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Theeranit Pongpanarat

Theeranit joined Baker & McKenzie in 2013 and is now one of the key partners in the Corporate and M&A and Employment & Compensation Practice Groups in Bangkok. Theeranit has been involved in servicing a wide range of clients across industry sectors, recently focusing on the Healthcare & Life Sciences, Consumer Goods & Retail and Industrial Manufacturing and Transportation industry groups. He has been handling a number of high profile clients across a wide spectrum of corporate and commercial, with a particular focus on employment, immigration, work safety as well as merger and acquisition and post-acquisition integration advice. He has steadily earned trust and recognitions from a number of Baker & McKenzie key clients on his expertise in the Thai employment laws and regulations in particular, and for his proactive and responsive approach in handling clients' matters.

“Sustainability Solution EP.6: What is the “S” in ESG?” is presented by partners from our ESG and Labour and Employment teams, Nam-Ake Lekfuangfu and Theeranit Pongpanarat. In this episode, our team discusses what the social element means when we talk about the “S” in ESG and why it matters for businesses.
This episode is the latest installment in our YouTube series “Sustainability Solution”, which features regular update of key legal highlights on sustainability and ESG. This video is in Thai with English subtitles

Baker McKenzie’s Asia Pacific Employers’ Forum took place in Singapore on Thursday, 27 April 2023. You can access a number of related resources relating to employment issues and trends.

As part of the measures to help ease the impact of the rise in fuel prices, the Cabinet, on 29 March 2022, approved, in principle, the reduction of the contribution rate to the Social Security Fund. This new measure, once the regulations are issued, will reduce the monthly contribution rates of employers and employees from 5% to 1% of wage applicable for three months starting from May until July 2022, to help reduce the cost of living for employees and costs for employers through the SSF system.

Mental well-being is the foundation of a healthy life, which can be manifested in a number of ways, including the ability to cope with stress, productivity at work and participation in society in general. The importance of mental health cannot be undermined if an individual or organization is to thrive. Mental health well-being in the workplace has increasingly become a consideration for employers when it comes to ensuring long-term engagement and productivity among their workforce.

Request a copy For over 40 years, the team at Baker McKenzie, Bangkok has assisted foreign individuals and international companies who are seeking investment opportunities in Thailand. Doing Business in Thailand is your personal guide to the key aspects of Thai law that significantly affect the way business is conducted…

On 13 December 2018, the National Legislative Assembly (“NLA”) approved the draft amendment to the Labour Protection Act (“Draft”). The Draft will be submitted for endorsement by His Majesty the King and, subsequently, published in the Royal Gazette before it becomes effective. It is expected that the Draft will become…