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Mr Yee Leong Chong
Construction & Engineering; International Arbitration; Restructuring & Insolvency
Co-Head of the Firm’s International Arbitration Practice and Head of the Firm’s Restructuring & Insolvency Practice
With over 32 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.
Graduated from the National University of Singapore with an LL.B. (Hons) degree in 1991.
Asia Pacific: Regional International Arbitration > Leading firms
Singapore-based firm Allen & Gledhill LLP is active in a range of matters, with a focus on both commercial and technical-related disputes. Yee Leong Chong and Dinesh Dhillon share leadership of the team, while Ramesh Selvaraj is also another key contact. Hafzan Taher , another notable practicioner, is based in the firm’s Indonesian affiliate.
Singapore > International arbitration(Leading individuals)
Known for being ‘very well-versed in the principle and practice of international arbitration’, Allen & Gledhill LLP provides a strong regional focus, representing clients from South-east Asia, China, Japan, Korea and India. The firm’s forte is high-value, complex arbitrations relating to infrastructure, energy, construction and engineering projects. The ‘brilliant advocate’ Yee Leong Chong co-leads the team with Dinesh Dhillon, who focuses on international arbitration and litigation; Kee Loon Chua, whose practice covers commercial, energy and building disputes; Ramesh Selvaraj, who handles domestic and international arbitrations across a range of corporate and commercial sectors.
Singapore > Restructuring and insolvency: local firms
Allen & Gledhill LLP has landed many of the premier engagements in the market over recent years, often acting for creditors. The firm brings its extensive resources and expertise to bear in the restructuring and insolvency field, offering a range of contentious and non-contentious experience in a variety of matters. The firm has continued to have prime roles on the restructurings of Hin Leong Trading, Pacific International Lines, and Hyflux. Head of the restructuring and insolvency group Yee Leong Chong and deputy head Edward Tiong have led on major recent restructurings, and Andrew Chan and Kenneth Lim are also senior members of the practice.
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