jason corbett, corporate attorney, corporate lawyer, business lawyer, silk legal, law firm, finance, consulting, adviser, rodman law groupDr. Corbett is the founder and Managing Partner of Silk Legal, a Bangkok-based law firm that advises  clients all over the world. The Rodman Law Group and Silk Legal have been collaborating since 2017, with their main overlap being FinTech and DLT projects.

As corporate lawyer by trade, and an entrepreneur at heart, Jason has trained in law with a variety of in-house and private practice positions, including one of Canada’s largest law firms. He has been involved in several business and start-ups at an executive level in a variety of industries, ranging from law, finance, FMCGs, hospitality, environmental, e-commerce and professional consulting.

Jason is truly passionate about his work and is always eager to connect with others.

The collaboration and mutual reliance between The Rodman Law Group and Silk Legal ensures that the clients of both firms have seasoned representation in every corner of the globe.



  • Doctor of Juridical Science La Trobe, 2011
  • Postgraduate Certificate Asia-American Institute in Transnational Law, Duke University. Held at University of Hong Kong, 2010
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Chinese Commercial Law and Practice Shanghai University, 2010
  • Postgraduate Certificate China University of Political Science and Law, 2009
  • Master of Laws – International Business Law La Trobe, 2006
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice Bond, 2005
  • Bachelor of Laws – Corporate & Commercial Law Bond, 2005


  • Member American Association for Justice, 2012
  • National Committee on Accreditation Federation of Law Societies of Canada, 2011
  • Member Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, 2006
  • Associate Member The Law Society of New South Wales, 2006
  • Solicitor Supreme Court of New South Wales, 2005


Twelve years to sharpen one sword, but can it cut?: Does China’s new bankruptcy law provide adequate protection for foreign creditors?

   –  La Trobe University, October 1 2010.

This thesis investigates the effectiveness of China’s new 2006 Enterprise Bankruptcy Law (EBL) to provide protection to foreign creditors. The unprecedented growth of the Chinese economy over the past decade led to the development of a new bankruptcy regime intended to meet international standards. An analysis of select Chinese bankruptcy cases provides an understanding of endogenous problems with the current business framework, law and regulation in China. This thesis seeks to answer the following question: Does the new Chinese EBL provide adequate protection for foreign creditors? The working hypothesis of this thesis is that the answer to this question is negative: the EBL does not provide foreign creditors with sufficient protection.

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