Corina’s practice includes all areas of contentious shipping and admiralty matters, including charter party disputes, mortgage enforcement, MOA disputes, cargo claims. She regularly acts for shipowners, charterers, banks, insurers and shipyards and commodity traders. More recently, she has been very involved in acting for owners and financial institutions in various shipping insolvency cases. Corina has been lauded as a highly esteemed litigator in several legal publications such as Chambers Asia-Pacific and The Legal 500 Asia Pacific. In Chambers, Corina is noted to command “the respect of her peers and impresses clients with her handling of shipping mandates. She acts for banks on a variety of contentious shipping matters, including mortgage enforcement, insurance and insolvency of shipping companies”.
Apart from shipping, Corina’s practice also encompasses marine and non-marine insurance, both contentious and non-contentious. She has acted for various insurers where she advised, reviewed and drafted policy wordings for new and existing insurance products as well as acted as counsel for insurers in various policy disputes. She is named as a leading expert in the field of insurance and reinsurance as well as transport by Who’s Who Legal in 2016 and 2017.
Corina contributed to the Singapore law chapter of International Cargo Insurance (Lloyd’s Informa, 2012).
Corina is the current Vice Chairperson of the Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration (SCMA), Vice Chair of the International Bar Association (IBA) Maritime & Transport Committee and Secretary of the Maritime Law Association of Singapore (MLAS).
She has also been appointed to the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) panel of arbitrators, the Maritime Panel of Associate Mediators of the Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC) and as a Course Facilitator (Admiralty Practice) by the Singapore Institute of Legal Education (SILE) for the Preparatory Course leading to the Singapore Bar examinations.
Corina graduated from the University of Hull with an LL.B. (Hons) degree in 1988, and an LL.M. from University College, University of London, in 1992. Corina was called to the Singapore Bar in 1993 and is also a non-practising solicitor of England and Wales, having been admitted to the Roll of Solicitors of England and Wales in 1992. She joined Allen & Gledhill in 1997 and became a Partner in 2000.