Suegene ANG is a Partner in the Commercial & Corporate Disputes Practice, and a Partner in the Myanmar Practice, the Corporate & Regulatory Investigations Practice, and the Employment Practice.

Suegene’s main areas of practice are litigation and arbitration involving commercial and contractual disputes, shareholder and joint venture issues, defamation, claims relating to directors' duties and other corporate governance matters. Her practice includes all aspects of employment laws and sensitive and complex investigations.

Suegene was the Firm's Resident Partner in Yangon, Myanmar, from 2016 to 2022. She advised clients on setting up and managing investments in Myanmar, and on a broad range of legal issues, including commercial and contractual matters, disputes, debt recovery, joint ventures, acquisitions, market entry, regulatory and compliance matters, corporate governance, issues relating to land, and employment law.

Suegene graduated from the National University of Singapore, which she represented in the Oxford Intellectual Property Law Moot. She obtained an LL.M. from the University of Cambridge, and is a member of Girton College. Suegene is admitted to the Singapore Bar and to the Roll of Solicitors of England and Wales.

Matters of significance in which Suegene has been involved in include acting/advising for the following:

  • Litigation and arbitration relating to contractual, joint venture and shareholder issues, defamation, and claims relating to directors' duties and other corporate governance matters.
  • Acted and advised on various cross-border disputes involving parties from and investments in a variety of jurisdictions, including Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Japan and the PRC.
  • Acting in a 24-day trial in the High Court involving claims in excess of S$36 million and complex issues relating to gifts, resulting trusts, constructive trusts, and ownership and control of monies in bank accounts.
  • Acting for a BVI fund in the arbitration of a dispute over a joint venture for the development and operation of various toll way projects in the Philippines, involving claims in excess of US$600 million.

Related Practices

  • Commercial & Corporate Disputes
  • Corporate & Regulatory Investigations
  • Employment
  • Myanmar
  • Philippines
  • Vietnam

Suegene's expertise in Myanmar has been recognised by Chambers: Global and The Legal 500: Asia-Pacific since 2017. She has been recognised as a Rising Star for her work in Myanmar in IFLR1000 – The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms since 2019, and in 2020 and 2021, she was named as the "highest rated lawyer" to work with for General Business Law in Myanmar, in Asialaw Client Service Excellence.

She is described by clients as being "highly knowledgeable in local laws and regulations", "proactive", one who "put[s] in long hours to deliver results", is "very quick and responsive", "very resourceful", and "able to work around challenges and provide solutions".