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Penningtons Manches Cooper

Shipping

2 ranked lawyersBand 3SingaporeAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Well respected team of disputes lawyers noted for its offering in litigation, arbitration and mediation. Handles a mixture of wet and dry disputes, ranging from maritime salvage and ship collisions to charter party and shipbuilding disputes. Often instructed by marine insurers and P&I clubs. Also has experience advising clients in the offshore industry.

Strengths

"We have always been very pleased with the service and I find that the firm has a commercial approach," reports one client.

Another client adds: "They are excellent, offering fast response times and clear advice."

Work highlights

Acted for The Swedish Club, the owners of the vessel 'DENSA WHALE', following a main engine breakdown off the coast of Australia.

Notable practitioners

Johan Wong is valued by clients for being "knowledgeable about both shipping law and business practice throughout Asia." He is best known for his work on wet shipping matters, assisting clients with collisions, ship damages and fires. One client adds: "He is professional and skilful, with good commercial understanding."

Steffen Pedersen is a respected dispute resolution lawyer who offers impressive expertise in a range of shipping matters. He is also active on shipping-related arbitrations. One client reports: "His fast response time and willingness to give a clear answer and directions on strategy mean that I am able to recommend him with confidence."

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Singapore

Shipping: International: Litigation


Johan Wong
Band 3
Steffen Pedersen
Band 3