Firm Profile > Norton Rose Fulbright > Bangkok, Thailand

Norton Rose Fulbright

Thailand > Banking and finance Tier 2

Praised for its ‘strong expertise in project finance transactions’, Norton Rose Fulbright also handles acquisition and corporate finance matters and is particularly active in the energy, power and technology industries. The practice is led by Tassanai Kiratisountorn, who advises lenders and borrowers on cross-border transactions, with particular expertise in the energy sector. Senior associate Chormas Premsirinirund is another key name to note.

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‘Norton Rose team has strong expertise in project finance transactions. The team helps provide thorough and careful legal considerations. What makes Norton Rose stands out from other legal firm is the team’s flexible legal service scope and a brilliant service mind to achieve the required result for the client, even if that is an out-of-scope matter.’

‘The team has good experiences in providing legal services. Apart from typical legal advice, the firm could assist the lenders to determine the structure which makes the transaction possible and successful.’

Key clients

Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited

Bank of Ayudhya Pcl.

Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A., Singapore Branch

KASIKORNBANK Public Company Limited

Standard Chartered Bank (Thai) Public Company Limited

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Bangkok Branch

Prinx Chengshan Tire (Thailand) Company Limited

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, Bangkok Brach

United Overseas Bank (Thai) PCL

TMB Bank Public Company Limited

Thailand > Projects and energy Tier 3

Norton Rose Fulbright acts for clients on renewable and conventional energy matters, as well as PPP projects. Tassanai Kiratisountorn heads up the practice group and advises lenders and borrows on transactions in the renewable energy sector, while senior associate Chormas Premsirinirund focuses on project financing.

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The firm: Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm. We provide the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 4,000 lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, the Middle East and Africa.

Areas of Practice: Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare. Through our global risk advisory group, we leverage our industry experience with our knowledge of legal, regulatory, compliance and governance issues to provide our clients with practical solutions to the legal and regulatory risks facing their businesses.

Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

Norton Rose Fulbright Verein, a Swiss verein, helps coordinate the activities of Norton Rose Fulbright members but does not itself provide legal services to clients. Norton Rose Fulbright has offices in more than 50 cities worldwide, including London, Houston, New York, Toronto, Mexico City, Hong Kong, Sydney and Johannesburg. For more information, see

Offices: We have offices in the world’s most important business, financial and regulatory centres and are active in strategically important growth markets. Our offices are located in Amsterdam, Athens, Austin, Bahrain, Bangkok, Beijing, Brisbane, Brussels, Calgary, Canberra, Cape Town, Casablanca, Dallas, Denver, Dubai, Durban, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Houston, Istanbul, Jakarta (in association with Norton Rose Fulbright Australia), Johannesburg, London, Los Angeles, Luxembourg, Melbourne, Mexico City, Milan, Minneapolis, Monaco, Montréal, Moscow, Munich, New York, Ottawa, Paris, Perth, Piraeus, Port Moresby, Québec, Rio de Janeiro, Riyadh (in association with Mohammed Al-Ghamdi Law Firm), San Antonio, San Francisco, São Paulo, Shanghai, Singapore, St Louis, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, Vancouver, Warsaw and Washington, DC. In Africa, we have alliances with firms in Kenya, Uganda, Burundi and Zimbabwe

Number of partners (worldwide): 1,000+
Number of other fee-earners (worldwide): 2,000+
Total staff: 7,500+

Global key contacts
Financial institutions:
  James Bateson
Energy:  Anne Lapierre and John Mauel
Infrastructure, mining and commodities: Nick Merritt
Transport: Harry Theochari
Technology: Nick Abrahams
Life sciences and healthcare: Stacey Martinez and Randy Sutton

Department Name Email Telephone
Financial institutions
Life sciences
Photo Name Position Profile
 Haruethai Boonklomjit  photo Haruethai Boonklomjit
 Aimsarin Jirasatapananon  photo Aimsarin Jirasatapananon
 Tassanai Kiratisountorn  photo Tassanai Kiratisountorn
 Somboon Kitiyansub  photo Somboon Kitiyansub
 Jason Lemann  photo Jason Lemann
 Chormas Premsirinirund  photo Chormas Premsirinirund
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