Victor Yao

Victor Yao


Victor Yao

Victor Yao is an Associate in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice of Cavenagh Law LLP.

Victor handles a broad range of litigation and arbitration matters, including shareholder litigation, construction arbitration, and restructuring and insolvency. Victor also has experience in corporate investigations.

  • Acting for minority shareholders in relation to a minority oppression claim in the High Court of Singapore
  • Acting for an international financial institution in an SIAC arbitration in relation to unpaid interest and other coupon payments valued in excess of USD 100 million
  • Acting for the subsidiary of an international media company in an SIAC arbitration in relation to the valuation of shares valued in excess of USD 30 million
  • Assisting with an internal investigation by an international financial institution into allegations of fraudulent claims under standby letters of credit

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Career and qualifications

  • National University of Singapore (LL.B) 2017
  • New York University (LL.M) 2017
  • Deputy Public Prosecutor / State Counsel 2017
  • Justices' Law Clerk 2020
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2020
  • Admitted as an advocate and solicitor in Singapore 2021

Professional bodies

  • Member, Law Society of Singapore