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Kengyi Kwek

Kengyi Kwek


Kengyi specialises in commercial dispute resolution and international arbitration.



Kengyi has experience in the conduct of commercial litigation and various forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). She has supported clients from a wide range of industry sectors on disputes involving jurisdictions across Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

Her recent experience includes a particular focus on insurance disputes and she has worked on matters in relation to policy wordings, coverage issues, and insurance aspects of corporate transactions.

Kengyi's recent experience includes working on matters for:

  • a subsidiary of a major Japanese company in relation to a dispute concerning delays and disruption to the completion of a power project in the Middle East
  • a major Japanese pharmaceutical company in JCAA arbitration proceedings for claims of breach of representation and warranty under a share purchase agreement arising out of the sale of a pharmaceutical company
  • a major Japanese company on the enforcement of an international arbitration award in SE Asia


Kengyi holds a BA in Jurisprudence from the University of Oxford and is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales. Prior to joining the disputes team in Japan, she trained and worked in the London and Tokyo offices of a global law firm.

She speaks English and Chinese (Mandarin) fluently.