Zhen Yu Lam

Special Counsel | Singapore

Secretary Cheryl Yeo

Operating as Withers KhattarWong LLP in Singapore.


Zhen Yu is a special counsel specializing in restructuring and insolvency.

His practice revolves around debt restructuring and insolvency matters, corporate rescues and workouts, distressed and special situation transactions, and corporate/commercial litigation. He regularly advises and represents insolvency practitioners, institutional and trade creditors, debtor companies and investors in a wide variety of court-supervised insolvency proceedings, which include schemes of arrangement, judicial management, liquidation, receivership and personal bankruptcy. He also assists clients with litigation matters including enforcement of security and insolvency-related disputes.

Prior to joining Withersworldwide, Zhen Yu trained and practiced in a leading Singapore law firm, with a focus on commercial litigation, restructuring and insolvency and employment law.

Zhen Yu has represented a myriad of international, regional and local clients, which include financial institutions, corporations, state-owned enterprises, real estate investment trusts and high net-worth businessmen. He is proficient in Mandarin Chinese and has wide experience advising Chinese-speaking clients from Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan in complex cross border disputes and restructuring matters.