavalin






    MBA, Assumption University

    GDip (Legal Practice), University of Tasmania

    LLB, University of Tasmania


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