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Dispute Resolution: Arbitration

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What the team is known for

Popular choice of counsel for regional governments, financial and investment entities and manufacturers. Handles complex investment and commercial arbitration claims. Substantial experience of advising clients in the energy, natural resources and construction sectors. Regional arbitration capabilities enhanced through its network of offices in Shanghai, Beijing and Myanmar, as well as partnerships with other firms across Asia. Notably active on Indonesia-related disputes and on matters seated in Singapore.

Notable practitioners

Alvin Yeo SC acts on Singapore-seated arbitrations for both governments and companies. This pre-eminent lawyer is considered "a true star and strategist with a razor-sharp mind and crystal-clear advice." Clients say: "Mr Yeo is incisive, articulate and successfully presents the complex issues involved in the case with utmost clarity."

Chan Hock Keng is sought out for his experience advising on matters spanning construction and renewable energy sectors and has notable expertise handling Korea-related cases.

Interviewees see Koh Swee Yen as a rising talent and a dynamic individual. They mention her "great foresight and the ability to identify things to focus on and things to drop." A source also points out: "She's very quick to pick things up; you don't have to explain anything twice." She has notable experience handling ICC arbitrations for both plaintiffs and defendants.

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Overview

Our International Arbitration Practice is one of the largest in the region, with capabilities in commercial, financial, and investor-state arbitrations seated anywhere in the world and under all major arbitration rules, including AIAC, CIETAC, DIAC, HKIAC, ICC, ICDR, ICSID, LCIA, SIAC and UNCITRAL.

We lead the pack in Asia’s top arbitration hub. Our lawyers have acted in some of the most significant arbitrations in the region, every single investor-state arbitration dispute to have come before the Singapore Courts, and recorded the first ever win for a Singapore law firm in an ICSID arbitration. We continue to shape tomorrow’s arbitration practice through key appointments in prominent organisations, arbitration courts, and thought leadership committees worldwide. These include key appointments in the Courts of the SIAC and ICC, the IBA Arbitration Committee, the IPBA Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Committee, the Editorial Board of the ICC Dispute Resolution Bulletin and the ICCA-ASIL Task Force on Damages, CIArb Singapore, the YSIAC Committee; as well as Senior Accredited Specialists in Building and Construction Law by the Singapore Academy of Law.

We draw on the expertise and experience of our 60 strong arbitration team to conceptualise and develop effective and innovative strategies that are implemented with the highest standards. Our deep bench has seen us consistently ranked in every international legal journal.

Members

Chan, Hock Keng

Chou, Sean Yu

Chuah, Christopher

de Vaz, Ian

Ho, Melanie

Koh, Swee Yen

Lim, Wei Lee

Lin, Wendy

Menon, Smitha

Tan, Chee Meng

Tay, Peng Cheng

Yeo, Alvin

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration

WongPartnership LLP

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Location

12 Marina Boulevard Level 28 Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 3

12 Marina Boulevard Level 28

Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 3

Singapore

Singapore Island

Singapore

018982

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Singapore

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration


Alvin Yeo SC
Band 1
Hock Keng Chan
Foreign expert for South Korea
Swee Yen Koh
Band 5