THIO YING YING
Head of Litigation Department
Areas of Practice: Employment and Labor Law, Commercial Litigation, Civil Litigation, Bankruptcy and Insolvency, Banking Litigation, Debt Recovery, Shipping Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, Insurance Claims, Management Corporation, Negligence, Professional Negligence, Tort, Mortgagee's Action, Matrimonial, Leases, Tenancies.
Thio Ying Ying has been a litigation lawyer since 1985. She is currently a senior partner and head of the litigation department in Kelvin Chia Partnership.
Her legal career began at Godwin & Co., a law firm specializing in shipping and maritime law. She has represented shipowners and charterers in maritime cases. The legal issues dealt with in these cases include maritime casualties, maritime personal injuries, cargo claims and maritime bankruptcy. She is also familiar with maritime liens and mortgages, charter parties and maritime contracts, and maritime insurance claims.
Ying Ying also has extensive experience in commercial litigation. She appears before the courts on a regular basis on bankruptcy, receivership and insolvency-related actions, engineering and construction disputes, construction liens and insurance.
Her insurance litigation experience includes policy issues, third party liabilities, motor and personnel injury claims and engineering and construction disputes, professional indemnity disputes, property and casualty claims.
Her banking litigation experience includes lender liability litigation and related claims, customer fraud, employee embezzlement, letter of credit and financial guaranty bond matters. She has also represented banks and financial institutions in claims relating to mortgages and hire-purchases.
Ying Ying appears in the Legal 500 Directory and is described as having strong experience in banking litigation, from employee embezzlement to lender's liability.
In addition to shipping and commercial matters, Ying Ying also handles a select number of family law matters. She has handled complex inheritance disputes involving conflict of laws relating to matrimony and devolution of estates.