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Yodwarat Tedkham

Legal Director

Yodwarat Tedkham is experienced in litigation and dispute resolution with a focus on insurance claims and shipping. Yodwarat has acted in various major contentious insurance matters. His work highlights include the maritime insurance disputes and reinsurance disputes.

He also has extensive experience in advising on legal issues and handling cases in relation to international trade, international of goods, carriage of goods by sea, air, land and multimodal transport, ship collision and marine casualty insurance, general civil and commercial laws, labour disputes and arbitration.

Professional QualificationsLawyer admitted with the Lawyers Council of Thailand


  • Representing Dhipaya Insurance Public Co., Ltd. in the court regarding the claim over THB5.4 billion, resulting from the damage of an undersea pipeline and the additional cost for power generation caused by the suspension of natural-gas supply to power plants and business interruption, brought by Hyundai Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. and PTT PCL.
  • Representing the leading Thai insurance companies in several claims; approximately in a total of THB3.5 billion, against the reinsurers (Best Re, Asian Re and CCR) in connection to the reinsurance contracts
  • Representing the leading insurance companies in relation to property damages and business interruption claims in relation to the unrest in Thailand in May 2010
  • Representing Viriyah Insurance Co., Ltd. in the court case brought by Thai lighter owner demanding compensation resulting from the total loss of the insured lighter under the Voyage Clause Hull Policy
  • Representing PTT Global Chemical Co., Ltd. and Dhipaya Insurance Public Co., Ltd. in the court case in respect of filing a petition requesting the Court to detain the ship due to collision with the jetty
  • Representing United Thai Warehouse Co., Ltd., United Thai Logistic Co., Ltd. and QBE Insurance (Thailand) Co., Ltd. in both the litigation and the arbitration cases brought by the owners of the goods damaged by fire in the warehouse
  • Thai
  • English
  • University of Tasmania, Australia, Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Management, 2001
  • Thai Bar Association, Barrister-at-Law examination of the Institute of Legal Education, 1995
  • Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University, Thailand, Bachelor of Laws, 1991

Memberships And Affiliations

  • The Thai Bar Association
  • Lawyers Council of Thailand