Mr CHOU Sean Yu is a partner in the international arbitration practice at WongPartnership LLP. He is also the head of our 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.
Mr Chou’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.
The Legal 500: Asia Pacific describes Mr Chou as a "thorough and well prepared" practitioner. His clients have lauded "his excellent legal knowledge and competence", adding that "his good commercial thinking allows him to appreciate the commercial aspects of complex business issues and provide holistic advice to clients that goes beyond just legal considerations".
He is also recognised as a leading lawyer for international arbitration in Best Lawyers 2017 and endorsed as a recommended restructuring and insolvency lawyer in The Legal 500: Asia Pacific 2016 and a leading restructuring and insolvency lawyer in Best Lawyers 2017.
Mr Chou is a Fellow of the Insolvency Practitioners Association of Singapore and is on the Panel of Arbitrators of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB) and the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre of Arbitration (KLRCA). He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and current Chairman of the Board of its Singapore Branch.