Business disputes in Thailand

Civil Cases under Thai Law

Business disputes in Thailand civil actions are lawsuits wherein one party sues another in order to enforce or protect his right or prevent a wrong.  In Thailand, civil cases ranges from business and property disputes, to personal domestic controversies, divorces, recovery of debt, employment-related issues or torts where the rights of one party are breached.

Before any party may sue another, it is important to consider several factors in the determination whether or not the party suing has a valid claim.  These factors involve, cause of action, court jurisdiction, identification of the relevant parties, among others.  Without these requisites, the case may only be dismissed.

In Thailand jurisdiction, the most common civil actions filed before the courts are the following: