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 (Law). 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)