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Weerawong C&P

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Senior Partner: Veeranuch Thammavaranucupt
Number of partners: 15
Number of lawyers: 100+
Languages: English, Thai

Firm Overview:
Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners Ltd. is one of Thailand’s largest independent law firms and offers a full range of legal services. Formerly the Bangkok office of White & Case LLP, Weerawong C&P became an independent Thai law firm in 2009, combining international services with local knowledge and expertise. Clients include major Thai conglomerates, leading multinational corporations, financial institutions, international agencies and investors.

Main Areas of Practice:

Banking, Finance and Projects:
The firm advises borrowers and lenders on all aspects of banking and finance, including acquisition and project financing, as well as public-private partnerships in relation to solar, petroleum and thermal power, airport and rail facilities and ports.
Partners: Weerawong Chittmittrapap, Passawan Navanithikul, Nattapom Pengkhul, James Lawden

Capital Markets:
Widely recognised as a leader in capital markets, the firm advises issuers, underwriters, placement agents, security holders, investors and corporate trustees in a wide variety of international and domestic debt and equity markets.
Partners: Veeranuch Thammavaranucupt, Khemajit Choomwattana, Patcharapom Pootranon

Corporate & Mergers & Acquisitions:
The firm is renowned for advising on strategic transactions, including some of the largest mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and divestments in South East Asia to date. The firm also assists clients with corporate and commercial agreements, competition, environmental, financing, intellectual property, labour and employment, regulatory and taxation matters.
Partners: Weerawong Chittmittrapap, Sunyaluck Chaikajomwat, Panuwat Chalongkuamdee, Samata Masagee, James Lawden

Dispute Resolution:
Comprehensive dispute resolution services are provided for domestic and international clients. The team has extensive experience in litigation and arbitration in all practice areas and industry sectors. The team also assists clients with arbitration clauses in contracts and enforcement or annulment proceedings following an award.
Partners: Phisit Dejchaiyasak, Rapinnart Prongsiriwattana, Sakchai Limsiripothong, Warathom Wongsawangsiri, Pathom Towongchuen

Restructuring & Insolvency:
The firm provides multi-disciplinary services in pre-litigation, litigation, as well as out of court restructurings and insolvencies. The team is a leader in this area and is renowned for high profile cases involving large numbers of stakeholders.
Partners: Phisit Dejchaiyasak, Sakchai Limsiripothong, Pathom Towongchuen

Technology, Media & Telecommunications:
The firm has extensive experience advising on multi-billion baht financing, capital increases, set-up and restructuring, corporate-commercial, licensing and regulatory matters, as well as dispute resolution for telecommunications, media and technology companies.
Partners: Veeranuch Thammavaranucupt, Phisit Dejchaiyasak Myanmar

Legal & Consulting Services:
Since 2010, the firm has been advising clients on foreign investment law, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, real estate, security and collateral, as well as dispute resolution in Myanmar. An extensive local network enables clients in the energy, financial, hotel, food and beverage and construction sectors to develop opportunities.
Partner: Sunyaluck Chaikajomwat

Real Estate, Construction & Engineering:
Legal services in relation to the acquisition, construction, development, financing, leasing and management of all types of real estate are provided. Clients include developers, owners, private and institutional investors, investment funds and real estate investment trusts.
Partner: Khemajit Choomwattana