Wendy Lin



Wendy Lin is the Deputy Head of the Commercial & Corporate Disputes Practice, and a Partner in the International Arbitration Practice.

Wendy has an active practice spanning a wide array of high-value, multijurisdictional and complex commercial, fraud and asset recovery disputes before the Singapore Courts, as well as in arbitrations conducted under various arbitral rules. Wendy is widely recognised as one of the top enforcement / asset recovery practitioners in Singapore; she is one of two ranked Global Elite Thought Leaders (reserved for 5% of those ranked across the world by Who’s Who Legal) in Asset Recovery, and the sole fellow of the International Academy of Financial Crime Litigators, based in Singapore.

In addition to her busy practice as counsel, Wendy also sits as an arbitrator in cases administered by the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, the International Chamber of Commerce and the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre. Wendy is presently serving her third term as Co-Chair of the YSIAC Committee, and is a member of the Singapore Academy of Law's Law Reform Committee.

Wendy has consistently been recommended in legal publications for her dispute resolution work; with sources noting she is "phenomenal for judgment and enforcement work"; "a masterful advocate and tactician"; "an absolute star on top of her game"; "a formidable cross-examiner"; "a phenomenal and utterly compelling advocate who is in a class of her own"; "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"; "a very good strategist who always thinks several steps ahead"; and the “complete package. She has the killer instinct, advocacy skills, determination and drive, and the ability to marshal copious amounts of facts and law as well.”