Wong Zhen Yang

Associate

T: +65 6950 1585
M: +65 9186 1835
E: zhenyang.wong@chevalierlawllc.com

Zhen Yang is an Associate practising with the International Arbitration and Commercial Litigation Practice at Chevalier Law LLC. He graduated from the National University of Singapore with a LLB (Hons) in 2018 and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in August 2019.


Zhen Yang has represented clients both in the State Courts and the Supreme Courts for a wide variety of matters, ranging from commercial disputes, personal injury and other tortious claims, insolvency law and criminal matters. Other than court representations, Zhen Yang has also represented clients in arbitrations involving a contractual claim of up to S$ 5 million.


Other than acting for client in his advocate’s capacity, Zhen Yang is also advising numerous MCSTs and dealing with advisory matters in landlord/tenancy disputes.


As a young associate, Zhen Yang takes an interest in participating in moots and has been participants and runner-ups/ winners of numerous moots.


Work Highlights

  • Advised on novel issue of whether a beneficiary under a will could rely on her equitable right to co-ownership in a bequeathed property to sue another co-owner for trespass by ouster.
  • Advised on the novel issue relating to the construction of the terms of a will and whether a right of residence granted under the will included the right to live on a bequeathed property with pet animals
  • Involved in a claim relating to landlord’s rights to re-enter their premises when the tenant is subject to a moratorium under Section 210 of the Companies Act
  • Involved in a claim relating to the minority shareholder’s rights against the majority shareholder in a minority oppression claim
  • Advised on a claim and seeking damages on behalf of a client relating to the duty of confidence in the context of a spousal relationship 
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