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WWL Ranking: Future Leader

WWL says

"His technical input is very strong"
"Wei Meng takes a commercial approach to investigations"
"He is the person to go to when you need legal advice, particularly for insolvency and restructuring matters"

Biography

While Chan Wei Meng’s practice focuses on corporate and individual insolvency and restructuring work, his other areas of practice include investigations, involving fraud, accounting irregularities, securities trading and market manipulation as well as commercial litigation work, having handled contentious commercial, shareholder, employment and other disputes.

With more than 19 years of experience in corporate insolvency, schemes of arrangements and compromise, judicial management, liquidation, and cross-border restructuring exercises, Wei Meng has been involved in some of the largest restructuring projects in Asia. Notably, he has advised the following deals: US$2.5 billion debt restructuring of Pacific Andes Resources Development Limited; US$2 billion debt restructuring of PT Berlian Laju Tanker Tbk, which has been one of the largest exercises in Indonesia in recent years; and US$5.23 billion debt restructuring of Bumi Resources Tbk. These deals have been awarded “Deal of the Year” accolades by several trade and legal publications, which were assessed based on their breadth, complexity, and significance.

Wei Meng has also advised liquidators and judicial managers on a variety of matters resulting from the liquidation and judicial management of companies, and has been involved with daily operational, management and creditor issues.

Wei Meng constantly wins plaudits for his restructuring/insolvency and investigations work in leading ranking publications such as The Asia Pacific Legal 500IFLR1000 and the Global Investigations Review 100 for several consecutive years. He has been identified by WWL as a Future Leader for Investigations since 2019.

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