Alvin Yeo, senior counsel, is the chairman and senior partner of WongPartnership LLP. He was appointed senior counsel of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 2000 at the age of 37, the youngest ever to be so appointed. His main areas of practice are litigation and arbitration in banking, corporate/commercial and infrastructure disputes.
Chambers Global describes Alvin as ‘the most impressive, as an advocate, out of all the Singapore firms’ and ‘simply outstanding as an international counsel’. Chambers Asia-Pacific lauds Alvin 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’. The Legal 500 affirms that his ‘wisdom and powers of persuasion are phenomenal’ and that he is ‘one of the best in a court room’. Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration recognises Alvin as ‘a leading light in the market who possesses strong arbitration credentials and experience’.
Alvin is a member of the Court of the SIAC, the ICC Commission and a fellow of the AIADR, the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators and the Singapore Institute of Directors, and a former member of the LCIA Court and the IBA Arbitration Committee. He is also on the panel of arbitrators in the HKIAC, ICDR, KCAB, SCIETAC, and the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators’ Panel for Sports in Singapore.