Restructuring/Insolvency 2023 – Leading lawyer for 3 consecutive years
Chambers described him as a respected lawyer in Singapore acting for debtors and lenders on significant restructurings, often involving corporations in the shipping, engineering, and energy sectors.
"Wei Meng is always calm and composed. His technical knowledge on laws are a given. What is important and value add is his angle of practicality that we can rely on."
"He is extremely smart, hardworking and creative and consistently delivers excellent results for his clients."
“We value his deep analysis and he picks up on details that otherwise might be overlooked. His response time is quick.”
“Meticulous in his work and provides comprehensive advice.”
Asia-Pacific Legal 500
Restructuring & Insolvency 2023 – Recommended lawyer for 6 years
A client commended that Wei Meng “attends to technical details and dives into past cases and new positions by the Court.”
“Chan Wei Meng is a well-recognised and highly respected lawyer in the insolvency sector. He played the lead role in advising us and managing all our financial restructuring matters, as well as providing advice on the appropriate financial structures for our fund-raising exercise. Wei Meng stands out for his knowledge and ability to suggest practical and viable solutions in even the most difficult situations.”
Wei Meng is “pragmatic, engaging, and very experienced.”
Another client described him as a “highly dependable counsel” that is “technically very knowledgeable.”
He is “very responsive to our needs and the team that [he directs] is efficient and meticulous.”
He is “very detailed and covers all angles.”
IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms
Restructuring and Insolvency 2023 – Highly regarded for 6 consecutive years
"Very responsive and knowledgeable."
Wei Meng is “extremely competent - capable professionals well versed in the field.”
He “spared no effort in examining our case from multiple perspectives, offering us multiple solutions for every problem.”
Wei Meng “carried out [his] duties not only with excellence but utmost consideration for us and our needs.” He is “extremely responsible and meticulous, taking complete ownership over [his] jobs - and [was] prompt and responsive no matter the occasion.”
He “showed great eye for detail and went well beyond their duty, coming up with many solutions that were both practical and amicable for us.”
Who’s Who Legal
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022 – Leading lawyer for 2 consecutive years
Investigations 2021 – Future Leader for 3 consecutive years
Southeast Asia: Restructuring & Insolvency 2022 – Recommended lawyer
Wei Meng Chan was described as a standout lawyer whose impressive practice sees him involved in a range of issues including fraud, securities trading and accounting investigations.
"A well-established practitioner in the Singaporean market with extensive insights in investigations pertaining to accounting irregularities and fraud."
"His technical input is very strong."
"Wei Meng takes a commercial approach to investigations."
"He is the person to go to when you need legal advice, particularly for insolvency and restructuring matters."
Global Investigations Review 100 (GIR 100) 5th edition (2019)
Recognised as a leading individual for investigations.
The GIR 100 identifies top 100 firms worldwide that handle complex cross-border government-led and internal investigations.
asialaw Leading Lawyers
Restructuring and Insolvency 2023/2024 – Notable Practitioner
Best Lawyers International: Singapore
Singapore Business Review
Insolvency and Reorganisation Law 2024 – Endorsed individual for 4 consecutive years
Singapore’s 40 most influential lawyers aged 40 and under in 2015 – Listed lawyer