Mr Hock Keng Chan > 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; Commercial & Corporate Disputes Practice; International Arbitration Practice.

Position

Head – Commercial & Corporate Disputes Practice; Partner – International Arbitration Practice.

Career

Extensive experience in international arbitration, conducted in English and/or Chinese, both as counsel and arbitrator. His broad arbitration and litigation practice encompasses general commercial and corporate disputes, cross-border joint venture/M&A transactions and infrastructure projects. Acted as an expert on Singapore law in an arbitration administered by CIETAC Beijing as well as Thailand’s Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court.

Languages

English, Mandarin.

Memberships

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; Panel of Arbitrators of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, the Asian International Arbitration Centre, the Hainan International Arbitration Court, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, the Japan Commercial Arbitration Association, the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board and the South China International Economic Trade Arbitration Commission; Member, Infrastructure Committee of the Singapore Business Federation; Income Tax Board of Review; Honorary Council Member, Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

Education

Admitted, 1994, Singapore Bar; 2000, Roll of Solicitors of England & Wales; University of Bristol (LL.B., Hons.); Middle Temple (Barrister-at-Law).

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.