This Profile is in respect of Ing Loong Yang. He is a partner in the Hong Kong office of Latham & Watkins. He has extensive advocacy experience in Singapore, Hong Kong and the greater China region, focusing on arbitration, litigation, shareholders’ disputes, joint ventures and technology licensing disputes. His areas of industry specialization include cleantech, financial institutions, life sciences, automotive and manufacturing.
Ing Loong Yang is highlighted by his clients as “excellent; extremely courteous and highly skilled.” He can communicate in both Chinese and English and is uniquely qualified to handle China-related disputes as he understands well the Chinese business culture.
He has represented clients in numerous international arbitrations under the rules of CIETAC, SIAC, ICC, HKIAC, and UNCITRAL, as well as in the Hong Kong Courts. He is a Solicitor-Advocate of the Hong Kong Courts, with full rights of audience in the Hong Kong Courts.
Ing Loong Yang also has extensive experience sitting as arbitrator. He is a qualified Chartered Arbitrator, with appointments to many panels of international arbitral institutions, including HKIAC, SIAC, CIETAC, BAC, SHIAC, SCIA, KCAB, and KLRCA. He has sat as arbitrator in numerous arbitrations seated in Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Beijing, Shanghai, and Seoul.
According to Legal 500, Ing Loong Yang is “able to give timely, sound and commercially oriented advice thanks to his wide experience of arbitration.”
According to Chambers Asia-Pacific, Ing Loong Yang is considered by market commentators to be “very well versed in several jurisdictions” and draws praise for “his sound understanding of arbitration, interaction between laws of different countries, and his diligence to the case.” His specialist arbitration practice covers many commercial disputes across sectors including private equity, energy and infrastructure. He is experienced with HKIAC cases and renowned among peers for his “ability to provide solid international experience in handling complex cross-border disputes.”
He currently serves as an advisor to the China Academy of Arbitration Law and as a director of Maxwell Chambers, Singapore. He served as a Deputy Public Prosecutor with the Singapore Attorney-General’s Chambers and as a Member of the Disciplinary Committee of the Singapore Exchange (SGX).
Prior to joining the firm of Latham & Watkins, he was a partner of Sidley Austin from 2008 to 2013 and a partner of Allen & Gledhill from 1999 to 2005.
He received his Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and his Masters in Law (MA) from the University of Cambridge MA. He is admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong. He speaks Bahasa (Indonesian), Cantonese, Mandarin and English.