Kulkanya Vorawanichar

Kulkanya Vorawanichar
Senior Associate


T: +66 2665 7800/7878
D: +66 2665 7839
M: +66 81 497 5253

Summary Open

Kulkanya is a Senior Associate in the firm’s Corporate group in Bangkok.

She focuses on corporate and investment matters. She joined Watson Farley & Williams in 2011. She graduated from King’s College London with a Master’s Degree. She has extensive experience providing advice on business rehabilitation, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions, compliance with listing rules, securities lending, joint ventures, property funds, shareholder arrangements, loan restructurings, contract managements and tax planning.

Experience Open

    Kulkanya’s experience includes advising:
    • A European joint venture company on the review and structuring of waste-to-energy projects in Thailand utilising metropolitan solid waste.
    • On proposed acquisitions of positions in greenfield solar farms and conducting due diligence on two solar photovoltaic projects in Thailand.
    • A China-based company on its proposed acquisition of a 9 MW waste to energy power plant in Phuket, Thailand.
    • On the dissolution and liquidation of two subsidiary companies established in Thailand for the purpose of developing thermal solar energy projects.
    • Thailand’s leading business jet operator on insurance and regulatory requirements and on the acquisition of new aircraft.
    • An airline on restructuring its relationships with its Thai subsidiary to enhance the value of its investment and shareholdings within the regulatory, accounting, listing and corporate law.
    • A famous online vehicle auction company that would like to restructure its group companies in Thailand.
    • On Thai regulatory requirements as part of the global acquisition of an international sexual wellness group companies.
    • A Thai organic food supply company in relation to its proposed acquisition of a factory for use as new manufacturing premises.
    • Various local and international companies on labour law issues including employment contracts, restructuring of Thai operations and redundancy of staff.
    • A US-based manufacturer on relocation of leased factory premises arising out of flood damage to factory premises.
    • A global engineer consultant on liability which might incur under Thai securities laws and other laws if technical reports prepared for its clients are either shown to a third party funder or a prospectus.
    • A company on its proposed acquisition of the water filtration manufacturing and retail operations Thailand.
    • A Thai subsidiary of a global soft drink manufacture, on proposed changes in relation to its existing bottling and distribution joint venture with one of Thailand’s largest bottling companies and beverage container manufacturers.
    • On Customs law and negotiating with Customs Department in relation to suspension of the Container in transit.

Education Open

  • Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand (LL.B.) 2008
  • King’s College London (LL.M.) 2011

Employment Record Open

  • 2008-2010: Herbert Smith (Thailand) Limited
  • 2011-present: Watson Farley & Williams (Thailand) Limited

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