Our team consists of well rounded individuals with strengths in serving what we feel are the key practice areas associated with servicing the local needs of our clients. Experience levels range from senior associate to associate to paralegal to carry out the needs of our clients. We aim to match the right person with a client so that the work is carried out in the most practical, cost efficient, and expeditious manner.
Legal Asean was founded and is led by Mark D'Alelio.
Mark D’Alelio has over 14+ years of experience in ASEAN and specializes in general corporate and commercial practices, which includes advising on acquisitions and dispositions, commercial contracts, joint ventures, labor law and local regional compliance requirements, real estate guidance for developers and hospitality providers along with his experience in the energy, power, and project financing sectors. Mark has extensive experience handling cross-border transactions in the ASEAN region, including advising and representing major companies and business groups from Singapore, China, and Thailand with foreign direct investment into Myanmar. Mark is a recognized lawyer for his works in Thailand, Myanmar, and Vietnam.
Mark is a member of the Bar in New York and Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Patcharida Sukhmuen is a Thai qualified lawyer and notarial services attorney, has seven plus years of experience in advising on leading real estate development projects along with a clientele in the insurance and entertainment sectors. Patcharida’s expertise covers general corporate and commercial laws, administrative and constitutional law as well as litigation. Patcharida’s also has worked abroad in Malaysia for a global leading information technology service company.
Patcharida received her LL.B. from Thammasat University and MicroMBA certification from Chulalongkorn University, she is an extra-ordinary member of Thai Bar Association under the Royal Patronage
Janewit Panichraksapong is a Thai qualified lawyer and notarial services attorney and has four years of experience with one leading Big Four Audit Firm in advising on business acquisition and restructuring projects.
Janewit’s expertise covers general corporate and commercial laws along with labor laws. Janewit received his LL.B from Thammasat University and Barrister-at-Law and he is an ordinary member of Thai Bar Association under the Royal Patronage.
Pavichaya Soothipan is a Thai qualified lawyer and notarial services attorney, having three (3) plus years of experience with both local and regional law firms. Pavichaya’s expertise covers general corporate and commercial laws. She also experienced in the practice area of M&A and litigation, specifically in bankruptcy, insolvency and rehabilitation cases.
Pavichaya received her LL.B. from Thammasat University. She then pursued her Master Degrees in the UK. She obtained her first LL.M. major in International Trade and Commercial Law with merit at Durham University and the second LL.M. major in International Financial Law with merit at King’s College London. She is an ordinary member of Thai Bar Association under the Royal Patronage.
Kanya Prayounstang is a Thai qualified lawyer and notarial services attorney having nine (9) plus years of experience in both private practice and inhouse roles. Kanya’s expertise covers international trade, insurance, and real estate with a specific focus on data protection, intellectual property, and litigation.
Kanya received her LL.B. from Thammasat University and then pursued a Master of Laws in International Trade Regulation from Thammasat University. She is an ordinary member of the Thai Bar Association under the Royal Patronage.