|DLA Piper (known as Dibb Lupton Alsop in Hong Kong) has appointed taxation law specialist and adviser Patrice Marceau as partner. Marceau has extensive experience advising corporations and high net worth individuals on tax planning, representation and litigation matters in Hong Kong as well as Canada. He adds strength to the corporate group and will play a key role in spearheading the firm’s tax advisory services. A Canadian-qualified lawyer based in Hong Kong since 1996, Marceau has advised clients at a wealth and tax advisory organisations, international and local law firms. His expertise focuses on local, regional and international tax issues for corporations and banks, tax planning for individuals including estate matters, establishing and advising on trusts for tax planning purposes, as well as representing clients in tax litigation matters.
DLA Piper has appointed Suraphon Rittipongchusit and Supreedee Nimitkul as partners in the Bangkok office. Suraphon joins the growing dispute resolution department having had significant experience of commercial litigation, arbitration and other forms of dispute resolution matters. He has particular experience in the banking and finance sector and has advised clients in arbitrations at the Thai Arbitration Institute and under International Chamber of Commerce rules. Suraphon has worked on business reorganisations, advised on project finance and assists foreign investors in selecting investment vehicles. Supreedee is a corporate practitioner with over 20 years’ experience advising on a wide range of corporate and commercial issues as well as providing advice to multinational corporations and leading Thai companies. He has advised clients in a wide range of industry sectors on a diverse array of corporate and commercial issues and has particular experience in the banking and finance sector.