Provided by Yee Leong Chong
Construction & Engineering; International Arbitration; Restructuring & Insolvency
With over 30 years of experience, Yee Leong is recognised as a leading international dispute resolution practitioner. He is Co-Head of the Firm’s International Arbitration Practice and Head of the Restructuring & Insolvency Practice.
Yee Leong has been involved in numerous arbitrations administered by or in accordance with the rules of SIAC, ICC, LCIA, HKIAC, AIAC and UNCITRAL. He specialises in energy, oil and gas, power and infrastructure projects in Singapore, and the region.
He was also involved in all the recent high-profile insolvency and restructuring matters in Singapore such as Hyflux, Hin Leong/Ocean Tanker/Xihe groups and Zenrock involving complex issues of insolvency law, and a myriad of regulatory and technical issues.
He is recognised as a Senior Accredited Specialist in Building and Construction Law by the SAL.
Chartered Arbitrator and Fellow, CIArb and SIArb. Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors, SIAC. Panel of arbitrators, SIAC, Presidential Panel of CIArb, JCAA and AIAC. Jurisdictional Council Member for Singapore, IPBA. Chairman, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, Law Society of Singapore. Faculty member, SIAC Academy. Principal Examiner SILE.
Arbitration in Singapore: A Practical Guide 2nd Edition. Singapore International Arbitration: Law & Practice 2nd Edition.
Chong Yee Leong is experienced in commercial arbitrations and qualified to act in Singapore and Malaysia. Market sources describe him as "a good arbitration lawyer."