Chandler MHM Limited (Chandler MHM) has a history of representing clients as an independent law firm in Thailand since 1974, and it is one of the few local firms with qualified Thai, US and Japanese lawyers. The firm has more than 40 years’ experience in Thailand and across Southeast Asia, with client’s also benefiting from Mori Hamada & Matsumoto’s (MHM’s) strong presence in Japan, Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore, Yangon and Indonesia.
Chandler MHM advises leading Thai and international clients on a wide and diverse range of projects, with principle practice areas including: banking and project financing, corporate law, energy and natural resources, mergers and acquisitions, securities, litigation, restructuring and insolvency, tax and regulatory, and labour and employment law. The firm’s lawyers draw on integrated practice expertise to deliver legal solutions that are practical, innovative and consistently responsive to clients’ needs.
The integration in January 2017 of Chandler and Thong-Ek Law Offices Ltd. and Mori Hamada & Matsumoto, two leading law firms in the Asia-Pacific region, ensured clients of an international standard of practice. The firm currently has 55 lawyers and over 50 non-professional staff, with language capabilities including, Thai, English, Japanese, French and Burmese.
Chandler MHM consistently receives top tier recognition from international commentators, including from, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018, as a Top Tier Firm; from IFLR1000 2018 (Financial and Corporate), as a Top Tier Firm; from Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific 2018, as a Top Ranked/Leading Law Firm; from Asian-mena Counsel In-House Community 2017 as, Firm of the Year, and Most Responsive Domestic Law Firm (Thailand); from Asialaw Profiles 2018 as an Outstanding Law Firm; from Asian Legal Business 2017, as an Emerging Market Expert; and from IFLR 2016, as National Firm of the Year.