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Campbell Johnston Clark Singapore LLP

Work Department

Shipping casualty and insurance.


Partner of the Singapore office.

Paul specializes in the investigation, management  and resolution of  shipping casualties, dry shipping claims and policy wording disputes. He has acted on behalf of ship owners, P&I Clubs, H&M Underwriters and salvors in multiple jurisdictions in the aftermath of a casualty whether by collision, grounding, fire, foundering or striking port facilities or underwater structures, cables and pipelines. He has dealt with numerous instances of reef damage claims in sensitive ecological locations which requires close liaison with government authorities.


Admitted 1992 England and Wales, Admitted 2002 Hong Kong, Admitted Foreign lawyer
(English and Hong Kong law) Singapore 2013.


English, Afrikaans, basic Greek.


Advisory Board – Centre for Maritime Law, Singapore.

Singapore Shipowner’s Association.

Law Society.

Adjunct Fellow of the National University of Singapore , Maritime Law Department.


BA LLB ( Rhodes University, South Africa) , LLM (University College London).


Sculpting, painting, fishing.

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Shipping: foreign firms

(Leading individuals)

Paul ApostolisCampbell Johnston Clark Singapore LLP

Standout maritime firm’ Campbell Johnston Clark Singapore LLP has excellent wet and dry shipping capability and is regularly acts for owners, P&I, and vessel insurers on the full scope of contentious matters. Key areas of expertise include cargo claims, collisions, and marine casualties. Gareth Williams, is according to one client ‘one of the best maritime lawyers in Singapore‘; he focuses on dry issues such as contractual matters arising under shipbuilding contracts, bills of lading, cargo misdelivery, and marine insurance claims. Paul Apostolis has over three decades of experience in wet shipping disputes. The team’s admiralty offering has also grown with the arrival of Master Mariner Andrew Shannon and senior associate William Pyle joined from HFW Singapore LLP.