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Our Partners

We will assign one advisor to you who will be fully informed about your project at all times. The following lead partners will be responsible for you and your company with regard to all legal, business and tax questions:

Michael Lorenz

German Attorney-at-Law
Registered Foreign Lawyer in Hong Kong and Vietnam
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Michael Lorenz (born 1 October 1963 in Saarbrücken) studied Law and Economics in Freiburg, Taipei, Vienna and Paris. After graduating, he worked as the Head of the Legal Department of the German-Thai Chamber of Commerce in Thailand. In 1995, he founded the law firm Lorenz & Partners in Bangkok. From the beginning, the law office has focused not only on legal consulting, but also on providing specific management assistance to its clients.

As the first German speaking lawyer in Thailand, Michael Lorenz possesses broad experience in company law and tax law as well as in the field of investment opportunities in the region. Michael Lorenz has been a Registered Foreign Lawyer in Hong Kong and Vietnam since 2006 and 2011 respectively.

Till Morstadt

German Attorney-at-Law
Registered Foreign Lawyer in Hong Kong and Vietnam
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Till Morstadt (born 25 April 1968 in Offenburg) studied Law and Business Economics in Bayreuth, Lausanne and Münster. After graduating, he started working for one of the world’s leading audit and consulting firms. During this time period, he attended to European clients in Argentina for two years. Upon his return to Germany, he switched into the industrial sector. After two years in the head office of a German machine manufacturer, he took over the commercial management of their Thai subsidiary. Till Morstadt has been an equity partner of Lorenz & Partners since April 2004 and a Registered Foreign Lawyer in Hong Kong and Vietnam since 2007 and 2011 respectively. Till Morstadt regularly publishes articles and holds seminars on investment, tax and law related issues in Thailand and Southeast Asia.

Wolfram Grünkorn

German Attorney-at-Law
Registered Foreign Lawyer in Vietnam
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WGWolfram Grünkorn (born 12 November 1958) completed a Bachelor of Laws at the University of Bayreuth, Germany and was admitted to the Bar at Landgericht Bayreuth in 1990. He began working on Vietnam related matters in 2009 and became a Registered Foreign Lawyer in Ho Chi Minh City in 2012. He joined Michael Lorenz & Associates as Resident Partner in 2012 and now with more than 25 years of professional working experience took the role of the Managing Lawyer at Grünkorn & Partner Law Co., Ltd.

 

Our Senior Advisors

Legal

Athitaya Chanthasirichot

Partner
Head of Corporate Law
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0 athitaya1Mrs. Athitaya Chanthasirichot (born 12 April 1981) completed a Bachelor in Laws in 2002 at Thammasat University, Bangkok, one of the leading universities in Thailand. In the same year, she received her lawyer’s licence and commenced post graduate legal studies at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok. In 2003, Mrs. Chanthasirichot earned a Master in Laws (LL.M.) specialising in Business Law, with cumulative top score.

After graduating, Mrs. Chanthasirichot worked for an international law firm focusing on corporate, investment, labour and real estate law. She joined Lorenz & Partners in 2005. She became a Registered Foreign Lawyer in Hong Kong in 2010.

Mrs. Chanthasirichot advises primarily European clients in Thailand on matters of foreign investment in Thailand. She has special expertise in corporate and investment law, labour law, customs, and real estate law. Since 2008, Mrs. Chanthasirichot is the head of our Corporate Department.

Dr. Constantin Frank-Fahle

German Attorney-at-Law
Senior Consultant
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constantinDr. Constantin Frank-Fahle (born 15 August, 1981 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany) studied law in Leipzig, Germany (Leipzig University); Budapest, Hungary (Eötvös Loránd University) and Hamilton, New Zealand (University of Waikato), from where he obtained an LL.M. After completing his Law Doctorate (Doctor iuris) at Leipzig University, he joined Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in Berlin (Germany) as a research assistant. During this time, he completed his legal clerkship at the Regional Court of Potsdam (Germany) with internships at the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology in Berlin (Germany) and the German-Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EKONID) in Jakarta (Indonesia).

Dr. Frank-Fahle was admitted to the bar in July 2012. Before joining Lorenz & Partners, he worked for a German law firm (HFK Rechtsanwälte LLP) in Munich (Germany) specialized in (plant) construction, procurement and real estate law. During this time, Dr. Frank-Fahle focused mainly on advising on plant and infrastructure projects in the Middle East. He joined Lorenz & Partners as a Senior Consultant in mid-2015.

Stefan Schmierer

German Attorney-at-Law
Registered Foreign Lawyer in Hong Kong
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Schmierer111Stefan Schmierer (born 17 August 1977) completed a vocational training with a bank prior to obtaining a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the University of Regensburg, Germany. Mr. Schmierer started his career as a lawyer with an international law firm, working in their offices located in Nuremberg and Stuttgart, Germany as well as in Beijing, China.

He later obtained his LL.M. from the University of Indianapolis, USA, before joining Lorenz & Partners’ Hong Kong office in 2009. Mr. Schmierer became a Registered Foreign Lawyer in Hong Kong in 2010.

Mr. Schmierer predominantly advises German-speaking clients on matters concerning foreign investment in Hong Kong and mainland China. He has special expertise in commercial law, international tax law and contract law.

Nikolaos Bletsas

International Lawyer
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Mr. Nikolaos Bletsas completed a Bachelor of Laws at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece).

He is Lawyer at Nikolaos Bletsas Law Office since 1996. With more than 20 years of professional working experience, he joined Grünkorn & Partner as International Lawyer in December 2016.

Nguyen Thi Quynh Nhu

Senior Associated Lawyer
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Ms. Nguyen Thi Quynh Nhu completed her Bachelor of Laws at Viet Nam National University – HCM University of Economics and Law in 2009 and has been qualified to practice as a lawyer since 2014.

She has been working with Michael Lorenz & Associates since 2012 and continues to work with Grünkorn & Partner as Senior Associated Lawyer after the merger of these companies, having now more than 7 years of professional working experience. She is leading the Legal Team.

 

Accounting & Tax

Naowarat Karst, CPA

Partner
Head of Tax and Accounting
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saNaowaratMrs. Naowarat Karst (born 22 October 1977) studied Business Administration, majoring in Accounting at Assumption University of Thailand (ABAC), Bangkok. After graduating in 1999, she worked for Deloitte as Senior Audit Supervisor for five years. She has been a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Thailand since 2003.

In 2003, Mrs. Karst transferred to the industrial sector as Financial Manager of the Thai subsidiary of H.J. Heinz Company. Since June 2004 she has been Chief Accountant and Head of Tax Department of Lorenz & Partners Bangkok.

Our Staff in Bangkok, Hong Kong and Ho Chi Minh City

 

Sattayarat Apiwan

Paralegal
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Angkana Aroonrung

Junior Lawyer
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Nguyen Gia The Bao

Accountant
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Sylivian Chan

Receptionist
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Martin Chrometzka

Senior Consultant
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Nguyen Tran Ngoc Diem

Associated Lawyer
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Truong Hoang Bich Dung

Senior Accountant
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Anastasia Guditschenko

Assistant to the Directors
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Sukunya Jieranai

Accountant
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Ploen Kadmai

Messenger

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Bhuvakrit Kamolram

Messenger

Steffen Kohrt

Senior Consultant
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Sommart Kongsamrarn

Accountant
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Tran Hoang My Linh

Office Assistant
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Chanidapa Maskul

Accountant

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Vu Thi Hong Minh

Senior Accountant
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Duangruedee Muankeaw

Office Assistant

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Nguyen Thi Hang Nga

Legal Assistant
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Nguyen Duc Nga

Office Manager
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Nguyen Thi Nhu Ngoc

Accountant
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Pham Thi Thanh Phuong

Senior Accountant
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Koh Sue Qin

Associated Lawyer
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Arunrat Rattanaarun

Lawyer
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Supanut Sajjasai

Junior Lawyer
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Savitree Satitkriengkrai

Accountant
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Chanya Sealee

Accountant
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Niramon Sirichan

Legal Officer
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Mei Tam

Accountant
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Nguyen Hoang Phuong Thao

Legal Assistant
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Orathai Thongmee

Lawyer
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Nguyen Thi Minh Thu

Marketing Assistant
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Nguyen Thi Thu Thuy

Senior Accountant
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Pham Thuy Trang

Associated Lawyer
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Nguyen To Vinh

Associated Lawyer
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Kittidech Wattanavekin

Senior Accountant
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