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Peng Cheng Tay

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Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group; Energy, Projects & Construction Practice.


Joint Head - Energy, Projects & Construction Practice.


Extensive experience in front-end drafting and project documentation for commercial plants and installations, infrastructure/PPP projects and integrated developments. Practice includes litigation, and arbitration, and other forms of dispute resolution, representing clients in the energy, utilities construction and engineering projects, civil and commercial disputes and property disputes. He has appeared in court and arbitrations on numerous matters, including acting for and advising developers, contractors and consultants in disputes arising out of construction and engineering contracts, and supply agreements. He speaks regularly on issues on construction law at various seminars and conferences, including to professional bodies and corporate organisations. He authored the Singapore chapter in the International Libel and Privacy Handbook (1st and 2nd edition) and co-authored the Singapore chapter in Getting the Deal Through: Construction (2009 to 2014 editions).


English, Mandarin.


Member, Society of Construction Law (Singapore). Adjudicator appointed under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act (Cap 30B).


Admitted, 1995, Singapore Bar; Accredited Adjudicator, Singapore; Adjudicator, KLRCA Panel; National University of Singapore (LL.B., Hons.).

Singapore: Construction

Construction – Local firms

Within: Construction – Local firms

Tay Peng Cheng and Ian de Vaz jointly head the energy, projects and construction group at WongPartnership LLP. The team handles complex construction projects, such as its work for Japanese contractor Penta–Ocean Construction, where it assisted with securing a contract as a specialist subcontractor for a Japanese consortium acting as the EPC contractor for the construction of a power plant and port facility in Bangladesh, a matter valued at $1.5bn. In addition to its front-end expertise, the team also handles arbitration and litigation in Asia Pacific and beyond. Christopher Chuah is the overall head of infrastructure, construction and engineering; his expertise spans front-end advice as well as disputes.

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Singapore: Projects and energy

Projects and energy – Local firms

Within: Leading individuals

Tay Peng Cheng - WongPartnership LLP

Within: Projects and energy – Local firms

WongPartnership LLP handles a mix of contentious and non-contentious matters, with much of the department's work connected to project development in the oil and gas sector and a growing portion of renewables projects (particularly solar). Clients include developers, main contractors and lenders. The team advised on the review and amendment of an agreement relating to the proposed development of a gasification plant and an industrial utilities supply facility on Jurong Island. Tay Peng Cheng is a leader on both the contentious and non-contentious sides. Ian de Vaz is noted for his expertise in utilities projects, including water desalination projects.

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