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Justice Vichai Ariyanuntaka
Honourable Justice Vichai Ariyanuntaka was Secretary-General of the ALA
from 25 November 2006 until 17 October 2009. He was elected
Secretary-General of the ALA at the 9th ALA General Assembly held in Bangkok, Thailand.
Justice Ariyanuntaka graduated with law degrees from Chulalongkorn (LLB
Hons), the University of Wales (LLB Hons) and the London School of
Economics (LLM). He is qualified as a Thai as well as English
Barrister-at-Law (Gray’s Inn).
Ariyanuntaka was instrumental in the establishment of the first
arbitration institute in Thailand, the Arbitration Office Ministry of
Justice, where he was Executive Director from 1990 to 1994. The
Office was to become the Thai Arbitration Institute (TAI), the largest
arbitration institution in Thailand. He is also a founding member
of the Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court,
which is now an internationally recognized forum as a model judicial
system for dispute resolution in intellectual property matters.
was appointed as Chief Judge of the Central Labor Court in 2004 and was
the Secretary-General to the President of the Supreme Court during
Justice Ariyanuntaka is a Senior Judge of the Central Intellectual
Property and International Trade Court and teaches at universities and
the Thai Bar.