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Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners
22ND FLOOR, MERCURY TOWER, 540 PLOENCHIT ROAD
LUMPINI, PATHUMWAN
BANGKOK 10330
Thailand
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Work Department

Thailand

Position

Senior Partner

Career

Weerawong Chittmittrapap is widely recognised as one of Thailand’s most experienced lawyers in banking and finance, capital markets, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and public-private partnerships for the development of major infrastructure projects in Thailand. He is renowned for advising clients on strategic transactions, including some of the largest mergers and acquisitions in Southeast Asia to date. Weerawong is the author of books on directors’ roles, duties, and responsibilities for the Bank of Thailand, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Stock Exchange of Thailand, and was retained by the World Bank for the preparation of the Corporate Governance Country Assessment of the Kingdom of Thailand.

Languages

English, Thai

Memberships

New York State Bar Association, 1992
(First Thai Lawyer to be admitted)

Thai Bar Association, 1981

Education

Outstanding Alumnus, Faculty of Law, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, 2013

LL.M., University of Pennsylvania, United States, 1992

LL.B., Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, 1979

Lawyer Rankings

Thailand > Dispute resolution

Weerawong Chittmittrapap handles all aspects of litigation before all levels of courts, both domestic and international. The firm acts on an array of disputes in sectors such as employment, energy, finance, insurance and IP. Phisit Dejchaiyasak heads up the team and has experience of advising Thai conglomerates in domestic and cross-border disputes. Rapinnart Prongsiriwattana is noted for commercial and administrative litigation work while associate Pralakorn Siwawej is active on a range of disputes including cross-border cases.

Thailand > Restructuring and insolvency

(Hall of Fame)

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Weerawong Chittmittrapap acts on local and cross-border negotiations for creditors and debtors, advises on restructurings and represents clients in litigation. The team is led by Natthida Pranutnorapal, a key practitioner in the litigation and arbitration group with experience of business reorganisations and insolvency issues. Senior partner Weerawong Chittmittrapap has been advising companies on restructuring and insolvency law for some two decades.

Weerawong Chittmittrapap acts on local and cross-border negotiations for creditors and debtors, advises on restructurings and represents clients in litigation. The team is led by Natthida Pranutnorapal, a key practitioner in the litigation and arbitration group with experience of business reorganisations and insolvency issues. Senior partner Weerawong Chittmittrapap has been advising companies on restructuring and insolvency law for some two decades.

Thailand > Corporate and M&A

(Hall of Fame)

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Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners has a broad practice, working on corporate governance, leveraged buyouts and joint ventures. The practice group’s clients include lenders, sellers and purchasers. The highly experienced Weerawong Chittmittrapap co-leads the team. He is noted for his experience of corporate governance and restructuring matters, alongside M&A work. Veeranuch Thammavaranucupt co-leads the group with Chittmittrapap, and assists domestic and international clients on a range of corporate governance matters and high value M&A transactions.

Thailand > Banking and finance

In the banking and finance group at Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners, founding partner Weerawong Chittmittrapap has of late assisted clients on transactions involving infrastructure and transportation projects. He has over a decade of experience in banking and finance law. Banks and corporations make up the team’s client base. Former practice head Passawan Navanithikul and Nattaporn Pengkul have left the firm for SRPP.

Thailand > Projects and energy

Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners advises on oil, gas and renewable energy matters in combination with project finance and infrastructure development. Head of the practice Weerawong Chittmittrapap works on some of the largest infrastructure projects in Thailand including the construction of new airports, ports and mass transit systems. Senior associate Jirapat Thammavaranucupt is also prominent on projects in connection with the Thai government’s Eastern Economic Corridor plan.