YSIAC

YSIAC Committee Members COPY

WENDY LIN

Co-Chair

DARYL CHEW

Co-Chair

SAMUEL LEONG

APAC Lead

BENSON LIM

APAC Lead

JENNIFER LIM

APAC Lead

JUSTIN R. RASSI

Americas Lead

ADRIANA USON

Americas Lead

Zara Shafruddin

APAC member

VICKY ZHAO

APAC member

DAVID GU

APAC member

SHERLIN TUNG

APAC member

Matthew Townsend

APAC member

Anirudh Krishnan

APAC member

Sushmita Gandhi

APAC member

Krishnayan Sen

APAC member

Debby Sulaiman

APAC member

Lexi Takamatsu

APAC member

Masataka Sato

APAC member

Gai Matsushita

APAC member

SHARON CHONG

APAC member

Jocelyn Lim

APAC member

Lilien Wong

APAC member

Daniel Hofilena

APAC member

PAUL TAN

APAC member

KARTIKEY MAHAJAN

APAC member

MONISHA CHEONG

APAC member

LIJUN CHUI

APAC member

Aditya Singh

APAC member

Jae Hee Suh

APAC member

Kate Lan

APAC member

Ashish Kabra

APAC member

Calvin Qiu

APAC member

Chee Chong Lau

APAC member

Daniel Gaw

APAC member

Asiyah Arif

APAC member

Kang Yi-Jun

APAC member

NG SI MING

APAC member

Hyunyang Koo

APAC member

Seokchun Yun

APAC member

Brandon Bang

APAC member

Arie Eernisse

APAC member

Nguyen Ngoc Minh

APAC member

Minh Nguyen

APAC member

Santiago Peña

Americas member

SERGIO NASCIMENTO

Americas member

Gustavo Santo Kulesza

Americas member

Heloisa Amaral

Americas member

José Ignacio Azar

Americas member

Victoria Demarchi

Americas member

Martin Chocano

Americas member

SONALI MATHUR

Americas member

Viren Mascarenhas

Americas member

Charlene Warner

Americas member

Hiroko Yamamoto

Americas member

Oleg Volodin

EMEA member

Franz Kaps

EMEA member

Flavio Ponzano

EMEA member

Ngozi Efobi

EMEA member

Chinedum Umeche

EMEA member

Yan Kalish

EMEA member

RAHUL DONDE

EMEA member

Sebastiano Nessi

EMEA member

Gerald Leong

EMEA member

Yasmin Bailey

EMEA member

David Hu

EMEA member

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WENDY LIN, WONGPARTNERSHIP LLP

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 CHEW, Three Crowns LLP (Singapore)

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 APOSTOLOVA, MAYER BROWN

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.”