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31 Mar

Four JTJB lawyers have been named in this year’s Singapore’s Top 100 lawyers!

Asia Business Law Journal has unveiled its 2023 list of the top performers in Singapore’s legal profession following extensive research and nominations received from in-house counsel based in Singapore and elsewhere, as well as partners at international law firms. Amongst others things, the lawyers in the list are recognised for their commercial awareness as well

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28 Mar

JTJB adds new Partner to its Corporate Practice

  JTJB welcomes Ting Chi Yen as a Partner in the Firm’s Corporate Practice. Chi Yen has been in practice for almost 19 years. He started his career as an associate with Wee, Tay & Lim LLP after graduating from NUS with a Bachelor of Law. He joins JTJB after spending the last 16 years

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13 Mar

JTJB is ranked in Chambers and Partners Global Guide 2023 for Shipping!

Once again, we are delighted to share that JTJB LLP has been ranked for its expertise in Shipping in Chambers and Partners Global 2023 Legal Guide. Our Deputy Managing Partner John Sze and Senior Partner Danny Chua are also recognised as Leading Individuals. Here’s what our clients are saying: “Danny stands out in the legal

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10 Mar

JTJB highlighted by ALB as a Firm to watch!

  We are excited to share that JTJB has been named in ALB’s (Asian Legal Business, a Thomson Reuters publication) FIRMS TO WATCH (SINGAPORE) 2023 feature. This feature recognises a selected number of quality law firms that are punching well above their weight in terms of work handled and services delivered. Thank you to our

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28 Feb

The missing link – Proper law of the arbitration agreement

  Properly drafted contracts should (and usually do) have: 1. A clause specifying the system of law that governs the contract; and 2. A clause specifying how and where disputes arising under the contract are to be resolved e.g. Singapore Courts or Singapore Arbitration. If Arbitration is the chosen method of dispute resolution, template arbitration

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18 Jan

Arbitrability – What does it mean and why is it important?

A common misconception is that any and every commercial dispute can be resolved via arbitration. However, this is not the case. Under Singapore law, some types of commercial disputes cannot be referred to arbitration. These include matters like winding up of companies, and disputes arising from the operation of statutory provisions of insolvency regimes. Such

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31 Dec

Shipbuilding Contracts: Practical Issues and Considerations

In very recent years, there has been an increase in the number of shipbuilding contracts for the first time following the 2008 financial crisis. Many vessels commissioned around the shipping boom of 2005 are now approaching middle age. The push for greener shipping (along with the incentives that follow) also provide an incentive for companies

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