Koh Swee Yen SC

Koh Swee Yen SC

Koh Swee Yen, Senior Counsel, is a Partner in the Commercial & Corporate Disputes and International Arbitration Practices at WongPartnership LLP. Her practice focuses on complex, high-value and cross-border disputes across a wide spectrum of matters from commercial, energy, international sales, trade, transport, technology to investment. She regularly appears before the Singapore Courts and in international arbitrations under the major institutional rules, including ICSID, ICC, ICDR, LCIA, SIAC, and UNCITRAL. Swee Yen was the former Vice-Chair of the IBA Arbitration Committee, and the current Vice-Chair of the IPBA Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Committee. Highly recommended for her expertise in resolving complex international disputes, she is listed as one of the world’s leading practitioners in various legal publications including The Legal 500, Chambers Global and Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration and Litigation. Described as being “in a league of her own”, with a “very deep understanding of the law” and “razor-sharp” in her advocacy, she is regarded as the “go-to disputes lawyer in Singapore”.

Publications

Arbitration | 7mos

Chapter: Singapore

Arbitration Law Over Borders Comparative Guide provides a comprehensive understanding of the current complexities of international arbitration across 16 jurisdictions. Written by expert practitioners, the guide covers all the key aspects of the arbitral process, including the requirements for validi...

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