Sin Wei ONG, GL’97, Programming Co-Chair
ONG Sin Wei, GL’97, is the Co-Head of the Start-Up / Venture Capital Practice and a Partner in the Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions and FinTech Practices at WongPartnership LLP, the premier law firm in Singapore.
Sin Wei has vast experience working on corporate and corporate finance matters including cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate/investment funds restructuring and fund formation. In addition, he has particular experience in matters involving the venture capital/start-ups (including FinTech and crypto), asset management, investment funds and insurance sectors.
Sin Wei trained and qualified as an English solicitor in London with Herbert Smith Freehills. Prior to joining WongPartnership, Sin Wei worked with Herbert Smith Freehills for about a decade in London (predominantly), Beijing and Singapore; and he also spent two years in Washington DC and Hong Kong S.A.R. with Dechert, LLP and Linklaters, respectively.
Sin Wei is recognised by Who’s Who Legal: M&A and Governance 2017, 2018 and 2019, as a leading practitioner. He is also recommended in The Legal 500: Asia Pacific – The Client’s Guide to the Asia Pacific Legal Profession 2018 for the area of Corporate and M&A in Singapore, as well as a notable practitioner in Corporate and M&A by IFLR1000 – The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms, 2018.
Sin Wei graduated from the University of Birmingham, UK and obtained a Master of Laws from The University of Pennsylvania School of Law, USA. He is admitted to the Roll of Solicitors of England & Wales and to the Singapore Bar.
Sin Wei was a former President of the Penn and Wharton Alumni Club of Singapore (Club), and also served as an Executive Committee Member of the Club. He is currently a Honorary Committee Member of the Club. Sin Wei has also served as a member of the Penn Alumni Regional Clubs Advisory Board and the Penn Club of the United Kingdom.
Sin Wei is currently also a Board Member of the National Library Board (NLB), Singapore.