Alvin Yeo, senior counsel, is the chairman and senior partner of WongPartnership LLP. He is a preeminent arbitration and litigation counsel who has acted for and advised international clients in complex, cross-border disputes and multi-jurisdictional enforcement proceedings.
His extensive experience covers investor–state treaty disputes, banking and corporate disputes, contentious investigations, insolvency and restructuring, construction and civil engineering matters and financial services regulatory matters, including corporate fraud, anti-money laundering and insider trading.
Chambers Global describes Alvin as ‘the most impressive, as an advocate, out of all the Singapore firms’. Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018 has said that Alvin ‘is hailed as one of the leading names in arbitration in Singapore’ who ‘regularly advises clients on high-value SIAC and ICC proceedings’. Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2017 lauded Alvin as ‘a leading light in the market who possesses strong arbitration credentials and experience’.
He is recognised as a leading litigation and arbitration counsel in international legal directories such as Chambers Asia-Pacific, Chambers Global, IFLR1000 and The Legal 500 Asia Pacific.
Alvin is vice president of the London Court of International Arbitration Asia Pacific’s Users’ Council and sits on the panel of arbitrators in the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, the International Dispute Resolution Centre, the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board, the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration, the Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration and the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators’s (SIArb) Panel for Sports in Singapore. He is also a fellow of SIArb and a member of the Court of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre and the International Chamber of Commerce Commission.