Thio Shen Yi, SC – Joint Managing Partner, TSMP Law Corporation
Shen Yi read law at St John’s College, Cambridge University, graduating in 1991. He topped the English Bar Examinations, and was called to the Singapore Bar in 1993. Since then, he has practiced exclusively in dispute resolution, primarily as counsel, and occasionally as arbitrator. He was appointed Senior Counsel in 2008 at 40 and elected a Master Bencher of The Middle Temple in 2016.
Shen Yi has been consistently recognised as a leading disputes lawyer in major law journals, such as Chambers Global, Asialaw Profiles, Legal500 Asia Pacific and most recently identified as a Market-Leading Lawyer for Dispute Resolution & Litigation in the Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2018. His areas of practice are primarily in Corporate & Commercial Litigation, International Arbitration, Trust & Financial Disputes and Restructuring & Insolvency.
He served as the 25th President of the Law Society of Singapore from 2015-2016. A firm believer that pro bono legal work is a debt that every lawyer owes, he also currently serves on the board of the Law Society’s Pro Bono Services Pte Ltd, a registered charity.