Chandler MHM Limited

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Firm profile for Asia-Pacific 2021

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Managing Partner: Chisako Takaya, Jessada Sawatdipong
Number of partners: 17
Number of lawyers: 90
Languages: Thai, English, Japanese, French, Chinese, Burmese

Firm Overview:
Chandler MHM Limited (Chandler MHM) has represented clients in Thailand since 1974, and is one of the few local law firms with qualified Thai, US, and Japanese lawyers. Clients benefit from the firm’s long experience in Thailand and Southeast Asia, and from offices in Japan, China, Singapore, Myanmar and Vietnam.

Chandler MHM lawyers are sought out for their expertise in complex cross-border banking, merger and acquisition, and energy and natural resources projects, and for niche expertise in REITs/capital markets. They deliver legal solutions that are practical, innovative and consistently responsive to clients’ needs.

Practice Areas
Banking & Project Financing
Corporate & M&A
Energy & Natural Resources
Major Investment Projects
Real Estate REITS/Capital Markets
Dispute Resolution/Litigation, Regulatory
Restructuring & Insolvency
Labour & Employment
Government Contracts
Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Main Areas of Practice:

Banking & Project Finance:
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.
Contact: Jessada Sawatdipong
Tel: +66 2009 5000, Ext 3102
Email: [email protected]

Corporate & M&A:
Chandler MHM has a highly experienced corporate and M&A practice group. The group acts for multinationals and large, local corporates on transactions involving Thailand’s and Southeast Asia’s key industry sectors, including energy and natural resources, petrochemicals, automotive, food and beverages, logistics, retail, property and high‐value manufacturing.
Contact: Arkrapol Pichedvanichok
Tel: +66 2009 5000, Ext 3323
Email: [email protected]

Energy & Natural Resources:
Chandler MHM has a long‐standing, highly recognised energy and natural resources legal team, drawing on the coordinated strengths of experienced lawyers from the firm’s banking and project financing, and mergers and acquisitions practices. The team acts for project owners, sponsors and lenders on a wide range of transactions, both in Thailand and across Southeast Asia.
Contact: E.T. Hunt Talmage III
Tel: +66 2009 5000, Ext 3211
Email: [email protected]

Major Investment Projects:
Chandler MHM acts for clients on preparing and processing applications for investment promotion and on implementation of Board of Investment (“BOI”) and Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (“IEAT”) projects in the hospitality industry, petrochemicals, electronics, computers, mining, high‐end manufacturing, F&B, and other industries.
Contact: Jessada Sawatdipong
Tel: +66 2009 5000, Ext 3102
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate:
Since its establishment, Chandler MHM has recognised the importance of the real estate (RE) sector in Thailand and surrounding countries. Today, the firm’s real estate team advises on diverse aspects of property investment, such as development of new projects, acquisition, disposition and financing of existing properties, all aspects of structuring for development projects, on due diligence, and on drafting / negotiating transactional agreements and documents.
Contact: Susumu Hanawa
Tel: +66 2009 5000, Ext 3203
Email: [email protected]

REITs / Capital Markets:
The lawyers in Chandler MHM’s REITs / capital markets practice group have the experience and proven capabilities to advise clients on a broad range of transactions in this highly specialised area of the law. This team advises on: establishment and capital increases for Real Estate Investment Trusts (“REITs”), property funds for public offering (“PFPO”s), securities, including Initial Public Offerings (“IPO”s), mergers and acquisitions, a broad range of capital markets projects, and financing related to these transactions. Capital markets work includes the issuance and offering of equity and debt securities (shares, debentures, quasi‐equity), acquisition of securities for business takeovers, and advising on compliance issues in connection with securities law matters, while mergers and acquisitions work focuses on advising local, international, public and private entities on domestic and complex cross‐border projects.
Contact: Tananan Thammakiat
Tel: +66 2009 5000, Ext 3202
Email: [email protected]

Dispute Resolution / Litigation, Regulatory:
Chandler MHM’s litigation team has significant experience in representing both local and international multinational companies and individuals on various legal and regulatory matters in Thailand, including administrative contract, bankruptcy, commercial, construction, employment, insurance, information technology, telecoms, international trade, intellectual property, tax and customs, and other general civil and criminal matters.
Contact: Waree Shinsirikul
Tel: +66 2009 5000, Ext 3401
Email: [email protected]

Technology, Media & Telecommunication:
The firm’s priority is to help its clients navigate through the legal and regulatory challenges in the technology sector. It can advise across a broad spectrum of technology related areas including cyber security, data privacy, e-commerce, e-sports, Fintech and health tech.
Contact: Nuanporn Wechsuwanarux
Tel: +66 2009 5000, Ext 3329
Email: [email protected]

Asia-Pacific

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Contributions

Total 3 contributions

Trends and Developments

Fintech 2021 in Thailand

Authors: Wongsakrit Khajangson, Panupan Udomsuvannakul, Nonthagorn Rojaunwong, Kun Tanarattananon

Law and Practice

Fintech 2021 in Thailand

Authors: Wongsakrit Khajangson, Panupan Udomsuvannakul, Nonthagorn Rojaunwong, Kun Tanarattananon

Law and Practice

Insolvency 2020 in Thailand

Authors: Chatchai Inthasuwan, Nathee Silacharoen, Sarunporn Chaianant, Norrapat Werajong

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Thailand

Banking & Finance
Band 2
Corporate/M&A
Band 2
Projects & Energy
Band 1
Real Estate
Band 3

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Thailand

Banking & Finance


Jessada Sawatdipong
Band 1
Joseph Tisuthiwongse
Band 3

Corporate/M&A


Arkrapol Pichedvanichok
Band 2

Projects & Energy


Jessada Sawatdipong
Band 1
Joseph Tisuthiwongse
Band 2

Real Estate


Tananan Thammakiat
Up and Coming

Top Ranked Lawyers

Band 1
Jessada SawatdipongBanking & Finance
Jessada SawatdipongProjects & Energy
Band 2
Joseph TisuthiwongseProjects & Energy
Band 3
Joseph TisuthiwongseBanking & Finance
Up and Coming

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36th Floor, Sathorn Square Office Tower

98 North Sathorn Road

Silom, Bangrak

Bangkok

Bangkok

Thailand

10500

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