Project Finance Legal Advice

Our project finance lawyers have in-depth knowledge and wide-ranging experience of project finance transactions and local business practices in Thailand, and regularly advise on legal matters concerning the process of borrowing and lending money for commercial projects. Our project finance legal services extend to business guidance and strategic commercial input regarding our clients’ operations in Thailand.

We have expertise in all types of project finance engagement—including energy, industrial, power, water, telecoms and infrastructure—but especially in estate and business law in relation to condominium development, construction, and other real estate developments.

Our project finance attorneys are frequently sought out to advise on project development and financial modelling issues, and to prepare and review terms and agreements including mortgages, payment assignments, personal guarantees, and security agreements. We provide legal advice on all manner of short and long term project financings, including commercial bank loans, export credit agency and other bilateral/multilateral facilities, project bonds, etc.

Our secured lending and tax specialists work closely with our real estate attorneys and often jointly counsel clients on how best to handle sophisticated financial transactions, providing guidance in such areas as: bond financing; tax deferred exchanges; structured finance and loan transactions; letters of credit issuance; lender liability issues; drafting and negotiating security documents; and collateral, interest and usury issues.

Our project finance lawyers’ contractual framework expertise covers:

  • common terms agreements;
  • concession deeds;
  • Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) contracts;
  • loan agreements;
  • off-take agreements;
  • operation and maintenance agreements;
  • shareholders agreements;
  • subordination and inter-creditor agreements;
  • supply agreements;
  • terms sheets; and
  • tripartite deeds.

With over 40 years’ experience in Thailand’s legal and financial sectors, our project finance lawyers’ local knowledge and foresight allows us to help clients properly identify and avoid risk. We routinely advise on projects beyond Thailand’s borders in other developing markets. Our project finance attorneys provide legal guidance on the full project lifecycle—from acquisition to financing to construction and operation—and are renowned in the legal industry for our ability to close the most complex domestic and cross-border projects and transactions.

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ROBERT H. SCHULER

Our project finance attorneys advise on the full project lifecycle, from acquisition to financing to construction and operation, and our project finance legal services extend to business guidance and strategic commercial input regarding our clients’ operations in Thailand.