PUGNATORIUS: Premium legal services and cross border tax planning by international law firm in Bangkok and Koh Samui

PUGNATORIUS Limited is an independent legal practice based in Thailand, Thailand. The law firm provides international corporations, investors and foreign law firms with premium legal and tax services relating to Thailand, Southeast Asia and offshore jurisdictions.

The PUGNATORIUS office in Koh Samui is specialized on real estate developments including the corporate and tax structuring of foreign property investments. It possesses strong local knowledge and expertise not only on Koh Samui, but on Phuket and Koh Phangan as well.


Clear-cut practice areas and strong core competences

The law firm is specialized in guiding foreign clients through the red-tape requirements, legal hurdles and tax considerations in these core practice areas:

  1. One-stop-solution for FDI foreign direct investments in Thailand: Investment grade company formations, business licensing, restructuring and BOI Board of Investment promotions. International lawyers secure that foreign (minority) shareholders maintain full control and benefits in their Thailand corporation and estate, fully in compliance with the FBA Foreign Business Act.

  2. Real estate developments: Land purchase through foreign dominated Co., Ltd., secured lease structures, resort developments, etc. A German managed senior lawyers’ team ensures that the foreign investor becomes king of the castle in Thailand, fully in compliance with the Land Code

  3. Thai and international tax advice: Cross-border tax planning, international headquarters, asset protection for private clients, formation and tax-efficient use of offshore companies. The Thailand law firm provides proficient international tax structuring in challenging times.

  4. Legal support, tax planning and legal projectmanagement of foreign investments in Thailand’s infrastructure, energy and agricultural projects: Solar power plants, wind energy farms, bio-gas, rubber tree investments. International law firm offers cross-border one-stop-shopping-service as legal coordinator, lead counsel and juristic project manager involving tasks, time and cost management.

The law firm has a unique expertise regarding foreign investments into Thailand, the repatriation of financial assets, stocks and funds, legal and tax aspects of portfolio management, estate and wealth planning, and effective asset protection schemes for high net worth individuals in Southeast Asia and offshore.

The Bangkok law firm is an ordinary member of the European Association for Business and Commerce, the umbrella organization of the European chambers of commerce in Thailand. EABC is officially supported by the European Union.


Full-service international legal counselor – informed, equipped, mission-ready

The international tax and business law firm in Thailand is able to assist with all aspects of these transactions, including structuring, due diligence, negotiating and drafting transaction documents, advising officers and directors on their fiduciary duties, and coordinating with business teams and any financial, accounting or other specialist advisor.

How to invest in Thailand: The German-Thai managed law office has specific know-how and experience with respect to the FBL Foreign Business License, Thailand’s company law Civil & Commercial Code, Factory Act, usufruct, superficies and protected lease structures, corporate and property due diligence, film productions and other areas of Thailand’s entertainment industry, transfer pricing issues and public-private partnerships. Details can be found in the UPDATE section of this website or by using the website’s search engine.


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Weekly Updates

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    Thailand’s mega projects will be signed this year

    Construction contracts for almost all the government’s infrastructure projects will be signed this year, says Finance Minister Apisak Tantiworavong. The government has planned 20 megaprojects with a combined valued of 1.41 trillion baht to improve infrastructure and stimulate the economy. Mr Apisak said 18-19 of the 20 big-ticket projects will […]

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    Intercity Motorway Development Master Plan 2017-2036

    Under Thailand‘s Intercity Motorway Development Master Plan 2017-36 twenty-one routes with a combined length of 6,612 km and a total investment volume of US$ 60 billion will be developed till 2036. Motorways from Bangkok to Rayong and Aranyaprathet in Sa Kaew, and from Laem Chabang Port to Nakhon Ratchasima via Prachin Buri […]

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    Thailand’s new small company legislation

    The law firm is closely monitoring the legislative procedure for Thailand’s small company act. It would be very disturbing if Thailand extends the anti-foreigner legislation from business activities allowed for Thai nationals only to company types allowed for Thai nationals only. This would mean that foreigners can’t set-up such company to apply for a […]