Wendell Wong

Wendell Wong
Office:
10 Collyer Quay
10-01 Ocean Financial Centre
049315
City:
Singapore
Country:
Singapore
Tel:
+65 6531 2496
Fax:
+65 6532 7149

Biography:

Who's Who Legal Investigations: Lawyers

Wendell is a highly respected civil and criminal lawyer and co-head of Drew & Napier LLC’s Investigations practice. 

Wendell was a deputy public prosecutor with the Attorney General’s Chambers from 1997 to 2000. His civil-commercial practice includes contracts and commercial disputes, shareholder and director disputes, medical negligence, product liability asset recovery and local/cross-border arbitration work under SIAC and ICC Rules. Wendell has also appeared as a lead counsel in the Singapore International Commercial Court. His criminal practice focuses on commercial and business crime, fraud, securities, corruption, corporate governance-related offences and investigation work.  

Wendell also regularly engages in regulatory and compliance advisory work including anti-fraud and anti-bribery investigations work for multinational and listed companies. 

Chambers Global ranks Wendell as a leading practitioner in dispute resolution and commends his regional work related to the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.The Legal 500: Asia Pacific also recommends Wendell for dispute resolution, where he is praised as a “strong and well respected advocate” with a “practical approach” and “partnership with clients”. Who’s Who Legal recognises Wendell as one of the most eminent business crime defence and investigations lawyers in Singapore, saying that he is “well known for his work in the criminal investigations space”, “recognised for his ‘practical and smart’ approach to investigations”,and “commended by sources for his ‘ability to anticipate regulators' concerns and find effective solutions’”.

Wendell is the current co-chairperson of the criminal practice committee of the Law Society of Singapore, and a member of the steering committee of the criminal legal aid scheme at the Singapore Academy of Law. 

Wendell was appointed as a member of the Penal Code Review Committee by the Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Law. Wendell is also the regional coordinator for the International Bar Association anti-corruption committee’s structured criminal settlements sub-committee.

WWL says: Wendell Wong is well regarded for his "focus on financial crime" and garners respect for his work in international investigations.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Investigations which can be purchased from our Shop.

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