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22ND FLOOR, MERCURY TOWER, 540 PLOENCHIT ROAD, LUMPINI, PATHUMWAN, BANGKOK 10330, THAILAND
Tel:
Work +66 2 264 8000
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Fax +66 2 657 2222
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https://www.weerawongcp.com

The firm: Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners Ltd. is one of Thailand's largest independent law firms, offering a full range of legal services to Thai and international clients. Formerly the Bangkok office of White & Case LLP, which commenced business in Thailand in 1993, Weerawong C&P became an independent Thai law firm in 2009, combining international standards of excellence with local knowledge and expertise.

Consistently recognised in the top tiers of The Legal 500, Chambers & Partners, IFLR1000 and ASIAN-MENA Counsel as a leading firm in Thailand, Weerawong C&P received the distinction of National Firm of the Year in 2014, 2015 and 2017 at the IFLR Asia Awards and in 2016 and 2017 at the Asian Legal Business Awards. The firm has been recognised for 'going beyond' in achieving results for clients by implementing strategies that have not been previously approached.

Areas of practice: Banking and finance: the firm advises Thai and international banks, borrowers and other clients on all aspects of banking and finance in the Asia Pacific region, including structuring, negotiating and documenting transactions that involve bank lending, project finance and acquisition financing, as well as a broad range of domestic regulatory matters.

Capital markets: the firm represents issuers, underwriters, placement agents, security holders, investors, corporate trustees and other participants in a wide variety of debt, equity and derivative offerings in domestic and international markets.

Corporate/M&A: Weerawong C&P represents purchasers, sellers, advisors, lenders and financial intermediaries in domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, leveraged buyouts and divestments.

Dispute resolution: the firm provides comprehensive dispute resolution services for domestic and international clients. The team has extensive expertise and experience in all practice areas and industry sectors, with litigators representing clients in both the English and Thai languages.

Restructuring and insolvency: Weerawong C&P is one of the few law firms in Thailand that can provide integrated, multi-disciplinary services in both pre-litigation and litigation, including out-of-court restructurings.

Technology, media and telecommunications: Weerawong C&P advises and represents some of the top telecommunication, media and technology providers in Thailand in multibillion-baht financing; set-up and restructuring; commercial, licensing and regulatory matters; and high-profile, precedent-setting disputes.

Myanmar legal and consulting services: Weerawong C&P has been advising clients on Myanmar-related business since 2010. The firm has represented power companies, banks, hotels, beverage companies, and leading infrastructure and construction groups in a wide range of matters, including the development and implementation of the Dawei sea port, industrial estate, and road and rail link to Thailand. The extent of the firm's local network in Myanmar enables the firm to present innovative solutions to local authorities as well as international best practices that are often welcomed by local decision-makers.

Real estate, construction and engineering: Weerawong C&P provides services in all aspects of commercial real estate and investment matters, including hotels and resorts, residential and multi-purpose projects and related financing.

Projects and energy: Weerawong C&P advises on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, financing and capital markets transactions, including infrastructure funds and public private partnerships, in relation to energy, projects and e-funds in Thailand. The firm also advises on corporate and regulatory matters in relation to renewable energy, petroleum and power generation projects, airports, rail transport and ports.

  • Number of lawyers: 120
  • Languages
  • English
  • Thai

Above material supplied by Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners.

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