Charuwan Charoonchitsathian



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.


  • 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








    LLM, University of Nottingham

    LLM, University of Queensland

    LLB, Thammasat University


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