Pacific Legal Group
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Statement of Practice:

General and International Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Lifescience and Agriculture Law Practice, Clinical Research, Thai Food and Drug Regulation, Thai Ministry of Agriculture Regulation, Corporate Commercial Law, Cross Border Finance, Asia-Pacific Investment, Environmental, Taxation and Customs, Litigation, Government Contracts, Immigration and Naturalization, Maritime, Project Finance, Real Estate and Construction Law.
Advisory services on Myanmar (Burma), Vietnam and Indochina matters.

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Firm Profile:

The firm was established in 1992 and offers a full range of legal and consulting services. The firm specializes in registering food, medical devices, animal health, cosmetics and drug products with the Thai Food and Drug Administration and in other Thai Food and Drug Regulation matters. It also specialises in providing clinical research and consumer test services and in matters involving the Thai Ministry of Agriculture. It has a particular interest in environmental and large infrastructure project law. The client base consists, primarily, of North American, Japanese and European companies which are engaged in business transactions in Thailand. The firm also has a practice which concerns investment matters in Myanmar (Burma) and Vietnam and Indochina. The firm has ten lawyers and consultants and a support staff of six administrative personnel.

Paul G. Russell, (Member) admitted to bar, 1958, New York. (Not admitted in Thailand). Education: Kenyon College (A.B., Hons., 1954); Harvard Law School (LL.B., 1957). Author: "Solid Waste Dispoal-Resource Recovery Projects," International Business Lawyer 6, 1984. Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York; New York State, American (Member of Council, Public Utility Law Section; Chairman, Utility Financing Committee, 1975-1985) and International (Vice Chairman, Utility Committee, 1983-1985) Bar Associations; Law Association for Asia and the Pacific. Languages: English and Thai. Practice Areas: Food and Drug Regulation; Clinical Research; Consumer Tests; Ministry of Agriculture Regulation; Environmental Law; Project Finance; Corporate Commercial Law; Cross Border Finance; Asia-Pacific Investment.


Prok Amranand, (Of Counsel) admitted to bar, 1947, Thailand. Education: Thammasat University (LL.B., 1946); Columbia University (M.B.A., 1949). Special Lecturer, Thammasat University, Chulalongkorn University and Kasetsat University, Bangkok, 1951-1961. Senior Officer, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), 1959-1977. Cabinet Member, Royal Thai Government, 1977-1980. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United States, 1980-1982. Co-founder, Thailand-United States Trade Council, 1983. Participant, major part in the formulation of the Rules for International Commercial Arbitration and Conciliation for the Asian and Pacific Region, the Agreement Establishing the Asian Development Bank (Manila), the Agreement Establishing an Asian Clearing Union (Tehran) and the Agreement Establishing the Asian Reinsurance Corporation (Bangkok). Member: Thai Bar Association; Thai Lawyers Association. (Also Member, Udom-Prok & Associates). Languages: Thai and English. Practice Areas: Business Law.

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