Consistent, Comprehensive,

Simple and Open

Phone

+856-21 265 471

  • Rawat Chomsri

    Position:
    Partner

    Phone:
    +856 21 265 471

    Fax:
    +856 21 265 474

    Mail:
    rawat@laopremier.com

    Law School:
    LL.M. Degree – Bond University, Queensland, Australia
    Graduate Diploma of Business Law – Thammasat University, Thailand
    LL.B. Thammasat University, Thailand

    Additional Information:
    Member of Thai Bar Association
    Member of The Law Society of Thailand

Biography

Rawat is a Partner at Lao Premier and advises multinational and large domestic clients on all aspects of foreign investment, TMT, personal data protection, labour and employment, industrial relations, capital markets, litigation and dispute resolution, corporate and general commercial matters affecting their business operations in Lao PDR. In addition, Rawat has been recognized as Recommended Lawyer by Legal 500 (Asia Pacific) in Labour & Employment, and Real Estate and Construction.

Practice Areas

  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Employment&Labour
  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Highlighted Experience

• Advising on Project Development Agreement (PDA) and Memorandum of Understanding of Mekong Pakbeng Hydroelectric Power Project.
• Conducting due diligence investigations and preparing reports for various companies including Phonesack Group, Siphandone Bolaven Development Company Limited, and Lao World Public Company.
• Conducting the intensive law study report of the Lao PDR for the Office of the Council of State of Thailand.
• Advising Nikon (Thailand) Company Limited regarding regulatory and legal compliance for engaging business in the Lao PDR.
• Advising on Initial Public Offering and listing companies on the Lao Securities Exchange for Petroleum Trading Lao Public Company, Souvanny Home Center Public Company, Lao Cement Public Company, Vientiane Center Public Company, Lao Asean Leasing Public Company, Mahathuen Leasing Public Company, etc.
• Advising on Public Offering/Right Offering for EDL-Generation Public Company (EDL-Gen).
• Advising and preparing documents for company establishment of Siam Kubota Company Limited and Lekise Lighting Co., Ltd.
• Reviewing and commenting on Articles of Association of Sino Lao Aluminum Corporation Limited to be in compliance with Lao laws and regulations.
• Advising TCC Land Company Limited regarding an investment in the Lao PDR and preparing relevant transaction agreements under the laws of the Lao PDR.
• Conducting research on various issues including tax, insurance law, administrative law and employment law for clients including Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu and Sumitomo Bank.
• Advising Saul Ewing LLP regarding regulatory and legal compliance for engaging insurance business in the Lao PDR.
• Advising Export-Import Bank of Thailand regarding the finance and collateral matters of several companies registered under Lao laws.
• Advising and preparing documents for VT Grater Pharma Company Limited regarding company establishment and business operation.
• Advising the business operation and project, and preparing the material agreements for Nam Theun 1 Power Company Limited.
• Advising the taxation matters and preparing the material documents for SCG Legal Counsel Company Limited.
• Advising the business operation and preparing the material agreements and documents for C. P. Laos Company Limited.
• Advising the business operation and labour law for KASIKORNBANK.
• Advising the business acquisition and material agreement for Lao Telecommunication Public Company.
• Advising the business operation and preparing the material agreements for Big C Supercenter (Lao) Sole Company Limited.
• Advising the business operation and preparing the material agreements for Mpointmart Trading Company Limited.
• Advising the business operation and preparing the material agreements and documents for PTT (Lao) Company Limited and PTTOR Lao Import and Export Company Limited.
• Advising Oishi Group Public Company Limited regarding an investment and joint venture in the Lao PDR and preparing relevant transaction agreements under the laws of the Lao PDR.
• Advising the business operation and preparing the material agreements and documents for Ubon Bio Agriculture Company Limited.
• Providing legal advice and consulting with clients on legal requirements and related matters in connection with transactions, especially for investment in the Lao PDR, both in general businesses and concession businesses. Clients include Isuzu Motor Limited, Paksong Highland Company Limited, Ubon Energy Company Limited, Siphandone Bolaven Development Company Limited, and Berli Jucker Public Company Limited.
• Preparing and drafting transaction agreements in relation to investment projects including Loan Agreements, Pledge of Shares Agreements, Land Sale and Purchase Agreements, Shareholder Agreements, Joint Venture Agreement, Service Agreements, Assignment Agreements, etc.
• Conducting company establishments for both foreign and domestic investors. Most of the works are preparing all necessary applications and supporting documents for the clients and facilitating such documents to the authorities.
• Planning business structures for the client to comply with Lao laws.