Thai courts will compel arbitration if a written agreement to arbitrate exists between the parties.

Interlocutory arbitrations may be sanctioned by the courts upon written request of the litigants concerned if the court's view is that expeditions and fair resolution of the cases can be achieved by arbitration. Such a request may be made at any time during the trial but before final judgement. An arbitrator(s) will be appointed pursuant to the agreement of the litigants. Failing such an agreement, the court may appoint any arbitrator(s) as it deems appropriate.

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