October 31, 2018 Firm News

Promotions at Chandler MHM

Co-Managing Partner, Satoshi Kawai is pleased to announce three promotions, effective November 2018:  Tananan Thammakiat, who leads the REIT/Capital Markets team is being promoted to Partner; Peerapat Pongrojphao, a key member of the Litigation team is being  promoted to Counsel, and Pranat Laohapairoj, a key member of the M&A team is being promoted to Counsel.

Tananan advises major clients on the establishment, and capital increases for REITs and property funds for public offerings (PFPOs), and on the conversion of PFPOs to REITs, including domestic and international offerings. She is also highly experienced with mergers and acquisitions, advising on both domestic and cross-border transactions.

Peerapat is highly experienced in all aspects of litigation, with a focus on: real estate, banking and finance, labor and employment, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and insolvency, IP, trade competition/international trade, and criminal law. His sector experience is equally broad and includes, food and drug, ICT, and insurance.

Pranat specializes in mergers and acquisitions, anti-trust, corporate, anti-corruption, compliance, and labor law. He works on both domestic and cross-border transactions, and his experience spans multiple sectors, including energy and natural resources, automotive, wholesale and retail, electronics, real estate, ICT, high-value manufacturing, and F&B.

These important promotions support the firm’s premier positioning: Top Tier Firm / Outstanding Law Firm / Top Ranked Firm 2018, by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, IFLR1000, Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific, Asialaw Profiles, and Firm of the Year, Most Responsive Domestic Law Firm 2017, by Asian-mena Counsel, In-House Community. Satoshi Kawai and Niwes Phancharoenworakul, Co-Managing Partners, concurred in saying, “2018 was an exciting year for the growth and development of our practices and for the firm. Our promotions demonstrate our broad expertise across each of our key practice areas. We look forward to continued growth and ensuring that we are the Firm of Choice for our clients in 2019.”

31 October 2018

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Business Development, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto
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