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 Post grade on International Trade. He has double nationality: Spanish and Argentinian and previously worked in jurisdictions such as Malaysia, Poland, Spain and Thailand during years.

It is important to highlight his credentials as having worked with institutions such as the University in California in United States or Santander Bank, his work with Thailand Board of Investment and his relationship with Embassies assisting clients on Civil and Criminal proceedings.

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 and Thailand in 2015
-Author of 3 books and essays on Infrastructure, PPP, Immigration and Renewable Energy published in prestigious magazines and newspapers
-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
-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 ratio of criminal court cases in Thailand won for foreign clients.

Phayungsak Songkaeo

Senior Accountant

Mr. Phayungsak Songkaeo is a Senior Accountant at Herrera and Partners in Bangkok.

He holds a Bachelor Degree in Accountancy at Dhurakigpundit University and a Master of Business Administration at Ramkhamhaeng University with a mayor in Finance and Banking.

Before joining the firm, Mr. Phayungsak worked during several years for Thai public listed companies in the sectors of Telecommunications, Real estate and Advertisements.

Nowadays, at H&P, he handles accountancy and compliance works for foreign clients in Thailand providing a deep knowledge on Tax and Accountancy due to his previous experience working for Thai public listed companies. Mr. Phayungsak works in Thai and English languages.

Professional Experience

-Tax optimization plans, compliance and successful negotiations with Revenue Department in 2021
-Tax planning for high-net-worth individuals in Thailand with Tax optimization strategies in 2021

Nakarn Tungwongprasert

Associate Lawyer

Ms. Nakarn Tungwongprasert is an Associate Lawyer at H&P office in Bangkok. She obtained her Bachelor Degree in Law at Chulalongkorn University with first class honors.

Before joining H&P she worked for two prestigious international law firms and worked as a legal officer for a leading digital service Provider.

Since she joined H&P, Ms. Nakarn has assisted clients in corporate and commercial law matters.

She is member of the Thai Bar and holds a lawyer license. Mrs. Nakarn works in Thai, English and has knowledge in German language.

Professional Experience

-Legal advice to a Chinese multinational technology conglomerate and a Thai Fashion group in 2020

-Prepare legal opinion for a pharmaceutical company in Thailand in 2021

-Provide legal advice to one of the main Thai companies in the sector of petrochemicals in 2021

-Legal advice to the Government of Hong Kong in February 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”. 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
– Assistance a stateless person to obtain Thai identification card and access to the fundamental
rights

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

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 Post grade on International Trade. He has double nationality: Spanish and Argentinian and previously worked in jurisdictions such as Malaysia, Poland, Spain and Thailand during years.

It is important to highlight his credentials as having worked with institutions such as the University in California in United States or Santander Bank, his work with Thailand Board of Investment and his relationship with Embassies assisting clients on Civil and Criminal proceedings.

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 and Thailand in 2015
-Author of 3 books and essays on Infrastructure, PPP, Immigration and Renewable Energy published in prestigious magazines and newspapers
-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
-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 ratio of criminal court cases in Thailand won for foreign clients.

PHAYUNGSAK SONKAEO

Senior Accountant

Mr. Phayungsak Songkaeo is a Senior Accountant at Herrera and Partners in Bangkok.

He holds a Bachelor Degree in Accountancy at Dhurakigpundit University and a Master of Business Administration at Ramkhamhaeng University with a mayor in Finance and Banking.

Before joining the firm, Mr. Phayungsak worked during several years for Thai public listed companies in the sectors of Telecommunications, Real estate and Advertisements.

Nowadays, at H&P, he handles accountancy and compliance works for foreign clients in Thailand providing a deep knowledge on Tax and Accountancy due to his previous experience working for Thai public listed companies. Mr. Phayungsak works in Thai and English languages.

Professional Experience

-Tax optimization plans, compliance and successful negotiations with Revenue Department in 2021
-Tax planning for high-net-worth individuals in Thailand with Tax optimization strategies in 2021

NAKARN TUNGWONGPRASERT

Associate Lawyer

Ms. Nakarn Tungwongprasert is an Associate Lawyer at H&P office in Bangkok. She obtained her Bachelor Degree in Law at Chulalongkorn University with first class honors.

Before joining H&P she worked for two prestigious international law firms and worked as a legal officer for a leading digital service Provider.

Since she joined H&P, Mrs. Nakarn has assisted clients in corporate and commercial law matters.

She is member of the Thai Bar and holds a lawyer license. Ms. Nakarn works in Thai, English and has knowledge in German language.

Professional Experience

-Legal advice to a Chinese multinational technology conglomerate and a Thai Fashion group in 2020

-Prepare legal opinion for a pharmaceutical company in Thailand in 2021

-Provide legal advice to one of the main Thai companies in the sector of petrochemicals in 2021

-Legal advice to the Government of Hong Kong in February 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”. 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
– Assistance a stateless person to obtain Thai identification card and access to the fundamental
rights

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