TIONG Teck Wee is a Partner in the Commercial & Corporate Disputes Practice.

His main areas of practice are in multi-jurisdictional, complex, high value commercial and corporate disputes. Teck Wee has represented and acted for global private, public, and state-owned clients from various jurisdictions (such as Singapore, Malaysia, India, Japan, China and USA) in the Singapore High Court and in international arbitrations under the rules of major arbitral institutions (such as the SIAC and ICC), and in ad-hoc arbitrations under the UNCITRAL Rules. Teck Wee has also advised and acted for both private investors and State parties in investment treaty arbitrations.

Teck Wee has represented and acted for clients in a variety of disputes across a range of industries including general contractual disputes, shareholders’ and joint venture disputes, minority oppression claims, banking and finance, private equity funds, commodities trading, and construction disputes. Teck Wee also regularly appears before the Singapore High Court to assist clients in the enforcement of arbitral awards and to set aside and/or challenge the enforcement of arbitral awards.

Teck Wee is fluent in Mandarin and is experienced in acting for Mandarin-speaking and Chinese clients, as well as in international arbitration matters where Mandarin is the language of the arbitration.

Apart from his practice, Teck Wee is also a part-time tutor with the Faculty of Law at the National University of Singapore and the Singapore Management University.

Teck Wee is a member of the Law Society of Singapore, the Singapore Academy of Law, and various other associations for arbitration professionals.

Matters of significance in which Teck Wee has been involved in include the following:

  • Acting for the founder of Mustafa Centre, an iconic retail and tourist landmark in Singapore, in multiple minority oppression suits in relation to the operation and management of the business’ holding company, Mohamed Mustafa & Samsuddin Co. Pte Ltd.
  • Acted for one of the world's largest bulk liquids trading companies in a US$225 million claim against a Malaysian state-owned company in an UNCITRAL arbitration in respect of defects in the design and construction of a shore tank terminal in Malaysia.
  • Acted for a Singaporean property developer against a private investment fund in an SIAC arbitration in respect of disputes arising out of the sale and purchase of a US$116 million mixed-use development in Vietnam.
  • Acting for a Chinese state-owned enterprise in an SIAC arbitration against claims brought by an lndonesian public-listed company arising out of an EPCC Contract for the development and construction of a 700MW coal-fired power plant in lndonesia.
  • Acting for one of lndia's largest telecommunications companies in an ICC arbitration against a US multi-national company in respect of a US$720 million dispute arising out of an agreement for the lease of a commercial satellite.
  • Acting for multiple investors in an investment state claim against a South-East Asian government arising from the government's refusal to approve the acquisition of shares in a local joint venture company.

Related Practices

  • Commercial & Corporate Disputes