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.

Wendell was a former 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 and arbitration work. His criminal practice focuses on commercial and business crime, fraud, securities, corruption, corporate governance related offences and investigation work.

Wendell’s investigations work includes Singapore and regional cross border anti-fraud and anti-corruption/bribery, regulatory and compliance-related investigation work involving Singapore and overseas operations of multinational corporations and companies listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange.

Wendell also regularly engages in regulatory and compliance advisory work including anti-fraud and anti-bribery investigations work for multinational companies. He is on the panel of lawyers representing various embassies in Singapore, including those of the United States and Qatar.

Chambers Global ranks Wendell as a leading practitioner in dispute resolution and commends his regional work related to the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. It describes him as renowned for his developed understanding of the Indonesian legal system. The Legal 500: Asia Pacific also recommends Wendell for dispute resolution, and praises him as a “strong and well-respected advocate” with a “practical approach”, and also lauds his “partnership with clients”. Who’s Who Legal recognises Wendell as among the most eminent business crime defence and investigations lawyers in Singapore.

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 Singapore Academy of Law. Wendell is also the regional coordinator for the International Bar Association’s anti-corruption structured criminal settlements sub-committee.

WWL says: Wendell Wong is recognised for his “practical and smart” approach to investigations, and is commended by sources for his “ability to anticipate regulators’ concerns and find effective solutions”.

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