JTJB has one of the most experienced Shipping, International Trade & Logistics practices among law firms in Asia. We are regarded and have been consistently ranked by various publications as one of the top maritime law firms in Singapore.
Most recently, we have been ranked in Benchmark Litigation as one of the Top 5 Shipping law firms in Singapore, in the Top 10 in Domestic Shipping Litigation by Chambers and Partners Asia-Pacific, among the Top 6 firms in Singapore’s Aviation and Shipping in Asialaw Profiles and one of the Top 6 firms in Shipping in The Legal 500.
Our lawyers are also recognised individually in these international legal directories and three of our lawyers are accredited as Senior Specialists in Maritime and Shipping Law by the Singapore Academy of Law.
We provide a full range of services encompassing registration, transactional (including mortgages, sale and purchase of vessels), advisory and disputes work. The latter includes matters relating to the arrest and release of vessels, collisions and the constitution of limitation funds, personal injury claims, cargo claims, charterparty claims and shipbuilding/repair claims.
Apart from court proceedings, we act in domestic and international arbitrations for maritime related matters under the various bodies such as SCMA, LMAA, KLRCA and HKIAC as well as ad hoc arbitrations.
Our clients include P & I Clubs, H & M underwriters, other insurers, shipowners, charterers, shipyards, brokers, ship managers, ship agents, freight forwarders, various cargo interests and major players in the oil & gas industry. We also act as correspondents for several members of the International Group of P&I Clubs.