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Iain Anderson

A marine specialist, Iain Anderson centres his practice on every type of related insurance problem that can arise.

Hull, cargo, war, construction, loss of hire- these are all marine insurance problems that regularly crop up for those in the business. Iain, who started his career as a marine claims adjuster in London, understands and can help. And when a casualty strikes, Iain has extensive experience acting on collisions, groundings, and salvage.

He also focuses a part of his practice on offshore energy risks, including WELCAR, COW, OEE/EED problems - both coverage and subrogation. In the PRI and trade credit sector he works with the Asia market to assist in coverage and recovery issues and to help the market raise its regional profile.

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A client states that "there's no one close to the expertise of Iain Anderson," adding that he is "quick to identify the crux of a matter and to offer solutions to deal with these amicably."Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022

One source says: "He is a very strong lawyer who gives solid and measured advice."Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022

"Iain has a hull-adjusting background as well as a legal background, which is very useful for marine and cargo insurance" – Chambers Asia Pacific 2021

"Iain is very calm during negotiation, but effective. He knows how to deal with sensitive clients." – Chambers Asia Pacific 2021

"He can understand the issues step by step and help me come up with a strategy." – Chambers Asia Pacific 2021 

"Noted by market commentators as 'an outstanding practitioner,' Iain Anderson of RPC heads the firm's maritime practice. He is at his most visible in marine insurance, where he offers in-depth expertise in maritime salvage, ship casualties and incidents relating to the offshore energy space." - Chambers Asia Pacific 2017

"The 'very approachable and responsive' Iain Anderson is recognised in the market for his in-depth expertise in marine and offshore energy insurance. His practice encompasses maritime salvage and casualty response, as well as handling losses in the power and energy sector." - Chambers Asia Pacific 2017

Iain Anderson "think[s] outside the box" -  Legal 500 Aisa Pacific 2017

"At RPC, Iain Anderson provides ‘commercially sound advice’, and has particular strength in marine insurance". - Legal 500 Aisa Pacific 2016 

Recommended - Legal 500 Aisa Pacific 2016 

"One source points to Iain Anderson as someone who 'would definitely be first in mind for marine casualty disputes.' They further add: 'One thing that amazed me was his ability to command all the different strands of the case and give advice quickly and clearly'." - Chambers Asia Pacific 2016

Iain Anderson provides "commercially sound advice" - Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015

A number of interviewees note Iain Anderson's experience in marine insurance matters. He has been busy with a number of disputes, both marine and non-marine, of late. One interviewee praised his"excellent reputation." - Chambers Asia Pacific 2015

"Iain Anderson of RPC earns client praise for"having handled a recent incident very professionally and led it to a successful conclusion, working late into the early morning to meet international deadlines" - Chambers Asia Pacific 2015


Singapore Reinsurers Association
Average Adjusters Association
Singapore Shipowners' Association
Insurance Law Association of Singapore
Singapore Mediation Centre