Elaine Wong is a partner at Herbert Smith Freehills in Tokyo. She specialises in international arbitration, in particular, arbitration under the ICC, LCIA and JCAA rules. Elaine advises clients across various sectors including construction and infrastructure. She regularly advises major Japanese companies in international arbitrations arising from large-scale, complex construction disputes. She is a certified arbitrator with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; and a member of the LCIA’s Young International Arbitration Group, the AAA’s ICDR Young & International and the International Bar Association.
Prior to joining Herbert Smith Freehills‘ Tokyo office, Elaine practised for several years in Paris and in Singapore. She speaks English, French and Mandarin. Elaine is licensed to advise on English law and Singapore law in Japan as a Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi (Registered Foreign Lawyer)