Khun Oad believes in investigating the law to the fullest extent possible including analysing the practices and procedures of local authorities and Government representatives which can affect client projects and investments. Khun Oad will navigate the often bureaucratic processes of Government with skill whilst very importantly – maintaining his integrity.
Khun Oad manages the actions of the Thai lawyers and paralegals in the Phuket office with regards to any real estate transactions; corporate work; licensing and regulatory and litigation. He has a long standing professional connection with Hughes Krupica’s litigation consultant – of counsel – Khun Prawit Roektalang which greatly assists in co-ordinating and managing litigation.
Khun Oad is often called upon to assist in-house counsel in property companies to clarify and interpret legal provisions and application processes. He is direct, candid and strong in his delivery.
Khun Oad worked at his previous firm, with Desmond Hughes, for 5 years before joining Hughes Krupica as a partner. He has worked on large value and complex real estate transactions to assist with land and property due diligence, acquisition, disposal, registration and transfers; registration of condominium buildings; registrations of owners committee juristic persons; and providing opinions on the viability of implementing certain ownership structures in developments.
Khun Oad has also assisted in providing supporting legal opinions in relation to registrations; hotel licenses; leisure boat licensing and ownership; and has experience in a wide ranging number of issues pertinent to real estate; the hospitality sector and leisure.
Khun Oad works closely with Hughes Krupica’s litigation of counsel, to assist with litigious matters and will attend court as supporting counsel and attorney-at-law or attorney-in-fact as the case may be.
Khun Oad is respected and acknowledged by his contemporaries and peers, and government officials who deal with him, in relation to his professionalism, practical application of commercial matters and tenacity.
Khun Oad is a prolific runner and regularly participates in National and Provincial running competitions which range from half-marathons to cross-country runs. He has a glittering array of trophies and records of his achievements and clearly enjoys the different challenge of running compared to legal practice.
Khun Oad is originally from Chumporn Province and has been a resident in Phuket for over 10 years with a strong base of friends and family in the Province.