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Senior Associate - Tax

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A well-known, up and coming law firm in Thailand is seeking a motivated and experienced attorney (x1 vacancy) for its tax practice.

One of the oldest and regionally renowned law firms, with its head office based in Bangkok, Thailand.

About the Senior Associate - Tax Role:

In this role, you will be working closely with partner, to assist partner(s) in leading and developing tax practice group. The lawyer is expected to have strong expertise and legal knowledge in tax law and regulations and capabilities in rendering professional advice and managing complex cases. You will enjoy a variable bonus and provident fund for this role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Advise clients on various tax matters in respect of corporate income tax, personal income tax, VAT, specific business tax, stamp duty, excise tax, customs duty, house and land tax, BOI, etc.
  • Advise clients on tax planning for domestic and cross-border transactions, proper structure for doing business in Thailand, and utilisation of double tax agreements
  • Advise clients on the computation of individual income tax and corporate income tax, filing of tax returns and other tax compliance matters
  • Prepare tax appeals and various letters to the tax authorities, such as letters requesting a tax ruling, letters requesting a waiver or reduction of a penalty, fine, surcharge, etc.
  • Formulate legal strategies, provide legal opinions and analytical responses to clients, respond to inquiries, develop legal guide, complete questionnaire, and act as the primary point of contact for clients
  • Perform legal research when and as necessary to resolve legal issues and determine the appropriate course of action regarding a particular issue/case
  • Take initiative in designing and implementing business development and marketing plans for tax practice group for Thailand office and the firm’s overseas offices in the region
  • Regularly publish articles and give presentations that increase the firm’s visibility, which results in new business opportunities
  • Participate in crafting proposals and pitch for new business from current or prospective clients
  • Identify and participate in relevant conferences as agreed partner(s)/department heads
  • Effectively and efficiently manage projects and matters well

To succeed in this role, you must have good communication skills in English.

Key Requirements

  • Knowledge of tax laws and regulations
  • Experience preparing complex tax returns and tax computation
  • At least five to six years of demonstrated tax law experience

This law firm needs no introduction and is recognised as one of the rising firms in Bangkok. With great clients, the culture is demanding but if you are confident and have a can-do attitude the potential rewards are significant. The firm is also very focused on developing and training their people to the highest standards.

If you are driven and looking for a new challenge, this is the role for you.

If you would like to apply for this role or find out more, please contact Josh Carew on +66 2 344 4872 or email to Josh.Carew@robertwalters.co.th

Due to the high volume of applications, our team will only be in touch if your application is shortlisted.

Robert Walters Recruitment (Thailand) Limited
Recruitment License No.: น. 1188 / 2551

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Legal

Focus: Corporate Law

Industry: Legal

Salary: 1FB + 1-3VB + Insr + PVF

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Bangkok Province

Job Reference: XR378I-EFF17657

Date posted: 06 June 2024

Consultant: Josh Carew

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