Wendy LIN is a Partner in WongPartnership LLP’s Commercial & Corporate Disputes and International Arbitration Practices.
Wendy has an active practice spanning a wide array of various high-value, multijurisdictional, and complex commercial disputes before the Singapore Courts, as well as in arbitrations conducted under various arbitral rules. She is presently serving her second term as Co-Chair of the YSIAC Committee.
Wendy has consistently been recommended in legal publications for her dispute resolution work; with sources noting she is “a first-class advocate, with the unparalleled ability to cut through numerous complex facts and legal arguments, extract the winning arguments, and to convey them effectively, with absolute charm and ease”, “an extremely knowledgeable and a highly-strategic thinker unfazed by the pressures of high stakes litigation”; and “a very good strategist who always thinks several steps ahead”.
Daryl is the managing partner of the Singapore office of Three Crowns LLP, the world’s first global specialist arbitration firm. He has an active portfolio of arbitrations involving a wide range of applicable laws and venues, arising from energy, construction, M&A, joint venture, and general commercial disputes. Daryl also serves as presiding arbitrator, co-arbitrator and sole arbitrator in institutional and ad hoc arbitration proceedings.
Chambers and The Legal 500 commend his “outstanding track record”, “superb written advocacy”, “valuable strategic input”, and recommend him for “consistently high-quality work”. Clients in these directories observe that he “scores highly for excellence in proceedings that turn on complex points of law” and describe him as “a brilliant all round talent” and a “phenomenal advocate with the ability to turn the most complex facts in a case into simple, attractive and persuasive argument”. Daryl features as a “Global Leader” in Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2022, which describes him as “a top name for international arbitration” with “great problem-solving skills”. Prior editions of Who’s Who Legal have ranked him as “one of the brightest” and “most highly regarded” partners in the Asia Pacific. He also features in the inaugural “Legal 500 Arbitration Powerlist – South-East Asia” and was named among “30 People to Watch in the Business of Law in Asia in 2022” by Asia Law Portal.
Daryl serves as the Chairman of the Board of Maxwell Chambers, an integrated Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) complex in Singapore established to provide best of class facilities and services for the conduct of ADR activities. He also serves on various governmental and regional arbitration committees.
Kate is a counsel based in Mayer Brown’s Singapore office and has experience in both international commercial and investor-State arbitrations.
Ranked #1 in Asia-Pacific by Who’s Who Legal 2020, Kate has extensive experience representing clients in a wide-range of industries, including oil & gas, mining, nuclear power, construction, finance, technology. She has been involved in cases before the US courts, ICTY, ECHR, ITLOS, and all major arbitral institutions. She has also undertaken sovereign advisory work in international law-related areas.
Kate has a juris doctorate degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, where she was editor-in-chief of the Berkeley Journal of International Law. She is admitted to practice in England & Wales, New York, before the Supreme Court of the United States and the Singapore International Commercial Court.
Kate is described by clients as “a fine arbitration lawyer with outstanding knowledge in the field,” “articulate and responsive,” and “quick in analysing complex legal situations.”
Samuel is the Supervising Counsel of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre.
With over a decade of specialist international arbitration experience, Samuel has acted as both arbitrator and arbitration counsel in international arbitrations.
Prior to re-joining SIAC, Samuel was a Senior Associate in the international arbitration team of a global law firm.
Samuel has been recognised by Who’s Who Legal as a “most highly regarded” Future Leader in Arbitration; by The Legal 500 in its International Arbitration Powerlist for Southeast Asia; and as a Thomson Reuters Stand-out Lawyer. He also serves on the YSIAC Committee and the Tutors Panel of the Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) Academy.
Described as “one of the leaders of the next generation”, he has been commended for his “impeccable knowledge of arbitration”, for having a“deep knowledge of the practices and procedures of arbitral institutions” and as “a persuasive advocate, with a bold and creative writing style.”
Samuel graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from Columbia University School of Law, New York (as a Fulbright and Harlan Fiske Stone scholar). Samuel is admitted to the Malaysian Bar, and is fluent in Bahasa Melayu and conversant in Mandarin Chinese.
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