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Sarah Chen

Senior Associate – Corporate, M&A and Private Equity

With a pragmatic approach, Sarah helps clients reach their goals even when facing the most discerning of demands. Sarah approaches her work with the insight of never forgetting to expect the unexpected. She has navigated several multi-jurisdictional transactions and works to ensure every deal closes as it is supposed to, while ensuring all parties are satisfied with the final outcome.

Sarah specialises in M&A and general corporate commercial law. Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Sarah was based in Thailand for 15 years, where she enhanced her international practice working at the office of an international law firm. She gained extensive experience handling cross-border transactions, including advising international clients (across various sectors) on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, regulatory and corporate issues, general commercial contracts and inward investments into Thailand.


Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate, Commercial





  • Advising Nestle on the sale of its canned milk and chilled dairy products operations in Thailand to Malaysia-based purchaser, which took over the production, marketing, sales and distribution of the relevant Nestle product categories produced at four factories in Thailand. 
  • Advising SS National Logistics Co., Ltd. in relation to its tender offer for shares in Serm Suk Public Company Limited, the then exclusive bottler and distributor of PepsiCo Group’s beverage products in Thailand. 
  • Advising BNP Paribas Cardif on the sale of its stake in Thai Life Insurance.