Jose Herrera

Mr. Jose Herrera is the Managing Partner and founder of H&P in Bangkok. He has a Bachelor Degree in Law at the University of Granada and a postgraduate diploma on International Trade, Incoterms and Letter of Credit. He has double nationality: Spanish and Argentinian and previously worked in jurisdictions such as Malaysia, Poland, Spain during years.

It is important to highlight his credentials by having worked with institutions such as the University in California in United States, Santander Bank, BBVA, his work with Thailand Board of Investment BOI and his close relationship with different governments.

In 2020 Asia Business Law, described Mr. Jose Herrera as a “notable lawyer” and “strong leader” in the legal sector of Thailand. Nowadays, Mr. Herrera is one of the most influent legal professionals in Thailand with strong communication skills. He works in English and Spanish languages in Bangkok.

Professional Experience

-Free Trade Agreement Chile Thailand in 2015

-Author of 3 books and a dozen essays on Infrastructure, PPP, Immigration and Renewable Energy published in prestigious magazines and newspapers of Thailand, Spain, Ecuador etc.

-Selected speaker at Malaysia Automotive & Supply Chain Summit and Thailand Automotive and Logistics Summit in 2017

– Selected to speak with Bangkok Bank and UOB on the future of the banking system at Thailand Banking Investment and Finance Summit in 2018

-Assistance in Extradition process of an individual arrested by the DEA

-Legal representation of Mexico on a Trade barrier dispute with Thailand in 2019

-Legal works for a Hong Kong Bank and a Thai Public Listed company in outbound investments in 2021 and 2022.

-Awarded by the World Bank in 2020, 2021 and 2022.

Apiwat Numbanteng

Senior Associate Lawyer

Mr. Apiwat Numbateng has a Bachelor Degree in Law at Assumption University and holds lawyer license at the Lawyer Council. In addition, he is a registered Thai Notary and he is a Legal Advisor on Business Investment (EEC) Certificate.

Before he joined H&P, Mr. Apiwat worked in the Legal Department of a well-known Malaysian conglomerate and worked on project management, engineering, manufacturing and construction for the renewable energy, power, utilities, refining and petrochemical industries.

Mr. Apiwat is a Senior Associate at H&P office in Bangkok and handles complex negotiations and dispute resolution cases. In 2021 a client said about him: “excellent professional and better person”.  He works in Thai and English languages.

Professional experience

-Representing Thailand in India in Intellectual Property Rights Competition organized by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of the Government of India in 2019.

-Legal engagement and works in a M&A transaction in Thailand of a Hong Kong hospitality group in 2019

-Awarded by the World Bank Group with three certificates of appreciation by his legal contributions in 2020, 2021 and 2022.

-Lawyer representation at Court of Justice in a Multi Million real estate dispute case representing a Luxembourg client against different defendants and a civil claim case of a Panama trading company against a Thai Fish can exporter in 2021

-One of the highest ratios of successful criminal court cases in Thailand won for foreign clients.

-Obtain Thailand BOI Tax and Non-Tax incentives for a polymer project in September 2022.

Isaree Pattaratheantai

Associate Lawyer

Ms. Isaree Pattaratheantai is an Associate Lawyer at H&P office in Bangkok. She obtained her Bachelor Degree in Law at Thammasat University.

Before joining H&P, she worked extensively during several years in the area of IP protection and IP litigation at two prestigious Thai IP Law firms. She also did a remarkable pro bono work on protection of the rights of stateless person in Thailand.

Nowadays she is key member of H&P Litigation team and she handles some works for our “private clients” and corporate works for Thai and Foreign investors. She has an extensive experience conducting due diligence or legal investigations on Thai companies, providing International Tax Exposure opinions for foreign clients and commercial law memorandums.

She holds a Thai Lawyer License and is a registered Notary in Thailand. Ms. Isaree works in Thai and English languages.

Professional Experience

-Extensive experience in IP and Trademark protection

-Obtain licenses for logistic and transportation companies in Thailand in 2022

-Legal advice to the largest investment from Latin America in the pharmaceutical sector in Thailand in 2022

-Due Diligence works and legal opinion for one of the largest Thai investments in Europe in 2022 in the sector of petrochemicals.

-Advice in International Tax Law and Thai Tax Law for high net worth individuals with residence in Thailand.

– Assistance a stateless person to obtain Thai identification card and access to the fundamental rights

SURAWIT SATTAWON

Associate Lawyer

Mr. Surawit Sattawon graduated from Chiang Mai University in 2017, and obtained a Lawyer License in 2018.

While he was holding a Lawyer License, he worked as a Litigator for two of the top three private hospitals in Thailand. Representing these private Hospitals, he was the one who prosecuted other parties and dealt with the Office of the Court of Justice in Thailand to charge, especially in Civil Litigation.

Apart from his works for the medical sector in Thailand, he has experience in Business Rehabilitation cases, requesting and negotiating the debt payment with the Legal Execution Department in the Central Bankruptcy Court.

In 2019, he obtained the Notary Services Attorney License from the Lawyer’s Council.

Recently he gained a notable experience in international litigation prosecuting in lawsuits against the other defendants outside the Kingdom of Thailand.

In 2020, Mr. Surawit was accepted to become a member the Thai Bar Association, and in 2022. Finally, he obtained a Certificate in the Constitutional Justice System. He works in Thai and English languages.

Professional Experience

-Civil litigation representing the top two private hospitals in Thailand
-Lawyer representation to DSI investigation of foreigners in Thailand in 2022.
-Legal representation in shareholding Dispute proceedings in Thailand and litigation on luxury real estate properties in 2022.
-Legal assistance of foreign individuals in police station, prison an court in criminal law in Thailand

Warisarang Thungthongrojana

Executive Secretary

Ms. Warisarang is originally from Nan province in North of Thailand. In 2015 she obtained her Bachelor Degree on Business Administration with a major on Management and Entrepreneurship at one of the most famous international universities in Thailand.

Her professional career before joining H&P had two milestones. The first one is her work for a Chinese multinational company specialized on Immigration and Citizenship by Investment services. The second one was her work for an asset management and construction consultancy firm headquartered in Jersey island.

She has excellent credentials working on Visa and Work Permit applications for foreigners in Thailand. Her smart attitude, motivation and problem-solving mentality are extremely useful for the clients that need zero risk and secretarial services in Thailand. She works in English, Thai and Hmong languages.

Professional Experience

-Citizenship by Investment applications of Thai high net worth individuals
-Secretarial management of a large number of companies and liaison with Thai Public officers
-Assistance to solve highly complex Immigration problems of Mexican, Brazilian, Nepalese and Italian clients in 2020 and 2021

SANHAKIT MAMAETHONG

Accountant

Mr. Sanhakit Mamaethong obtained his Bachelor Degree in Accountancy from the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce in 2016.

Before joining with H&P, he gained an enormous experience by working for an accounting firm with a certification of accounting practice issued by Department of Business Development.

In his current position as accountant in H&P, he works for both: private clients and companies incorporated in Thailand by issuing withholding tax certificates, sale tax & purchase Tax report, Social Security fund monthly report, submission to the Thai Revenue Department and Social Security office.

Mr. Sanhakit also has experience liaising with tax officers behalf of the clients, payroll, Tax calculations, Tax Planning and Tax refunds. He has been able to reach excellent results in negotiations with the Thai Revenue Department and provided advise on Social Security, Tax and Accountancy planning for limited companies, BOI promoted companies and Rep Offices in Thailand.

He also works close to auditors to close annual financial statements and works with accounting programs such as Express or Xero. He works in Thai and English languages.

Professional Experience

-Full accountancy and compliance for numerous limited liability companies, Rep Office and BOI promoted companies in Thailand.
-Tax Planning and liaison with Revenue Department officers to reach payment planning.

NUTPISIT PRATHUMCHAT

Driver

Mr. Nutpisit Prathumchat was born in 1964 and nowadays he is the driver of the law firm in Bangkok for our clients and lawyers.

JOSE HERRERA

Managing Partner

Mr. Jose Herrera is the Managing Partner and founder of H&P in Bangkok. He has a Bachelor Degree in Law at the University of Granada and a postgraduate diploma on International Trade, Incoterms and Letter of Credit. He has double nationality: Spanish and Argentinian and previously worked in jurisdictions such as Malaysia, Poland, Spain during years.

It is important to highlight his credentials by having worked with institutions such as the University in California in United States, Santander Bank, BBVA, his work with Thailand Board of Investment BOI and his close relationship with different governments.

In 2020 Asia Business Law, described Mr. Jose Herrera as a “notable lawyer” and “strong leader” in the legal sector of Thailand. Nowadays, Mr. Herrera is one of the most influent legal professionals in Thailand with strong communication skills. He works in English and Spanish languages in Bangkok.

Professional Experience

-Free Trade Agreement Chile Thailand in 2015
-Author of 3 books and a dozen essays on Infrastructure, PPP, Immigration and Renewable Energy published in prestigious magazines and newspapers of Thailand, Spain, Ecuador etc.
-Selected speaker at Malaysia Automotive & Supply Chain Summit and Thailand Automotive and Logistics Summit in 2017
– Selected to speak with Bangkok Bank and UOB on the future of the banking system at Thailand Banking Investment and Finance Summit in 2018
-Assistance in Extradition process of an individual arrested by the DEA
-Legal representation of Mexico on a Trade barrier dispute with Thailand in 2019
-Legal works for a Hong Kong Bank and a Thai Public Listed company in outbound investments in 2021 and 2022.
-Awarded by the World Bank in 2020, 2021 and 2022.

APIWAT NUMBANTENG

Senior Associate Lawyer

Mr. Apiwat Numbateng has a Bachelor Degree in Law at Assumption University and holds lawyer license at the Lawyer Council. In addition, he is a registered Thai Notary and he is a Legal Advisor on Business Investment (EEC) Certificate.

Before he joined H&P, Mr. Apiwat worked in the Legal Department of a well-known Malaysian conglomerate and worked on project management, engineering, manufacturing and construction for the renewable energy, power, utilities, refining and petrochemical industries.

Mr. Apiwat is a Senior Associate at H&P office in Bangkok and handles complex negotiations and dispute resolution cases. In 2021 a client said about him: “excellent professional and better person”. He works in Thai and English languages.

Professional experience

-Representing Thailand in India in Intellectual Property Rights Competition organized by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of the Government of India in 2019.
-Legal engagement and works in a M&A transaction in Thailand of a Hong Kong hospitality group in 2019
-Awarded by the World Bank Group with three certificates of appreciation by his legal contributions in 2020, 2021 and 2022.
-Lawyer representation at Court of Justice in a Multi Million real estate dispute case representing a Luxembourg client against different defendants and a civil claim case of a Panama trading company against a Thai Fish can exporter in 2021
-One of the highest ratios of successful criminal court cases in Thailand won for foreign clients.
-Obtain Thailand BOI Tax and Non-Tax incentives for a polymer project in September 2022.

SURAWIT SATTAWON

Associate Lawyer

Mr. Surawit Sattawon graduated from Chiang Mai University in 2017, and obtained a Lawyer License in 2018.

While he was holding a Lawyer License, he has worked as a Litigator for two of the top three private hospitals in Thailand. Representing these private Hospitals, he was the one who prosecuted other parties and dealt with the Office of the Court of Justice in Thailand to charge, especially in Civil Litigation.

Apart from his works for the medical private sector, he has experience in Business Rehabilitation cases, requesting and negotiating the debt payment with the Legal Execution Department in the Central Bankruptcy Court.

In 2019, he obtained the Notary Services Attorney License from the Lawyer’s Council.

Recently he gained a notable experience in international litigation prosecuting in lawsuits against the other defendants outside the Kingdom of Thailand.

Then in 2020, Mr. Surawit was accepted to become a member the Thai Bar Association, and in 2022. Finally, he obtained a Certificate in the Constitutional Justice System. He works in Thai and English languages.

Professional Experience

-Civil litigation representing the top two private hospitals in Thailand

-Lawyer representation to DSI investigation of foreigners in Thailand in 2022.

ISAREE PATTARATHEANTAI

Associate Lawyer

Ms. Isaree Pattaratheantai is an Associate Lawyer at H&P office in Bangkok. She obtained her Bachelor Degree in Law at Thammasat University.

Before joining H&P, she worked extensively during several years in the area of IP protection and IP litigation at two prestigious Thai IP Law firms. She also did a remarkable pro bono work on protection of the rights of stateless person in Thailand.

Nowadays she is key member of H&P Litigation team and she handles some works for our “private clients” and corporate works for Thai and Foreign investors. She has an extensive experience conducting due diligence or legal investigations on Thai companies, providing International Tax Exposure opinions for foreign clients and commercial law memorandums.

She holds a Thai Lawyer License and is a registered Notary in Thailand. Ms. Isaree works in Thai and English languages.

Professional Experience

-Extensive experience in IP and Trademark protection
-Obtain licenses for logistic and transportation companies in Thailand in 2022
-Legal advice to the largest investment from Latin America in the pharmaceutical sector in Thailand in 2022
-Due Diligence works and legal opinion for one of the largest Thai investments in Europe in 2022 in the sector of petrochemicals.
-Advice in International Tax Law and Thai Tax Law for high net worth individuals with residence in Thailand.
– Assistance a stateless person to obtain Thai identification card and access to the fundamental rights

WARISARANG THUNGTHONROJANA

Executive Secretary

Ms. Warisarang is originally from Nan province in North of Thailand. In 2015 she obtained her Bachelor Degree on Business Administration with a major on Management and Entrepreneurship at one of the most famous international universities in Thailand.

Her professional career before joining H&P had two milestones. The first one is her work for a Chinese multinational company specialized on Immigration and Citizenship by Investment services. The second one was her work for an asset management and construction consultancy firm headquartered in Jersey island.

She has excellent credentials working on Visa and Work Permit applications for foreigners in Thailand and nowadays she delivers an excellent service in Long Term Residence for foreign individuals in Thailand as well as she manages all the compliance for our corporate clients.

Her smart attitude, motivation and problem-solving mentality are extremely useful for the clients that need zero risk and secretarial services in Thailand. She works in English, Thai and Hmong languages.

Professional Experience

-Citizenship by Investment applications of Thai high net worth individuals
-Secretarial management of a large number of companies and liaison with Thai Public officers
-Assistance to solve highly complex Immigration problems of Mexican, Brazilian, Nepalese and Italian clients in 2020 and 2021
-Long Term Residence, Non-B Visa, Retirement Visa and Marriage visa and negotiations with Immigration.
-Compliance for companies in Thailand in payroll, Tax and accountancy services.

SANHAKIT MAMAETHONG

Accountant

Mr. Sanhakit Mamaethong obtained his Bachelor Degree in Accountancy from the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce in 2016.

Before joining with H&P, he gained an enormous experience by working for an accounting firm with a certification of accounting practice issued by Department of Business Development.

In his current position as accountant in H&P, he works for both: private clients and companies incorporated in Thailand by issuing withholding tax certificates, sale tax & purchase Tax report, Social Security fund monthly report, submission to the Thai Revenue Department and Social Security office.

Mr. Sanhakit also has experience liaising with tax officers behalf of the clients, payroll, Tax calculations, Tax Planning and Tax refunds. He has been able to reach excellent results in negotiations with the Thai Revenue Department and provided advise on Social Security, Tax and Accountancy planning for limited companies, BOI promoted companies and Rep Offices in Thailand.

He also works close to auditors to close annual financial statements and works with accounting programs such as Express or Xero. He works in Thai and English languages.

Professional Experience

-Full accountancy and compliance for numerous limited liability companies, Rep Office and BOI promoted companies in Thailand.
-Tax Planning and liaison with Revenue Department officers to reach payment planning.

NUTPISIT PRATHUMCHAT

Driver

Mr. Nutpisit Prathumchat was born in 1964 and nowadays he is the driver of the law firm in Bangkok for our clients and lawyers.