Richard Kuek
Name: Richard Kuek
Firm Name: Gurbani & Co
Jurisdiction: Singapore
Leader in: Insurance & Reinsurance Law

Telephone: +63367727
Fax: +63360110

Professional Biography:

Graduated from the University of London in 1979 with Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and obtained a Master of Laws in Shipping and Insurance in 1981.   Called as a Barrister-at-Laws of Lincoln’s Inn, England in 1980. Admitted as Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore in 1982.

Worked in a leading bank and a leading international shipping company for 5 years before deciding to pursue a career in law. Worked in barrister’s chambers and a firm of London Solicitors from 1980 to 1982. Partner of Prakash, Gurbani & Chong from 1983 to May 1989.

Co-founder and partner of the firm.

Handles admiralty and shipping, marine and general insurance, carriage, international trade, and commercial litigation.

Accredited arbitrator on the panel of:

– Singapore International Arbitration Centre

– Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration

– Formerly accredited arbitrator on the panel of:

– Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration

Member of:

– Insurance Law Association of Singapore

– Maritime Law Association of Singapore

– Member of Complaints & Disciplinary Panel, Public Accountants & Disciplinary Panel, ACRA (March 2013 to March 2015)

– Committee member of the General Insurance Association of Singapore (Property and Marine Section)