JTJB News June 2018


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Ship Collision Seminar


JTJB Managing Partner Murali Pany hosted a breakfast seminar on Ship Collisions on 8 June 2018 for ship owners, charterers and ship managers. Senior Consultant, Nicholas White from London Offshore Consultants was invited as a guest speaker.

Murali spoke about evidential and procedural issues that could impact recovery of losses while Nick shared his insights on the proper role of a surveyor in a ship collision. The seminar was attended by a variety of companies across the shipping industry.

It was just the right audience and presentation was done with easy to imagine scenarios and description.”

 Richard Yuen – Greenship Offshore Manager Pte Ltd

“Seminar was well prepared with case studies by speakers. My knowledge on the topics covered was amplified.”

Rahul Bhardwaj – Bluefield Maritime Pte Ltd

JTJB Events
JTJB launches Education Bursary

JTJB has launDSC05771ched an education bursary for underprivileged children called the JTJB Bursary.

Under this Bursary, JTJB will provide financial assistance to underprivileged children for their education through the 4 main self-help groups in Singapore namely the Chinese Development Assistance Council (CDAC), Yayasan Mendaki (MENDAKI), Singapore Indian Development Association (SINDA) and the Eurasian Association (EA).

The JTJB Bursary will run for an initial period of 5 years and a MOU was signed between JTJB and the 4 self-help groups on 6 June 2018.

JTJB Managing Partner, K. Murali Pany said “We have set up the JTJB Bursary in conjunction with our 30th anniversary on 1 February 2018 and the ethos of giving back to society. We hope this small contribution will help provide opportunities to underprivileged children to further their education and reach their full potential.”

JTJB named Leading Litigators in Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific

JTJB’S experienced Shipping Team has been ranked by Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific. This ranking showcases JTJB’s expertise in all manner of shipping disputes, offering streblngth in both litigation and arbitration.

Benchmark Litigation, based in New York, is a specialist information provider and reputed guide on dispute resolution and litigation in the international and regional markets.

Apart from the firm’s ranking, 2 Partners have received accolades for being leading litigators in their practice areas. Senior Partner Danny Chua receieved the Dispute Resolution Star for Shipping and Partner Baldev Bhinder receieved the Future Star for Construction , International Arbitration practice areas.

june 2

ENDEMANN.SCHMIDT welcomes new member on board

JTJB´s esMunich network office ENDEMANN.SCHMIDT is expanding and proudly announces their new entrant, Ms Sarah Mönninghoff, LL. M. After reading law in the Universities of Munster and Dusseldorf, Sarah focused on Medical law and obtained a master degree in this specialist field.

Before joining ENDEMANN.SCHMIDT Sarah spent several years in different international law firms in Düsseldorf, Munich, New York and the Medical Chamber North Rhine in Düsseldorf. Sarah is a native German and fluent in English and French.

More Than Just A Law Firm
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. The firm’s Partners also speak at conferences and seminars organized by other bodies and institutions.


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

August JTJB Shipping Seminar
September JTJB Business Forum
October JTJB Litigation Seminar

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

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