Chairman & Senior Partner: Alvin Yeo, Senior Counsel
Managing Partner: Ng Wai King
Number of partners: 103
Number of lawyers: 300+
Languages:Arabic, Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Melayu, Burmese, Chinese (Mandarin and dialects), English, French, Filipino, Hindi, Punjabi, Thai
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 has been involved in landmark corporate transactions, as well as complex and high-profile litigation and arbitration matters.
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 the firm’s lawyers serve its 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 make that happen.
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 in these area are broad, encompassing 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.