JTJB News March 2013

JTJB celebrates 25 years

From humble beginnings in 1998 as a two man law firm specialising in shipping and property work, JTJB today is a boutique full service law firm of over 25 lawyers with a global network.

New Lawyers

JTJB’s vibrant Conveyancing & Property Law Practice was enhanced in March 2013 by the addition of new Partner Ms Tan Seow Peer. Seow Peer brings over 20 years of experience and expertise in a wide range of property work. Further additions to JTJB’s corporate and litigation departments are expected in the second quarter of 2013.

Myanmar – latest edition to the JTJB Global Network of Offices

JTJB has confirmed plans to open an office in Yangon, Myanmar in April 2013.

The Myanmar Office will be a full service on-shore practice providing a complete range of services including advisory, corporate and dispute resolution.

JTJB appointed as consultant to the Myanmar Ministry of Transport

The Myanmar Ministry of Transport (Department of Marine Administration) has appointed JTJB’s Managing Partner Dato’ Jude P Benny as its consultant for the drafting and review of the country’s maritime legislation and regulations.

2nd Geneva Trade & Shipping Forum – 28 March 2013

The Forum, held at the SWISSÔTEL MÉTROPOLE in Geneva, brought together expert speakers and professionals from different sectors in the trade and shipping industry.

Over 120 delegates attended the conference including delegates from Holman Fenwick Willan, Arrow Shipping, ADM International, Bunge, MSC, Total, Cargill and Louis Dreyfus.

JTJB’s Deputy Managing Partner, K. Murali Pany, was an invited speaker on the legal panel of the event.