Xeauwei is a Partner at Allen & Gledhill. Her area of expertise encompasses corporate litigation and international arbitration.

She has substantial experience handling banking disputes, shareholders’ disputes, trust and property disputes and commodities disputes. She is effectively bilingual in English and Chinese and has rendered expert opinions for proceedings in England and the People’s Republic of China.

Xeauwei is consistently recognised for her work in top legal publications such as The Legal 500 Asia Pacific and is cited to be someone that "thinks 10 steps ahead" and "brings her A-game - all the time". Xeauwei and her team have also been lauded for their “quick response” and ability to provide “strategic and practical solutions to clients even before the clients request it”.

She graduated from the National University of Singapore with an LL.B. (Hons) degree and passed the Singapore Bar examinations ranked as the top 10 individuals of her year’s cohort.

Work Highlights

  • Acted for a leading international bank in successfully defending a private banking customer’s claim for alleged mis-selling, where the Court of Appeal judgment provided useful guidance on the duties of banks in the sale of structured products to customers. 
  • Acted for the Singapore arm of an Indian multinational conglomerate in successfully defending arbitration proceedings commenced by a PRC conglomerate over the sale and purchase of iron ore.
  • Acted for the trustee-manager of a SGX-ST listed business trust in obtaining court sanction for the first scheme of arrangement of a business trust in Singapore.