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Liqi Cheng

Liqi Cheng is a litigation and arbitration lawyer, specialising in commercial and civil disputes. Her focus areas include matters concerning professional malpractice and complex trust disputes.

Liqi Cheng is an advocate and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore. She has acted for both local and international clients in complex cross-border commercial and civil disputes before all levels of the Singapore Courts. She is also experienced in advising and representing clients in arbitration matters administered by the SIAC and the SCC Rules.

Liqi is a versatile disputes lawyer with experience in a wide array of contentious matters. Her experience includes acting for clients in commercial contracts disputes, professional malpractice actions, disciplinary proceedings and complex shareholder disagreements. She has also represented private clients in a variety of trust law disputes.

Liqi is fluent in both English and Mandarin. She is based in Singapore and practices out of Premier Law LLC

Relevant work

  • Acted for a Ukraine national against his business associate in his claim to validate the trusts of 3 multimillion-dollar properties at Nassim Road.
  • Acted for an individual in a family inheritance dispute centring around siblings' claim that monies transferred by the deceased parents were held on resulting trust.
  • Acted for a leading South Korean conglomerate against an English company and a Russian company in a Sweden-seated arbitration proceeding administered by the SCC Rules, involving a dispute arising out of the sale and purchase of static electrical devices.
  • Acted for an orthopaedic surgeon against the regulator in the cross-appeals against the decision of the Disciplinary Tribunal for professional misconduct, relating to inadequate prescription of medical leave for a patient.
  • Advised an information technology and logistics company on a contentious dispute involving issues such as the interplay between various agreements entered into between multiple parties, the reversal of share swaps and share issuance, as well as the commercial implications on the company's contemplated initial public offering of its shares.