Chern Yang is a banking and commercial matters litigator and also has extensive experience as a mediator.
Chern Yang has expertise in secured and unsecured facilities, debt recovery, bankruptcy and insolvency. Aside from banking litigation, Chern Yang has advised on a wide spectrum of issues such as defamation, contractual claims, medical and other professional misconduct or negligence, and landlord-tenant disputes. He also has experience in corporate commercial matters such as breach of fiduciary duty and shareholder disputes.
Chern Yang has also advised and acted for clients on issues pertaining to divorce, annulment and judicial separation and other ancillary matters such as custody, care and control of children, maintenance and division of assets.
He has also advised clients on data protection matters arising out of the application of the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) both in Singapore and as part of a global policy. He conducts training workshops, both in-house for clients as well as public workshops with the Singapore Academy of Law, to equip Data Protection Officers and other participants with the knowledge and skills for compliance with the PDPA.
Chern Yang is a proficient mediator and was one of the youngest to be appointed as a Principal Mediator and Fellow of the Singapore Mediation Centre. He regularly teaches mediation and has done so for the Judiciary in Brunei, Thailand and Myanmar.
The Asia Pacific Legal 500
Dispute Resolution 2019 – Recommended Lawyer
'a good team player' and 'strategic thinker'
Recognised as an Outstanding Court Volunteer (Advocate and Solicitor) 2015 by the State Courts of Singapore