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Wynn Pakdeejit

Partner
Baker & McKenzie Limited Attorneys at Law

Biography

Wynn Pakdeejit is active in the Dispute Resolution, Construction, Tax & Customs, Compliance & Anti-Corruption, and Insolvency & Debt Restructuring practice groups and has served as lead counsel in many of the most significant cases and transactions in the region. Mr. Pakdeejit joined Baker McKenzie in 1995 and became a partner in 2002.

Practice Focus

Mr. Pakdeejit’s practice is focused on litigation and arbitration, including tax and customs disputes, construction, corporate fraud and investigation, white-collar crime and general commercial disputes. His clients primarily include multinational corporations, international and local financial institutions and funds as well as conglomerate based in Thailand.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Represented a client in a lawsuit to revoke a USD620 million customs assessment on goods imported under the ASEAN Industrial Cooperation Scheme.
  • Represented one of the largest global ship-building and oil-platform manufacturers in the defense of a USD150 million claim involving damage to off-shore pipelines in the Gulf of Thailand.
  • Represented a group of property development companies in four civil litigation claims relating to a byzantine investment structure against Lehman Brothers Commercial Corporation Asia Limited involving a combined claim amount of USD330 million.
  • Advised a trustee in the bankruptcy of the parent company and ultimate owner of one of the largest steel pipe manufacturers in the world in a USD650 million business rehabilitation.
  • Represented an asset leasing company in investigating and pursuing a number of potential civil and criminal fraud actions. The fraudulent activity has resulted in non-performing loans valued at USD93 million.

Admissions

  • Thailand (1996)

Education

  • Southern Methodist University (LL.M.) (1995)
  • Thammasat University (LL.B.) (1993)

Languages

  • English
  • Thai