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Panuwat Chalongkuamdee

Founding Partner

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Panuwat Chalongkuamdee


Bachelor of Laws, Chulalongkorn University (First Class Honors) 

Barrister-at-Law, Thai Bar Association

Director Accreditation ProgramThai Institute Of Directors

Arbitration / Mediation Experience

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Enlisted in the Panel of Arbitrators of Office of Insurance Commission (OIC)

Enlisted in the Panel of Arbitrators of Thai Arbitration Institute (TAI)

Enlisted in the Panel of Arbitrators of Thailand Arbitration Center (THAC)

Bars and Courts

Admitted in Thailand

Recent Experience

PTT Public Company Limited

   Advising PTT Public Company Limited in its major restructuring and spin-off of its oil marketing and retail business worth up to THB 121 billion with a plan to list this division on Thailand's stock exchange.

Global Power Synergy Public Company Limited

   Advising Global Power Synergy Public Company Limited in the acquisition of 100% of the shares in N.P.S. Stargroup Co., Ltd., World X Change Asia Co., Ltd., P.P. Solar Co., Ltd. and TerraForm Global Operating (Thailand) Co., Ltd., from the respective shareholders of each target by Global Renewable Power Company Limited, a 99% owned subsidiary of Global Power Synergy Public Company Limited.

Dusit Thani Public Company Limited

   Advising Dusit Thani Public Company Limited, one of Thailand’s foremost hotel and property development companies, in a joint venture with Central Pattana Public Company Limited for the development of a large-scale, mixed-use real estate project with an estimated value of THB 36.7 billion (approximately USD 1.05 billion) in the central business district of Bangkok. The project will build on the unique Thai heritage of Dusit Thani to create a modern iconic landmark consisting of a hotel, residences, retail, office and green space. Weerawong C&P also assisted in the negotiation to extend the lease agreement with the Crown Property Bureau for 30+30 years for an additional plot of 24 rai at the intersection of Silom Road and Rama IV The deal closed on 28 June 2017.

Taobao China Holding Limited

  Advising Taobao China Holding Limited, a member of the Alibaba Group operating an online shopping website, in the acquisition of a controlling stake in the Lazada Group, a leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia. The transaction consisted of an investment of approximately USD 500 million in the newly issued equity capital of the Lazada Group and the acquisition of shares from certain shareholders of the Lazada Group, for a total investment by Alibaba of approximately USD 1 billion.

Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited

  Advising Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited (SCB) in the joint venture with CPB Equity, Kasikornbank, True Internet Data Center, and Supernap International to establish Supernap (Thailand) Company Limited, ASEAN’s largest data center. The project was granted the best available tax privilege promotion from the Thai Board of Investment. Weerawong C&P advised on the licensing agreement, construction agreement and co-location agreement. The transaction, valued at approximately THB 4 billion, closed in December 2014.

Awards & Recognition

  • Asia’s 40 Under 40, Asian Legal Business, 2015

  • Chambers & Partner, Corporate Merger & Acquisition, Band 3, 2023

  • Asialaw, Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Notable Practitioner, 2016-2023

  • IFLR1000, Highly Regarded Lawyer, 2016-2023

  • The Legal 500, Recommended Lawyer, 2016-2023

  • The A List, Thailand's Top 100 Lawyers, Asia Business Law Journel, 2018 - 2023

  • Deal of the Year - Merger of Celebrity Fitness and Fitness First in Asia, ALB SE Asia Law Awards, 2018

  • Deal of the Year - Alibaba-Lazada acquisition, ASIAN-MENA Counsel and The Asian Lawyer, 2016


  • 'Guide to Merger Control in Thailand’, SRPP Publications, 2023

  • ‘Carbon Credit Registration Options’, SRPP Publications, 2022

  • ‘Thailand Voluntary Emission Reduction Project Registration’, SRPP Publications, 2022

  • ‘Corporate M&A Law and Practice in Thailand’, Global Practice Guide, Chambers & Partners, 2019-2021

  • ‘Thailand: Mergers & Acquisitions’, The In-house Lawyer, The Legal 500, 2019-2020

Speaking Event

  • Speaker in the seminar on “M&A in Practice and Acquisition Financing” for PTT Public Company Limited, March 2023.

  • Speaker in the seminar on “Legal Strategies Instruction the Successful M&A” for OMEGAWORLDCLASS Research Institute, February 2023.

  • Speaker in the conference on “M&A from Kick Off to Closing; Legal Due Diligence, and Key Issues in Share Purchase (Subscription) Agreement & Disclosure”, for Law Chula Alumni, November 2022

  • Speaker in the seminar on “Company Laws and Corporate Governance” for OMEGAWORLDCLASS Research Institute, November 2022

  • Speaker, “Key strategic difficulties encountered when negotiating a Merger & Partnership transaction”, for Global Renewable Power Company Limited, October 2022

  • Speaker, “Legal Due Diligence and Legal Documents in Deal and Closing” for Master of Accounting Program (MAP), Faculty of Commerce, Thammasat University, September 2022

  • Speaker in the seminar on “Merger & Acquisition Agreements: Effectively drafting & managing merger & acquisition agreements”, for OMEGAWORLDCLASS Research Institute, September 2022

  • Speaker in the seminar on “Move Forward to Merging and Partnership”, for CONC Thammasat’s Business Concept Development Program, September 2022

  • Speaker in the seminar on “Proven Legal Strategies to Structure a Successful M&A Process: Key Legal Steps to Success”, for OMEGAWORLDCLASS Research Institute, August 2022

  • Speaker, “Practical Skill in Merger & Partnership and International Business Law and Ethics” for CONC Thammasat's Strategic Competency Program, July 2022

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