Supvoranid, Chaiporn

Chaiporn Supvoranid

Partner
Baker & McKenzie Limited Attorneys at Law

Biography

Chaiporn Supvoranid joined Baker McKenzie in 1996, and is currently a member of the Firm’s Dispute Resolution and Labour & Employment Practice Groups in Bangkok. A seasoned litigator, Mr. Supvoranid acts as a trusted adviser to numerous domestic and international clients.

Practice Focus

Mr. Supvoranid focuses his practice on various aspects of product liability, as well as labour and general commercial law. He also represents clients — including multinational telecommunications groups, international manufacturers and domestic companies — in shareholder disputes. Closely collaborating with other Baker McKenzie professionals, Mr. Supvoranid provides sound and insightful advice to Thai government entities.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Acted as co-counsel, representing a multinational mobile phone company in a benchmark product liability lawsuit involving a battery explosion incident brought by the Consumer Protection Board.
  • Represented an international manufacturer in product liability claims, playing a key role in negotiations with the consumer group.
  • Represented major domestic and international clients in commercial claims and contractual disputes, both before the Thai courts and in various arbitration forums.
  • Represented a major international engineering and construction firm in arbitration proceedings with a Thai government entity, involving the design and installation of the largest interceptor sewer project in Thailand.
  • Acted on behalf of employers in a variety of labour disputes, at stages ranging from negotiations to court proceedings.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Thai Bar Association
  • Law Society of Thailand

Admissions

  • Thailand (1996)

Education

  • Sasin Graduate Institute (M.M.) (2003)
  • New York University (LL.M.) (2001)
  • University of Pennsylvania (LL.M.) (2000)
  • Institute of Legal Education (Barrister-at-Law) (1996)
  • Chulalongkorn University (LL.B.) (1995)

Languages

  • English
  • Thai

Previous Offices

  • Sydney