JTJB International Lawyers Co., Ltd. is a part of a global law firm JOSEPH TAN JUDE BENNY LLP, which is spread across 10 countries with more than 100 highly trained professionals in various legal practices. The organization’s main office traces its history back to 1988 when the practices of both of its founding partners, Joseph Tan and Jude Benny, were merged and renamed JOSEPH TAN JUDE BENNY LLP.
In 2005, JTJB International Lawyers’ launched its first office in Bangkok under the leadership of the organization’s Managing Partner, Mr. Naiyachon Tathong, Mr. Kosol Suriyaporn, and Mr. Bunnasomboon Chaiparinya. Together, they started covering the entire scope of legal services, including Dispute Resolution and Arbitration, Shipping and Transportation, Corporate M&A, Tax Compliance, Capital Market, Labor, IT, Infrastructure Projects, Intellectual Properties, and visas & Work Permit.
Additionally, Mr. Naiyachon and his team have also expanded their network and market by becoming a member of Ecovis International, a leading global consulting firm based in Continental Europe. Currently, Ecovis has over 9000 employees operating in more than 80 countries across the planet.
The Steadfast Leader
Mr. Naiyachon completed his LLB and LLM degrees from Thammasat University and obtained his Barrister in Law from the Thai Bar Association and lawyer license from the lawyer council of Thailand.
After completing his graduation, Mr. Naiachon worked with a local law firm in Thailand for 5 years. Then he joined Thailand’s oldest law firm, Price Sanond Prabhas & Wynne, where he mainly focussed on all commercial litigation and dispute resolution in labor disputes, international trade, trade competition, bankruptcy, rehabilitation, criminal-related economic dispute, etc. Later in 2015, Mr. Naiyachon got the opportunity to serve JTJB International Lawyers as its Managing Partner. “For my current job, I have focused on Shipping & Transportation and Commercial Dispute Resolution practices. Moreover, I also have handled an International Arbitration, Labor as well as trade competition dispute.”– he says.
Mr. Naiyachon has also been appointed as a part of the Panel of Arbitrators of the Thailand Arbitration Center. Additionally, he has been ranked as a Recommended Lawyer in Transportation Practice by Legal 500 and Distinguished Practitioner in Dispute Resolution by Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2018-22. Benchmark Litigation has also ranked Mr. Naiyachon as a Litigation Star on Shipping and Intellectual Property.
Apart from being a lawyer, Mr. Naiyachon speaks regularly for the university of Thailand, the Thai International Freight Forwarders Association, Asia Business Connect, etc.
JTJB International Lawyers’ advice and services not only benefit over 100 highly trained professionals in multiple practices but also focus on each of its clients. Mr. Naiyachon believes the increased attention provides a much more personal feel to the organization’s approach to work, putting each of the clients at ease and ensuring client satisfaction at the heart of what JTJB International does.
JTJB’s main differentiating factor is the level of care it puts into its client’s work and its realization of unreasonable fees. Additionally, the firm’s large global network helps it offer accurate and rapid services to exceed its client’s expectations with effective client fee structures.
Mr. Naiyachon says, “We understand your business goals, and thus we aim to provide liable, accurate, fast, practical, and creative legal solutions to offer service even exceeding our clients’ expectations with suitable and effective client fee structures.”
Mr. Naiyachon believes the most challenging endeavor is to provide a service that can satisfy the firm and its interests. A lawyer’s primary job is to adhere to clients’ demands and to provide the Suggestions for Younger Self much-needed peace of mind they deserve in their legal battle. To do this, JTJB needs to build a solid team of able and willing people who can meet excellent standards of quality that can satisfy its clients.
Awards and Accolades
JTJB has been ranked as a Tire Transport by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2022 edition as a law firm. Asialaw also recognized the JTJB as a highly recommended firm for Aviation and Shipping and recommended firm for Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, Labor & Employment. Benchmark Litigation also recognized it as a Recommended Firm for Labor & Employment, Trade & Customs, and Government & Regulatory and Other Notable for Commercial and Transactions by Benchmark.
Suggestions for Younger Self
Mr. Naiyachon believes that patience and guidance are the keys to success for the next generation of lawyers. “They should have both knowledge, ability, and experience with proper execution. Of course, genuine, capable experience takes time and cannot be rushed for; it needs to be properly nurtured.” he says, “Therefore, the new generation of lawyers who want to succeed in their careers must know the time has to be given to harvesting the experience so that the fruit can be adequately produced.”