The firm specialises in shipping and admiralty litigation, marine insurance, general insurance and reinsurance matters, and commercial / civil litigation and arbitration.
Timothy Tan is also a Commissioner for Oaths and Notary Public, and P. Jeya Putra is a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (London).
Although the firm is relatively young, it has already handled a number of significant matters in this short period of time since its incorporation, including acting for the owners of the vessel "Kaminesan" in respect of issues arising out of a 3-ship collision involving the vessels "Hyundai No. 105" and "Mamitsa", and acting in a matter where the issue of whether an arbitrator should be removed under Section 16(1)(b) Arbitration Act (Chapter 10, 2002 Rev Ed) was considered for the first time in Singapore.
Since 2005, AsiaLegal LLC has been identified and recommended by the Asia Pacific Legal 500 as one of the leading Singapore law firms under the Shipping category.
Our principal areas of practice include the following:-