Centre for Maritime Law

Research Staff

Eugene CHENG Jiankai  

Eugene CHENG Jiankai
Adjunct Research Fellow


Eugene is a Claims Executive & Lawyer at the West of England Insurance Services (Luxembourg) SA ("West") where he handles the full spectrum of P & I claims and FD&D disputes for West's ship owning and chartering members. In this capacity, he is also an author of West's legal defence guides published to advise its members of common legal issues encountered in the maritime industry.

Prior to joining West, Eugene was a Senior Associate at a boutique shipping law firm where he spent close to 5 years practising all aspects of maritime law. His practice straddled both wet and dry disputes and he has appeared as counsel before all levels of the Singapore court.

Eugene obtained his LLB (Hons) from the National University of Singapore in 2012 and was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 2013. He is a member of the Singapore Academy of Law.


» Judicial Sale of Arrested Vessels: The Suitability of Taobao As a Platform for a Singapore Judicial Sale [2019] 31 SAcLJ 72-94
» Fulfilling the Duty of Full and Frank Disclosure in Arrest of Ships - Identifying, Consolidating and Presenting Material Facts [2017] 29 SAcLJ 317-342
» Interpleading The OW Saga [2016] 28 SAcLJ 631-648
» The Importance of Developing Singapore Law and Jurisprudence for the Maritime Industry Singapore Law Gazette (April 2019)(forthcoming)
» Contributor to Halsbury's Laws of Singapore, Volume 17(2), Shipping, (2016 Reissue)(LexisNexis Singapore, 2016)
» Contributor to Halsbury's Laws of Singapore, Volume 17(3), Shipping, (2016 Reissue)(LexisNexis Singapore, 2016)

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