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Justin Gan

T: +65 6622 9640 M: +65 9169 6569 Email Justin | Vcard Office: Singapore

Awards

Recommended lawyer for Shipping: Singapore

Recommended lawyer for Shipping: Singapore

Winner - The i-law Maritime Law Award

Winner - The i-law Maritime Law Award

Justin Gan Senior associate

Contact details

Justin Gan

Justin Gan
Senior associate

T: +65 6622 9640 M: +65 9169 6569 Email Justin | Vcard Office: Singapore

Justin helps clients resolve commercial disputes whether in litigation, arbitration, mediation, or pre-proceedings. He has a strong focus on marine and international trade matters, and also handles non-contentious work in that sector. He is fluent in Mandarin and his matters often bear a PRC or Taiwanese element.
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Justin acts in charterparty, offshore, and ship financing disputes for Clubs, owners, charterers, traders, and financiers. In recent years this has more often included insolvency-related matters and enforcement.

Outside the marine and international trade sector, Justin's high-value commercial disputes experience includes shareholders', aviation, and construction disputes.

Justin has helped clients manage litigation in other jurisdictions, such as the PRC, Holland, and in the USA. He is experienced with international arbitrations ad hoc or institutional under a variety of rules and seats.

Part of Justin's practice is non-contentious, drafting and negotiating commercial and maritime contracts, often custom.

Justin's career began as an advocate & solicitor in Singapore, focusing on marine and international trade disputes in the leading local practice. Subsequently Justin joined an international firm in Hong Kong. He is qualified to practice as a solicitor in Hong Kong and in England & Wales. He returned to Singapore in early 2018.

  • Shipping litigation
  • Commodities
  • International arbitration
Acting for owners in a long series of charterparty disputes, involving proceedings in the English and Singapore courts, and London arbitrations.

Acting for banks in the enforcement of ship mortgages; acting for other claimants against vessels subject to mortgage claims.

Advising charterers on disputes arising from the carriage of ore fines and their liquefaction.

Advising and acting for various owners and operators on assorted collision and berth contact claims.

Acting for owners in defense of misdelivery claims, involving issues in relation to the bills of lading, letter of credit in the underlying sale transaction, and matters at foreign ports.

Advising carriers and cargo interests on various carriage of goods claims, including containerised (both refrigerated and non-refrigerated), bulk (e.g. ores, coal), and special cargoes.

More: Shipping litigation
 
Acting for a Hong Kong-based trader in various disputes arising from the trade of agricultural commodities, involving proceedings in the Hong Kong and Singapore courts, and arbitration.

Acting for and advising a trader in a long series of iron ore quality and quantity disputes, some of which involved arbitration in Singapore.

Acting for a major house in disputes arising from fires at an oil storage facility, decided in arbitration.

Acting for a trader in quality and quantity disputes arising from the sale and purchase of coal.

More: Commodities

Acting in various charterparty and trade arbitrations (see other sections).

Acting in a series of arbitrations involving renewable energy producers and an investment fund arising from trades of carbon credits.

Acting in foreign-seated arbitration in respect of construction and operational defects at an oil storage facility.

More: International arbitration

  • International trade
  • Shipping
  • Energy and natural resources

Acting for a Hong Kong-based trader in various disputes arising from the trade of agricultural commodities, involving proceedings in the Hong Kong and Singapore courts, and arbitration.

Acting for and advising a trader in a long series of iron ore quality and quantity disputes, some of which involved arbitration in Singapore.

Acting for a major house in disputes arising from fires at an oil storage facility, decided in arbitration.

Acting for a trader in quality and quantity disputes arising from the sale and purchase of coal.

More: International trade

Acting for owners in a long series of charterparty disputes, involving proceedings in the English and Singapore courts, and London arbitrations.

Acting for banks in the enforcement of ship mortgages; acting for other claimants against vessels subject to mortgage claims.

Advising charterers on disputes arising from the carriage of ore fines and their liquefaction.

Advising and acting for various owners and operators on assorted collision and berth contact claims.

Acting for owners in defense of misdelivery claims, involving issues in relation to the bills of lading, letters of credit in the underlying sale transaction, and matters at foreign ports.

Advising carriers and cargo interests on various carriage of goods claims, including containerised (both refrigerated and non-refrigerated), bulk (e.g. ores, coal), and special cargoes.

More: Shipping
Acting in a series of arbitrations involving renewable energy producers and an investment fund arising from trades of carbon credits.

Acting in foreign-seated arbitration in respect of construction and operational defects at an oil storage facility.

Acting in various disputes involving the trades of iron ore and coal (see other sections). 
 
More: Energy and natural resources

Awards

Recommended lawyer for Shipping: Singapore

Recommended lawyer for Shipping: Singapore

Winner - The i-law Maritime Law Award

Winner - The i-law Maritime Law Award

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