Alvin Cheng

Associate Professor Alvin Cheng

Associate Professor, Law Programmes

School of Law

Tel: +65 6248 0424

Email: YWx2aW5jaGVuZ3NjQHN1c3MuZWR1LnNn

Educational Qualifications

  • 2002

    LLM, University of London

  • 1992

    LLB (Hons), University of London

Academic and Professional Experience

  • 2017 - Present

    Senior Lecturer, School of Law, Singapore University of Social Sciences

  • 2017 - Present

    Consultant, Aequitas Law LLP

  • 2015 - Present

    Associate Trainer, Singapore Academy of Law

  • 2014 - 2016

    Partner, Aequitas Law LLP

  • 2011 - Present

    Teaching Fellow, Singapore Institute of Legal Education

  • 2011 - Present

    Senior Trainer, Adjunct Training Faculty, Singapore Mediation Centre

  • 2009 - Present

    Senior Advocacy Trainer, Law Society Advocacy Committee

  • 2009 - 2011

    Tutor, Practical Skills, Board of Legal Education

  • 2002 - 2014

    Partner, Chris Chong & CT Ho Partnership

  • 1995 - 2002

    Associate / Team Leader, William Lai & Alan Wong

  • 1995

    Advocate and Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore

  • 1993

    Barrister-at-Law, England and Wales (Lincoln’s Inn)

Asian Journal on Mediation [2020] – Book Review, Contemporary Issues in Mediation vol 5 (Joel Lee, Marcus Tao Shien Lim & Dorcas Quek-Anderson eds) (Singapore International Mediation Institute, 2019)

Practical Guidance, Singapore: Commercial Module – Trading with a Company in Financial Difficulty; Individual Insolvency (2016), LexisNexis

Practical Law – Multi-jurisdictional Guide: Data Protection in Singapore 2015/2016, Thomas Reuters Publishers

  • Accredited Mediator, Singapore Mediation Centre
  • Accredited Mediator, Regent’s University (School of Psychology), London
  • Court Volunteer Mediator, State Courts’ Centre for Dispute Resolution
  • Senior Mediator, Law Society Mediation Scheme
  • Mediator/Arbitrator, Law Society Cost Dispute Resolve Scheme
  • Mediator, Inadequate Professional Services (Section 75B Legal Profession Act)
  • Employment Mediator, Tripartite Alliance for Dispute Resolution
  • Healthcare Mediator, Healthcare Mediation Scheme
  • Private Education Mediator, Committee for Private Education Mediation Scheme
  • Member, Panel of Collaborative Family Practice Lawyers, Singapore Mediation Centre
  • Member, Inquiry Panel (Section 84 Legal Profession Act)
  • Member, Law Society of Singapore
  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law
  • Member, The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn
  • Member, Board of Governors, Spirit of Enterprise (an Institution of a Public Character)
  • Founding Member, Society of Mediation Professionals (Singapore)
  • Honorary Legal Advisor, Alzheimer’s Disease Association (an Institution of a Public Character)

Civil and commercial litigation, including alternative dispute resolution. Advised and acted for private individuals, SMEs, banks, private and listed corporations, and insurance companies in diverse matters – including international arbitration, credit control and risk management, debt recovery and enforcement, corporate insolvency and bankruptcy, insurance claims and recovery, injunctions to restrain the dissipation of assets, breach of directors’ duties and shareholders’ disputes, employment disputes, real estate and tenancy disputes, as well as matrimonial and family law (including collaborative family practice).

  • Civil and Commercial Litigation
  • Legal Ethics and Professional Conduct
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Mediation Advocacy, Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Trial Advocacy
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