Tilleke & Gibbins has added Auaychai Sukawong as a partner and head of its regional tax practice. His practice focuses on tax structuring for inbound and outbound investment in ASEAN, and outbound investment structuring for Southeast Asian companies expanding overseas, especially into China, the EU, India, Japan and the US. He is renowned for his investment structuring planning, tax treaty interpretation, BEPS advisory and implementation work, tax implementation exercises related to business restructuring and reorganization, and tax due diligence.
Sukawong brings over 20 years of experience practicing tax law with several of the world’s largest accounting and professional services firms. Prior to joining the firm, he has served for several years as a partner in the Bangkok office of a Big Four professional services firm, where he led the consumer retail and infrastructure business units. Some of his work included advising Thailand-based clients on outbound investment and overseas business expansion, and assisting family businesses with business restructuring for tax-efficiency or IPOs.