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Jirapong Sriwat, SCL Nishimura & Asahi

Jirapong Sriwat

SCL Nishimura & Asahi

Tel: +66 2 168 8224
Email: j.sriwat@nishimura.com

Practice areas

Capital markets; joint ventures; M&A; power & energy; private equity, venture capital & funds


Jirapong Sriwat has been recognised as one of Asia’s top 40 outstanding lawyers under the age of 40 by Thomson Reuters (Asian Legal Business) and 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 M&A 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 M&As (takeover rules), legal due diligence, joint ventures, fundraising, 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, labour law, and debt restructurings. Before setting up the Bangkok office of Nishimura & Asahi in 2013, he worked with Linklaters for nine years.

Sriwat obtained LLB with honours from Thammasat University in 2004 and obtained LLM in corporate and securities laws with high merits from the London School of Economics in 2009.

He is also admitted as an arbitrator of the Thai Arbitration Institute (TAI) and Thailand Arbitration Centre (THAC) with areas of expertise in corporate M&A, joint venture, banking and finance, capital markets, debt restructurings and energy.

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