What We Offer
BH2I is a corporate, real estate and hospitality legal and consultancy firm consisting of top tier attorneys with in-house experience and large law firm pedigrees. We provide practical and commercially sound legal and consultancy services to leading global, regional and national clients on international business transactions by advising on all aspects of the foreign direct investment, project and transaction lifecycles.
BH2I’s cohesive core team has decades of experience working together. We have a proven track record of delivering successful, cost-efficient results for clients in the Asia Pacific region and beyond through superior industry knowledge, a carefully cultivated, extensive regional network of partners and affiliates, understanding our clients’ businesses and an unwavering commitment to building and maintaining long-term relationships.
Uncompromising ethical decision making, integrity, diversity and respect for our clients, colleagues, communities and profession are distinguishing characteristics and core values of the firm.
20 Years of International Experience in Landmark Transactions
We understand our clients’ businesses and develop long-term relationships to achieve successful outcomes for them in every corner of the globe in which they operate.
What They Say
BH2I’s Founder and Managing Partner, Benjamin Hirasawa, has been ranked numerous times as a leading and recognized practitioner for nearly a decade in the corporate and real estate sectors in Thailand, Singapore and Myanmar by Chambers Asia Pacific and Legal 500 Asia Pacific.
Clients and referees characterized the Hospitality and Leisure practice Ben led as Head of Hospitality – Asia Pacific at his previous international law firm as ”a dominant practice in respect of hotel management’” and described Ben as “commerical, efficient and responsive”, “an excellent lawyer with a very strong expertise in hotel management’ and arguably “one of the best hospitality lawyers in South East Asia.” Clients described Ben’s best skills and attributes as “Relationships, quality of advice, responsiveness, and he values our relationship.”
Ben has been included in Who’s Who Legal – Franchise 2015 and recognised as one of Thailand’s Top 100 Lawyers by Asia Business Law Journal in 2019.
Ben led a team that was shortlisted for The Legal 500 Construction and Real Estate Team of the Year Southeast Asia Awards 2020 and assisted a leading, global hotel operating company in aspects of its acquisition of an international luxury hotel and branded residence operator with a portfolio of more than 70 hotels that received a HICAP “Deal of the Year” award in 2019 in Hong Kong.
Ben was named a 2020 Acritas Star as a result of global clients’ senior in-house legal teams independently recognizing him as one of the most outstanding lawyers they worked with in 2019.