Contacts
  • (662) 512-6090 Ext. 117
  • (662) 512-6091
Practices
Commercial / Corporate, Contracts, Foreign Investment, International Trade, Immigration, Telecommunication
Languages
Thai, English

Pornprom Karnchanachari

Partners & Executive Director

L.B. Chulalongkorn University
LL.M. in Comparative Law, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA

Pornprom is a founding partner of Legal Advisory Council Limited. Since 1994, he has lead practices in commercial / corporate, foreign investment, international trade, immigration and telecommunications advising clients in areas of commercial compliance and dispute; corporate establishment and restructuring; investment privileges, benefits and compliance; foreign business operation laws; contract drafting and negotiation (such as mergers and acquistion, joint venture, loans and other financing, real estate related matters, licenses, franchises, purchase and sale as well as employment); Work permit, Temporary Stay Permit, Re-Entry Permit, and other immigration formalities. His clients are those in businesses and industries involving electronics, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, smart cards, chemicals, computer hardware and software, financial news, consumer goods and services.

Pornprom was a trained attorney in the International Trade Law Group at Willkie Farr & Gallagher, Washington DC, U.S.A. during 1987-1988. His expertise in the field made him internationally recognized as a leading Thai attorney in international trade law in Thailand. He is listed as one of a few international trade lawyers in Thailand by Who’s Who in International Trade Law. Since 1988, Pornprom has been representing Thai manufacturers and exporters in several countervailing duty, anti-dumping and safeguard investigations conducted by foreign authorities. He has been involved in the defence for the Thai lighter and steel industry in the EU anti-dumping and safeguard investigations and for the Thai rice, textiles, steel (e.g., nail, hot rolled, cold rolled, butt-welded pine fitting, and steel pipe), miniature ball bearing, canned pineapple, and frozen shrimp industries in the US countervailing duty, anti-dumping and safeguard investigations. He has also represented the government of Thailand in the countervailing duty investigation by New Zealand on sweetened condensed milk from Thailand. On the offensive side, he has assisted the domestic steel industry in bringing and prosecuting the Thai anti-dumping investigation against unfair imports from foreign countries.

Pornprom is a member and licensed Notarial Services Attorney of The Lawyers Council of Thailand as well as a member of Inter-Pacific Bar Association. He is also a permanent delegate of the firm to the Globalaw, an international lawyers network comprising of 108 independent law firms in more than 160 cities in the world.

Pornprom is a lecturer in Commercial and Industrial Laws at the Faculty of Engineering, Kasetsart University; International Trade Laws at the Faculty of Law, Ramkamhaeng University; Business Law Seminar at the Faculty of Law, The University of Thai Chamber of Commerce; and International Economic Laws at Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration, Chulalongkorn University.