Business laws in Thailand reserve certain rights only for Thai nationals. Therefore, foreign investors face certain restrictions when doing business in Thailand.
To encourage more businesses to establish themselves in Thailand, the Thai government has launched an instrument that provides benefits to investors who have established a regional headquarters in Thailand while performing “qualifying services” to branches or associated companies located inside or outside Thailand. It has been named the Regional Operating Headquarters (ROH).
The US-Thai Amity Treaty, also known as the Treaty of Amity and Economic Relations between the Kingdom of Thailand and the United States of America was signed on May 29, 1966, to give special rights and benefits to American citizens who wish to establish their businesses in Thailand.
To open a representative office seems like the right choice for you. That’s good. However, there are certain conditions that apply to Thai representative offices which require a Foreign Business License. It is important to clarify beforehand what constitutes income and subject to Thai taxes. To fully understand the conditions which pertain to a Representative Office in Thailand, contact any of our Thai lawyers or any of our foreign lawyers to provide you with guidance when considering opening a representative office in Thailand.
There is merger when two companies combine into a single business organisation. On the other hand, an acquisition refers to the process of purchasing another firm. Acquisitions are also known as takeovers and could be both friendly and hostile.
During acquisitions, the process could be very complicated and time consuming, but also mergers can be a tedious process. Investors and business partners alike are highly recommended to consult with a professional Thai lawyer who could help you for accomplished result. At Harwell Legal International, we stand ready with our expertise and knowhow on the local market. Allow us to guide you through.
The Thai Commercial and Civil Code defines a “foundation” as assets arranged only for the purpose of charity, religion, arts, science, literature, education, or any public interest that are duly registered under the regulations of the law. The Thailand Ministry of the Interior has prescribed the rules and regulations for setting up of foundations through the legislation of The Ministerial Regulations of Regulations, Operation and Registration of the Foundation B.E. 2545 (2002).
In cases where one or both married individuals have decided to file for a divorce in Thailand, we make sure that proceedings are as smooth as possible.
The process of adoption in Thailand effectively enables the legal transfer of responsibility for a child from its biological parents to the adoptive parents.
Thailand child custody issue always arises when spouses having children decide to file for a divorce, or when spouses decide to live separately. Additionally, the child custody is often an issue for an unmarried couple who has children born out of marriage.
Litigation is the process of taking a case to a court of law or carrying on a lawsuit for settling controversies or disputes so that a judgment can be made.
A proper will is a guarantee that your wishes will be respected. The last will and testament Thailand let you choose your heirs and clearly outlines your last wishes.
Notary publics witness the signing of important documents and verify the identity, the willingness to sign the documents of the signer(s), and their awareness of the contents of the document or transaction.
Harwell Legal International Law Office’s team of experienced Thai lawyers can provide a complete service for the drafting and notarization of Power of Attorney documents.
Our office will do a title search about the property before your large purchase. Whether the seller is the true owner of the land or there are any registered encumbrances on the property such as a mortgage.
Sometimes it is good to be in the know before purchasing certain property. We provide the necessary background check, so you can invest with full confidence…
Let’s us help your transaction more secure by keeping the payment in a secure escrow account. We will act as a third party to receives and disburses money or documents for the primary transacting parties, with the disbursement dependent on conditions agreed to by the transacting parties, or an account established by a broker for holding funds on behalf of the broker’s principal or some other person until the consummation or termination of a transaction.
Allow us to guide you through the buying process or leasing process of Land, Houses, Condominiums or Villas in Thailand, so it can be as hassle-free as possible.
Unfortunately, it is not possible to directly apply for a Thai Marriage Visa. Certain processes have to be followed before your visa is issued. Please ensure that you adhere to all specific requirements during the application process, as insufficient evidence or information may lead to an unsuccessful application attempt.
Thailand has over the years become a hot spot in Asia for retirement, as the cost of living is low, crime levels are far lower than Europe and the weather is great most days of the year. Many people see Thailand as an excellent place for retirement. The application process for retirement visa in Thailand is pretty straightforward. Over the years, however, this has become a rather confusing subject to many due to the inconsistency in the immigration processes. Allow our legal team at Harwell Legal International to guide you through the process. With our help, your retirement visa is within reach.
In order to seek employment or open and operate a business in Thailand, foreigners must procure a Thai Business Visa. This type of visa can be best obtained from your own country. However, business type visas may be extended from within Thailand or outside of the country. That involves a visit to the Thai embassy nearest your location. Getting the paperwork in place from day one, will only fasten the process, and time is often at the essence when wanting to conduct business in Thailand. Allow our legal team to prepare for the application process. We have a proven track record and vast experience in obtaining visas for our clients.
Dependent upon the nature of the visa application and purpose of the visit, a foreigner wishing to stay in Thailand for an extended period of time, may be issued with a One-Year Multiple-Entry Non-Immigrant Visa. A one-year visa is valid from the initial issue date stated on the visa and it is possible to extend your stay in the country for a further 90 days either on or before the expiration date.
The 90-Day Non-Immigrant Visa is an initial visa granted to foreigners for a variety of purposes such as; those wishing to study, for business or investment purposes and those who wish to retire. After a successful application, the holder will be granted a 90-day stay in Thailand from the date of issue stated on the visa. It is possible to extend this for a further 7 days at a local Thai Immigration Office. If all documents meet the required standards, your visa application can be made by mail or in person through the Thai embassy or consulate in your country of domicile. To get the paperwork needed, we gladly offer you our experience.