Our Maritime and Shipping practice is uniquely placed to support the diverse needs of clients within the maritime industry with bespoke solutions. As a full-service firm, we are well-positioned to draw on our collective experience in various practice areas to provide clients with comprehensive and timely solutions.
Siva Kumar Kanagasabai heads the practice and he is “widely viewed as a prominent figure in the market, regularly assisting clients with maritime disputes such as cargo and charter party claims and ship arrests.” (Chambers Asia-Pacific).
Our disputes team has acted in arrests of vessels, charterparty disputes, oil pollution claims, vessel detentions, cargo claims, Incoterm contracts and enforcement of ship mortgages under conventional and Islamic facilities. Amongst others, we have acted in international arbitrations involving commodities disputes and carriage of goods by sea.
Our advisory team, headed by Fariz Abdul Aziz, is experienced in dealing with ship registrations, ship sales, leasing, flagging, charterparties, and advising on structuring and other aspects within the maritime and shipping industry. Tan Shi Wen advises on the financing of construction and purchase of vessels, FPSO and other maritime structures.
The firm has won the Malaysian Maritime Law Firm of the Year by Asian Legal Business. Our Maritime and Shipping practice has also been praised for possessing "not only technical capability but also the ability to translate legal advice to practical application" (Chambers Asia-Pacific) and for providing “quick answers and appropriate legal assistance” (Legal 500 Asia-Pacific).