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Campbell Johnston Clark Singapore LLP

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Paul Apostolis

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Partner of the Singapore office.

Paul specializes in the investigation, management and resolution of the full range of maritime casualties in multiple jurisdictions. His practice extends to all ship types, FPSO, offshore facilities, harbour installations and underwater structures. It includes the dry shipping aspects of casualties, policy wording disputes, reef damage assessment and rehabilitation claims and problem solving in difficult jurisdictions including engaging with government and local authorities.


2018-to date Campbell Johnston Clark Singapore LLP-Partner, 2013-2018 HFW Singapore-Partner, 2006-2013 HFW Hong Kong-Partner, 1999-2002 Sinclair Roche and Temperley Hong Kong-Partner, 1992-1999 Sinclair Roche and Temperley-Partner in 1997, 1990-1991 Sinclair Roche and Temperley-Articled Clerk, September 1987 joined law firm Sinclair Roche and Temperley as a paralegal in London pending qualification and conversion to the English legal system.




On the Advisory Board of the Centre for Maritime Law (CML) at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore, Singapore Maritime Law Association, Singapore Ship Owner's Association, SSA sub committees on maritime matters.


Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales
Solicitor, qualified in High Court of Hong Kong
Rhodes University South Africa, Bachelor of Arts in Legal Theory & Classics
Rhodes University South Africa, Bachelor of Law 
University College London, Master of Law

Singapore: Shipping

Shipping – Foreign firms

Within: Leading individuals

Paul Apostolis - Campbell Johnston Clark Singapore LLP

Within: Shipping – Foreign firms

Ian Short heads the group at Campbell Johnston Clark Singapore LLP, which undertakes the full range of shipping mandates ranging from transactional matters to casualties involving litigation and arbitrations. Recent work includes acting for a client whose vessel was involved in a collision resulting in its sinking and the loss of life, which involved advising on the salvage and rescue organisation, and assisting P&I Clubs with insurance coverage issues. Other disputes include matters of unpaid demurrage, contamination and environmental issues and ships arrests as well as the sale and acquisition of vessels. The team has been bolstered by the arrival, in August 2018, of Paul Apostolis and Gareth Williams from HFW Singapore LLP and master mariner Andrew Gray from Clyde & Co Clasis Singapore.

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