LLB (Hons) – University of Manchester (UK)
Called to the Singapore Bar: 2014
Jia Yi read law and graduated with honours at the University of Manchester. She first joined Joseph Tan Jude Benny LLP as a practice trainee in 2013 and is currently a legal associate with the firm. Jia Yi’s main areas of practice include commercial litigation and arbitration.
Some of the notable matters that she has assisted in include:
- Representing a maritime engineering service provider in an arbitration in Singapore against a drilling service provider in relation to a dispute over consultancy services and alleged breach of contract.
- Acted for a foreign investment company in Singapore against a local trading company in relation to off-specification cargo and demurrage.
- Acted for a local shipping company against another local shipping company for outstanding voyage costs