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Pornpan Wichawut

Senior Associate


Pornpan is a senior associate in Tilleke & Gibbins’ corporate and commercial group in Bangkok, where she handles a wide range of regulatory compliance matters relating to fintech and technology. She also represents multinational and local financial services, payments, and technology industry clients on a range of strategic matters and ongoing regulatory compliance across Southeast Asia.

Pornpan is especially adept at advising fintech and other technology companies on their strategies for regulatory compliance and business growth in Southeast Asia. With her guidance, companies are able to navigate the complex anti-money laundering and other financial regulations for digital payment service providers in the region.

Prior to joining Tilleke & Gibbins, Pornpan served as legal counsel in an industry-leading investment-banking and brokerage service in Thailand. She also served as the regulatory compliance lead at a top-tier payment solutions company from Japan and Southeast Asia, and at the Thai arm of the leading digital payment platform in Indonesia.

Pornpan holds an LLB and MBA from Thammasat University and graduated with an LLM from Columbia University. Pornpan is a member of the Thai Bar Association and the Lawyers Council of Thailand.


  • Advised a top-tier payment solutions company from Japan and Southeast Asia in acquiring payment service licenses in Thailand, Singapore, and Indonesia.
  • Advised and assisted regional industry-leading payment service companies on regulatory compliance matters related to payment system laws in Thailand, Singapore, and Indonesia, as well as anti-money laundering, counterterrorism, and personal data protection laws.
  • Advised an industry leader in investment banking and brokerage services in Thailand in relation to five global private-equity projects valued at approximately USD 500 million in total.
ABOUT Pornpan






    MBA, Thammasat University

    LLM, Columbia University

    LLB, Thammasat University


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