Who we are

Who we are

We are a team of dedicated Thai and German professionals with longstanding legal experience and expert knowledge of the culture of Thailand and the region of Southeast Asia.
If you decide to work with us, we will offer a strong commitment to you in terms of useful ideas, enthusiasm, endurance and getting things done on the ground for you!

 

We are member of the German Thai Chamber of Commerce.

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Georg Schäfke

The founder of our law firm German Attorney mag. iur. Georg Schäfke has wide experience working in Thailand. He is also active at the office of our cooperation partner in Cologne, Germany to forge a link for legal relations between the two countries. In addition to his legal expertise he is also publicly sworn interpreter and accredited translator of Thai and German by the president of the Higher Regional Court of Cologne and has a secure command of both written and spoken Thai. He combines legal, linguistic and intercultural skills and experience in one person. This allows him to overcome difficulties and solve problems easier, faster and immediately and therewith achieving a special quality of performance and effective client support.

Mr. Schäfke is member of the Cologne Bar Association. His legal work focuses on commercial law with a specialization in corporate law, contract law and investment law. Furthermore he is active in the field of (international) inheritance law. Mr Schäfke primarily serves mediumsized and large companies from various types of business such as fashion, jewellery, watches and textile as well as large infrastructure projects like Bangkok´s Skytrain lines and Airport Rail Link. Besides these long term engagements he always happily supports small enterprises and private individuals.

Mr Schäfke studied law and East Asian studies at Cologne University and completed his legal clerkship in Cologne, Beijing and Bangkok. He taught Thai and South East Asian studies at the German Federal Language Department in Hürth for over 10 years. After his Abitur Mr. Schäfke worked in a Burmese refugee camp in Thailand as an English teacher and education coordinator.

Mr. Schäfke is fluent in German, Thai and English as well as very knowledgeable in Chinese and Lao.

Contact: schaefke[at]schaefke[dot]legal

Affiliates

With the law firm Rechtsanwaltskanzlei Schäfke in Cologne, Germany (http://www.rechtsanwaltskanzlei-schaefke.de) we forge a link for legal relations between the Thailand and Germany.

This international network of law firms and our extensive cooperation enable us to provide an overarching regional consulting and intercultural communications service for our clients in legal and economic transactions between the EU and ASEAN. Together with our affiliated office, we fulfill our philosophy to provide an intensive, individual and comprehensive client service of exceptional high quality.
We are happy to assist you in all legal matters in Thailand and Germany or around the world. In our offices you can always immediately consult a lawyer in ThaiGerman, English and Lao.

Cologne – Germany

Rechtsanwaltskanzlei Schäfke

www.rechtsanwaltskanzlei-schaefke.de

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Thank you for your interest in our firm!

You are Thai and educated in the legal area? Searching for an interesting, manifold, challenging new job? You would like to work in an international law firm to gain more experience and to develop yourself with the company? This is a great opportunity for a lawyer with team spirit and a pragmatic approach to have a direct and meaningful impact. Work with us and we’ll work with you to help you to achieve your potential.

 

Please submit your application including a detailed curriculum vitae, photo, list of references and letter of motivation via E-mail to:

hr[at]schaefke[dot]legal
We are currently looking to fill the following position:
Lawyer

Qualification

  • Thai nationality, age not over 30 years old
  • Bachelor degree in law or higher with lawyer license
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in private law, commercial and corporate law, real estate transactions, foreign business and investment law, succession law, immigration law and aliens law
  • Work in international law firm or multinational company is a plus
  • Proficient in both spoken and written English
  • Computer literacy
  • Capable of handling multi-faceted tasks and working under pressure
  • Position will be based in Bangkok and may require occasional travel within Thailand and overseas
Paralegal

Qualification

  • Thai nationality, age not over 30 years old
  • Bachelor degree in law or higher with lawyer license
  • Work in international law firm or multinational company is a plus
  • Proficient in both spoken and written English
  • Computer literacy
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook
  • Capable of handling multi-faceted tasks and working under pressure
  • Position will be based in Bangkok and may require occasional travel within Thailand
Intern/Rechtsreferendar

Qualification

  • Thai or German nationality
  • Interested in Law, the legal system and international law
  • Proficient in both spoken and written English
  • Computer literacy
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook
  • Capable of handling multi-faceted tasks and working under pressure
  • Position will be based in Bangkok and may require occasional travel within Thailand