Aphiwat Bualoi Law OfficeChiang Mai, Thailand
Free Consultation: 1 hour
Lanna Lawyers is an Expat focused professional general practice law firm in Chiang Mai, Thailand that provides dedicated and focused legal advice and services primarily to expats and Thai nationals. Our practice includes a number of specializations including Family, Business/Corporate, Property/Real Estate, Wills and Estates, Civil, Contract and Criminal Law. It also provides other professional services including immigration, notary services, translations and accounting. Lanna Lawyers prides itself on the ethical, high quality and standard of care it provides to its clients. It is also a leader in the providing of pro bono services to a significant number of clients who are both in need of legal assistance and do not have the financial means and ability to pay for them.
Lanna Lawyers, based in Northern Thailand, but working throughout Thailand, specializes in providing both expatriates and Thai nationals legal advice and assistance on all business and corporate needs and services. This specialization includes the step by step process of both starting and operating a for-profit business or corporation, as well as not-for-profit foundations, in Thailand. This includes areas of registration, licenses and permits, tax issues, compliance, governance, employment, property, regulation issues, and company secretarial services.
While our services are not limited to company registration and compliance in Thailand, Lanna Lawyers has a specialized understanding related to issues of registration and governmental fees, taxes, licensing, required capital start up, share holder make up and local and foreign percentages diversification. Our experience is broad ranged and includes, but is not limited to locally registered Thai companies, Amity Treaty Companies and BOI Companies.
The practice of criminal law requires a specialized focus as well as a commitment to ensure a client’s rights and freedoms are protected in all ways permitted by law. Lanna Lawyers are specialists in criminal law both in Thailand and globally and Its team members have been recognized worldwide as experts in this area. We focus on multiple criminal law and procedure areas including narcotics, sexual assault, murder, illegal weapons, theft, money laundering, defamation, bail and pre-trial issues. This includes trial litigation and appeal if necessary. We are fully dedicated to this fiduciary representation duty and do so utilizing a caring, zealous and client-centered approach.
We provide legal support to expatriates and nationals in property and real estate practice focusing on the sale and purchase and the lease of land, house, condominiums and commercial properties as well as tenancy issues. We can also advise you of how to legally deal with the prohibition on foreigners owning freehold land in Thailand. We do so by providing efficient, cost-effective, representation, using an integrated approach, which focuses on developing customized solutions for investment and growth. This strategy works to harmonize relevant business issues and our clients’ goals. These solutions assist in securing real estate investments through multiple ways include, leases, superficies, usufructs, Thai company registration, mortgages and more.
The Lanna Lawyers team, based in Northern Thailand, but working throughout Thailand, have been recognized internationally as specialists in the Family Law area. Building on this reputation and significant experience we provide effective and practical legal support to expatriates and nationals, in all areas of family law including marriage, professional prenuptial agreements, mediation, divorce by consent or in court, property settlement disputes, birth registration, surrogacy, child custody rights and parental responsibility, adoption of a child and immigration to a foreign country. Our clients can rely on the ethical and confidential manner in which we work with them to prepare for and experience the many personal and intimate issues related to family law areas.
Family law issues in Thailand are often quite diverse and complicated. They often involve multi-jurisdiction and conflict of law issues and multiple parties. Our diversified team, made up of both long term Expat and local Thai licensed lawyers, have the depth and experience to handle these issues while working with our clients in a caring, compassionate, client centered manner on what are often incredibly sensitive issues.
Our firm’s Elder Law speciality focuses on helping families and individuals respond to the challenges presented by long life, illness and disability. Elder law services help individuals and families respond to a variety of issues, including: Long-term care and nursing home care; Asset protection planning; Managed care and payment for health care; Retirement income planning; Disability planning; Housing options, such as assisted-living and residential homes for the aged; Financial and health care decision-making through the use of durable Powers of Attorney; End-of-life decision-making through the use of Living Wills; Wills and Probate.
While the Chiang Mai and Northern Thailand area has become one of the most sought after retirement venues in Asia, the influx and of persons in this age population has created a vital need for a focus on Elder Law practice. Our firm, made up of long term Expat lawyers living in Thailand, and locally licensed Thai lawyers, have been both aware of this need and eager to assist this growing, and often vulnerable population. We also understand that Elder Law practice is much more than the simple practice of law but has many additional components and social support factors involved. Unlike what has been viewed as a more “traditional” practice of law, our firm prides itself on the providing of a care, compassionate, patient and client centered lawyering practice whereby the needs and empowerment of our clients are our main focus.
Free Consultation: 1 hour