Chou Sean Yu is a partner in the international arbitration practice at WongPartnership LLP.
He is also the head of its banking and financial disputes practice, the joint head of the restructuring and insolvency practice and a partner in the financial services regulatory and the Malaysia practices.
Sean Yu’s main areas of practice are domestic and international litigation and arbitration work, with particular expertise in banking and trade finance disputes, commercial and corporate disputes, insolvency and restructuring, corporate fraud, investigations and asset recovery, shareholder litigation and tort and contractual claims. Sean Yu is a fellow of the Insolvency Practitioners Association of Singapore and is on the panel of arbitrators of the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board and the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration.
He is also a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is currently a member of the board of its Singapore branch.
Sean Yu is recognised as a leading lawyer for Dispute Resolution in Asialaw Leading Lawyers – The Guide to Asia-Pacific’s Leading Lawyers 2014 and is acknowledged as one of the "Local Disputes Stars" in the 2014 edition of Benchmark Asia Pacific. He is also endorsed as a leading restructuring & insolvency lawyer in Asialaw Leading Lawyers – The Guide to Asia-Pacific’s Leading Lawyers 2014, Best Lawyers 2014, Chambers Asia Pacific – Asia Pacific's Leading Lawyers for Business since 2010, PLC Which Lawyer – Restructuring and Insolvency since 2008, Asialaw Profiles – The Guide to Asia-Pacific’s Leading Law Firms and Expert Guides – Guide to the World's Leading Banking, Finance and Transactional Lawyers. Sean Yu recently emerged the winner of International Law Office (ILO) Client Choice Awards 2015 for the insolvency & restructuring category in Singapore.