Tier 1 rankings in all major practice areas - The Legal 500 2021

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Weerawong C&P is ranked in Tier 1 in all major practice areas for the fourth consecutive year in The Legal 500 annual rankings.

  BANKING AND FINANCE TIER 1  

Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners acts on major transactions throughout the APAC region such as multi-lender cross-border deals. 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.

Key lawyer: Weerawong Chittmittrapap

  CAPITAL MARKETS TIER 1  

Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners acts on a range of debt, equity and derivatives matters in the domestic and international markets for issuers, underwriters, investors and corporate trustees. The firm is active in international securities transactions as well as in the issuance of Thai financial instruments. Veeranuch Thammavaranucupt leads the team. Her broad expertise includes handling major offerings in the APAC region and advising on corporate restructuring and offering of shares under SEC regulations. Partner Trinuch Chuenchomlada has assisted on several matters in the real estate and consumer sectors.

Leading individual: Veeranuch Thammavaranucupt

Rising star: Trinuch Chuenchomlada

  CORPORATE AND M&A TIER 1  

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.

Hall of Fame: Weerawong Chittmittrapap

  DISPUTE RESOLUTION TIER 1  

Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners 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.

‘The team is advising us on a key litigation. We find Weerawong C&P team to be brilliant and dedicated with significant out of box approach.’

‘WCP has many young, talented and committed lawyers.’

‘I work closely with Akaraporn Kulvijit. I highly recommend him because he is smart and a creative thinker. He is able to provide me with sound advice and good solutions.’

Hall of Fame: Phisit Dejchaiyasak

Rising star: Pralakorn Siwawej

  RESTRUCTURING AND INSOLVENCY TIER 1  

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.

Hall of Fame: Weerawong Chittmittrapap

Rising star: Natthida Pranutnorapal

  PROJECTS AND ENERGY TIER 1  

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. Partner Jirapat Thammavaranucupt is also prominent on projects in connection with the Thai government's Eastern Economic Corridor plan.

Rising star: Jirapat Thammavaranucupt

  REAL ESTATE AND CONSTRUCTION TIER 2  

Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners acts for owners, developers, Thai property funds as well as institutional investors on matters relating to property acquisitions, developments and the financing of real estate assets.

  TMT TIER 2  

Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners acts for Thai and foreign companies on a range of TMT matters including regulatory and licensing issues, disputes and data protection.  Veeranuch Thammavaranucupt is leading the team and is noted for work with media and e-commerce companies in various transactional and disputes matters while Phisit Dejchaiyasak represents major telecommunications and internet service providers in disputes work.

Practice head(s): Veeranuch Thammavaranucupt

  DISPUTE RESOLUTION: INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION TIER 3  

Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners has broad expertise at the TAI, HKIAC, SIAC and UNCITRAL centers, handling both the defence and enforcement of arbitral disputes. Its sector experience includes the automotive, aviation, and construction and engineering areas, in addition to  anti-corruption cases. Phisit Dejchaiyasak leads the team and has experience of acting for Thai conglomerates, including telecoms and insurance clients in disputes.

Practice head(s): Phisit Dejchaiyasak

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