Yaowarote Klinboon

Partner, Corporate & Commercial

Key Practices


  • LLM, University of East Anglia
  • LLM, Chulalongkorn University
  • LLB, Chulalongkorn University

Yaowarote Klinboon is a partner in Tilleke & Gibbins’ corporate and commercial group and head of the firm’s capital markets practice. With over 20 years of experience in domestic and international capital markets, Yaowarote is one of Thailand’s most prominent capital markets lawyers. She is experienced with securities offerings under Rule 144A/Regulation S of the US Securities Act, the Rules and Regulations of the SGX-ST, and with the requirements of the Stock Exchange of Thailand. She is also adept at advising public listed companies on general corporate matters, corporate governance, and mergers and acquisitions, and she actively advises both issuers and underwriters on international and domestic offerings of equity and debt instruments. She is internationally recognized for her securities work with top-tier financial advisory houses and financial institutions and is ranked as one of Thailand’s top capital markets lawyers by Chambers Asia-Pacific and The Legal 500 Asia Pacific.

Yaowarote holds an LLB from Chulalongkorn University and LLMs from both Chulalongkorn University and the University of East Anglia. She started her career working as a legal officer in the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Stock Exchange of Thailand, before moving to private practice roles at some of Thailand’s most prominent law firms. Highly regarded for her practical and direct advice, Yaowarote is trusted by many of Thailand’s largest companies and is a regular expert speaker at the Thai Institute of Directors.

  • Advised LEO Global Logistics PCL on the listing and IPO of USD 12 million in shares on the MAI market of the Stock Exchange of Thailand.
  • Advised Absolute Clean Energy PCL (SET: ACE) on the listing and IPO of 1.018 billion shares worth up to THB 4.47 billion (approx. USD 135 million) on the Stock Exchange of Thailand.
  • Advised Praram 9 Hospital PCL (SET: PR9) on its IPO for the issuance and listing of 20 million newly issued shares worth THB 2.3 billion (approx. USD 69.4 million) on the Stock Exchange of Thailand.
  • Advised a famous dessert café on its THB 1.08 billion (approx. USD 32.6 million) IPO on the Stock Exchange of Thailand.
  • Advised the owner of ASAP Car Rental (SET: ASAP) on its THB 636.3 million (approx. USD 19.2 million) IPO on the Stock Exchange of Thailand.
  • Advised a three-dimensional communications design and production group in Asia Pacific on its THB 348 million (approx. USD 10.5 million) IPO on the Stock Exchange of Thailand.

Chambers Asia-Pacific
Capital Markets 2023 – Band 4 for 4 consecutive years

  • Yaowarote is very strong for IPO capital markets regulations.”

The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific
Capital Markets 2023 – Next Generation Partner