JTJB News September 2014




JTJB welcomes a new addition to the team with Captain Mohan Das Nair joining our KL Office, Rahayu Partnership, in September 2014 as a litigation partner.

Capt. Mohan commenced his legal career in 2003 and his areas of practice include Shipping and Admiralty, Marine Insurance as well as International Trade.

Prior to that, he was in the merchant marine and has more than fifteen years sea-going experience on-board various types of vessels. He subsequently became a Marine Superintendent and then a Senior Manager handling a full range of operational duties for a fleet of over thirty vessels. He has served Malaysia International Shipping Corporation, Perbadanan Nasional Shipping Lines and Neptune Orient Lines.

Captain Mohan has extensive experience in the navigation, operation and management of vessels as well as vessel repairs, dry-docking, sale and purchase of vessels, vessel registration and marine insurance which includes hull and machinery, cargo, liability (P&I), war risks and loss of hire. Captain Mohan’s combined expertise as a lawyer and mariner will be extremely valuable to clients with maritime cases.

Welcome Aboard Captain Mohan!



JTJB took part in the ADVOC 2nd International Business Law Conference that was held in Bali from 8 to 9 September 2014.

The International Business Law Conference is an annual event that features speakers from multiple jurisdictions giving international perspectives on topics that are highly relevant to businesses.

This year’s Conference featured a total of 21 speakers over 4 sessions that covered Free Trade Agreements: Key Legal Issues and the Way Forward, Legal Aspects of Outsourcing, Data Protection Laws: A Review of Various Jurisdictions and Interim Relief in Litigation.

JTJB Senior Partner, Dato Jude Benny opened the Conference and delivered a talk at the Conference dinner while JTJB Managing Partner K Murali Pany chaired the panel on Interim Relief in Litigation and delivered a presentation on Mareva Injunctions.

The Conference also had the honour of having Ambassador K Kesavapany, Singapore’s Ambassador to Jordan, as the keynote speaker. Ambassador Kesavapany also participated in the Free Trade Agreements panel and shared his experiences as a free trade agreement negotiator and in the World Trade Organisation.

Our relationship with our clients does not end with the close of a deal or the conclusion of a case. We look to enhance that relationship and provide value beyond just legal services. Utilising our store of knowledge and experience as well as our extensive contact base, JTJB holds exclusive training and networking events for our clients.

We conduct practical seminars on topics relevant to our clients’ business. These seminars are conducted at our and our clients’ offices.

We hold boutique events to enable our clients to network and make new contacts in an enjoyable environment

Upcoming Events
October       –      ADVOC 2nd Maritime Conference, Singapore (16th October 2014)

November    –      JTJB Champagne Tasting, Singapore (28th November 2014)
December    –      JTJB Go Kart Challenge, Singapore (5th December 2014)

For more information about these events, please contact us at news@jtjb.com.

*The dates of events stated above are to be confirmed and subject to change.