Siam Premier appoints managing partner

Siam Premier Chatchavej Chitvarakorn
Chatchavej Chitvarakorn

Thai firm Siam Premier recently appointed Chatchavej Chitvarakorn as the firm’s new managing partner. He will succeed the founding partner, Phisud Dejakaisaya, after 30 years leading the firm, effective from 1 October 2020.

“Chatchavej’s appointment reflects his dedication, integrity and commitment to our clients and our staff,” said Phisud. “He is an excellent lawyer and well-positioned to lead the development of Siam Premier in its next chapter.”

Chitvarakorn has developed a reputation in the Thai market in cross-border M&A transactions, insurance, regulatory, construction, public-private partnerships, real estate projects and disputes. He joined the firm in 1999, was seconded to Sydney-based firm, Allens, until 2009, and made it to partner in 2010.