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WongPartnership LLP Offices
12 MARINA BOULEVARD, LEVEL 28
MARINA BAY FINANCIAL CENTRE TOWER 3
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Mr Sean Yu Chou
Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group; Banking & Financial Disputes Practice; International Arbitration Practice; Financial Services Regulatory Practice; Malaysia Practice.
Head – Banking & Financial Disputes Practice; Partner – International Arbitration, Financial Services Regulatory and Malaysia Practices.
Sean Yu’s main practice areas are in banking & trade finance disputes, insolvency & restructuring, corporate fraud, investigations & asset recovery, financial services regulatory, commercial & corporate disputes, shareholder litigation, tort & contractual claims and domestic & international arbitration. Sean Yu is a contributing editor to Singapore Civil Procedure and was a contributor to Halsbury’s Law of Singapore on Finance and Banking. He is a member of the Law Reform Committee of the Singapore Academy of Law and the Immediate Past Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Singapore Branch). He also serves as an Honorary Racing Steward of the Singapore Turf Club.
English, Bahasa Malaysia, Cantonese and Mandarin.
Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Insolvency Practitioners Association (Singapore); On the Panel of Arbitrators of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, Asian International Arbitration Centre and Korean Commercial Arbitration Board, and on the international arbitration list of the Russian Arbitration Centre at the Russian Institute of Modern Arbitration.
Admitted: 1994, Singapore Bar; 1993, Bar of England & Wales (Middle Temple). LLB Hons (1st class) (University of Bristol).
Singapore > Restructuring and insolvency: local firms
WongPartnership LLP is instructed by a wide range of stakeholders, including corporate debtors, lenders, debtor-in-possession financiers, turnaround professionals, creditors, investors and trustees to act on cross-border debt restructurings and related disputes. The team also advises buyers and sellers on distressed mergers and acquisitions, and assists issuers and investors with securities offerings arising out of consensual and court restructurings. Manoj Sandrasegara, Sean Yu Chou, Choon Yuen Hui and Smitha Menon.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Banking and finance: local firms
- Capital markets: equity and debt: local firms
- Capital markets: structured finance, derivatives and securitisation: Local firms
- Construction: Local firms
- Corporate and M&A: local firms
- Dispute resolution: local firms
- Financial services regulatory: local firms
- Private wealth: local firms
- Projects and energy: local firms
- Real estate: local firms
- Restructuring and insolvency: local firms
- Tax: local firms