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Chou Sean Yu is a partner in the international arbitration practice at WongPartnership LLP. He is also the head of the 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 graduated with first class honours from the University of Bristol and is admitted to the English Bar (Middle Temple) and to the Singapore Bar.

He is recognised as a leading lawyer for international arbitration in Best Lawyers 2017, for dispute resolution and litigation in Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2017 and was acknowledged as one of the ‘Local Disputes Stars’ in the inaugural edition of Benchmark Asia Pacific.

Sean Yu is named for banking – regulatory in Who’s Who Legal 2017 and is ranked as a leading lawyer for banking and finance in Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2017. He is also endorsed in The Legal 500: Asia Pacific for Restructuring & Insolvency and a leading restructuring and insolvency lawyer in Best Lawyers 2017 and Expert Guides.

Sean Yu is a fellow of the Insolvency Practitioners Association of Singapore and is on the panel of arbitrators of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, Korean Commercial Arbitration Board and the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre of Arbitration. He is also a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and current chairman of the board of its Singapore branch.