Kudun SukhumanandaKudun and Partners Limited
Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions
Energy & Natural Resources
Real Estate & Construction
Restructuring & Insolvency
Kudun Sukhumananda is the managing partner of Kudun and Partners. His passion for developing a paradigm-shifting approach to legal advice led to the establishment of the firm in 2015. Kudun advises Thai and international clients on a wide range of matters, including foreign direct investment, mergers and acquisitions, real estate projects, and capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings, debt securities offerings, and stock exchange listings. He is especially well-known in the capital markets and securities practice where he has represented major IPOs, debt securities offerings and stock exchange listings in Thailand. Kudun also regularly assists international clients, seeking to invest in Thailand, on a broad spectrum of industry sectors on choosing the optimal investment structure, as well as on licenses and other regulatory matters required to do business in Thailand.
Prior to establishing Kudun and Partners, Kudun was a partner at Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners and a senior associate at White & Case (Thailand). He received his LL.B. from Chulalongkorn University in Thailand and his LL.M. from Columbia University School of Law in the United States. He continues to offer his knowledge through his lectures on partnership and company law, bankruptcy and insolvency law and investment law at several Thai universities.
Kudun has been widely recognized as a go-to lawyer in his practice areas. He received the rank of “Highly Regarded Lawyer” from IFRL1000 for Capital Markets – Debt / Equity (ECM/ DCM) and Corporate M&A in 2019 – 2021, and Commended External Counsel of the Year 2020 by In-house Community. Kudun was also listed in Asia Business Law Journal as one of Thailand’s Top 100 Lawyers for 2019 – 2020.