PDLegal boosts its Construction & Insurance practices with the hire of Ling Wei Hong

October 7, 2022

PDLegal Strengthens Construction Insurance Practice

PDLegal LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Ling Wei Hong as Partner of the Firm.

Wei Hong has a unique blend of experience in legal practice and insurance claims management. He spent 10 years in several of the largest leading law firms in Singapore, honing his skills as a dispute resolution lawyer with a specialist focus on Construction matters.

In this capacity, he has acted for many of the different stakeholders in the construction industry, including: –

  • statutory boards, large MNCs and SMEs (as developers);
  • engineers, architects, quantity surveyors, project engineers and other specialists (as consultants);
  • main, sub and specialist contractors of various trades from earthworks to ACMV, pipe works and fireproofing; and
  • the ultimate owners of the completed work

In 2017, Wei Hong joined one of the world’s largest insurance broking firms as a claims broker handling General Insurance (non-marine) and Financial Lines claims.

Leveraging on his legal expertise, Wei Hong focused on large and complex claims for various lines of insurance such as Cyber, Professional Indemnity, Bankers Blanket Bonds and Trade Credit. By the time he left in end 2021, he was a regional head overseeing 6 countries in South-East Asia.

Wei Hong is an active community leader and volunteer, and holds positions in various grassroots organisations. He is also currently the Branch Chairman of PAP Sengkang East.


“We are very pleased to welcome Wei Hong to PDLegal LLC.

He is a strong addition to our Construction and Insurance practice groups. His expertise complements our existing team and further strengthens our litigation offering. The Firm will benefit from his wholehearted commitment to delivering effective solutions and quality representation to our clients.

Wei Hong’s service to the community is particularly laudable, and we look forward to his contribution to our pro bono efforts.”–  Peter Doraisamy, Managing Partner


Chambers & Partners – Asia Pacific 2023

PDLegal LLC is pleased to announce that Managing Partner, Peter Doraisamy, has been recognised and ranked by Chambers & Partners (Asia Pacific 2023 for Shipping: Domestic: Litigation). The following quotes appear with Peter’s ranking: –

“Peter Doraisamy of PDLegal in Singapore is a noted shipping lawyer in the market. He handles a wide range of disputes, including ship grounding, cargo and fraud-related cases” – Chambers & Partners – Asia Pacific 2023

“He is excellent in litigation. He has very good control of the case, collecting the right evidence and putting this into a very successful trial.” – Shipping Litigation Client

Chambers and Partners is the leading independent professional legal research company operating across 200 jurisdictions. Chambers and Partners delivers detailed rankings and insights into the world’s leading lawyers and law firms.

This ranking is a testimony to the expertise and experience of the Firm’s shipping practice and would not be possible without the support of our clients and friends.

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