Rachapol Sirikulchit

Rachapol Sirikulchit
Associate

BANGKOK

T: +66 2665 7800/7878
D: +66 2665 7849
M: +66 83 840 4689

Summary Open

Rachapol joined Watson Farley & Williams in 2014 and is a member of the firm’s Litigation Group. He qualified in 2013. He has experience in Thai civil and commercial litigation, particularly in the areas of insurance, employment, wrongful act and commercial disputes. Rachapol is fluent in Thai, English and Mandarin.

Experience Open

    • Successfully representing a client in a high-profile child custody case under the new Thai surrogacy law.
    • Advising reinsurers on liability exposure and quantum issues arising out of a high-profile oil spill in the Gulf of Thailand involving the Thai national petroleum corporation, including in respect of 15 civil and environmental claims filed in the Thai courts by businesses and individuals for losses arising from the oil spill. The amounts in dispute exceed THB3bn.
    • Defending an insurer in civil and environmental claims arising out of a high-profile oil spill in the Gulf of Thailand involving the Thai national petroleum corporation.
    • Defending an insurer in insurance claims arising out of a contractor’s failure in horizontal directional drilling operation in the Thai national petroleum corporation’s natural gas transmission pipeline projects.
    • Defending one of the largest precious stone couriers and its insurer in claims for damage to high-value gemstones.
    • Representing a leading British-based oil and gas exploration and production business whose activities are focused in South East Asia, on an employment dispute.
    • Defending an international eyeglass lens manufacturer in an employment dispute.
    • Defending an Asia-based renewable energy company in an intellectual property claim.
    • Advising an international reinsurer on policy coverage and policy wordings under Thai laws due to the 2010 Thai Unrest.
    • Representing 49 foreign clients in applications for enforcement of local and foreign arbitral awards in Thailand.
    • Advising a Thai electric power company in arbitration proceedings arising out of a dispute under EPC contract of biomass power plants.

Education Open

  • Thammasat University, LL.B.

Publications Open

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