is a partner who joined the firm in 2011. He focuses on serving owners and charterers, as well as P&I, hull and machinery, and carrier liability insurers in handling bill of lading disputes, ship collisions and personal injuries. Dai, who is an experienced litigator in all Chinese maritime courts and the respective appeal courts, also counsels in shipping and commercial arbitration and mediation before the China Maritime Arbitration Commission and the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission. He is an adjunct external fellow of the Centre for Maritime Law at the National University of Singapore, the editor of the ‘Chinese Maritime and Commercial Law Report’ and a member of the Shanghai Bar Association and IPBA. Dai obtained a Master of Laws degree with a distinction in international commercial law from the University of Birmingham.