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Panuwat Chaistaporn

Senior Associate

Panuwat is a banking and finance associate based in Bangkok. 
His experience includes general banking and finance, project finance, as well as asset finance. He advises borrowers and lenders on banking and finance matters, including structuring, negotiating and documenting transactions, in addition to regulatory matters. Panuwat obtained an LL.B. degree (1st Class Honours) from Thammasat University and an M.Jur. degree from the University of Oxford. Prior to joining our Bangkok office, Panuwat was an associate at a U.K.-based international law firm in Bangkok.

Published Work

  • Aviation Law 2018 (Thailand Chapter): A publication published by Global Legal Group relating to Thai commercial aviation law and potential developments affecting aviation industry, January 2018.
  • Aircraft Registration, Deregistration and Repossession in Thailand: Problems and Proposed Solutions: A legal article (in Thai language) proposed to Anandamahidol Foundation, under the Royal Patronage of His Majesty the King of Thailand, May 2015.
  • Aircraft Lien Chapter (Thailand): A publication relating to lien concept over aircraft under Thai law, November 2014.
  • Thailand: Creditors, guarantors and mortgagors: A publication to the clients on the key summary of the amendment to the law relating to the guarantee and mortgage, October 2014.

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

  • Lawyers Council of Thailand Notarial Services Attorney
  • Lawyers Council of Thailand
  • Thai Bar Association



Admitted as a lawyer, Thailand, 2013


Magister Juris (MJur), Law, University of Oxford, 2016

Barrister, Law, Thai Bar Association, 2013

Bachelor of Law (First Class Honours), Law, Thammasat University, 2012

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.