Chambers Asia-Pacific 2023 edition
Corporate Investigations / Anti-Corruption: Domestic – Band 2
"Wendell goes beyond looking at the matter. As a client we like that he really takes the time to understand the issue, not just the legal aspect to the problem. He really does tailor the advice instead of giving you just the bog-standard answer."
“Wendell Wong is recognised for his experience in commercial litigation and corporate investigations. He is well placed to advise on potential litigation arising out of investigations and anti-corruption matters.”
Chambers Global 2015
Indonesia: Dispute Resolution (International Firms) (Experts Based Abroad) – Indonesia – Band 2
Dispute Resolution: Arbitration – Singapore (Foreign Experts) - Indonesia
“Wendell Wong is highlighted for his cross-border arbitration work, and is well known for handling commercial disputes relating to the energy and natural resources sectors.”
“Wendell Wong regularly tackles cross-border matters, particularly in arbitrations relating to Indonesia. His broad practice spans both civil and criminal law.”
“Wendell Wong is renowned for his developed understanding of the Indonesian legal system.”
The Legal 500 Asia Pacific
White-Collar Crime 2023 – Recommended lawyer for 3 consecutive years
Dispute Resolution 2023 – Recommended lawyer
“Wendell Wong and Andrew Chua are able to place the client’s interest foremost in their conduct of a matter.”
Sources say Wendell is “a natural leader, meticulous listener, excellent negotiator, with top-notch client centric work ethics and excellent business sense.”
‘noted for headline commercial and white-collar crime cases’
a ‘strong and well respected advocate’, who is praised for his ‘practical approach’ and ‘partnership’ with the client
“Rising star Wendell Wong is commended for his sound strategy and responsiveness”
“Wendell Wong is diligent, sound in judgment and pragmatic in approach”
Best Lawyers International
Criminal Defense, Singapore – Lawyer of the Year (2023 edition)
Criminal Defense, Singapore – Endorsed individual for 3 consecutive years (2022 edition)
Who’s Who Legal
Thought Leaders Global Elite Guide: Investigations 2023 – Global Elite Thought Leader for 2 consecutive years
Thought Leaders: GIR – Business Crime Defence (Corporates 2022) – Thought Leader
Global Leader: Business Crime Defence (Corporates 2021) – Recommended lawyer for 9 consecutive years
Global Leader: Business Crime Defence (Individuals 2021) – Recommended lawyer for 9 consecutive years
Global Leader: Investigations 2022 – Global Elite Thought Leader for 2 consecutive years
Global Leader: Professional Negligence 2021 – Recommended lawyer for 2 consecutive years
National Leader: Southeast Asia, Business Crime Defence 2022 – Recommended for 2 consecutive years
National Leader: Southeast Asia, Investigations 2022 – Recommended for 2 consecutive years
"Wendell renders consistently good, highly useful advice”
"He delivers market-leading work on white-collar investigations”
"Wendell is a well-experienced and knowledgeable lawyer who provides practical advice"
"He's a bonafide criminal investigations specialist"
"Wendell is a leading individual for white-collar defence work and is hands on in complex investigations"
"His experiences from the public and private sectors helps him understand both perspectives, and he's able to solve complex problems as a result"
Wendell Wong is highly esteemed for his profound expertise in regulatory compliance and fraud investigations.
Wendell Wong is revered for his top-tier work on complex fraud, securities and corruption cases.
Wendell Wong draws high praise as “a sound lawyer” who “has been at the top of the game for a while”.
Wendell Wong is well regarded for his "focus on financial crime" and garners respect for his work in international investigations
“Recognised for his ‘practical and smart’ approach to investigations, and is commended by sources for his ‘ability to anticipate regulators' concerns and find effective solutions’”
Wendell Wong is well known for his work in the criminal investigations space, covering anti-bribery and anti-fraud matters for major corporations
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.
Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2023 edition
White Collar Crime - Litigation Star for 5 consecutive years
Asialaw Leading Lawyers
Dispute Resolution 2023 – Distinguished Practitioner for 2 consecutive years
“Wendell is confident and calm, has good communications and is quick thinking on his feet. He has the ability to see the big picture and possesses deep legal knowledge.”
“Wendell is always there when we need emergency help even with very tough timelines and in a different field. We have worked through many nights with his team and they are very supportive! He and his team are always ready to take up the challenges, they have worked through nights to meet the dateline, and ensuring that the work they submit is excellent.”
“Excellent client management. Good legal knowledge. Well prepared for the court hearing. Able to anticipate and good counter management. Good listener.”
“Listens to client. With his competent team fights for his client.”
International Law Office
White Collar Crime – Recommended lawyer
Minister for Home Affairs’ National Day Award (Home Team Volunteers)