GPS Legal

Bangkok, Thailand

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We are GPS Legal, a full-service law firm providing legal counsel to resident and overseas individuals, local and regional SME’s, and global multinationals in Thailand.

With its unique culture and complexity of laws, regulations, and bureaucratic nuances, Thailand’s dynamic and shifting legal landscape often presents a maze of challenges that require precise, insightful, and discreet navigation.  GPS has a solid footing in the local community with extensive networks, strong personal relationships, and insider know-how.  By delivering accurate, informed, and thorough answers together with clear solutions, you can trust and rely on us to help you overcome those challenges.

Our dynamic team of lawyers and consultants has extensive hands-on experience in Corporate, Family, Intellectual Property, and Real Estate law, and can offer our clients bespoke and practical solutions to meet their specific needs.  Core competencies include transactional, risk and crisis management across both corporate and personal legal landscapes.

A modern law firm with traditional values, we are a leader in offering competitive and flexible fee structures allowing our clients access to high quality legal services at a reasonable cost.  We provide you with concrete, real-world solutions in both corporate matters and/or personal affairs.

GPS.  Clear Direction in a Complex World.

Founded in 2014

12 people in their team


Practice areas
Business
Bankruptcy & Debt
Consumer Rights
Employment & Labor
Family
Immigration
Intellectual Property
Real Estate
Lawsuits & Disputes
Elder Law

Languages spoken
English
Thai

Social media

Practice areas

Business

Administrative
Business Registration
Contract
Due Diligence
Employer
Franchising
Investment
International
Legal Document
Licensing
Merger & Acquisition
New Business Formation
Office Solutions
Venture Capital

Throughout the lifespan of your business, GPS Legal assists you every step of the way. From simple contracts to complex mergers & acquisitions, from small business loans to multi-tranche project financing, we work with you to ensure your legal needs are met. More than that, we take the time to understand your business fully so that every transaction is legally relevant and commercially beneficial to you.

Bankruptcy & Debt

Bankruptcy
Debt & Collection
Creditor

If your business runs into financial trouble or you are a creditor holding a debt in default, GPS Legal has the knowledge, credentials and skill to navigate matters of bankruptcy, reorganization and debt collection

Consumer Rights

Civil Litigation
Consumer Protection
Professional Malpractice

Sometimes disputes cannot be avoided, but this does not mean that they must be contentious. Beneficial dispute resolution can be attained with the right support. GPS Legal dispute resolution experts can help you navigate this process, advocating for your best interests while resolving disagreements.

Employment & Labor

Employment Rights
Hiring & Firing
Job Discrimination
Labor Law
Retirement
Sexual Harassment
Social Security
Wage & Hour
Wrongful Termination

GPS Legal understands the intricacies of Thai employment law and how it relates to foreign employers and employees alike. Whether an employer or an employee, we can assist you through hiring and on-boarding, and we can advocate for you through termination and disputes.

Family

Adoption
Child Abuse
Child Custody
Child Support
Child Visitation
Collaborative Law
Divorce & Separation
Domestic Violence
Father's Rights
Marriage
Same Sex & LGBT

Personal and family life events may sometimes require legal advice and may often accompanied by stress, confusion, and conflicting emotions. Let us help you through these challenges while making sure that your interests are protected.

Immigration

Business Visa
Citizenship
Dependent Visa
Permanent Residency
Retirement Visa
Work Permit

Living and working in Thailand?  GPS Legal understands the intricacies and often obscure rules and regulations of working with Immigration and the Labour Department

Intellectual Property

Copyright
Trademark

You have spent a lot of time and money developing and refining your brand, product, service, or technology or incubating and nurturing your employees to do so. It’s appropriate and responsible that you protect your intellectual property and make sure that you are suitably compensated for its use. GPS Legal can help you through the steps to guarantee your intellectual property is safeguarded.

Real Estate

Commercial Real Estate
Housing, Construction & Development
Foreclosure
Land Use & Zoning
Landlord & Tenant
Mortgage

Relied on by developers, individual owners, lenders, and private and corporate investors, clients trust GPS Legal to manage the intricacies of their real estate transactions and disputes, integrating legal and commercial knowledge to provide counsel that translates into successful outcomes. For peace of mind in real estate matters, we can help.

Lawsuits & Disputes

ADR Mediation & Arbitration
Appeal
Class Action
Litigation

Sometimes disputes cannot be avoided, but this does not mean that they must be contentious. Beneficial dispute resolution can be attained with the right support. GPS Legal dispute resolution experts can help you navigate this process, advocating for your best interests while resolving disagreements.

Elder Law

Estate Planning
Guardianship
Probate
Trusts
Will & Testament

GPS Legal knows how to protect your family as well as your assets. Appropriate estate planning and execution can be complex, but our experienced attorney’s help you through this process so that you can be secure about the future.

Our Associates

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Lawrence Chaney

Managing Partner / Founder

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Pattaraporn (Pum) Chamnankit

Senior Associate / Co-founder