Siddharth Sriram

Senior Associate
Tel: +65 6305 9089

Siddharth Sriram is a Senior Associate in Incisive Law.

Prior to reading law at the University of Leicester, Siddharth obtained a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at the National University of Singapore.

Siddharth started off his legal practice at a boutique intellectual property law firm & was involved in patent and trademark litigation at the courts as well as contentious actions at the IPOS level.

Since the move to shipping and admiralty law, he has been and is currently involved in multiple arbitration references (Ad-hoc, SIAC, LMMA and HKMA) and Commercial Litigation arising out of ship-management, ship-building and vessel-sharing agreements as well as agreements to supply goods or to provide offshore geotechnical services, as well as disputes arising from charterparties and/or bills of lading, in relation to off-hire, dead-freight and demurrage.

Siddharth also advises in relation to a wide range of matters including, but not limited to, claims for off-hire and bunkers remaining-on-board (have advised and acted for owners as well as charterers), claims for freight and demurrage, claims arising from accidents at ports, indemnity claims, claims arising under P&I and H&M policies as well as claims arising under marine employment contracts/CBA agreements.


Highlight matters include:

Matters handled prior to joining the firm:

  • Acting for a south-east Asian shipping line in relation to a dispute arising from a vessel-sharing agreement and container fire.
  • Advised a H&M Insurer on their liability under an insurance policy in a situation involving contaminated cargo and assisted it in obtaining a favourable outcome.
  • Acted for an IG P&I Club and Member in negotiations in relation to an accident at discharge port and succeeded in obtaining for Club and Member almost the full sum of Member’s claim.

Education (University):

LLB Hons (First Class), University of Leicester
B.Eng (Mechanical Engineering), National University of Singapore

Professional Associations and Memberships:

The Singapore Academy of Law
The Law Society of Singapore