Pramote Srisamai


Price Sanond Prabhas & Wynne
16th Floor, Q House Sathorn
11 South Sathorn Road
Bangkok 10120 Thailand

Tel: +66 (0) 2 679 1844
Fax: +66 (0) 2 679 1864


Khun Pramote joined Price Sanond in April 1990 and became a partner in 2003. He has substantial experience advising foreign and domestic corporate clients on all aspects of Thai labour, foreign investment and immigration law. He also has some experience with Thai environmental law. Khun Pramote has primary responsibility for the Bangkok office’s labour and immigration law practice and oversees all work permit and visa operations carried out for the firm’s clients.

Khun Pramote has developed an exceptional understanding of the rules and regulations of a variety of Thai governmental departments. He has regularly advised the Thai Immigration and Labour Departments in their efforts to clarify their rules and regulations for expatriates working in Thailand.

Khun Pramote also has significant experience with Thailand’s investment related laws, in particular those laws related to investment promotion by the Thai government. He has advised Thailand’s Board of Investment in drafting and revising their respective rules and regulations, and has been recognized as a qualified service provider by the Thai Board of Investment. Khun Pramote was also a legal advisor to the Board of Investment in the preparation of regulations to encourage multinationals to establish regional operating headquarters in Thailand.

We have a diverse clientele consisting of US, European, Middle Eastern, Thai and other Asian multi-national companies engaged in a wide range of businesses in Thailand. Many of these companies are either doing business in Thailand as wholly owned subsidiaries or joint ventures. Our clients range from small private enterprises to well-known Fortune 500 and major Japanese corporations.

The firm’s lawyers include Thai, American, British and New Zealand nationals who have earned degrees from several prominent institutions including Cambridge and Harvard. Many of the Thai lawyers have pursued advanced degrees abroad. The vast majority of the lawyers are bilingual in English and Thai. The firm also has Japanese language capabilities. In addition to its partners, the firm has approximately 30 associates.

The firm also has a consultant, Mr. Songkram Chuenpibal, who is a former Thai Senator and the former Deputy Secretary General of the National Security Council. Mr. Songkram Chuenpibal is able to provide the firm with valuable information on Thai legislative and regulatory developments.