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Siam Premier International Law Office Limited

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Chairman: Prof Dr Surakiart Sathirathai
Managing Partner: Phisud Dejakaisaya
Number of partners: 19
Number of lawyers: 102
Languages: English, Thai

Firm Overview:
Siam Premier International Law Office was established in 1990 through the driving force of its founders who wished to help clients succeed by providing practical solutions on any legal and business challenges that clients encountered. Siam Premier’s reliable practical legal service enables the firm to foster and maintain relationships with clients. To help develop this long-term relationship, the firm creates value in every work product that it delivers. Siam Premier ranks among the largest law firms in Thailand and has grown steadily since its founding to become one of Thailand’s largest law firms with over 100 lawyers in its Bangkok office. It has a sister law firm, Lao Premier in Vientiane.

Main Areas of Practice:

Banking & Finance:
4 partners; 11 fee earners based in Asia
■ Assisted Krungthai Bank Public Company Limited on drafting and finalising credit facilities agreement
Key Clients: Tipco Foods, Krungthai Card, Supalai, Magnolia
Contacts: Nithi Soomsawasdi, Suttiphat Khamsirivatchara
Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Capital Markets:
2 partners; 5 fee earners based in Asia
■ Acted for Krungthai Card Public Company Limited in issuing different types of debentures for the company
Key Clients: Triton Holding, Loxley
Contacts: Kulkanist Khamsirivatchara, Linda Osathaworanan
Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Corporate/M&A:
8 partners; 38 fee earners based in Asia
■ Advised Yuanta Securities Asia Financial Services Limited on Thai regulatory and licensing issues in relation to the transaction to acquire all of the shares in KKTrade Co., Ltd
■ Assisted Major Cineplex Public Company Limited in preparing the voluntary partial tender offer to purchase ordinary shares of Siam Future Development Public Company Limited
Key Clients: PTT Global Chemical, Padaeng Industry, Minor Group
Contacts: Linda Osathaworanan, Chatchavej Chitvarakorn, Bancha Wudhiprecha
Emails: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Dispute Resolution:
5 partners; 25 fee earners based in Asia
■ Represented Padaeng lndustry Public Company Limited in a dispute regarding cadmium contamination of the environment
Key Clients: Thai Airways International, PTT Exploration and Production, Sri Trang, Padaeng Industry, Thai Setthakit Insurance
Contacts: Kong Suriyamontol, Techatat Udomsiri, Bancha Wudhiprecha
Tel: +66 2646 1888
Emails: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Insurance:
3 partners; 9 fee earners based in Asia
■ Assisted Bupa in the process of global organisation by Aetna
Key Clients: AXA, IAG, Direct Asia, FPG Insurance, ACE INA Overseas, Prudential
Contact: Chatchavej Chitvarakorn
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate:
3 partners; 10 fee earners based in Asia
■ Advised Mitsui Fudosan Residential for the construction of 26 condominium projects in Bangkok
Key Clients: Mitsui Fudosan Residential, Show DC Corp, Hilton, Hyatt, Starwood/Marriott International, and Narai Group
Contact: Chatchavej Chitvarakorn
Email: [email protected]

Restructuring/Insolvency:
3 partners; 11 fee earners based in Asia
■ Assisted Tongkah Harbour Public Limited Company in the submission of the request of business reorganisation and attending all court appointments at the Bankruptcy Court
Key Clients: Tongkah Harbour, Asia Debt Management Fund
Contact: Bancha Wudhiprecha
Email: [email protected]

Tax:
1 partner; 3 fee earners based in Asia
■ Advised Tipco Foods Public Company Limited on the most efficient way to restructure its group business and spin-off the fruit processing business
Key Clients: Tipco Foods, B. Grimm Power, Cerebos Pte. Ltd.
Contact: Praphan Phichaiwatkomol
Email: [email protected]