Panya Sittisakonsin has practised in international tax and international trade since 2002. He is currently a partner in the Tax Practice Group at Baker McKenzie’s Bangkok Office. He also leads the International Commercial & Trade Practice Group, and practices in the customs and supply chain areas. While in the tax practice group of Baker McKenzie’s Sydney office, and the trade practice group of the Washington, DC office, he gained extensive experience in international tax planning and US customs valuations.
During his 18-year career, he has assisted many multinational, regional and local clients with tax planning, compliance and audits, particularly regarding offshore and onshore investments, general tax advice, tax privileges, indirect taxes and tax and customs audits. He also advises clients on highly complex tax structures, wealth management and family business planning and restructuring. He is part of a team that has successfully litigated several cases on transfer pricing, customs valuation, excise tax, and investment privileges.
In 2018, Acritas Sharper Insight named Panya a Stand-Out Lawyer. He is ranked Tier 1 by The Legal 500 and Band 1 by Chambers Asia-Pacific. Additionally, International Tax Review has repeatedly named him an Indirect Tax Leader and Tax Controversy Leader.