ABOUT Frederic Favre

Corporate, International and Asia-Regional Lawyer

Frederic Favre is a graduate of the School of Law, University of Lyon III and the ISG Business School. He was admitted in Lyon as Legal and Tax Counsel in 1989. After 10 years of practice in France, Japan and Korea, he moved to Vietnam in 1994 where he opened and managed in Hanoi a foreign legal practice. He was licensed as a foreign practitioner in Tokyo and Hanoi. After 4 years as executive Board and vice-president of the Franco-Thai Chamber of Commerce he became President and currently is Vice-President of the CCE Thailand Chapter. He is also the Treasurer of the Thai-European Business Association and a member of the ICC Arbitration Commission-Thailand Chapter. He is the author and the contributor to many publications and delivers conference presentations about Japan, Thailand the Mekong and the ASEAN regions.


  • European Community Executive Training Program in Tokyo(1992)
  • The ISG Business School (M.B.A 1989)
  • University of Lyon III (L.L.B. 1982; L.L.M 1983)
  • Master’s degree in French language and literature, Beijing Languages Institute (1991)


French, English, Korean, Japanese


  • Lawyer to the Paris Bar (1992)
  • Lawyer to the Lyon Bar (1989)


  • Co-founder of the ASIAFRICA Foundation
  • Member of the ICC Arbitration Commission-Thailand Chapter
  • Vice-President of the CCE Thailand Chapter
  • Vice-President of the Franco-Thai Solidarity Committee

 Areas of practice:

  • Corporate law
  • Private Equity
  • Customs
  • Labour law
  • Tax Law
  • Mergers
  • Negociations
  • Contracts Negotiation