William Pyle


Will is a Director in our Singapore office.

Will has been based in Singapore since 2013 and joined CJC from another international shipping firm.

Will has a broad practice in shipping and international trade and advises a range of clients including P&I Clubs, shipowners, ship managers, charterers, insurers and banks. Will handles contractual disputes, including those arising out of charterparties, bills of lading and sale contracts, and also advises in relation to marine casualties such as collisions, groundings and fires at sea. Recently, Will has advised on various disputes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. He is also part of the CJC team in Singapore advising on a case involving the loss of a significant number of containers at sea, and a container ship fire.

Will has extensive experience of running international arbitrations seated in Singapore and London governed by the SCMA, LMAA, SIAC, ICC and GAFTA Rules, as well as Ad Hoc arbitrations. He is also experienced in handling and advising on claims in the English courts, and in LOF salvage arbitration.