Ang & Partners is a boutique firm with specialist practices in Shipping, Logistics & International Trade and Insurance & Claims. Since our firm was founded in 1985, we have focused on serving local and international clients in the transport and insurance industries.

Well-known and highly-rated for our expertise in shipping matters, our practice extends to all matters involving transport, whether by land, air or sea. We are also noted for our rich experience in all aspects of insurance law.

While our practice has traditionally been rooted in protecting our clients' interests when disputes arise, we are regularly asked for our assistance in advisory and transactional matters - protecting clients' interests at the earliest stage possible.

"...renowned for its high-quality contentious maritime expertise as well as its arbitration and insurance capabilities."

Chambers & Partners

Shipping, Logistics &
International Trade

Our mainstay practice in shipping encompasses all aspects of wet, dry and transactional work, and we are recognised as an "excellent maritime law firm" by Legal 500 Asia Pacific and rated by Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific as "one of the best local teams in Singapore" for pure shipping litigation.

We protect the interests of ship owners, charterers, ship operators, Protection and Indemnity Clubs, Hull and Machinery insurers and other participants in the transport industry. Our experience in dealing with the full range of parties and situations that can arise in the industry allows us to consider all angles of a matter.

Our partners have substantial experience acting in a wide range of matters including:-

  • Collisions and maritime casualties
  • Charterparty and bill of lading disputes
  • Cargo claims
  • Tug and Tow disputes
  • Letters of credit and other trade disputes
  • Ship sale and purchase
  • Ship construction
  • Warehouseman's liabilities
  • Bailee's liabilities arising from contractual as well as gratuitous bailments
  • Drafting and review of standard/house bills of lading and charterparty terms.


Our insurance team handles a wide range of insurance disputes, and advises on policy wording and regulatory matters.

We are panel lawyers for both local and foreign insurers, as well as the Motor Insurer's Bureau of Singapore. Our partners have also acted as adjudicators for the Structured Products with the Financial Industry Disputes Resolution Centre Ltd (FIDReC).

Our experience spans:-

  • Marine
  • Motor
  • Property
  • Liability
  • Workmen's compensation
  • Trade and export credit
  • Business interruption
  • Professional indemnity
  • Errors & omissions
  • Performance bonds
  • All personal lines insurance


We represent clients in domestic and international arbitrations, both ad hoc and institutional. Apart from acting as counsel, our partners also receive appointments as arbitrators.

We have also been instructed to assist in foreign arbitration processes by seeking judicial relief in the form of interim remedies or recognition and enforcement of awards.

We are familiar with procedures for the promotion of amicable settlements such as mediation. In all matters, we advise our clients on the best method of resolving disputes, be it litigation, arbitration or alternative dispute resolution.

"...the firm will give its all for a client and is fully committed to getting a successful outcome."

Chambers & Partners
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Founding Partner
+65 6586 0703

  • BA (Hons) in Law (Chelmer)
  • Barrister at Law, Gray's Inn (1978)
  • Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore (1980)

Dip Seng practices commercial litigation with particular emphasis on shipping, logistics and international trade matters. He is regularly instructed by ship owners, charterers, ship operators, and Protection & Indemnity Clubs.

Highly-rated by Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners, Dip Seng has been called an "experienced and smart lawyer who knows how to win", a "practical lawyer with whom you can have a sensible discussion to reach a mutually beneficial settlement" and is "recommended by clients for his straightforward advice and ability to get to the heart of a matter".

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Founding Partner
+65 6586 0702

  • LLB (NUS)
  • Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore (1982)
  • Singapore Navy Seaman Officer from 1974 to 1977
  • Captain, Singapore Naval Reserve from 1982 to 1995

Kok Leong has diverse experience in shipping and international trade, insurance (both general and marine), and arbitration matters (as counsel as well as arbitrator).

Kok Leong is regularly approached to take on complex and challenging disputes involving major casualties, offering creative approaches and solutions to difficult problems.

His clients include ship owners, ship managers, Protection & Indemnity Clubs, insurers, and offshore support companies.

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+65 6586 0713

  • LLB (NUS)
  • Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore (2006)

Partner since 2013.

Charmaine's practice includes both contentious and non-contentious matters and includes wet and dry shipping work, ship arrests, international trade disputes, insurance including marine insurance, commercial disputes, arbitration, ship sale and purchases, employment law, and landlord and tenant disputes.

She regularly acts for, amongst others, freight forwarders, multimodal transport operators, ship owners, charterers, ship operators, Protection & Indemnity Clubs, insurers, cargo claimants, and trading companies.

Charmaine lectures at The Logistics Academy.

Charmaine is fluent in Mandarin.

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+65 6224 2530 (main line)

  • LLB (NUS)
  • Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore (2008)

Partner since 2013.

Weiting's practice encompasses commercial litigation and arbitration, as well as non-contentious advisory work.

Weiting acts for, amongst others, Protection & Indemnity Clubs, insurers, shipowners, shipmanagers, charterers, chartering brokers and shipbrokers in collision claims, cargo claims, claims relating to the oil and gas and offshore industry, shiprepair claims, charterparty, bunkering, shipbroking and trade disputes. She also advises creditors in involvency and restructuring proceedings.

Non-contentious matters on which Weiting advises include ship repair and ship conversion contracts, ship sale and purchase contracts, charterparty terms, employment contracts and contracts for the sale of goods.

"A small team but well grounded and sound in its approach, which makes it a force to be reckoned with."

Chambers & Partners

For a young lawyer, starting your career in a supportive and vibrant learning environment is important. We provide a friendly and supportive environment for our practice trainees to learn in, and endeavour to provide our trainees with as rich a practice training experience as possible.

Our pupils have traditionally gained court experience by appearing before the Court as part-called pupils, for both routine matters as well as arguments, where possible.

Continuing to learn throughout our careers is important to us. Partners and lawyers alike regularly attend courses, seminars, attachments and other industry events related to our practice areas.


Please include a cover letter, your academic results for law school and GCE "A" levels (or equivalent), ECA/CCA records, and one written assignment.

In your cover letter, please state the areas of practice which you are applying to, as well as a brief introduction of yourself and your interests. The ability to converse in a second language and/or dialects is not essential, but would be helpful.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Recruitment Partner
78 Shenton Way, #08-01, Singapore 079120.

Applications may also be submitted via email to Ms Leong Yim Mei at


Applications should be addressed to:

The Recruitment Partner
78 Shenton Way, #08-01, Singapore 079120.

Applications may also be submitted via email to Ms Leong Yim Mei at

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