Intellectual Property Rights in Thailand

Intellectual Property Rights (IP) are a core business asset. They can be protected and enforced under Thai law by registering trademarks, patents, copyrights, and geographical indications with the Department of Intellectual Property. Ploynapa Julagasigorn, senior associate in Tilleke & Gibbins’ Bangkok office, has contributed an overview of IP protection and enforcement in Thailand to Practical […]

Buying Property in Thailand

Buying property in Thailand involves several steps and considerations. Here is a general overview of the process: Property Search: Begin by identifying the type of property you wish to purchase, such as a condominium, house, or land. Consider factors like location, amenities, and budget. You can search for properties through real estate agents, online listings, […]

Property Taxes

Property Taxes

Corporate ownership is another way for foreigners to acquire property in Pattaya. Via establishing private limited companies, Thailand becomes lenient towards permitting aliens to own land in the country. Nevertheless, forming business organizations alone is not enough to enjoy such a privilege. One should see to it that 51% of the shareholders are Thai. Aside […]

Real Estate in Samui

Real Estate in Samui

A private limited company wherein 49% of the shares are owned by a foreigner entitles the latter to purchase properties in Samui. This privilege explains the growth of business organizations with foreign owners. However, many misunderstood that such privilege still applies to the beneficiaries of the Treaty of Amity. More often than not, such situation […]

Samui Condominiums

Samui Condominium

Samui’s property industry is an emerging market in Thailand. Slowly but surely, the prices of Samui real estate is catching up with other regions in the country. This is, of course, a good sign. It suggests that more and more consumers and investors are taking a high interest in Samui’s potential to generate a sound […]

Lawyer in Koh Samui

If you are looking at buying property in Samui and need a real estate lawyer, please contact us. With offices in all the major cities of Thailand, we are best able to serve your needs and offer you cost-effective legal solutions. Offices located in Thailand

Servitude usage in Thailand

Very few people would need to register a servitude in Thailand unless you are living in Isaan or own another form of property such farmland where there might be a need to a servitude. If you are considering buying a property or any real estate let your lawyer check for servitudes over your property.

Inheritance and Property

Inheriting a condo in Thailand is not as straightforward as it would be in the West. In order to take ownership of the condo, you still fall within the same rules as the person who died and left you the condo in the first place. Seek the assistance from a lawyer in Samui if you […]

Usufruct usage in Thailand

Most people have never heard of the term before yet many only discover its uses after a divorce or a relationship that has gone sour. The usufruct in Thailand is there to offer you protection. It is also there when leasing property. If you are buying property ensure there is no usufruct attached to the […]

Condominium Transfer Taxes

Many buyers wonder what taxes need to be paid when buying a condominium in Thailand. The tax system is easy to understand and we have broken it down in an easy example to show how it works. Speak to a real estate lawyer in Samui for more advice and guidance. Call us today on our […]