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.
Our experience extends to numerous sectors of project finance—including energy, industrial, power, water, telecoms and infrastructure—with particular emphasis on property, 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. Our experience includes numerous transaction models documenting short and long term project financings, 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 multi-structured 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 identify and avoid risk. We routinely advise on projects beyond Thailand’s borders in other developing markets. Our project finance attorneys are also accustomed to providing legal guidance on the full project lifecycle—from acquisition to financing to construction and operation—and are known in the legal industry for our work ethic and cooperation to close the most complex domestic and cross-border projects and transactions.