FRANK Legal & Tax is pleased to announce that Mikhail Borodin has joined the firm as a partner in the Bangkok office.
“We are very excited that Mikhail has joined our team”, said Fabian Doppler, Managing Partner of FRANK Legal & Tax. “His extensive deal-making experience is beneficial to our clients, and he will be a great fit for our plans for the continued growth of our practice.”
“I am thrilled to join a team of such qualified and diverse professionals that are committed to delivering superior legal services to their clients,” said Mikhail.
Mikhail is a corporate and commercial lawyer with over 25 years’ experience gained in leading international firms. He has significant cross-border experience, advising international clients doing business in Russia and Russian clients doing business in Europe and Asia.
Throughout his career, Mikhail has specialized in corporate law, cross-border transactions, M&A and joint venture support. Mikhail takes a commercial approach to assisting clients to resolve their legal and business matters.
Mikhail perfectly understands Western, Russian and Thai business cultures, their philosophies, mindsets, business ethos and attitudes. Mikhail speaks Russian, German and English.
Mikhail received his law degree with honours from the Saint Petersburg State University in 1998. During his degree, Mikhail did an internship at the German law firm Hennerkes, Kirchdörfer & Lorz in Stuttgart.
We are pleased to share that we are now listed on Lexology, one of the leading sites for international legal updates, analysis, and insights. At FRANK Legal & Tax, we strive to ensure that you can connect with us through various quality legal channels. Explore our hub here: https://www.lexology.com/contributors/frank-legal-and-tax
If you have any questions about partnerships, please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected] or call us at +66 (0)2 117 9131 or 2.
How to Legally Acquire a House in Thailand as a Foreigner
Broadcasted on Friday, 22nd of October 2021, FRANK Legal & Tax expert real estate lawyers Mr. Fabian Doppler and Khun Mana Meerungruang were interviewed by Jett Gunther, a Youtuber who focuses on real estate and business matters in Thailand. The topic was “How to Legally Acquire a House in Thailand as a Foreigner”.
In the one-hour session, they explained in detail the legal structures available for foreign investors to acquire landed property in Thailand and other legal-specific issues under Thai laws relating to property.
Please see the complete interview here:
Do you need a work permit to do business in Thailand? Or are you making a visa application or renewal to ensure you can continue to work in Thailand? Can you enter Thailand now during COVID-19? Despite travel restrictions, it is still possible to obtain a visa. The Immigration and Work Permits team here at FRANK Legal & Tax is ready to help. We always recommend contacting us as far in advance of making your move as you can; this is particularly the case during the covid crisis. We will advise you on what is needed to apply for the required document or what you have to prepare before travelling to Thailand.
Immigration Law is probably only second to tax law in terms of complexity. Yet often, Thailand work permits and visas are needed in a hurry. Let our swift service take the hassle off your desk. Our experience means we can quickly deal with legal issues associated with work permits and visas for entering Thailand and process applications quickly, in line with Thai immigration laws.
We pride ourselves on offering swift and effective immigration services in the following areas:
Business Visa Applications
We know how vital it is for you to move key personnel across international borders to keep your business flourishing. The Immigration team here at FRANK Legal & Tax will help you get your people where they need to be by handling the legal side of things to secure business visas to work in Thailand or other international territories.
Business Visa Renewals
Sometimes projects can over-run or get extended. When they do, you’re likely to need your business visa renewed. If so, contact the FRANK Legal & Tax, immigration team. We will see that all the necessary forms are processed to extend your stay in Thailand.
Other Visa Applications and Renewals
If you need a visa for Thailand for reasons other than business, the FRANK Legal & Tax team is here to help. Our immigration team knows Thai immigration law, so we can swiftly and cost-effectively process the following:
Permanent Residency Permit Applications
So, you want to live in the Land of Smiles permanently? Let us guide you through the permanent residence in Thailand application process.
Converting Visas to Non-Immigrant Visas
If you want or need to be in Thailand long-term, converting your visa to a non-immigrant visa could be the best way forward. We will familiarize ourselves with your circumstances and help you secure a non-immigrant visa for Thailand.
Even if you’re legally married to a Thai citizen, to qualify for a marriage visa in Thailand, you’re going to need to prove you’re financially able to support yourself and your spouse. We can help.
Are you thinking about retiring to Thailand? Let us help your dream become a reality by dealing with all the paperwork for your Thailand retirement visa application.
Are you planning to study in Thailand? You will need an Education Visa, which the FRANK Legal & Tax Immigration team can help you secure.
If you’re visiting Thailand for pleasure, and need a tourist visa, let us help you. Tourist visas allow you to stay in the Kingdom of Thailand for up to 90 days, with the possibility of a 30-day extension. If you require assistance in applying for or renewing your Thailand Tourist Visa, we are ready to help.
Work Permit Applications
If business is bringing you to Thailand, you will need a work permit. As with all work permit applications, experience speeds up the whole process. The work permit lawyers at FRANK Legal & Tax have experience helping people from all over the world secure work permits for Thailand.
Work Permit Renewals
When a project overruns or your time in Thailand needs to be extended, we can help get your work permit renewed so you’re able to continue working in Thailand.
For work permit applications and renewals in Thailand, and visas of all kinds, contact the FRANK Legal & Tax team by calling +66 (0)2 117 9131 or emailing [email protected]. We look forward to hearing from you.
It is our great pleasure to announce that FRANK Legal & Tax has been named as one of the top law firms in Thailand on The Thaiger.
The Thaiger debuted in Phuket in October 2016 as a new FM radio station for the island. Thaiger Pte Ltd is currently registered in Singapore and offers the next generation of media to Thailand and Southeast Asia, including news, lifestyle, restaurant reviews, Top Ten, travel information, free classifieds, and much more.
FRANK Legal & Tax is honored to become a top of the best 5 lawyers and will continue to strive for excellence and offer the best legal and tax services to all our clients. We would like to thank Thaiger for mentioning this prestigious rank and would also like to thank our valued clients and the legal community for continually supporting us.
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As we offer various services to our clients, this series of articles intends to give you an overview of how FRANK Legal & Tax can assist you with your legal matters in Thailand.
We advise and represent companies as well as employees across all areas of employment law. Our high-quality standards and our extensive specialisation will benefit you and your business across a wide range of employment-related areas.
Our services include:
Employment contracts need to clearly state the duties the employee is required to undertake and matters like duration of employment and remuneration. We can also draw up employment contracts for each of the roles within your business.
Employment litigation can pose organisations great challenges and risks. So it helps to have employment lawyers of the calibre of FRANK Legal & Tax lawyers on your side, informing you of your options and advising and representing you in the event of legal action being taken.
Rely on us to help you prepare, uphold or amend the working rules within your organisation from a legal standpoint.
Termination of employment
Employers have to tread carefully when terminating the employment of staff. We will advise you on the procedures that need to be followed and the documents that need to be completed in order to carry out a legal termination of employment.
International employment issues
The FRANK Legal & Tax team’s knowledge of labour law extends beyond Thailand. So if you need advice or assistance on matters such as secondment of staff, international personal taxation, business visas or work permits, we can help.
The FRANK Legal & Tax team members are labour and employment law experts. Call us on +66 (0)2 117 9131 or email [email protected]. We look forward to hearing from you.
FRANK Legal & Tax and the German-Thai Chamber of Commerce are pleased to invite you to::
GTCC Executive Breakfast Talk
„PDPA 2021 – What Businesses Need to Know“
with Legal Experts from FRANK Legal & Tax
Mr. Fabian Doppler and Mr. Rangsarit Suwanarat
Date: Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Time: 8:30 – 10:00 hours
Venue: The Great Room, 25th Fl., Gaysorn Tower (map)
GTCC Executive Breakfast Talk with FRANK Legal & Tax will give you an opportunity to explore the regulations of the entirely new Personal Data Protection Act („PDPA“) in Thailand, and its important issues that your company needs to address.
Our experienced lawyers will be starting with an introduction to the new PDPA, which will be followed by insights into its legal requirements regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data. The PDPA was passed into law on 27 May 2019 and will come into full effect on 1 June 2021.
Admission Fee: Baht 1,000 (Include VAT)
Sign up for our event here!
For further queries on this event, please do not hesitate to contact us at Tel: 02-055-0600 or Email: [email protected].
Are you thinking about buying or selling a property in Thailand? FRANK Legal & Tax specialises in handling real estate transactions across the Kingdom of Thailand and overseas.
The real estate legal services we provide include:
Real estate due diligence
Do you want more information about the land or property you intend to purchase in Thailand? The kind of information that will give you peace of mind. Frank Legal & Tax real estate lawyers can prepare a due diligence report for you concerning your intended purchase that will provide you with a detailed overview of the property. The report will include:
Our lawyers will thoroughly examine any contracts associated with your real estate sale or purchase and advise of any possible contractual implications and obligations you need to be aware of.
Handling of real estate payments
Naturally, you will want a safe and reliable pair of hands when it comes to handling the often-substantial sums of money associated with real estate purchases and sales. The real estate lawyers at FRANK Legal & Tax can be relied upon to provide that service, ensuring payments are made on time, to facilitate the real estate selling or buying process.
Conveyancing, registrations at the competent land office
FRANK Legal & Tax lawyers can prepare the essential documents required for the conveyancing of the properties you are looking to purchase. Our aim is always to protect your legal rights, ensure you meet your legal obligations, and to push for a swift title transfer.
The real estate tax advice we can provide you is based on the comprehensive property tax expertise of our lawyers. Rely on us to advise you on the tax issues surrounding property investments, securitizations, capital allowances and other real estate related areas.
To benefit from the Real Estate expertise of our team of lawyers in Thailand, please contact Frank Legal & Tax by calling +66 (0)2 117 9131 or emailing [email protected]. We look forward to hearing from you.
As we offer various services to our clients, this series of articles intends to give you an overview on how FRANK Legal & Tax can assist you with your legal matters in Thailand.
The advice we supply to clients on insolvency matters is designed to either avert insolvency or be used prior to imminent insolvency. We also help with issues connected to insolvency proceedings, and we develop and review insolvency plans.
Our services include:
Advising shareholders, creditors or business partners of distressed companies
Giving an honest assessment of the state of a distressed company and advising stakeholders of their options going forward is a task our lawyers can undertake.
Restructuring of financially distressed companies
No matter the size of the restructuring task, our team of dedicated lawyers will find solutions that will give companies in a distressed state a better chance of future success.
There are legal documents that require attention and duties that need to be undertaken during the application for insolvency process. We can help.
Advice on liability issues for company shareholders and directors
We can provide accurate legal advice concerning the company liabilities of shareholders and directors, bringing clarity to the responsibilities of each.
Preparation and review of insolvency plans
When insolvency becomes an inevitability, we can draw up insolvency plans or review those created by others from a legal perspective.
Negotiations with creditors’ committees
When faced with insolvency, we can step in on your behalf and conduct negotiations with creditors. Our aim will always be to get the best insolvency package for you, our client.
If you have any questions or need legal assistance. Do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected] or call us at +66 (0)2 117 9131-2.