Chou Sean Yu

Partner, Head of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution, WongPartnership LLP
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Chou Sean Yu is head of the litigation and dispute resolution department and a partner at WongPartnership LLP. He is also the head of the banking and financial disputes practice and a partner in the international arbitration, 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.

The Legal 500 describes Sean Yu as a ‘thorough and well prepared’ practitioner. His clients have noted that ‘his excellent legal knowledge and competence, combined with 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 and is endorsed as a recommended restructuring and insolvency lawyer in The Legal 500 and a leading restructuring and insolvency lawyer in Best Lawyers.

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, the Asian International Arbitration Centre and the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board. He is also a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is director (and past chairman) of the board of its Singapore branch.

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