Ian Short


Ian is a director in our Singapore office.

Ian specialises in commercial shipping and maritime disputes, covering the full range of P&I and defence work, marine insurance issues and disputes arising out of the sale/purchase and building of ships. Ian's practice also encompasses collisions and ship damage claims and he advises clients on international trade disputes. Ian strives to find commercial solutions where possible but is experienced in running cases through Singapore and London arbitration and in the High Court in England.

On the non-contentious side, Ian is involved in drafting a wide range of shipping contracts, including charterparty terms, COAs and sale agreements.

Ian is recommended in both the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners 2018 Asia-Pacific editions.

What Our Clients Say

  • Ian Short is ‘a first-class lawyer with outstanding legal knowledge and razor-sharp analysis’; he is ‘down to earth, with a firm but realistic approach to disputes’.

- Legal 500 2018