Mr Supasit Boonsanong > Tilleke & Gibbins > Bangkok, Thailand > Lawyer Profile

Tilleke & Gibbins
SUPALAI GRAND TOWER, 26 F
1011 RAMA 3 ROAD, CHONGNONSI, YANNAWA
BANGKOK 10120
Thailand

Work Department

Corporate and Commercial Department

Position

Partner and Co-Chair of Tilleke & Gibbins’ Energy Practice
Practice Areas: Energy, Banking and Finance, Corporate/M&A

Career

Supasit Boonsanong is a partner in Tilleke & Gibbins’ corporate and commercial department and joint head of the firm’s energy industry group. He specializes in complex cross-border energy industry transactions, including project finance and mergers and acquisitions, and oil, gas, and petrochemical industry operations. He regularly advises leading energy and natural resource companies on projects, joint ventures, licensing, supply, construction, and financing agreements. He also specializes in negotiating engineering, procurement and construction contracts (EPCs) for process plants, conventional power plants, tank farms, and renewable energy installations (solar, wind, biomass, and waste conversion).

Supasit is chief of the legal team advising Thai government authorities on legislative amendments to the country’s petroleum laws, including drafting regulations, models of petroleum production sharing contracts, and risk service contracts under the Petroleum Act. He also teaches petroleum law and investment law at the Faculty of Law, Chulalongkorn University.

Supasit has over 18 years of experience at respected international law firms in Bangkok, and over 15 years as general counsel to Thailand’s National Petrochemical Company.

Languages

Thai, English

Education

LLM, Center for Petroleum Law and Mineral Studies, University of Dundee, U.K.

LLB, Chulalongkorn University

Lawyer Rankings

Thailand > Projects and energy

Tilleke & Gibbins advises international and domestic clients on financing, licensing and investment matters in renewable energy and infrastructure projects. Joseph Tomkiewicz, who is noted for his expertise in transactional and litigation work with leading oil and gas companies, jointly heads up the team alongside Supasit Boonsanong, who advises Thai government authorities on legislative amendments to the country’s petroleum laws. Cynthia M. Pornavalai is a key contact in the team and handles commercial transactions in the energy sector.