Sur Novel


Sur Novel is a US national and Managing Director of NNP Group. Sur Novel holds a Juris Doctor Degree in Law and a Bachelor Degree in Political Science. Sur Novel specializes in consulting foreign companies and individuals doing business in Thailand. Prior to the operation of NNP Group, Sur Novel worked for Deloitte & Touche in Bangkok, Thailand for a period of approximately 4 years. Sur Novel has a broad base of experience including working for a top 100 US law firm (Vorys Sater Seymour & Pease LLP), one of the “Big 4” largest international consulting firms in the world (Deloitte & Touche), the Ohio Senate and Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand.

Qualifications & Affiliations

  • Juris Doctor Degree in Law, Capital University, Columbus, Ohio
  • Thailand Study Abroad Program, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Europe Study Abroad Program, Golden Gate University, San Francisco, California
  • Bachelor Degree in Political Science, Capital University, Columbus, Ohio

Work Experience

  • NNP Group: Bangkok, Thailand / 2006 – Present
  • Chulalongkorn University: Bangkok, Thailand / 2007
  • Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu & Jaiyos Co., Ltd.: Bangkok, Thailand / 2002 – 2006
  • Graff & Associates LPA: Columbus, Ohio, USA / 1998 – 1999
  • Mercantile Mortgage Corporation: Columbus, Ohio, USA / 1998
  • Vorys Sater Seymour & Pease LLP: Columbus, Ohio, USA / 1997
  • Ohio Senate: Columbus, Ohio, USA / 1996 – 1997

Service Areas

  • Company registrations
  • Visas & work permits
  • Contracts
  • Tax advice
  • Tax planning
  • Tax due diligence
  • Tax audit defense
  • Tax refund claims
  • Corporate structuring
  • Corporate dissolutions
  • Corporate due diligence
  • BOI applications
  • Foreign business licenses
  • Import licenses
  • Labor advice
  • Employee terminations
  • Severance claims
  • Trademarks
  • Property purchases
  • Business transfers (M&A)