An established leader, WongPartnership's reputation as a major provider of regional and international legal services in the Asia Pacific is forged on the back of our dynamic energy and ability to respond to our clients' needs. Headquartered in Singapore, WongPartnership has over 300 lawyers.
We have a twin focus on advisory/transactional work in the areas of finance, corporate and capital markets where we have been involved in landmark mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions, as well as complex and high-profile litigation and arbitration matters. The exceptional nature of our work has drawn numerous accolades from clients and recognition from major regional and international commentators; establishing WongPartnership in the top echelons of the Asian legal world. The collaborative nature of our firm’s practices ensures that clients receive the best quality of service that is essential in today's competitive and challenging environment.
Our corporate group is at the forefront of corporate law in Singapore. Offering an extensive range of corporate advisory and transactional services, we advise on all aspects of corporate transactions and deal making in Singapore and across the Asia Pacific. Our specialties in these areas are broad, encompassing corporate advisory, corporate real estate, mergers and acquisitions, and competition and regulatory work. With practice areas built on the experience and expertise of our lawyers, WongPartnership ensures its clients receive high-quality legal services that achieve the optimum outcomes they deserve.
The financial services group covers a wide range of financial transactions. As specialists in equity and debt fund raisings in Singapore, securitizations, structured products, derivatives, asset management, financial services and regulatory advice, WongPartnership has developed deep experience and connections in Singapore and elsewhere across the global financial world. Clients include major domestic and international financial institutions, issuers and the treasury as well as financial departments of established companies.
As a market leader in Singapore, the litigation and dispute resolution group handles the full spectrum of contentious and potentially-contentious work. With more than 140 disputes lawyers, including four Senior Counsel, our Firm's extensive expertise in banking and financial disputes, commercial and corporate disputes, infrastructure, construction and engineering, international arbitration and specialist and private client disputes is not limited to Singapore, but stretches across all of the principal jurisdictions in Asia.
WongPartnership believes that our specialized practices set the firm apart. Our firm's broad range of specialized practices are staffed with lawyers who are recognized experts in the fields.
Recent Firm News & Legal Updates
The much awaited decision of Singapore’s first reported virtual currency trial is out: the Singapore International Commercial Court (“SICC”) held that the operator of a currency exchange platform was liable for breach of contract and breach of trust when it reversed trades of certain virtual currencies made at a highly abnormal exchange rate by an electronic market maker.
2018 was another landmark year for our litigation and dispute resolution practice.
On 23 January 2019, Singapore released its Model Artificial Intelligence Governance Framework ("Model Framework") at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland for public consultation, pilot adoption, and feedback. The Model Framework builds on the earlier guidelines detailed in a paper released on 5 June 2018 by the Personal Data Protection Commission ("PDPC") and the Infocomm Media Development Authority ("IMDA").
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