Chandler MHM

Nathee Silacharoen


Nathee Silacharoen

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  • IFLR1000 2022 – Rising star partner - Insolvency and Restructuring

  • The Legal 500, Asia Pacific 2020 – Recommended - Dispute Resolution


Nathee is a Partner at Chandler MHM Ltd. (CMHM), and has been with the firm since 2019. Prior to joining CMHM he had experience with a leading international law firm in Thailand. He specializes in dispute resolution including litigation, arbitration, regulatory matters, international trade, corporate and commercial law, and labour and employment. Nathee has significant experience in representing both local and international multinational companies and individuals on various legal and regulatory matters in Thailand.  


  Some Representative Transactions:

  • Represented: a leading import foods and products company in Thailand in relation to an arbitration with well-known branded Singaporean food company on share purchase agreement case at the Thai Arbitration Institution (TAI).

  • Represented: a multinational technology company in relation to a claim for fees and damages under IT services agreements with a hospitality group.

  • Represented: a major oil and gas company on petroleum law, constitution law, administrative law, and perspectives on arbitration for international arbitration dispute involving interpretation of concessionaire’s obligations under concession contract.

  • Represented: a power company in relation to a dispute against a contractor. The dispute involved loss arising from the breakdown of machinery at a power plant.

  • Represented: a re-insurer on the refund of advance premiums against a ceding local insurance company including representing our client in relation to potential mediation and arbitration proceedings.

  • Represented: a Thai insurance company on the industrial all risk insurance policy coverage for business interruption due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The case involves claims submitted by big chain hotels in Southeast Asia for compensation in relation to business interruption.

  • Represented: a multinational life insurance and financial services company in a dispute with one of its sales agent service companies, in which the plaintiff raised critical allegations about the client’s life insurance agency business model.

  • Represented: a Malaysian construction company listed on the Main Board of the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange in an arbitration dispute. This dispute involved a breach of a guarantee for a construction agreement.

  • Represented: an information & communication technology company to demand from another company all overpayments and damages arising out of the breach of a subcontract agreement for construction and improvement of a traffic control and surveillance system.

  • Represented: a global aircraft financing services business, a subsidiary of one of the biggest commercial banks in China, in relation to the debt restructuring and business rehabilitation process of its Thai debtor.

  • Represented: a major plastic and chemical products manufacturer listed under SET (Stock Exchange of Thailand) in relation to the debt restructuring of its debtor.

  • Represented: a global aircraft leasing firm listed under the New York Stock Exchange in relation to the debt restructuring and business rehabilitation process of its Thai debtor.


  • University of East Anglia (LL.M in International Commercial and Business Law, 2007)
  • Thammasat University (LL.B., 1997)


  • Certificate of Completion on Labor Relations Consultant License, Department of Labor Protection and Welfare


  • Thai Barrister at Law, 2001
  • Thai lawyer license, 1999


  • Ordinary member of Thai Bar Association
  • Member of the Lawyers Council of Thailand
  • Member of Notarial Services Attorney

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