WongPartnership Chairman and Senior Partner Alvin Yeo SC Receives Prestigious Chambers Outstanding Contribution Award
WongPartnership's Chairman and Senior Partner, Mr Alvin Yeo, SC, has been honoured with the "Outstanding Contribution to the Legal Profession" Award at the Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017 awards. The prestigious award is given to only two recipients each year in recognition of their exceptional work in their respective fields, continued contribution to the Asian legal arena
Mr Yeo is Singapore's foremost arbitration counsel. Chambers Asia-Pacific lauded Mr Yeo for providing "leadership on SIAC and ICC proceedings" and is "an excellent strategist as well as a first-rate litigator" who is "deeply impressive and [an] extremely capable individual". Mr Yeo said: "I am deeply honoured to receive this award. This would not have been possible without the unwavering support of our clients and my colleagues over the past 25 years. WongPartnership is celebrating its silver jubilee this year, so this is a fitting testament to the growth and success of WongPartnership in the Asia-Pacific legal landscape."
WongPartnership Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary
WongPartnership LLP turns 25 this year. As we celebrate our silver jubilee, we thank all our valued clients, friends and colleagues for their unstinting support and loyalty, without which, our achievements would not have been possible.
As we continue our journey as a leading law firm in Singapore and beyond, we remain firmly committed to building a winning partnership with all our clients for many more years to come. Just as we have done so for the past 25 years.
WongPartnership Tops Bloomberg's Global Legal Adviser Rankings 2016
WongPartnership has emerged as the top legal adviser to Lenders to Singapore Borrowers (by volume as well as market share) in Bloomberg’s Global Legal Adviser League Table report for 2016. WongPartnership pipped 14 other local and international law firms to first place with deals amounting close to US$3.8 billion (about S$5.45 billion). The Firm also gained 8.5% in market share from 2015 to close 2016 with the highest market share of 23% by a single firm of the Singapore Borrower loans market. In the APAC ex-Japan Loans market, WongPartnership also scored highly, being the only Singapore law firm to be ranked in the Legal Adviser (Borrower) league table by deal count and the top-ranking Singapore law firm in the Legal Adviser (Lender) league table by volume and market share.
WongPartnership has achieved the rare feat of being awarded Top Tier rankings in the major transactional practices of Corporate and M&A, Capital Markets and Banking & Finance as well as in Dispute Resolution, in the recently released The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017. This is the first time any Singapore law firm has received top rankings in all these major areas of practice over the last 10 years. The guide which is one of the world's most renowned and reputable circulating legal ranking publications has for the past 28 years, provided clients with insights to the global legal market by assessing the strengths of law firms in over 100 jurisdictions and feedback from 250,000 clients worldwide.
Head of WongPartnership's Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group, Mr Andre Maniam, Senior Counsel, said: "We are honoured by the international recognition of WongPartnership's dispute resolution practice and would like to thank our valued clients for trusting us to handle their largest and most complex disputes."
Said Ms Jenny Tsin, Joint Head of the firm's Employment Practice: "The award is an affirmation of our position as a leading employment law firm in the Asia-Pacific region. We would like to express our gratitude to our clients for their support."
WongPartnership LLP (UEN: T08LL0003B) is a limited liability law partnership registered in Singapore under the Limited Liability Partnerships Act (Chapter 163A).