Provided by Kendall Tan
Clients instruct Kendall on complex disputes and casualties both locally, and across jurisdictions in the marine and commodities space. A “lawyer’s lawyer”, he garners a steady stream of instructions from international law firms and in-house counsel teams.
Kendall features in the rankings by successive editions of Chambers Global and other esteemed peer review publications, notably for “amazing tenacity and stamina in prying apart the complexities in any matter”. Clients laud his “astute mind”, and ability to process “a massive amount of data across different types of evidence to still pull linkages together and to even pinpoint which ones may be fraudulent.” Kendall is feted for being “exceptionally knowledgeable in both dry and wet matters” and “very commercially minded and responsive”. He finds time for academia as a university adjunct professor in shipping law. He has given expert evidence on maritime law which found endorsement both in decisions by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana.
Kendall is amongst the inaugural group of select Senior Accredited Specialists in Maritime and Shipping Law endorsed by the Singapore Academy of Law with effect from 7 January 2019.
Kendall Tan has a wealth of experience in shipping disputes in Singapore, regularly advising clients on wet matters including shipping arrests and damages claims. He is praised by an interviewee for "going out of his way to help in every way he can."