39 Robinson Road
#15-01/04 Robinson Point
Singapore, 068911

Telephone:+65 6220 9388
Fax:+65 6225 7827

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Managing Partner : Murali Pany
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Deputy Managing Partner: John Sze
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Senior Partner: Danny Chua
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 17
Network memberships: ADVOC, Shiparrested.com
Languages: English

We have a broad contentious practice involving court litigation, domestic and international arbitration that covers a wide range of commercial and maritime cases including in the offshore and commodities market.

The firm is experienced in complex, high-profile, high-value and cross-border disputes spanning various industries. We have acted in cases involving various jurisdictions as instructed counsel or working together with other legal teams.

We are also experts in running arbitrations under the major rules specialised trade disputes involving LME, GAFTA, FOSFA, PORAM and ICA.

  • Civil litigation
  • Commercial and transactions
  • Commercial arbitration
  • Insolvency
  • International arbitration
  • Labour and employment

K. Murali Pany
Managing Partner

  • Acting for owners of a vessel in arbitration proceedings against the bareboat charterers. The vessel was an integral part of the operations at an offshore gas field. The dispute covers termination of the charterparty, payment of hire, ownership/usage of equipment on board, disposal of slops, mercury contamination and redelivery of the vessel. Arbitration proceedings are ongoing where the total value of the claims/cross claims are about USD40 million.

John Sze
Deputy Managing Partner

  • Acting for and advising the judicial managers of several ship-owning subsidiaries in the Hin Leong Group in defending claims brought by 3 financial institutions on the grounds that there has been an infringement of sections 100(2) and 115 of the Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Act (“IRDA”) relating to a mortgagee sale of a vessel whom the financial institution have admiralty claims amounting to $48 million (USD).

Danny Chua
Senior Partner

  • Acted for a company who entered an EPC contract with a Singapore company for the construction and delivery of a FPSO hull and living quarters for an oil field on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. There were delays in the work done by the Singapore contractor despite addenda and incentives for speedy construction. The company claimed liquidated damages exceeding USD 150 million.

  • Commercial litigation
  • Fraud, asset recovery & investigationsInsurance
  • Oil and gas
  • Real estate
  • Shipping
  • Tech and telecoms

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