Joint Head, Restructuring & Insolvency Practice, Special Situations Advisory Practice; Partner, Banking & Financial Disputes and Indonesia Practice. Manoj leads WongPartnership’s cross-border restructuring practice in Asia. He has extensive experience in complex cross-border debt restructurings acting for borrowers, court-appointed administrators and special situation investors. "Incredibly strategic and always looking two steps down the road - absolutely brilliant" - Chambers Global.
Admitted, 1994, Singapore; National University of Singapore (LL.B., Hons.).
Vice-Chairman, Insolvency Practitioners’ Association of Singapore; Law Society of Singapore's Insolvency Practice Committee; Elected member, International Insolvency Institute; Committee Member, Ministry of Law’s Committee-to strengthen Singapore as a Restructuring Hub.
Getting the Deal Through - Restructuring & Insolvency 2013 to 2017 - Singapore Chapter
Matters of significance in which Manoj has been involved in include acting for the following:
- Hyflux Ltd in its US$2.3 billion restructuring
- ExxonMobil in its investment in Jurong Aromatics Limited’s distressed plant which had a US$1.5 billion debt burden
- Emas Chiyoda Subsea in its US$900 million debt restructuring which also involved a Chapter 11 process.
Singapore / Indonesia
Ranked since 2008 - Restructuring/Insolvency: Domestic (Singapore)
Chambers & Partners