Mike Doyle is a U.S. attorney and a partner who has practiced in Thailand since 1996. He is the author of the books Doyle’s Practical Guide to Thailand Business Law 4th Edition and the co-author and Doyle’s Practical Guide to Business Law in Asia.
Mike has represented hundreds of foreign investors in Thailand establishing subsidiaries, sales offices, representative offices, factories and joint ventures.
As he is fluent in both spoken and written Thai, and is very well known in Thai circles, he has represented many foreign investors in negotiating and handling disputes with Thai companies.
Mike has published over 70 articles in English language publications such as the Bangkok Post, the Nation, many other magazines and trade journals including Thai language publications such as Krungthep Turakit. He has also served as a guest lecturer at Thammasat University in Bangkok.
Recent Articles and Presentations
Featured presenter to Rotary Club Bangkok South on the topic "Avoiding Legal Disasters in Thailand", Crowne Plaza Lumpini Hotel, October 25, 2019.
Featured presenter to Pattaya City Club on the topic “Avoiding Legal Catastrophes in Thailand”, Holiday Inn Pattaya, October 13, 2019.
Published book Doyle’s Practical Guide to Thailand Business Law 5th Edition, September 2019.
Participated in International Bar Association, Tax Committee Panel on “Entering and Exiting Asia- Tax Implications”, Seoul Korea, September 2019.
“Thai Government Reduces Fees for Company Registration and Simplifies Registration Procedures” TAB, Journal of the American Chamber of Commerce inn Thailand, April 2019.
“Debt Equity Swap Rules in Thailand” Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, SMBC Global (online) Information (published in Japanese), March 2019.
“My 20 Years in Thailand” Arkansas Lawyer Magazine, May 2017.
Presentation “Investing Effectively in Thailand” and “Understanding Investment Regimes in Developing Asia and Avoiding Pitfalls” given to Hylands Law Firm and Zhonglun Law Firm in Shanghai, PRC, April 2017
“Changes to Aircraft Age-Based Requirements Would Promote Thailand’s Competiveness” TAB Magazine, May 2017
Doyle’s Practical Guide to Business Law in Asia 2nd Edition, Carolina Academic Press, July 2016
Doyle's Practical Guide to Thailand Business Law 4th Edition, November 2015.