Chavalit Uttasart is Managing and Founding Partner of SCL Law Group. Before establishing the Group in 2005, he was a partner at International Legal Counsellors Thailand Ltd. (ILCT) (Russin&Vecchi). As head of SCL, Chavalit Uttasart actively oversees all practices and service areas, as well as events and activities for SCL.
A longtime legal practitioner who is recognised by Chambers Asia 2011 Edition as being “highly talented and respected in the IP community, managing partner Chavalit Uttasart has a distinguished profile in the field. His expertise includes M&A, e-commerce, telecommunications and corporate law”. He is also a recommended dispute resolution lawyer in the PLC Cross-border Dispute Resolution Handbook (Which Lawyer?), is “highly recommended for contentious work” by Legal 500 Asia Pacific and is considered a leading individual in the Thai intellectual property industry.
With over thirty years’ experience, his areas of specialisation include intellectual property, information technology, e-commerce, telecommunications and corporate law; as well as cases involving trade competition, corporate recovery and business reorganisation, foreign investment and mergers & acquisitions.
Not limited to just Thailand, with Myanmar opening its doors to foreign investors, Chavalit Uttasart has been involved in negotiating, structuring, documenting and managing large and important projects in Myanmar. These projects have often been sensitive and complex to say the least. Thus, he has substantial hands on experience in Myanmar.
Intellectual Property, Information Technology & Telecommunications, Mergers & Acquisitions, Foreign Investment, International Trade, Corporate Recovery,
Thai Bar Association, Lawyers Council of Thailand, The Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA), Intellectual Property Association of Thailand (IPAT), International Trademark Association (INTA), ASEAN Law Association, The Law Association for Asia and the Western Pacific (LAWASIA), Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriete Industrielle (AIPPI), The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn