Mr Andre Maniam > WongPartnership LLP > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

WongPartnership LLP
12 MARINA BOULEVARD, LEVEL 28
MARINA BAY FINANCIAL CENTRE TOWER 3
SINGAPORE 018982
Singapore

Work Department

Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group.

Position

Head – Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group. Practice encompasses commercial and corporate disputes, cross-border trade and insolvency, construction, and white collar crime. Acts as counsel in arbitrations spanning several jurisdictions under the SIAC, ICC, UNCITRAL rules, and ad hoc arbitrations. He also sits as arbitrator.

Career

Justices’ Law Clerk before entering private practice; Partner, WongPartnership LLP since 1996.

Languages

English, Mandarin.

Memberships

Panels of Arbitrators – Singapore International Arbitration Centre, Asian International Arbitration Centre, and Russian Arbitration Center at the Russian Institute of Modern Arbitration; Board member, Singapore Institute of Legal Education; Chairman, Advisory Committee of the Professional Conduct Council; Member – Professional Values Chapter of the Singapore Academy of Law (“SAL”) Professional Affairs Committee, and SAL Annual Lecture sub-committee; Co-chair, World Law Group’s Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Practice Group for the Asia-Pacific region.

Education

Graduated as the top law student from the National University of Singapore (LL.B., Hons.); Admitted, Singapore Bar, 1991; Justices’ Law Clerk before entering private practice; Appointed Senior Counsel, 2010.

Leisure

Food and Travel.

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Dispute resolution: local firms

WongPartnership LLP has impressive dispute resolution credentials with three very active Senior Counsels amongst the ranks. The firm has a tremendous record in regulatory disputes, white-collar crime and investigations, and is highly rated for court applications linked to arbitration proceedings. It has also set the benchmark in minority oppression cases. Alvin Yeo SC is at the pinnacle of the dispute resolution profession, Andre Maniam SC impresses in financial crime cases, Chou Sean Yu in banking disputes and Koh Swee Yen in commercial cases. Construction specialist Tan Chee Meng SCHock Keng Chan and Wendy Lin are also highly rated.

Singapore > International arbitration

WongPartnership LLP is gaining further recognition for its specialist expertise in international arbitration, with the firm noted for its record in investment treaty cases, commercial arbitration and for its formidable advocacy expertise. Arbitrations involving Asia Pacific parties, especially those from South East Asia, are core to the practice. Alvin Yeo SC and Koh Swee Yen are recognised leaders in the field, along with Chou Sean YuAndre Maniam SC, Christopher ChuahHock Keng Chan and Chee Meng Tan SC.