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Jirapong SRIWAT

  • Partner
  • Bangkok
  • Bangkok Office Co-representative

Jirapong is a corporate M&A/private equity partner and the co-managing partner of our Bangkok office, who has been recognized as: (i) one of Asia's top 40 outstanding lawyers under the age of 40 by Thomson Reuters (Asian Legal Business); and (ii) one of Thailand's top 100 lawyers by Asia Business Law Journal, based on independent research and nominations from in-house counsel and international firms.

He advises on a wide range of merger-and-acquisition transactions, joint ventures, foreign direct investments, general corporate, international corporate finance, and restructurings. His expertise is advising, structuring and leading complex transactions both within and outside of Thailand. He regularly represents, among others, Japanese, Thai and international investors, international investment banks, international private equity investors, hedge funds and international corporations and financial institutions. His main areas of practice include public and private mergers and acquisitions (takeover rules), legal due diligence, joint ventures, fund raising, listings, block trades, stock exchange and securities exchange related laws, restructuring of shareholdings and general corporate advice. His additional areas of practice also cover banking and finance, renewable energy in Japan and Thailand, exchange control law, labor law, and debt restructurings. Before setting up the Bangkok office of Nishimura & Asahi in 2013, he worked with Linklaters for almost a decade. He is also a registered arbitrator of the Thai Arbitration Institute (TAI) with the areas of expertise in corporate M&A, joint venture, banking and finance, capital markets, debt restructurings and energy.

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London School of Economics (LL.M. in Corporate and Securities Laws, with High Merits)
Thammasat University (LL.B., with Second Class Honors)

Professional Experience

Linklaters, Bangkok