Alsuwaidi & Company

Vivian Ch’ng

Arbitration, Maritime & International Trade

Vivian is a dispute resolution lawyer with specialism in shipping and  international trade, Litigation and Arbitration. She is a memebr of CIArb.





Vivian is an experienced dispute resolution lawyer specialising in Maritime & International Trade and Arbitration. She  advises international clients on the UAE court procedures for inter alia, ship arrests and execution of judicial ship sale in cross-border disputes. She also works on arbitrations submitted before arbitration institutions in the UAE such as the Dubai International Arbitration Centre which typically involves multinational companies.

Her dispute resolution experience is international having worked in Malaysia prior to joining Al Suwaidi & Company in the United Arab Emirates.

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Vivian is working towards a a PGDip in International Maritime Law, from the World Maritime University which she began in 2019. She obtained a Certificate of Legal Practice, from the Legal Profession Qualifying Board of Malaysia in  2017, and a LLB (Hons) from the University of London in 2016.

Vivian is fluent in English and Malay.

Vivian’s memberships include:

Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya, Malaysia, since 2018

Certified member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), since 2020

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