Sullivan Willoughby Enhances Investigations and White-Collar Defence Capabilitie

Posted by Donald Hood on March 7th, 2020

1888PressRelease - There is increasing demand for high quality legal and strategic advice in commercial litigation practice area.

Sullivan Willoughby, a leading, full-service international law firm that is providing extraordinary practice of client service and engagement, leveraging remarkable legal talent across specialties and jurisdictions, is pleased to announce that it has added two industry highly acclaimed lawyers to its team. Recognised leaders in internal investigations, regulatory inquiries and commercial litigation, Robert Chin and Wong Kee, have joined the partnership of Sullivan Willoughby.

Sullivan Willoughby’s Chief Executive Officer, Zhong Tay Keng, said: “Robert and Wong bring great experience to the firm which further enhances our commercial litigation practice, particularly in the areas of investigations and inquiries. There is increasing demand for high quality legal and strategic advice in this area and those who have had significant hands-on experience are able to deliver real value for clients.”

Sullivan Willoughby’s Head of Commercial Litigation, Alexander Wilkinson, stated: “At a time when the market is moving into a post regulatory environment, both Wong and Robert will add depth to our team’s capability in responding to white collar investigations and regulatory action.”
Over the last 25 years, Robert has acted on some of the most significant and complex litigation practices in the Asia Pacific Region. These matters have included competition and trade endeavours, arbitrations and disputes involving significant environmental and resources projects. He has also conducted the defence of proceedings and investigations involving regulators.

Robert has consistently been recognised as a leading dispute resolution, competition and anti-bribery and corruption lawyer, by legal directories and publications. A substantial part of his current practice involves assisting major clients to conduct internal investigations and representing clients in external investigations, in connection with anti-trust and corruption compliance and enforcement matters.

Wong was formerly a senior member of a top law firm, working in the ethics and compliance team, having previously worked in a global disputes group and as a litigator in private practice. Wong was a leader in the response to multiple investigations, and, as an external adviser, he has acted on numerous complex commercial disputes, including infrastructure access, competition and regulatory matters.

About Sullivan Willoughby
Sullivan Willoughby is a leading, full-service international law firm. Its lawyers work at the intersection of government, technology and business, and remain committed to providing quality, world-class legal and client services. Our company is fostering an environment that promotes an entrepreneurial spirit, collaboration and collegiality by drawing on the exceptional talents and varied experience of our lawyers. Sullivan Willoughby works with single-minded dedication to help businesses achieve their goals, providing expertise in the service of progress for all. The world is changing faster than ever before. Sullivan Willoughby is a firm with experience in knowing when to rely on unchanging, bedrock values and when new market demands call for innovative thinking and adaptability.

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