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WongPartnership LLP

Dispute Resolution: Litigation

3 ranked lawyersBand 2SingaporeAsia-Pacific 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

WongPartnership is a prominent group handling a range of contentious work on behalf of high net worth individuals and large corporates. Involved in landmark court decisions, with a caseload that spans commercial, shareholder, banking and construction disputes. Offers considerable experience handling appellate cases. Additionally noted for its work on white-collar crime matters and allegations of patent and trade mark infringement. Element Six Technologies, J&F Investimentos and EFG Bank are clients.

Strengths

A client comments: "WongPartnership are professional, efficient and to the point. It always feels as if matters are given the proper due attention and are in good hands."

Sources note the team's ability to provide "an excellent service."

Work highlights

WongPartnership defended Chew Hua Seng, the chairman and CEO of Raffles Education, against a SGD26 million claim alleging breach of an oral contract.

Notable practitioners

Alvin Yeo SC is widely esteemed in the market. Interviewees know him as a pre-eminent figure in Singapore who has equal flair in commercial litigation and arbitration. He regularly acts for high net worth individuals and major corporates in the region.

Tan Chee Meng SC is recognised for his capabilities in commercial litigation, with a market commentator describing him as "an excellent cross-examiner who has a good rapport with the court." He is further experienced in acting on behalf of clients before the Court of Appeal.

Koh Swee Yen SC handles disputes relating to trusts, the winding up of companies and allegations of minority oppression. Respondents assert that she is a rising presence, with one market source describing her as "a tenacious litigator," and a client noting that she is "a very experienced lawyer and does a good job."

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Overview

Our top-ranking Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group leads the market. Comprising 6 specialist sub-groups staffed by more than 160 lawyers and 4 Senior Counsel, we are well-positioned to advise on and act in the most complex of disputes pertaining to all major practice areas.
 
Our litigators appear before all levels of the Singapore Courts (including the SICC), in many of the most novel and high-profile cases, regularly recording precedent-setting wins. In the international arbitration sphere, our prominent team continues to lead the pack in Asia and beyond.
 
Our lawyers are known for their grit, precision and ability to deliver smart outcomes. Clients choose to work with us to solve their most difficult and high-stakes issues.

Members

Chan, Hock Keng

Choo, Josephine

Chou, Sean Yu

Chuah, Christopher

De Vaz, Ian

Ho, Melanie

Sandrasegara, Manoj Pillay

Sim, Bock Eng

Tan, Chee Meng

Tan, Chee Meng

Dispute Resolution: Litigation

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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Ranked Lawyers

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: Litigation


Alvin Yeo SC
Band 1
Chee Meng Tan SC
Band 4
Swee Yen Koh SC
Band 4