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Koh Swee Yen

Koh Swee Yen

WongPartnership LLP


Koh Swee Yen is a Partner in the International Arbitration, and Commercial and Corporate Disputes Practices.

Her practice focuses on complex, high-value and cross-border commercial and investment disputes spanning various business sectors, including energy, natural resources and trade, under the major institutional rules, including ICSID, ICC, ICDR, SIAC and UNCITRAL.

Swee Yen is recommended in various legal publications, including The Legal 500: Asia Pacific for dispute resolution and Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide for arbitration. Regarded as "exceptional", "in a league of her own", and "an especially good courtroom advocate", sources also praise her for a "keen sense of strategy" and "great ability to quickly grasp her clients' perspective and understand their commercial issues". She is known to "fight tooth and nail for her clients" and regarded as one of the "outstanding members of the next generation" under the age of 45 in Who's Who Legal: Arbitration – Future Leaders 2017.

She is presently the co-chair of YSIAC Committee, and was formerly the co-chair of IBA Arb40, a sub-committee of IBA Arbitration Committee. She is also a council member of International Law Association – Singapore Branch and member of the Editorial Board of the ICC Dispute Resolution Bulletin and the ICCA-ASIL Task Force on Damages. She currently sits on the Panel of Arbitrators in the HKIAC and KLRCA.

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