Career Opportunities for Lawyers and Tax Consultants in Bangkok, Hong Kong and Vietnam

As a growing law firm, we are permanently looking for young ambitious lawyers, who are interested in being trained in international business law.

The demands we have correspond to the orientation of our firm towards counselling of German and European companies. Accordingly, a solid juristic knowledge in the areas of economic and taxation laws is required. As most of the work in our firm has to be prepared in English, fluent knowledge of Business English is indispensable.

We have an international team of business lawyers and we are interested in applications regardless of nationality. If you comply with our demands, we appreciate your application no matter if you are Thai, German or from any other country.

Please inform us of your interests and your working experience by using our application form and send it to us together with your CV and a recent picture (max. 1MB and max. 2 attachments) by e-mail.

Information on Company setup, Corporate, Commercial and Tax Law

Michael Lorenz
Roland Falder
The German and Chinese Labour Law

A Practical Handbook in German, English and Chinese
December 2015

Published by: SpringerGabler-Verlag, 311 pages
ISBN: 978-3-658-10091-9

The German and Chinese Labour Law

Content: This book summarizes the German and Chinese labour laws in German, English and Chinese language. The identical structure of the trilingual book enables an easier communication with colleagues in the respective countries. The main focus is on the secondment of employees between the two countries. Apart from labour law, issues of social security and tax law are also discussed.

Keywords:

German Labour Law, Chinese Labour Law, Social Security, Tax Law, Secondment Contracts

For further information, please visit the publisher’s website.

This book is also available as eBook.

Michael Lorenz
Investment in Thailand

Legal and Tax Guide for Practitioners
10th edition, August 2014, language: German

Published by: SpringerGabler-Verlag, 334 pages
ISBN: 978-3-658-04969-0

Investment in Thailand

Content: After the Asian crisis, Thailand was able to set itself up as an economic hub in Southeast Asia. Today, the promising economic location successfully tries to attract foreign investments – and therefore creating perfect conditions for interested Europeans.Michael Lorenz vividly explains every important Thai regulation to provide an initial guideline on essential legal, tax and economical questions for entrepreneurs, organisations, investors, lawyers or interested laymen. The 10th edition has been completely revised and has been updated to match the latest regulations of 2014, especially regarding tax laws.

Furthermore, the book contains essential information relevant to western investors. It also describes important intercultural conditions of business life. Numerous examples show their practical importance.

Keywords:

Foreign business in Thailand, business in Thailand, real estate in Thailand, Thai culture, Thai economy, Thai law

For further information, please visit the publisher’s website.

This book is also available as eBook as a PDF or EPUB file.

Michael Lorenz
Investment in Hong Kong

Legal and Tax Guide for Practitioners
5th edition, August 2014, language: German

Published by: SpringerGabler-Verlag, 243 pages
ISBN: 978-3-658-04991-1

Investment in Hong Kong

Content:Since 1997, Hong Kong is part of the People’s Republic of China as a Special Administrative Region. Due to the autonomous, independent legal system, high legal security and its strategic position, the metropolis is one of the world’s most favoured investment locations. Hong Kong is especially attractive for small and medium-sized companies since an establishment is possible within few days and without much effort.Michael Lorenz vividly explains every important regulation in Hong Kong to provide an initial guideline on essential legal, tax and economical questions for entrepreneurs, organisations, investors, lawyers or interested laymen. The 5th edition has been completely revised and has been updated to match the latest regulations of early summer 2014.

Furthermore, the book contains essential information relevant to western investors. It also describes important intercultural conditions of business life. Numerous examples show their practical importance.

Keywords:

Foreign investment, Hong Kong, investment location, court ruling, tax conditions, industrial location

For further information, please visit the publisher’s website.

This book is also available as eBook as a PDF or EPUB file.

Michael Lorenz
Investment in der Volksrepublik China

Legal and Tax Guide for Practitioners
2nd edition, August 2014, language: German

Published by: SpringerGabler-Verlag, 169 pages
ISBN: 978-3-658-05058-0

Investmeent in China

Content:In the last years, China has developed from the entire world’s “workbench” to one of the leading economic nations and eventually most important market worldwide. Nevertheless, the language and culture is still hard to understand for many Europeans. Often companies fail because of their lack of knowledge regarding essential and avoidable mistakes. However, with little preparation, investments can be set up on a solid ground from the beginning on.Michael Lorenz provides an easy to understand introduction to the People’s Republic of China’s legal and tax system and indicates vividly the specifics and barriers which an investment in China entails. The second edition has been revised thoroughly. A chapter to the new brand law, which came into force in May, 2014, has been added. Furthermore, the book contains an overview about the most important economic regions as well as many practical tips and recommendations for the life in the People’s Republic of China.

Keywords:

Chinese economy, Double Taxation Agreement DTA, representative Office, business foundation in China, business locations, WFOE

For further information, please visit the publisher’s website.

This book is also available as eBook as a PDF or EPUB file.

Michael Lorenz
Vietnam – Investing in Vietnam

A Practical Guide to Investments in Vietnam
3rd edition, June 2012, language: English

Published by Shaker Verlag, Aachen 2012, 265 pages,
ISBN: 978-3-8440-1110-4

Investing in Vietnam

Content:This book covers useful and interesting information on investment in Vietnam.Since its accession to the WTO in 2007, Vietnam became an even more interesting place for foreign investors. In order to fulfill the WTO’s and the investors’ expectations, the Vietnamese government passed numerous legislation to enhance investment. This book is meant for all investors seeking for first hand information on the economic and legal framework in Vietnam.

Keywords:

Business Law, tax, Vietnam, company set-up, investment, labour law, visa, representative office, limited company, joint venture, personal income tax, corporate tax, intellectual property, transfer pricing, arbitration, double tax treaties, Asia

For further information, please visit the publisher’s website.

This book is also available on Mini-CD as eBook for Kindle and iPad with search function at a price of 25 EUR. Should you wish to order a CD or should you require further information please contact our Bangkok office.

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

 

Sattayarat Apiwan

Paralegal
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Angkana Aroonrung

Lawyer
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Nguyen Gia The Bao

Accountant
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Saowalak Boonsom

Assistant to Administration Manager
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Yothaka Chaiyoi

Accountant
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Sylivian Chan

Receptionist
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Teerata Chanyaem

Senior Manager Accounts Receivable
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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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Narongsak Insam

Accountant
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Rinrada Jongthawornsatit

Junior Lawyer
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Ploen Kadmai

Messenger

Bhuvakrit Kamolram

Messenger

Sommart Kongsamrarn

Accountant
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Chitsophin Khuptimalathon

HR/Office Manager
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Tran Hoang My Linh

Office Assistant
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Somwang Mahakit

Driver

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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Kitiphum Pattanapun

IT Manager
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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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Vimolrat Sae-ngow

Accountant
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Wijit Sanboriboonsuk

Accountant
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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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Putimon Sutiwech

Office Assistant/PA
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Ponpansa Suykradueng

Accountant
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Nguyen Hoang Phuong Thao

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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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Sunanta Wangsmad

Accountant
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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 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
Managing Partner Bangkok
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Till Morstadt (born 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 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 clients

We believe the recommendation of clients is more expressive than an extensive self-portrayal. Therefore, we have listed some of our clients below for your reference:

Automotive

Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG (since 2009)
– Mr. Stefan Noll, Head of Legal Department

KUKA System GmbH (since 2010)
– Mr. Paul Ambros, Executive Vice President / CFO

MAN Truck and Bus Asia Pacific Co., Ltd. (since 2005)
– Mr. Marc Appelt, Vice President / CFO

Schuler Pressen GmbH (since 2010)
– Mr. Joachim Schommer, Commercial Director Technology Field Service

Construction & Engineering

Andritz AG (since 2016)
– Mr. Markus Jäger, Senior Project Manager Commercial

Bauer Maschinen GmbH (since 1997)
– Mr. Arnulf Christa, CEO

Doosan Lentjes GmbH (since 2010)
– Mr. Thomas Wehrheim, Managing Director

Frigel Firenze S. p. A. (since 2011)
– Mr. Filippo Dorin, Managing Director

GEA Process Engineering (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (since 2012)
– Mr. Detlef Engler, Head of Financial Controlling

Hempel Special Metals (Asia) Ltd. (since 2007)
– Mr. Andrew Hempel, CEO

Herrenknecht AG (since 2002)
– Mr. Kurt Stiefel, CFO

Knapp AG (since 2011)
– Mrs. Birgit Schintler, Head of Accounting

Krones AG (since 2003)
– Mr. Rainulf Diepold, Member of the Board

Liebherr Group (since 2001)
– Mr. Denis Zosso, Director

Minimax GmbH & Co. KG (since 2003)
– Mr. Helmut Wübbenhorst, Regional Manager

Putzmeister Holding GmbH (since 1997)
– Mr. Michael Schmid-Lindenmayer, CEO Asia Pacific

Rheinmetall International Engineering GmbH (since 2013)
– Mr. Dirk Donges, Commercial Manager

Robert Bosch Ltd. (since 2011)
– Mr. Matthias Stamm, Director Operations

Sandvik Mining and Construction Materials Handling GmbH & Co. KG (since 2016)
– Mr. Helmut Oberrisser, Director

Thyssen AG (since 2006)
– Mr. Bernhard Schmitz, Head of Legal Asia Pacific

Voith GmbH (since 2007)
– Ms. Christina Roth, Group Taxes

Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG (since 2007)
– Mr. Thomas Furtner, Vice President

Voestalpine VAE GmbH (since 2014)
– Mr. Stefan Tomek, Head of Legal and Insurance

Windmoeller & Hoelscher KG (since 2006)
– Mr. Michael Fischer, Regional Director Asia Pacific

Wirtgen Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH / Wirtgen Hong Kong Ltd. (since 2004)
– Mr. Rainer Otto, Managing Director

Logistics

Dachser GmbH & Co. KG (since 2010)
– Mr. Rolf Mertins, Global Administration and Network Development

D.B. Group S.p.A. (since 2017)
– Mr. Giuseppe DePeppo, Regional Manager Asian Market

LESCHACO Group (since 2002)
– Mr. Oliver Oestreich, Member of the Board

Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd. (since 2004)
– Mr. Christoph Hess, Director

Medical, Pharmaceutical and Chemicals

Aclires International Ltd. (since 2005)
– Prof. Robert Murphy, CEO

ASK Chemicals GmbH (since 2016)
– Mr. Marco Küpper, Senior Manager

Ferring Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. (since 2016)
– Mr. Arne Tamm, Managing Director

Forme Medical Ltd. (since 2015)
– Mr. Robert Anderson, Managing Director

VAMED Engineering GmbH & Co. KG (since 2009)
– Dr. Martin Treml, Regional Director Southeast Asia

Energy

Andritz Hydro GmbH (since 2016)
– Mr. Thomas Wolf

Enercon GmbH (since 2012)
– Mr. Johannes Coordes, Head of Tax Department

Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen GmbH (since 2015)
– Ms. Stefanie Hofmeister, General Counsel

Solarnet GmbH (since 2015)
– Mr. Tobias Schuessler, Head of Processing

Voith Hydro Shanghai Ltd. (since 2014)
– Ms. Ying Yue, China Tax Director

Technical Consulting

Coop Himmelb(l)au GmbH (since 2008)
– Prof. Prix, Owner & Architect

Detecon International GmbH (since 2005)
– Dr. Klaus Hofmann, CEO

Dorsch Holding GmbH (since 2004)
– Mr. Olaf Hoffmann, Managing Director
– Mr. Juergen Supik, Regional Manager

Jos. Schneider Optische Werke GmbH (since 2007)
– Mr. Dirk Muschert, Director

IT & E-Commerce

Heroleads (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (since 2017)
– Mr. Tim Roemer, Managing Director

Lazada (Thailand) Ltd. (since 2012)
– Mr. Riccardo Basile, Managing Director

MIC Datenverarbeitung GmbH (since 2015)
– Mr. Alfred Hiebl, Managing Director

Rocket Internet GmbH (since 2011)
– Mr. Oliver Samwer, CEO

Trading

Haefele GmbH & Co. KG (since 1997)
– Mr. Volker Hellstern, CEO Thailand

OBI Bau- und Heimwerkermärkte GmbH & Co. KG (since 2007)
– Mr. Markus Vieler, CEO

Roxcel Handelsgesellschaft (since 2008)
– Mr. Helmut F. Gruber, Managing Director

Other Industries

ALBA Group plc & Co. KG (since 2016)
– Dr. Axel Schweitzer, CEO

Alfred Kaercher GmbH & Co. KG (since 2011)
– Mr. Udo Pfizenmayer, Head Group Controlling

Boldrocchi Srl (since 2017)
– Mr. Marco Bailo, General Manager

Breuning GmbH (since 2010)
– Mr. Marcus Breuning, Owner / CEO

Burkardt & Bischoff GmbH & Co. KG (since 2008)
– Mr. Rolf Burkardt, Owner

Diehl Defence Holding GmbH (since 2009)
– Mr. Ulrich Dirian, Head of Legal Department

fischerinternational GmbH (since 2011)
– Mr. Martin Hengel, Head of Legal Department

Grohe AG (since 2010)
– Dr. Thomas Siegler, Head of Legal Department

GRTgaz Deutschland GmbH (since 2017)
– Mr. Nicholas Delaporte, Director

Haix-Schuhe Produktions- und Vertriebs GmbH (since 2011)
– Mr. Josef Cremer, Chief Controller

Heraeus (Thailand) Ltd. (since 2015)
– Mr. Ralf Droste, Managing Director

Kvik Asia Co., Ltd. (since 2012)
– Mr. Carsten B. Andersen, CEO / Managing Director

Lenzing AG (since 2016)
– Dr. Hanno M. Baestlein, CEO

Lixil (Thailand) Plc (since 2016)
– Ms. Keren Hsiang, Senior Compliance and Legal Manager, Asia-Pacific

SMS group GmbH (since 2015)
– Mr. Dirk Boergmann, General Manager

Torqeedo GmbH (since 2017)
– Dr. Christoph Ballin, CEO

Wortmann Schuh-Holding KG (since 2017)
– Dr. Tobias Seng, CFO

WOW! Würth Online World GmbH (since 2017)
– Mr. Frank Konietzke, General Manager

Würth Elektronik eiSos GmbH & Co. KG (since 2016)
– Mr. Andreas Fiedler, General Manager