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Oon & Bazul LLP

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1 ranked lawyersBand 2MalaysiaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

An established practice, regularly instructed by insurance underwriters, P&I clubs and ship owners to advise on a range of contentious maritime matters. Especially active on cargo and charter party disputes, alongside vessel ownership disputes, ship collisions, allisions, oil pollution and bunker disputes, as well as ship arrests. Works in close conjunction with the firm's associated office in Singapore.

Strengths

One source lauds the firm as "excellent," reporting that "the firm is able to act swiftly and adeptly in urgent matters, providing necessary information and guidance."

Another interviewee observes: "They are very professional and responsive, and they answer our questions concisely and clearly each time."

Work highlights

Acted for Dalian Developer Drilling and COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry in a case against Osta Fleet regarding the disputed ownership of a vessel.

Notable practitioners

Oon Thian Seng is described by a source as "easy to work with, accessible and able to advise on the spot, providing valuable advice with a good turnaround time." He is particularly adept at handling a wide range of shipping disputes.

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Thian Seng Oon
Band 2