JTJB News December 2017




JTJB at IBIA Convention: Singapore2
JTJB Senior Partner Danny Chua was a panelist in the Bunker Buyers’ Panel held at Raffles City Convention Centre on 9th November 2017 during IBIA Annual Convention.

The panel considered, from shipowners’ and buyers’ perspective, how to manage a post-O. W Bunker and Hanjin world in order to prepare for 2020.

The Panel moderated by Nigel Draffin consultant, author and lecturer comprised leading maritime professionals from BW Group, Maersk Oil Trading, Chembulk Maritime Singapore and Torm A/S.


JTJB conti3nues to be Ranked in Chambers, Legal 500 & ALP

JTJB’S experienced Shipping Team has been highly recommended and ranked by Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific, Legal 500 and Asialaw Profiles. This rankings showcases JTJB’s expertise in all manner of shipping disputes, offering strength in both litigation and arbitration.

Apart from the firm rankings, our Senior Partners Danny Chua and Dato’s Jude P Benny are also ranked individuals at Legal 500 and Chambers. JTJB’s Shipping team often attracts strong praise for its high-quality advice and responsiveness.

“Particularly impressed by their thoroughness, attention to detail and ability to address delicate legal issues to our satisfaction.” – Client

JTJB Events

JTJB’s Commodities Update & Wine Networking Event

JTJB’s Commodities Update & Wine Networking Event was held on 5th December 2017, Tuesday at The Providore, OUE.4

This exclusive event was hosted by Partner, Baldev Bhinder, who provided a short update on trends over the last year in relation to credit defaults and fraud in international trade. Guest speakers from London Metals Exchange (LME) provided updates on fraud mitigation and a financial institution highlighted developments in blockchain technology in international trade.

The update ended with a Q&A session where participants engaged in vibrant discussions and was followed by a networking session.


                                                                       JTJB Bangkok ranked in Legal 500 & Asialaw Profiles 2018

JT6JB Bangkok is recommended again by Asialaw Profiles for its Dispute Resolution & Litigation, Shipping, Maritime & Aviation practice areas. The firm is also ranked as a leading firm by the Legal 500.

JTJB Bangkok is instructed by a variety of clients in the shipping and maritime sector, including charterers, ship-owners, logistic companies, P&I clubs and shipyards, and has experience in complex flagging, transactions and chartering disputes. – Legal 500.

ENDEMANN.SCHMIDT boosts its team with new hire8

ENDEMANN.SCHMIDT boosts its team with new hire, Dr. Helen Endemann. Dr. Helen has more than 10 years of experience as an inhouse counsel with DB Deutsche Bahn AG and their affiliates.

Apart from her vast experience in rail transport law, labour law, public health and procurement law, Dr Helen speaks five languages, including, German, Finnish, English, French and Spanish.

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