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Loh Wai Yue Appointed as Director of Incisive Law

Litigator and specialist in commodities and shipping, Loh Wai Yue, has been appointed Director of Incisive Law with effect from 21 August 2019.

Triple qualified in Singapore, England & Wales and Hong Kong, Wai Yue brings with him over a decade of experience in handling disputes both in court and before arbitral tribunals in Singapore, London and Hong Kong. Wai Yue is also part of the Admiralty team in Asia and remains actively involved in investigation and handling of maritime casualties and claims.

Ranked as a leading lawyer in various legal directories, Wai Yue practised at the Singapore bar before his stint overseas, and prior to his appointment in Singapore, served as the Chief Representative of Ince’s Beijing office for the last 7 years. He continues to head the Beijing office and enjoys a formidable reputation with private and Chinese state-owned enterprises operating in the shipping, international trade, offshore and insurance sectors.

Wai Yue’s recent appointment is a significant addition to the Incisive team and will help to further strengthen the firm’s services for clients in Singapore and the region. Wai Yue serves concurrently as head of Ince Singapore’s China Practice.

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Ministry of Law launches public consultation on allowing appeals to the High Court on questions of law arising from an arbitral award and other proposed amendments to Singapore’s International Arbitration Act.

04.07.2019 | Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Background

The Ministry of Law (MinLaw) has launched a public consultation to receive feedback on proposals to amend the International Arbitration Act (“IAA”). In its consultation paper, MinLaw has invited members of the public to provide feedback on a draft IAA Bill which, most notably, proposes the insertion of provisions to provide the option for parties to incorporate a right to appeal to the High Court on a question of law arising out of an award made in the proceedings, where parties have agreed to opt in to this mechanism.

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Shipping E-Brief – June 2019

10.06.2019 | Maritime

The Shipping E-Brief is a regular publication providing you with key information on legal decisions and developments in shipping and related business areas. 

Our June 2019 edition of the Shipping E-Brief is full of articles dealing with topical shipping issues.  

To view on PDF and online here.
 

Getting the Deal Through – Market Intelligence – Shipping 2018 – Singapore

10310.2018 | Shipping

Incisive Law recently contributed a chapter on the shipping industry in Singapore to the market intelligence publication ‘Getting the Deal Through’. To read rest of article, please click here.

Shipping E-Brief – October issue

The October 2018 edition of our Shipping E-Brief is now available to view on PDF and online here.