Chairman & Senior Partner: Alvin Yeo, Senior Counsel
Managing Partner: Ng Wai King
Number of partners: 120
Number of lawyers: 300+
Languages: Arabic, Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Melayu, Burmese, Chinese (Mandarin and dialects), English, French, Filipino, Hindi, Punjabi, Thai
As an established leader, WongPartnership’s reputation as a major provider of legal services in ASEAN, China and the Middle East is forged on the back of its dynamic energy and ability to respond to its clients’ needs. Headquartered in Singapore, the firm has over 300 lawyers 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. Offering a full array of services, the firm has dual focus on advisory and transactional work where it has been involved in corporate transactions as well as complex and high-profile litigation and arbitration matters. The exceptional nature of WongPartnership’s work has gained recognition from major regional and international commentators; the collaborative nature of its practices ensures that clients receive the quality of service that is essential in today’s competitive and challenging environment.
Main Areas of Practice:
WongPartnership is at the forefront of corporate law in Singapore. Offering an extensive range of corporate advisory and transactional services, the firm advises on all aspects of corporate transactions and deal making in Singapore and across the Asia Pacific and Middle East regions. The firm’s specialties include corporate advisory, corporate real estate, mergers and acquisitions, and competition and regulatory work. With practice areas built on the experience and expertise of its lawyers, WongPartnership ensures that its clients receive high-quality legal services that achieve the optimum outcomes they deserve.
The firm advises clients on matters relating to financial markets and institutions. Clients include major domestic and international financial institutions, issuers and the treasury as well as financial departments of established companies. The group covers a wide range of financial transactions. As specialists in equity and debt fund raisings in Singapore, securitisations, structured products, derivatives, asset management, financial services and regulatory advice, WongPartnership has developed deep experience and connections in Singapore and elsewhere across the global financial world.
Litigation & Dispute Resolution:
As a market leader in Singapore, the firm’s litigation and dispute resolution group handles the full spectrum of contentious and potentially contentious work. With more than 130 disputes lawyers, including four senior counsel, the group has specialist teams covering banking and financial disputes, commercial and corporate disputes, infrastructure, construction and engineering matters, international arbitration and specialist and private client disputes. The firm’s extensive expertise in litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution is not limited to Singapore, stretching across all of the principle jurisdictions in Asia.
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.
The firm’s clients range from multinational corporations in the banking, insurance, hospitality, construction and manufacturing industries to foreign governments, state-owned corporations and international professional firms.