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Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP
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MARINE ONE WEST TOWER #06-07
SINGAPORE 018937
Singapore

Position

Partner, Shipping & International Trade

Career

Winston advises on international trade and transportation, including aspects of ship construction, sales, operation, charters and insurance, having taught marine insurance law as an Adjunct Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore for 13 years. He is the preferred counsel for financial institutions when it comes to ‘workouts’, be it restructuring or enforcement. Winston is recognised for “getting the work done with the minimum fuss”, and is highly recommended by clients due to his “overwhelming experience and ability to put in that little bit extra to tip the balance in a case”.

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Shipping: local firms

Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP has ‘excellent breadth of expertise‘ in corporate shipping and finance, advising local and international ship financing banks, on bilateral and syndicated shipping loans. The sizeable team is also involved in major shipping insolvencies, ship arrests, charterparties and cargo claims and maritime casualties. Key figures include Toh Kian Sing, SC, who chairs the shipping and international trade practice, and Chua Choon King and Winston Kwek, who are key names for ship finance. Leong Kah Wah and Jainil Bhandari have extensive courtroom experience as counsel in maritime and trade arbitrations.