Frederic Favre was admitted in Lyon as Tax and Legal Counsel in 1989 and then as a Lawyer with tax certification on the Paris Bar in 1993. Further to 5 years of initial practice in France (1983-1988), Mr. Favre was a foreign practitioner in Tokyo (1989-1993) and then in Hanoi (1994-1997).
Since 1998, Frederic Favre is VOVAN & ASSOCIES Partner for Asia. From the Bangkok office Mr. Favre developed a network of independent law firms. From 2003, he also anchored in Thailand, TROCADELYO, a cross border business advisory group of companies. In 2005 Frederic Favre became the co-founder of and vice president of the Franco-Thai solidarity Committee and in 2009 of the AsiAfrica Foundation.
Mr Favre was also vice-president of the Franco-Thai Chamber of Commerce, then the president of the French Foreign Trade Advisers Thailand chapter and the treasurer of the 1st Thai European Business Council. Currently he is Board member of the ICC Thailand chapter, an active member of the THAC mediation center and of the Thai Institute of Directors.
Mr. Favre taught European Law in Seoul, he is the author of and contributor of several academic articles, conference presentations, about Japan, Thailand the GMS and ASEAN.
He graduated from law school in Lyon and from the ISG MBA program in New York and Tokyo. In 2005, Frederic Favre was honored by the French Government to the title of “Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite”.