Our Directors:

Michael Eu Hai Meng

Michael Eu Hai Meng

Michael Eu Hai Meng

Michael specializes in Insurance Work and Commercial Litigation and handles both litigation and arbitration matters. He has advised on and handled a full range of general insurance matters, including: Workmen’s Compensation, Contractors’ All Risks, Public Liability, Fire, Personal Accident/Injury, Motor, Life, Professional Indemnity and Performance Bond claims.

About Michael

Michael graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1988 and joined the elite white-collar crime buster, Commercial Affairs Department, (1988-1991). He later practiced in Allen & Gledhill (1991-1993), Cooma, Lau & Loh (1993 -2001), and ComLaw LLC (2001-2006), before becoming a founding member and Managing Director of United Legal Alliance LLC (“ULA”) in 2006 where he remained until April 2021. On 1 May 2021, he set up CIVIC Legal LLC with Abdul Salim, Edwina Fan and Gloria Lee and held the position of Managing Director.

Michael also obtained his LLM from the National University of Singapore in 1992. He was elected as member and then a fellow with the Singapore Institute of Arbitrator

Michael sat on the Board of Governors of the Singapore College of Insurance from 2012 to 2020 and is currently the Chairman of its Academic Board. He has given numerous talks and conducted seminars on various areas of Insurance Law.  He also serves as a Member of the Inquiry Panel constituted under the Legal Profession Act, a Vice Chairman of the National Anti-Doping Disciplinary Committee and Chairman of the Election Appeal Committee of the Football Association of Singapore. He enjoys sports and is an avid football fan.

A substantial number of cases handled by Michael are seminal cases on insurance law in Singapore.

Representative Cases

Additional Info

Key Practice Areas
  • General Insurance
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore (1991)
Professional Qualifications
  • LLB (Hons), National University of Singapore (1988)
  • LLM, National University of Singapore (1992)
  • MSIArb (2017)
  • FSIArb (2017)
  • Board of Governors, Singapore College of Insurance (2012 to 2020)
  • Chairman of Academic Board, Singapore College of INsurance (2020 to-date)
  • Member of Inquiry Panel (Legal Profession Act)
  • Vice-Chairman of National Anti-Doping Disciplinary Committee
  • Chairman of Election Appeal Committee — Football Association Singapore
  • Legal Aspects of Insurance, 2011, 2015 and 2018 edition (forthcoming) (contributor)
  • English
  • Mandarin