Alvin Yeo, Senior Counsel, is the chairman and senior partner of WongPartnership LLP.
His main practice comprises corporate, commercial and infrastructure disputes, both in litigation and arbitration. Alvin has also acted as arbitrator in disputes under ICC, SIAC and UNCITRAL Rules, involving projects in various parts of Asia.
He is a member of the Court of the SIAC, the ICC Commission on Arbitration, the Panel of Disciplinary Tribunal Chairmen of The Singapore Medical Council and the Appeals Advisory Panel of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). He is also the vice president of the LCIA Asia Pacific Users' Council, a fellow of the SIArb and is on the panel of arbitrators of the ICDR, HKIAC, KCAB, KLRCA and SCIA.
Alvin graduated from King’s College London, University of London, and was admitted to the English Bar (Gray’s Inn) in 1987 and the Singapore Bar in 1988. In January 2000, Alvin became the youngest lawyer to be appointed Senior Counsel.
Alvin has been listed as "Lawyer of the Year" for Arbitration and Mediation in Singapore by Best Lawyers 2017, and was acknowledged as one of the world's top 30 Commercial Arbitration practitioners by Expert Guides: Best of the Best 2015.
Described by Chambers Global as "the most impressive, as an advocate, out of all the Singapore firms", he is acknowledged for his prominent international profile and regional recognition. Alvin is also recognised as a leading litigation and arbitration counsel in international legal directories such as The Legal 500, IFLR1000, Chambers Global, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Expert Guides, Who's Who Legal, Best Lawyers, Asialaw Leading Lawyers, Asialaw Profiles and Benchmark Asia Pacific.
WWL says: Alvin Yeo SC is regarded as a "leading light" in the market who possesses "strong arbitration credentials and experience".
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