Piyawat Vitooraporn is an attorney-at-law 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.
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.
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