Peng leads the aviation team in our Singapore office and has been involved in handling aviation cases for over 20 years. Peng became a partner in 1999 and joined Clyde & Co through the merger with Beaumont and Son.
Since her relocation from London to Singapore in January 2005, Peng has led the handling of several major catastrophe losses in the region. She handles complex multi-jurisdictional litigation and has extensive dispute resolution expertise in Asia, Europe and North America. She has also dealt with claims in the Middle-East and Africa. Aside from major loss activities, she also provides advice on contractual and regulatory matters and handles routine claims for a number of Asian carriers and airport operators. She represented China Airlines, Singapore Airlines and Malaysia Airlines in the Deep Vein Thrombosis and Air Travel Group Litigation, a group action that went before the UK House of Lords (the highest court of appeal in the United Kingdom). She was lead counsel in McDonald v. Korean Air, the leading DVT case before the Ontario Court of Appeal in Canada.
Peng has also recently won a subrogation action before the High People's Court of Shanghai and the Supreme Court of China recovering damages in excess of US$14m for her clients.
Peng is currently collaborating with IATA on the implementation of electronic air waybill for the air cargo industry.
Peng is recognised as a leading practitioner in her field in Who’s Who Legal, the Guide to the World’s Leading Aviation Lawyers and Chambers UK and is a regular speaker at aviation conferences.
In addition to practising as a solicitor (England & Wales), Peng is also admitted to the Malaysian Bar. She is fluent in Malay and Indonesian and also speaks Mandarin, Cantonese and Hokkien.