Chia Peng Chuang, Michael
LL.B (Hons), B. Sc (Bldg) (Hons), GCIArb, MRICS, MCIArb, FSIArb, Barrister-at-Law
Languages: English, Mandarin, Bahasa Melayu, Teochew & Hokkien.
By God’s grace, Michael holds dual qualifications in building and law and started his QS career with a building contractor in 1985. He later joined HDB as a Contracts Officer and qualified as a Chartered Quantity Surveyor. He was called to the Singapore Bar and Malaysian Bar. He started his legal career in 1995 in one of the top four legal practices in Singapore and was attached to a boutique construction law practice in KL.
Michael has over 25 years of experience advising developers, owners, contractors, sub-contractors, suppliers and consultants on legal matters, claims and disputes in building and construction in Malaysia and Singapore. His main practice areas are litigation, dispute avoidance and resolution, mediation, adjudication and arbitration in construction and related disciplines.
Michael is on the panels of arbitrators of SIArb and LSAS, a panel member of Law Society’s Neutral Evaluation and Determination Scheme, a mediator from Singapore Construction Mediation Centre and an accredited adjudicator with the Singapore Mediation Centre.