Mr Yee Leong Chong > Allen & Gledhill LLP > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

Allen & Gledhill LLP
ONE MARINA BOULEVARD
#28-00
SINGAPORE 018989
Singapore

Work Department

Construction & Engineering, International Arbitration, Litigation, Restructuring & Insolvency

Position

Co-Head of the Firm’s International Arbitration Practice and Head of the Firm’s Restructuring & Insolvency Practice

Career

With over 29 years of experience, Yee Leong is recognised as a leading international dispute resolution practitioner. In international arbitration, he specialises in energy, oil and gas, power and infrastructure projects in Singapore, and the region. Yee Leong has been involved in two ICC arbitrations arising from the termination of an agreement for the supply of a steel plant in Malaysia by an Italian steel plant supplier to a Malaysian steel manufacturer, with claims in excess of RM1 billion. For restructuring & insolvency, he was involved in the high-profile restructuring matter for Hyflux, involving complex issues of insolvency law, and a myriad of regulatory and technical issues.

Yee Leong was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 1990,  Malaysian Bar in 1997 and as a solicitor of England and Wales in 2000. He is recognised as a Senior Accredited Specialist in Building and Construction Law with the Singapore Academy of Law.

Languages

English, Malay

Memberships

Chartered Arbitrator and Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Singapore Institute of Arbitrators. Director, Singapore International Arbitration Centre. Jurisdictional Council Member for Singapore, Inter-Pacific Bar Association. Chairman of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, Law Society of Singapore.

Education

Graduated from the National University of Singapore with an LL.B. (Hons) degree.