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Thailand

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanor

Among recent work highlights, Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanor advised Dtac Trinet Company on four credit facility agreements totalling THB70bn to fund the licensing fee needed to upgrade the telecoms infrastructure to 4G. Passawan Navanithikul and Chinnavat Chinsangaram are key contacts.

Leading individuals

Chinnavat Chinsangaram - Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanor

Next generation lawyers

Nattaporn Pengkul - Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanor

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Corporate and M&A (including capital markets)
Corporate and M&A (including capital markets) - ranked: tier 1

Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanor

Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanor’s ‘well-regarded team provides an excellent service’. It represents major Thai entities in the oil and gas, real estate, financial services, and petrochemical sectors. Recent highlights saw Weerawong Chittmittrapap leading the advice to Berli Jucker regarding its acquisition of a controlling stake in supermarket chain Big C from French-owned Casino Group. In the capital markets space, the firm has handled a number of IPOs recently. Peangpanor Boonklum and Veeranuch Thammavaranucupt are also recommended.

Leading individuals

Peangpanor Boonklum - Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanor

Weerawong Chittmittrapap - Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanor

Next generation lawyers

Sawita Peetawan - Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanor

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanor

The ‘well-regarded’ lawyers at Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanorprovide an excellent service’. The firm has been acting for Advanced Info Service (AIS), Thailand’s largest telecoms operator, in a dispute regarding concession fees. Other clients include ITV, Fitness First and Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance. Phisit Dejchaiyasak and senior counsel Peangpanor Boonklum are recommended, as is the recently promoted Warathorn Wongsawangsiri.

Leading individuals

Phisit Dejchaiyasak - Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanor

Next generation lawyers

Pathorn Towongchuen - Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanor

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 2

Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanor

Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanor’s recent work includes representing PTT Public Company in an EPC dispute relating to the Fourth Transmission Pipeline project. The firm also acts for clients such as Green Earth Power, Global Power Synergy and Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT). Peangpanor Boonklum and Weerawong Chittmittrapap head the department.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanor

Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanor acts for lenders, investment funds and investors, and developers. The team is best known for advising on REITs, hotel and resort projects, office complexes, and housing projects. Clients include HSBC, Ananda Development and Golden Land Property Development. Chusak Suwanpuchai is the key contact.

Leading individuals

Chinnavat Chinsangaram - Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanor

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 1

Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanor

Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanor represented Triple T Broadband in matters relating to the debt restructuring of parent company TT&T, which involved debts totalling $2bn, and a further $160m owed to a government-owned entity. Other clients include Krung Thai Bank, Saha Farms and Ernst & Young. Suntus Kirdsinsap and Chinnavat Chinsangaram co-head the practice, and Sakchai Limsiripothong is also recommended.

Leading individuals

Weerawong Chittmittrapap - Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanor

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 2

Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanor

Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanor acts for mobile operators, banks and media entertainment companies. The team represented ITV in two arbitrations against the Office of the Permanent Secretary to the Prime Minister in connection with an operating agreement. Veeranuch Thammavaranucupt heads the practice.

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