Nicholas advises and acts for [re]insurers across Asia Pacific, particularly those based in Singapore, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam and New Zealand. He also advises clients based in the UK.
Nicholas' practice focuses on large scale property and energy insurance losses, recent examples of which include:
- Property damage and stock loss resulting from a volcanic eruption in Indonesia;
- Property damage and business interruption losses to onshore and offshore facilities in Indonesia;
- Business interruption losses to high-tech automobile manufacturers based in Thailand; and
- Material damage and loss of use claims to a drilling barge and rig in Indonesia waters.
Nicholas advises clients on policy coverage and quantum, and acts for clients in negotiation discussions, mediation, arbitration and commercial litigation. Nicholas is fluent in the major rules of arbitration, including ICC, SIAC, HKIAC, AAA, UNCITRAL and LCIA, and he is a member of the British Insurance Law Association and Insurance Law Association of Singapore.
Nicholas is a commercially minded lawyer who provides expedient and strategic legal advice to clients.
Nicholas has been practising in Singapore for over five years.