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The firm’s leading shipping practice is recognized for its expertise and ability to handle a full range of shipping matters which include ship sale and purchase, shipbuilding dispute, vessel arrest, cargo dispute both dry and wet work, including all matters arising from casualties and oil pollution claims. The firm’s lawyers have extensive courtroom experiences garnered from handling a large number of litigations involving sea carriage.

The firm regularly provides legal advice to shipowners, P&I Clubs both directly and through their correspondents. It has a strong work relationship with leading shipping law firm in Singapore, Hong Kong and the UK.


The firm has a wide range of experience in marine and non-marine insurance, reinsurance, non-contentious advice work and complex dispute resolution (litigation and arbitration). The firm has provided legal counseling on insurance related issues to insurance and reinsurance companies as well as represented them in numerous litigations.


With support and cooperation from leading law firms in the UK and Singapore which represent airlines and their insurers, the firm receives instructions from them to handle cargo claims made against the airlines in Thailand. In the past few years, the firm has, through its overseas connections, represented international airlines in the large number of cargo claims litigation and its client base has been steadily expanding. The firm also advises the airlines on passenger and casualty claims.


Customs law plays a significant part in sea carriage and shipping lines every now and then face customs charges ranging from duty evasion, false declaration of imported cargo to cargo smuggling. Customs area is one of the firm’s major works and the firm has regularly provided legal assistance to major shipping lines in customs- related matters.


The firm’s specialty includes enforcement of foreign arbitration awards. The firm often receives instructions from leading law firms in Singapore and UK to represent their clients operating international trade in proceedings to enforce foreign arbitration awards in Thailand.


Labour cases are also another area of the firm’s professional practice. It has extensive experience in all aspects of labour-related issues. Apart from giving legal advice on labor matters, the firm also represents shipping companies and trading firms in labor litigations.

Commercial law

The firm advises the clients on various kinds of commercial contracts, such as sale and purchase contracts, logistics contract, and it has expanded its services to cover legal consultation in areas of corporate and foreign business laws.