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Chandler MHM Limited

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Chandler MHM's skilled team regularly works with leading domestic and international banks and project owners on a wide array of issues. Handles project and infrastructure finance, as well as real estate and acquisition finance. Particularly active on the financing of hydropower and solar energy projects in Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam. Also handles the financing of domestic energy and infrastructure projects within Thailand. Well placed to advise Japanese clients through its affiliation with Mori Hamada & Matsumoto. Export-Import Bank of Thailand, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and United Overseas Bank Singapore are clients.

Strengths

A client comments: "Chandler MHM provides useful advice and practical solutions," noting that the team's overseas offices have also provided support.

Another interviewee reports: "They're friendly and it's easy to work in collaboration with them. Chandler is easy to get in touch with and they explain things well. When we work together, we understand each other easily. Also, they have a big team which is able to respond promptly, accurately and without miscommunications."

Work highlights

Chandler MHM advised Bangkok Bank and China Development Bank on the THB7.8 billion financing of a 343 km fuel oil pipeline covering five provinces.

Notable practitioners

Jessada Sawatdipong has a fantastic history as one of Thailand's leading finance lawyers, regularly advising both lenders and borrowers on project and acquisition finance matters. Market sources describe view him as a "highly respected" banking lawyer.

Joseph Tisuthiwongse is often enlisted to help leading Thai and international banks with key financing transactions. His expertise includes project finance in the energy space, as well as general loan refinancing deals.

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Overview

​Banking and Project Financing

Chandler MHM’s large and experienced Banking and Project Financing practice group has a track record of advising on some of Thailand’s and neighboring countries’ most significant transactions. The group acts for local and international lenders, sponsors and borrowers, and its top tier reputation is linked to long‐standing relationships with major commercial banks in Thailand, and with leading, international financial institutions.

The group has extensive experience in project finance, particularly on cross‐border transactions, and its full range of legal expertise includes: syndicated loans, single‐lender loans, project financings, refinancings, and all forms of security arrangements.




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Banking & Finance

Chandler MHM Limited

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Location

36th Floor, Sathorn Square Office Tower

98 North Sathorn Road

Silom, Bangrak

Bangkok

Bangkok

Thailand

10500

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Thailand

Banking & Finance


Jessada Sawatdipong
Band 1
Joseph Tisuthiwongse
Band 3