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We strive to understand each client's business and industry in order to provide bespoke legal solutions that create long-time value.

About PILO

Ployprathip International Law Office or PILO for short is a full-service, international law firm based in Thailand, but with strong global connections.
  “All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible.” - T. E. Lawrence


We strive to acquire an intimate understanding of our clients in order to provide bespoke legal solutions that create long-term value.  To accomplish this, we endeavor to understand each client’s business and industry. It is the same attention to detail and level of commitment you expect from a trusted business partner.


We offer a broad range of high-quality legal services in the following areas:

  • Arbitration, ADR & Litigation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Banking & Finance
  • International Trade
  • Bankruptcy & Restructuring
  • Labor Law
  • Commercial & Corporate
  • Medico-Legal
  • Family Law
  • Real Property & Construction
  • Criminal Law
  • Taxation
  • Foreign Claims & Investments
  • Telecommunications
  • Immigration & Work Permits
  • Wills & Estates
  • Information Technology
  • Notarial Services & Translation

PILO’s attorneys and consultants bring to the fore excellent domestic and international qualifications with years of valuable experience gained at larger international law firms, domestic and international banks, as well as at large research universities and hospitals in the USA, Canada and Thailand.

PILO’s mission is to provide its clients with bespoke solutions that are practical, value-adding and cost-effective. We forge long-term friendships based on mutual trust and understanding. In other words, we aim at creating long-term value for our clients, and not merely addressing their immediate legal needs. To accomplish this objective we endeavor to understand each client’s specific vision, mission statement, business and industry. It is the same attention to detail and level of commitment you would expect from a trusted business partner or close friend.

PILO is a member of Mackrell International, one of the world’s premier networks of independent legal firms with member offices in some 60 countries and over 4,500 lawyers. While we are a full-service business law firm located in Thailand, PILO can also offer inter-firm expertise and referrals comparable to much larger law firms.

We thank you for considering PILO, and look forward to working with you to ensure the success of your business or other legal interests.

What's New

For over a millennium, the land now occupied by Thailand (formerly known as “Siam” and still known as “Suvarnabhumi” (i.e., the “Golden Land”) and more recently the “Land of Smiles”), has welcomed foreign traders and investors to her shores from as far afield as the United States, Europe, the Middle East, South Asia, China, Taiwan, Japan, and much closer from other parts of Southeast Asia. Many foreigners liked the country so much that they stayed and founded business dynasties. For example, the Dutch have been in Thailand for about 400 years, the Portuguese and the Persians have been in Thailand for over 500 years, and the Chinese and Indians for over a thousand years. Despite numerous foreign influxes and influences, however, Thailand has maintained its unique cultural identity and moderate outlook. Furthermore, it has never fallen under colonial rule from a Western Power.