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Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC

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Wendy Tan

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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Work Department

Shipping; Dispute Resolution; International Arbitration.


Wendy Tan’s practice covers litigation and transactional matters. She counsels clients on a wide range of commercial litigation and international arbitration disputes, particularly those relating to shipping, energy, international trade and commodities, insurance, and logistics. She also advises on supply chain agreements, oil and gas transactions, ship sales and purchases, and employment and insolvency issues. Wendy represents clients on high-value transactions before the High Court and the Court of Appeal of the Republic of Singapore. She also acts as counsel in arbitrations administered by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA), and Grain and Feed Trade Association (GAFTA) seated in Singapore, Hong Kong, and London. She routinely advises underwriters, ship owners, commodities traders, logistics companies, and technology and construction companies. Wendy is fluent in Chinese and frequently acts in disputes involving corporations from the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Wendy is the appointed legal counsel of the Singapore Logistics Association. She is a fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (SiARB) and a member of the Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration (SCMA), the Maritime Law Association of Singapore (MLAS), and the Singapore Insurance Institute (SII), as well as a supporting member of LMAA.


Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore, 1999.


National University of Singapore, LL.B. (Hons), 1998.


International arbitration

Within: International arbitration

Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC remains noted for shipping, oil and gas, insurance and construction cases. The team has an especially strong record in Indonesia disputes. Wendy Tan, insurance expert Justyn Jagger, and Daniel Chia have extensive contentious experience, including in arbitrations, while Kelvin Aw is recommended for construction disputes and associate Kenneth Chua is 'a true advocate in every sense of the word',  'is very thorough in analysing and presenting the issues' and 'gives the assurance to clients that he leaves no issues or details unturned'.

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Singapore: Dispute resolution

Dispute resolution – Local firms

Within: Dispute resolution – Local firms

Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC has a solid record in big-ticket litigation. Daniel Chia (a 'terrific litigator') led the team that acted for Terfel Ventures, Green Palm Capital and Dali Agro in recovery proceedings concerning over $3.5m of funds that were fraudulently transferred from several bank accounts which the companies held at Asia's largest bank. Stephen Cheong is recommended for insurance and reinsurance disputes. Wendy Tan is noted for shipping, trade and commodities, and energy disputes. Adrian Tan has joined TSMP Law Corporation, while Lynette Chew has joined CMS Holborn Asia.

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Singapore: Shipping

Shipping – Local firms

Within: Shipping – Local firms

Wendy Tan, who heads the practice at Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC , has considerable litigation expertise in the shipping, energy, international trade and commodities arenas. She acted for Oil Brokerage International when  Marex Spectron Asia, a commodities brokerage, obtained an ex parte injunction against the client and one of Marex’s ex-brokers on the grounds that the client had induced the ex-broker to breach his contract with Marex. The team also has a strong track record handling arbitration and transactions in areas including international trade, commodities, insurance and offshore oil and gas.

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