JTJB News April 2016


JTJB Seminars


JTJLPAB Senior Partner, Ms Mabel Tan held a Seminar on the topic “Lasting Power of Attorney” on 21st April 2016, Thursday.

Mabel gave an overview of the LPA process and explained the importance and benefits of appointing a trusted individual to manage one’s personal welfare and affairs through a lasting power of attorney (“LPA”).

The seminar ended with a coffee and networking session.

JTJB’s Probate and Administration Practice Group provides an array of services including drafting of wills, applications for Letters of Administration and Grants of Probate and estate planning. For more information please contact Ms. Mabel Tan at mabeltan@jtjb.com.

JTJB Events


ShipAJoseph Tan Jude Benny LLP, Gurbani & Co LLC and Oon & Bazul LLP jointly hosted the 13th Annual Shiparrested.com Conference at the Raffles Hotel Singapore from Thursday, 3rd March 2016 to Friday, 4th March 2016.

Shiparrested.com is an international network of maritime lawyers who have a particular expertise in the arrest and release of ships.

The Conference was being held in Asia for the first time. It was attended by over 80 Shiparrested.com members and invited guests from 35 different countries. 17 members from different jurisdictions engaged in a series of talks and panel discussions, sharing expert insights on issues affecting shipping lawyers worldwide. JTJB’s Managing Partner, K Murali Pany spoke on the topic “Enforcement of Arbitration Awards in Singapore”.

We would like to thank all the delegates for attending the Conference as well as LSR Services Ltd who sponsored the event cocktails.

Click here to view more photos from the conference.

For more information on Shiparrest topics, please feel free to contact Mr. Murali Pany at murali@jtjb.com.


JTJB held a joint seminar with Waltons & Morse LLP on 7th April 2016, Thursday at JTJB’s office. Speakers at the seminar were Dato’ Jude P Benny, JTJPicture1B Senior Partner, and Mr. Mark Lloyd, a Partner of Waltons & Morse LLP. The seminar was attended by representatives from various insurance and financial advisory companies.

Dato’ Benny spoke on “Cyber Risk Insurance in Asia and Insurance Opportunities in Myanmar”. Dato’ Benny touched on developments in the insurance market in Asia where insurance regimes are continuing to develop within the ASEAN Block and shared his views on how the insurance markets fit together globally from Singapore’s perspective. Mark followed with a presentation on “The Insurance Act 2015 and The Enterprise Bill 2015” and discussed the impacts and issues of these changes on insurance policies worldwide.

An informative and interactive Q&A session followed with attendees sharing their experiences and opinions on the impact of amendments to the insurance clauses and policies benefit from an international perspective.

The seminar event came to an end with a networking and cocktail reception.

For more information on the seminar topics, please feel free to contact Dato’ Jude P Benny at judebenny@jtjb.com and Mr. Mark A Lloyd at mal@wamlaw.co.uk.


Picture3JTJB Senior Partner, Dato’ Jude P Benny spoke on the topic “Maritime Debt Recovery and Credit Risk Protection” organized by the Batam Shipyard and Offshore Association (BSOA) on 11th April 2016, Monday.

The talk was attended by members of the Association and ended with an interactive Q&A session.

We would like to thank BSOA for the organizing this talk.

JTJB holds exclusive training and seminar events for our clients and contacts. For training and seminar opportunities, please feel free to contact us at news@jtjb.com.

JTJB Updates


Picture4JTJB’s Bangkok office, JTJB International Lawyers, is pleased to introduce a new Director, Mr. Bunnasomboon Chaiparinya (Aaron). Aaron will commence duties at the Bangkok office as of 1st May 2016.

Aaron read law at Thammasat University and subsequently obtained a Masters in Professional Accounting and Business Administration from Australia. Prior to joining JTJB, Aaron worked with international law firms in Thailand and Australia.

Aaron is experienced in Corporate and business transactional work including Public-Private Partnership projects, Mergers & Acquisition, foreign investment and immigration. He has also represented international and domestic clients in litigation matters including shareholder/corporate disputes, labor disputes, business reorganization & bankruptcy.

For more information about JTJB International Lawyers Co., Ltd, feel free to send your enquiries to info.bangkok@jtjb.com.   

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


May 2016             – JTJB Wine Tasting (TBC)

October 2016      – JTJB Managing Partner, K Murali Pany speaker at the 3rd Edition of Asia Pacific Marine Conference 2016 (6 October 2016)

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

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

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