He advises clients on a range of non-contentious maritime matters, in particular ship finance and rig and vessel construction contracts. He also advises on various banking issues including secured lending, syndicated loans, guarantees and trade finance documentation. Bill’s company/commercial advice to clients includes drafting memoranda and articles of association, joint venture, agency and distribution agreements, leasing agreements, share and asset sales, employment, capital market services licensing applications and other regulatory issues including insurance.
Bill has taught law at universities in England and Singapore and regularly lectures to various professional bodies. He has written extensively on property law and trusts and the fourth edition of his textbook on Singapore Land Law was published in 2010.
Professional associations & memberships
The Law Society of Singapore; and The Law Society of England and Wale