Waewpen Piemwichai is a senior associate with the Tilleke & Gibbins corporate and commercial group, based in the Hanoi office. She leads the firm’s active technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) practice in Vietnam and, together with her team, advises companies from all industry sectors on TMT-related matters such as data privacy, cybersecurity, telecom and IT network services, online streaming and broadcasting, cloud computing, e-commerce, and advertising. Outside the TMT space, Waewpen also has extensive experience and expertise in practice areas including commercial transactions, franchising, company formation, and construction.
Waewpen was named “TMT Rising Star of the Year” at the 2023 Legal 500 Southeast Asia Awards, and has also been named one of Asia’s “Top 15 Rising Lawyers” (2021) and “Top 15 TMT Lawyers” (2022 and 2023) by Asian Legal Business. She is ranked as a leading TMT lawyer in Vietnam by Chambers Asia-Pacific and The legal 500, and was named the “highest rated lawyer to work with” for TMT in Vietnam in the 2021 Asialaw Client Service Excellence ratings.
Waewpen is a member of the Thai Bar Association, and was based in Bangkok before relocating to the firm’s Hanoi office. She is the firm’s Vietnam office contact person for Thai-speaking clients.
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