WongPartnership

Singapore

Address:
12 Marina Boulevard Level 28
Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 3
Singapore
018982

+65 6416 8000

+65 6532 5711/ 5722


Key contacts:

Chairman & Senior Partner: Alvin Yeo, Senior Counsel
Managing Partner: Ng Wai King


WongPartnership is a full-service law firm with strong presence in ASEAN, China and the Middle East through WPG, a regional law network comprising five prominent law firms across seven countries. The exceptional nature of our work and our ability to respond to clients' needs have drawn accolades from international legal commentators and publications. The firm has a twin focus on advisory/transactional work where it has been involved in corporate transactions as well as complex/high-profile litigation and arbitration matters.

Energy and Infrastructure key contacts

Head – Infrastructure, Construction and Engineering Practices
Christopher CHUAH 
christopher.chuah@wongpartnership.com

Head – Energy, Projects & Construction Practices
TAY Peng Cheng
pengcheng.tay@wongpartnership.com

Head – Energy, Projects & Construction Practices
Ian DE VAZ
ian.devaz@wongpartnership.com

Quick facts

  • Top tier firm since the inaugural edition of IFLR1000: Energy & Infrastructure.
  • We provide leading transactional and regulatory advice and represent clients in high-profile, complex arbitrations and court proceedings.
  • Our diverse clientele include energy, water & gas providers; oil majors; Singapore's largest companies; leading infrastructure, property & construction companies; integrated resorts; contractors and leading financial institutions. 

Energy and Infrastructure practice overview

As a full service law firm, WongPartnership prides itself on its twin strengths in transactional work and dispute resolution, and is recognised as a legal powerhouse involved in landmark M&A and capital markets transactions, as well as complex and high-value litigation and international commercial arbitration matters. 

Our Infrastructure, Construction & Engineering, and Energy, Projects & Construction Practices are Singapore’s market leaders. We have the expertise to handle contentious and non-contentious work and act as counsel in major arbitrations and court cases internationally and domestically. We are well-positioned to advise clients on all aspects of construction and project work, including the drafting of various forms of construction and project documentation, including FIDIC forms of contract. We have been involved in numerous headline-grabbing and prominent infrastructure and PPP projects.

Our practitioners include two Senior Accredited Specialists and two Accredited Specialists in Building and Construction Law, as appointed by the Singapore Academy of Law. We are consistently recognised by leading legal directories and chosen by our clients as the go-to firm on all aspects of construction and project work. 

Sector expertise

  • Energy 
  • Oil and gas
  • Buildings and infrastructure
  • Transport
  • Telecommunications
  • Utilities

Recent matters advised on

  • Project Jewel, Singapore's S$1.47 billion airport;
  • Award-winning Singapore's largest waste to energy PPP Project;
  • Chilled water plant project in Chongqing, China;
  • Far East Square in a dispute with Yau Lee Construction involving novel issues concerning delay and termination of delay certificates; 
  • Main contractor in collapse of viaduct under construction;
  • Local leading energy provider, on a dispute relating to the engineering, procurement and construction of an energy from waste project in Jurong Island;
  • Singapore-listed multinational conglomerate in an ICC arbitration against a Middle East government arising from the design, construction, operation and maintenance of a state-of-the-art integrated waste management facility;  
  • Cross-border high-speed rail project, which adopts a PPP structure;
  • Transport operator, on project documentation relating to a cross-border rapid transit link.

Other offices

Headquartered in Singapore, we have lawyers and offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Yangon, and in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur (through associate firms).