Yuhui Ng

Tel: +65 6305 3412

Yuhui is an Associate in our Singapore office and has extensive experience in advisory work and commercial disputes resolution. His focus includes maritime and shipping law, as well as insurance related matters.

Yuhui specialises in maritime, shipping and insurance law. He has advised and represented clients in both wet and dry shipping related matters, including but not limited to collisions, charterparty disputes, carriage of goods, and crew claims.

On top of representation within the Singapore Courts, Yuhui is also experienced in other forms of disputes resolution including mediation within the SMC as well as international arbitration under the SIAC and SCMA rules.

Prior to joining the firm, Yuhui worked as a P&I Claims Handler for an international insurance company, and was also a Legal Associate in a boutique shipping law firm in Singapore. With legal and commercial experience within the maritime industry, Yuhui seeks to provide practical solutions in line with economic realities faced by all clients.


Highlight matters include:

  • Successfully defending a seafarer employer before the Singapore High Court in the first Singapore decision to consider novel issues of law involving the overlap of the Maritime Labour Convention and Work Injury Compensation Act regimes. Full judgment was published in MTM Ship Management Pte Ltd v Devaswarupa and others [2022] SGHC 178.
  • Assisting in the representation of a Chinese state owned commodity trading company in one of the biggest shipping and insolvency litigation proceedings before the Singapore High Court.
  • Successfully advised and acted in various disputes involving collision of vessels, including the first reported judgment involving collision of vessels in Singapore.
  • Assisted in a claim by one of the world’s biggest commodities trading companies against a shipowner. Won on liability and matter was settled prior to the hearing at the Court of Appeal. Full judgment was published in Wilmar Trading Pte Ltd v Heroic Warrior Inc [2019] SGHC 143.
  • Handled an SIAC arbitration claim by a Malaysian company against a Singapore palm oil trading company under a sale and purchase contract for palm oil. Matter was settled.
  • Represented various IG P&I Clubs and various insurers for their recovery claims in Court and arbitration including but not limited to claims under marine, industrial, public liability and workplace injury policies.
  • Handled the removals of two sunken vessels in Malaysian waters under the Nairobi International Convention on Wreck Removals.

Education (University):

National University of Singapore

Professional Associations and Memberships:

The Law Society of Singapore
The Singapore Academy of Law