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Since our inception, Lexiam has been totally
focused on building a strategic, quality practice.

Lexiam offers high-quality legal services, intricate knowledge of the laws of Thailand and practice and strategic insight into the Thai market.

We are proud to have served many local and international clients on various matters including investment, trade and commercial, startup, e-commerce, technology and intellectual property.

We have intensive experience in collaboration with international and foreign firms on clients’ offshore projects, particularly on renewable energy projects, R&D and intellectual property.

Our major clients include a Thailand leading renewable energy development firm, international-recognised e-commerce and one of Asia's leading shipping firms.



Chokanan Chamni

LLM, Wales

LLB, Thammasat

Founding Partner

Prior to founding Lexiam, Chokanan (Cho) had worked for major foreign law firms in Bangkok, Thailand for several years.


He has developed a broad-based practise in the country, including advising foreign investors, and Thai clients on foreign direct investment, corporate and M&A, joint venture, energy projects and real property.


He has extensive experience in emerging market jurisdictions, having advised clients on cross-border investments relating to energy and research and development projects, including projects in Thailand, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand and China. Chokanan also led the in-house legal team of a major energy development firm in Thailand.  

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Ackrawit Pholaphan

LLB, Ramkhamhaeng

MBA, Sasin

Mini MBA, Kasetsart


Ackrawit (Dave) has worked in 5 companies for 35 years as a law practitioner and
at the management level.

His practice includes providing consultation, representing clients, and giving lectures in law schools and business schools on business laws, foreign direct investment, contract laws, taxation, and
intellectual property.


Manipong Paimani

LLB, Thammasat



Based in the Phuket office, Manipong (Som) is an experienced litigator having litigation practice experience for more than 15 years.

His area includes commercial, civil and criminal litigation particularly commercial and construction contract disputes.

Manipong also practises administrative law litigation.

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