Clients value our local knowledge and depth of experience in the Thai market. Whether a deal involves international clients looking to invest in Thailand or Thai clients seeking opportunities abroad, we provide clients with the regional and global expertise needed to get the deal done. 

From our office in Bangkok we advise across a range of practice areas including: banking, projects, acquisition finance and real estate finance, capital markets, (including international securities advice and structured finance) and our corporate/M&A team, where our team is recognised as a market leader for all disciplines, including private equity.

We are also well known in Thailand for our sector expertise covering energy, chemicals, oil and gas, telecommunications, banking and finance, real estate, retail, and technology.

Recent significant transactions include advising:
  • on the development, construction, operation and maintenance of the High Speed Rail linking three airports in Thailand
  • JBIC, ADB and commercial lenders on the project financing of the 2,500MW Gulf gas-fired IPP in Thailand
  • Thai Oil Public Company Limited on the tendering process and drafting of an EPC contract and project management contract in a US$4bn expansion and upgrade of its existing Sriracha Refinery plant
  • Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production on the Thailand Petroleum Bidding Round 2018 on the applications for the rights to be production sharing contractors for Offshore Blocks
  • a consortium led by Charoen Pokphand Group on its bid to develop and operate a new terminal and associate facilities at the U-Tapao Airport in Chonburi Province, Thailand
  • Suntory Beverage & Food Asia on the acquisition of a 51% equity stake in International Refreshment (Thailand), PepsiCo’s manufacturing entity incorporated in Thailand
  • Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited on acquiring the entire issued share capital of Westbridge Food Group Limited, which has subsidiaries in China, France, Netherlands, Thailand and the UK
  • The Siam Commercial Bank on its joint venture with Julius Baer that will provide a new platform bridging onshore and offshore investment opportunities for Thai clients in Asia
Our renowned experience is recognised by the market:

“They understand not only legal areas, but also commercial points" and are "reliable in the quality of service and delivery time, even when there is a really urgent request."
Band 1 – Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019, Banking & Finance: Thailand

"The firm's particular strengths are providing professional advice related to any impromptu or urgent cases, and the global connections with its international counterparts."
Band 1 – Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019, Capital Markets: Thailand

"The firm is absolutely first class. The lawyers are highly professional, very capable and always deliver fast and high-quality work."
Band 1 – Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019, Corporate/M&A: Thailand

"They are highly motivated to deliver their best performance, paying attention to details and demonstrating good analytical skills on legal issues we encounter."
Band 2 – Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019, Projects & Energy: Thailand

"responsive and able to work well under pressure and tight timelines."
Band 2 – Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019, Technology, Media, Telecoms: Thailand

Band 2 – Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019, Technology, Media, Telecoms: Thailand

Linklaters operates in Thailand through Linklaters (Thailand) Ltd, an affiliate of Linklaters LLP.