Jaime Casanova

Consultant
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Offices

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Spanish, English

Education

Diplôme d’Université (International Nuclear Law), International School of Nuclear Law

MA (Energy Law), Instituto Superior de la Energía

LLB, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Jaime Casanova is a consultant in Tilleke & Gibbins’ dispute resolution and litigation group. Jaime has extensive experience working in Asia and Europe on matters related to dispute resolution, energy and infrastructure, and foreign direct investment, among other areas. Together with the firm’s team of Thai litigators and foreign consultants, Jaime advises on litigation and arbitration involving a broad spectrum of high-stakes issues.

Prior to working in Thailand, Jaime spent almost four years in Yangon, Myanmar, where he advised on groundbreaking projects in the energy, infrastructure, and telecommunications sectors. Jaime obtained a Master’s Degree in Energy Law from the Instituto Superior de la Energía in Madrid, Spain, and he has a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Jaime has also completed a Diplôme d’Université in International Nuclear Law at the International School of Nuclear Law. In 2005, Jaime qualified as a lawyer in Madrid, Spain.

  • Acted as counsel to a syndicate of multilateral agencies, international financial institutions, and commercial banks intending to act as lenders to the first tendered independent power producer in Myanmar which is constructing a 225MW gas-fired power plant.

  • Served an equity investment and loan financing company in its major mixed-use real estate development project in downtown Yangon, Myanmar, which will be partly managed by various well-established hospitality brands.

  • Represented a consortium of Japanese and Singaporean companies developing a new airport and adjacent infrastructures, including roads and speed trains nearby Yangon, Myanmar.

  • Acted as local counsel in the leasing of various French-Italian manufactured ATR aircrafts to their respective privately owned air operators in Myanmar on behalf of the relevant lessors and their financiers.

  • Provided advice on one of the first equity convertible loans to a Myanmar-licensed 100 percent local bank, provided by an international financial institution. The loan was valued at USD 7 million.

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November 4, 2016

Asialaw Profiles 2017: Tilleke & Gibbins Leads All Firms in Rankings in Thailand

Asialaw Profiles 2017, a guide to the leading domestic and regional firms in the Asia Pacific, has awarded top rankings to Tilleke & Gibbins in Thailand. The rankings, which are determined...

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September 28, 2016

Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards 2016: Tilleke & Gibbins Named Law Firm of the Year in Thailand

Placing our firm at the top of the legal market, Tilleke & Gibbins has received the “National Law Firm of the Year – Thailand” award at the Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards 2016,...

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January 15, 2016

Lex Mundi Guide to Doing Business in Thailand 2016

The Guide to Doing Business in Thailand, published by Tilleke & Gibbins in association with Lex Mundi, provides a comprehensive overview of the legal and business environment for investors...

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May 14, 2014

Thailand Legal Basics

Thailand Legal Basics, a valuable primer for foreign investors, explores all aspects of living and doing business in Thailand. Written by Tilleke & Gibbins, the book begins with an overview of...

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