WongPartnership LLP

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Chairman & Senior Partner: Alvin Yeo, Senior Counsel
Managing Partner: Ng Wai King
Number of partners: 108
Number of lawyers: 300+
Languages: Arabic, Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Melayu, Burmese, Chinese (Mandarin and dialects), English, French, Filipino, Hindi, Punjabi, Thai

Firm Overview:
Headquartered in Singapore, WongPartnership is an award-winning law firm and one of the largest in the country. With offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Yangon, as well as in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur and Manila, through member firms of WPG, a regional law network, the firm is a leading provider of legal services in ASEAN, China and the Middle East. Together, WPG offers the expertise of over 400 professionals to meet the needs of its clients throughout the region.

The firm’s expertise spans the full suite of legal services to include both advisory and transactional work where it have been involved in landmark corporate transactions, as well as complex and high-profile litigation and arbitration matters. WongPartnership is also a member of the globally renowned World Law Group, one of the oldest and largest networks of leading law firms.

In the area of legal technology, WongPartnership was the first Singapore law firm to adopt artificial intelligence to optimise legal services for its clients. The firm has continued to embrace legal technology through adopting document automation solutions that enable it to streamline document creation processes so that its lawyers serve clients with greater efficiency and effectiveness.

At WongPartnership, the firm recognises that its clients want to work with the best. As a partnership of exceptional individuals, the firm is committed in every way to making that happen.

Main Areas of Practice:

Corporate & Financial Services:
WongPartnership’s highly regarded Corporate and Financial Services Group has consistently maintained top-tier rankings by various legal publications across its practice groups. The firm’s practice areas comprise corporate advisory and transactional services including corporate real estate, mergers and acquisitions, competition and regulatory work, banking and finance and capital markets. The firm’s corporate transactions and deal-making expertise extends to clients across Singapore, Asia Pacific and the Middle East regions. On the financial services front, WongPartnership advises major domestic and international financial institutions, domestic and international issuers of equities and bonds, and the treasury and financial departments of established companies on matters relating to financial markets and institutions. As specialists in equity and debt fund-raisings in Singapore, securitisations, structured products, derivatives, asset management, financial services and regulatory advice, the firm has developed deep experience and connections in Singapore and elsewhere across the global financial world.

Litigation & Dispute Resolution:
The firm’s top-ranking Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group leads the market. Comprising 6 specialist sub-groups staffed by more than 160 lawyers and 3 Senior Counsel, the firm ia well-positioned to advise on and act in the most complex of disputes pertaining to all major practice areas. Its litigators appear before all levels of the Singapore Courts (including the SICC), in many of the most novel and highprofile cases, regularly recording precedent-setting wins. In the international arbitration sphere, its prominent team continues to lead the pack in Asia and beyond.

Regulatory:
WongPartnership’s Regulatory Group brings together specialist teams from across the firm to offer clients the benefit of a single point of contact and a coordinated cross-disciplinary solution. Its specialist teams, headed by industry-recognised leading lawyers, have garnered numerous accolades and top-tier rankings across key legal publications. Together, the firm partners its clients in managing regulatory risks across all stages of their business journey, providing practical, commercial solutions and insights on the law.

Intellectual Property, Technology & Data:
WongPartnership’s Intellectual Property, Technology & Data Group is well-placed to offer clients legal and strategic counsel in the rapidly evolving areas of intellectual property, technology, media, telecommunications, data protection and cybersecurity. The firm is a market leader and highly recognised for its expertise in these areas, having extensive experience working on regulatory, transactional, enforcement and advisory projects across a diverse range of commercial sectors.

Specialised Practices:
The firm’s specialised practices group comprises lawyers who are recognised experts in their fields. The firm contributes depth in the solutions and advice which it is able to provide to clients in areas including Employment, FinTech, Health Sciences & Biotechnology, Private Wealth, Professional Services and Special Situations Advisory.

Tax:
WongPartnership’s Tax Practice offers clients both the breadth and depth of expertise to handle a wide spectrum of tax matters.The firm’s expertise covers areas such as tax planning and advice, corporate and international tax, stamp duties, goods and services tax and property tax, and extends to interdisciplinary aspects relating to accounting and valuation. On the contentious front, the firm has handled many appeals and cases relating to all tax types, with heightened focus on corporate and international taxation.

International Practice & Network:
WongPartnership has international practices in all of the key jurisdictions in ASEAN, China and the Middle East. The firm has also launched WPG, a regional law network comprising five prominent law firms across seven countries, to support the international and regional outlook of clients.

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Corporate & Finance (International Firms)
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Myanmar

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Joseph He
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Hock Keng Chan
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Global Market Leaders

Arbitration (International)


Alvin Yeo SC
Band 5
Myanmar

General Business Law


Suegene Ang
Expertise based abroad
Singapore

Banking & Finance: Domestic


Christy Lim
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Top Ranked Lawyers

Band 1
Elaine ChanBanking & Finance: Domestic
Susan WongBanking & Finance: Domestic
Elaine ChanBanking & Finance: Regulatory
Andrew AngCorporate/M&A: Domestic
Wai King NgCorporate/M&A: Domestic
Alvin Yeo SCDispute Resolution: Arbitration
Alvin Yeo SCDispute Resolution: Litigation
Peng Cheng TayProjects & Energy: Domestic
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Alvin ChiaBanking & Finance: Domestic
Christy LimBanking & Finance: Domestic
Choon Yuen HuiCapital Markets: Domestic
Gail S OngCapital Markets: Domestic
Band 3
Chee Shan LongCapital Markets: Domestic
Karen YeohCapital Markets: Domestic
Band 4
Gail S OngCapital Markets: International
Mark ChoyCorporate/M&A: Domestic
Sing Yee ChanCorporate/M&A: Domestic
Chee Meng Tan SCDispute Resolution: Litigation

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12 Marina Boulevard Level 28

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