WenXiong has an active court litigation and arbitration practice spanning the full gamut of cross-border commercial and corporate disputes, including banking, conspiracy, construction, cryptocurrency, defamation, derivative actions, energy projects (both renewable and non-renewable), fraud, hospitality, insolvency, investigations, mergers and acquisitions, minority oppression, natural resources and commodities, technology, shareholder disputes, supply of goods, and syndicated loans. WenXiong has appeared before the Court of Appeal and High Court, in addition to international and domestic arbitrations under various arbitral rules (including the SIAC, ICC and LCIA). WenXiong also successfully brought the first cryptocurrency claim before the Court of Appeal, which raised novel and complex legal issues pertaining to the algorithmic trading of cryptocurrencies.

WenXiong graduated with a LL.B. (First Class Honours) from the National University of Singapore, and a LL.M. from New York University on the NUS-NYU LL.B/LL.M Dual Degree Programme. Prior to private practice, WenXiong served as a Justices’ Law Clerk to both the Court of Appeal and High Court, and as an Assistant Registrar and Magistrate, during which he authored landmark judgments on the conflict of laws and substituted service by social media. In addition, WenXiong was a Teaching Fellow with the National University of Singapore, where he co-taught international commercial litigation and conflict of laws with Professor Tan Yock Lin.

WenXiong has been appointed as Young Amicus Curiae to assist the High Court in its determination of novel and complex issues of law. He has submitted on public interest immunity in the context of mutual legal assistance, and the appropriate sentencing framework for breaches of remission orders — for which a special three-Judge bench of the High Court has expressed their “gratitude… for the considerable assistance [WenXiong] rendered us” (Abdul Mutalib bin Aziman v PP [2021] SGHC 102). WenXiong has also been lauded for his “constant determination and drive”, which “gave the client confidence the case was in good hands”.

WenXiong has published extensively. He is a contributor to Singapore Civil Procedure (commonly known as the White Book) and is the author of numerous articles published in the Singapore Academy of Law Journal and the Singapore Journal of Legal Studies. His articles have been cited favourably by the Court of Appeal, the High Court, and by academics.

WenXiong was also awarded a SAL Post-Qualification Overseas Attachment, pursuant to which he has done a placement with Fountain Court Chambers where he worked with a number of Queen’s Counsel on a variety of matters in the English courts.