Areas of Practice

Insurance practice

Apart from our vast experience in all aspects of insurance work, our lawyers possess a wealth of industry knowledge built up over more than 25 years of experience working in the insurance industry. By instructing us, our team will apply this knowledge towards ensuring that your matter is brought towards an expedient resolution.

Our team has dealt with a wide range of contentious and non-contentious matters, including the following highlights:

  • Acting for one of Singapore’s then-largest insurers in a dispute arising out of a breach of a condition precedent in an insurance policy.  This resulted in a landmark decision, entitling the insurer to repudiate liability under said policy – Stork Technology Services Asia Pte Ltd v First Capital Insurance Ltd [2006] 3 SLR(R) 652;


  • Advising the Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Singapore in a cross-border recovery action against one of its Malaysian members for a sum in excess of $1 million – see also Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Singapore v AM General Insurance Bhd [2018] 4 SLR 882;


  • Representing twenty insurers in arbitration arising out of a market agreement against one insurer.  The amount in dispute was in excess of $5 million;


  • Representing insurers in a dispute arising out of a call on a performance bond with a bond sum which was in excess of $1 million;


  • Advising one of the world’s largest palm oil producers on their industrial all risks policy, comprehensive machinery policy and reinsurance coverage, with yearly premiums in excess of $5 million;


  • Contributing author to Chapters 7 and 8 of Legal Aspects of Insurance (The Singapore College of Insurance, 2020, 1st – 6th Edition); and


  • Conducting lectures for students at the Singapore College of Insurance and insurance brokers in Cambodia.