Chandler MHM Limited (Chandler MHM) is a Bangkok-based, full-service law firm with a history of representing clients as an independent firm in Thailand since 1974. It is also one of the few local firms with qualified Thai, US, and Japanese lawyers. The firm has more than 40 years of experience in Thailand and across Southeast Asia.
Chandler MHM advises leading Thai and international clients on a wide variety of projects, with principal practice areas including antitrust, banking and project financing, corporate and mergers & acquisitions, data protection, dispute resolution/litigation, regulatory, energy and natural resources, government contracts, insurance, labor and employment, major investment projects, real estate, REITs / capital markets, restructuring and insolvency and technology, media and telecommunications. The firm’s lawyers draw on integrated practice expertise to deliver legal solutions that are practical, innovative, and consistently responsive to clients’ needs.
Chandler MHM ensures clients of international reach and an international standard of practice. The firm has over 100 lawyers and over 70 non-legal professional staff, with language capabilities including, Thai, English, and Japanese.
Chandler MHM consistently receives top tier recognition from international commentators, including from, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021, as a Top Tier Firm; IFLR1000 2021 (Financial and Corporate), as a Top Tier Firm; Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific 2021, as a Top Ranked Law Firm; ASIAN-mena COUNSEL In-House Community 2021, as Firm of the Year, and Most Responsive Domestic Law Firm (Thailand); and from Asialaw Profiles 2021, as an Outstanding Law Firm.
Recent Firm News & Legal Updates
The Environmental Act serves as the first well-rounded environmental legislation established in line with common international environmental principles. The Environmental Act has been amended several times to address data changes and the complexity of environmental problems.
The Royal Decree on Supervision of Digital Identification Services which Require Operating Licenses ("Royal Decree") focuses on digital verification and authentication services.
This briefing discusses the new requirements on hire purchase agreements from the Office of the Consumer Protection Board and the Bank of Thailand's plan to regulate hire purchases and the leasing of vehicle businesses.
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