Charuwan Charoonchitsathian

Counsel

Biography

Charuwan Charoonchitsathian is a counsel in Tilleke & Gibbins’ corporate and commercial group, where she advises multinational clients on a wide range of legal matters related to their commercial operations in Thailand. She is particularly well-regarded for her expertise in business reorganization, corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, project finance, and data protection, with a focus on clients involved in the energy and technology sectors.

Charuwan has over a decade of experience advising clients in Thailand, and has previously held senior positions at some of Bangkok’s largest and most well-respected international firms, as a well as a leading boutique energy firm. She is a barrister-at-law certified by the Thai Bar Association and a lawyer licensed with the Lawyers Council of Thailand.

Experience

  • Assisted a Thai renewable energy company in connection with its investment in solar business in Myanmar.
  • Assisted a client in obtaining all required project licenses, and structuring and executing all required agreements, for a 45 MW wind farm project valued at over THB 1 billion (USD 32 million).
  • Assisted a Thai power plant with submission of its bidding proposal under the SPP Hybrid Firm Program for a 27 MW biomass power plant project.
  • Advised a small power producer (SPP) gas-fired power plant project in Thailand on development of a gas turbine contractual service agreement.
  • Assisted a SET-listed bank on conducting legal due diligence on two very small power producer (VSPP) solar power plants in Chantaburi province and Saraburi province in Thailand.
  • Conducted legal due diligence on a 9.9 MW biomass project in Kanchanaburi province, Thailand, for a commercial bank.
  • Assisted a cogeneration power company with development of the long-term service agreement for a gas turbine generator for a small power producer (SPP) gas-fired power plant project in Thailand.
  • Conducted legal due diligence for a major Thai bank, as the lender, on a small power producer (SPP) project for development of a 122.26 MW combined-cycle cogeneration power plant in Anthong province, Thailand.
  • Advised a SET-listed electricity distribution company in connection with its proposed investment in a rooftop solar company.
  • Advised a publicly listed Thai printing company in connection with its acquisition of the printing business of one of Thailand’s largest media companies.
ABOUT Charuwan

Practices

Corporate/M&A

Location

Languages

    Thai

    English

Education

    LLM, University of Nottingham

    LLM, University of Queensland

    LLB, Thammasat University

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