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Komkrit Kietduriyakul

Baker & McKenzie Limited Attorneys at Law


Komkrit Kietduriyakul joined Baker McKenzie in 1994. He was working with the Firm’s London office when he became a partner in 1999. Mr. Kietduriyakul is a member of the Banking & Finance, Capital Markets & Securitization, Restructuring & Insolvency and Projects Practice Groups in Bangkok. He is a recognized leader in derivatives, structured finance, and capital markets, as well as fintech, project finance and bankruptcy.

Practice Focus

Mr. Kietduriyakul’s practice includes representing corporate and financial clients on a broad range of international and domestic banking and finance and financial regulatory matters with a particular expertise in digital assets, blockchain, and fintech. He has also assisted clients with bond and debenture offerings, construction financing, as well as swaps and derivatives transactions.

Professional Honors

  • "IFLR Asia Best Lawyers", recognized as a best of the best legal practitioner in Asia Pacific, IFLR, 2020-2021
  • "Thailand's Top 100 Lawyers" in banking & finance, capital markets & securitization, restructuring & insolvency, and major projects & infrastructure, Asia Business Law Journal, 2018-2020
  • "Lead Partner" on the only dedicated Structured Finance and Securitisation team in Thailand, IFLR1000 Specialists Guide since 2019
  • "Hall of Fame", Banking & Finance, The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific, 2020-2021
  • "Leading Individual", Banking & Finance, The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific, 2006-2020
  • "Leading Lawyer", Capital Markets, Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2009-2013
  • "Other Noted Practitioner", Banking & Finance, Chambers Asia-Pacific and Chambers Global, 2016-2017
  • "Highly Regarded", Banking, Capital Markets, Restructuring & Insolvency, and Project Finance practices and Banking and Construction Materials sectors , IFLR1000, 2018-2022
  • "Leading Lawyer", Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Restructuring and Insolvency, Project Finance and Financial Services Regulatory, IFLR1000, 2014-2017
  • "Leading Lawyer", Mergers & Acquisitions, IFLR 1000, 2011-2013
  • "Leading Lawyer", Securities, IFLR 1000, 2008-2009
  • "Leading Lawyer", Banking & Finance, PLC Which Lawyer?, 2006-2009
  • "Best Derivatives Lawyer" in Thailand and "Leading Individual", Banking & Finance, Chambers Global, 2007-2008
  • "Leading Lawyer", Banking & Finance, Asia Law, 2007
  • "Leading Lawyer", Banking & Finance, Global Counsel 3000, 2004-2005

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Thai Bar Association
  • Law Society of Thailand


  • Thailand (1992)


  • New York University (LL.M.) (1994)
  • Cornell Law School (LL.M.) (1993)
  • Institute of Legal Education (Barrister-at-Law) (1992)
  • Chulalongkorn University (LL.B., Honors) (1990)


  • Thai
  • English