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PeopleDirk Janssen

Dirk Janssen

Dirk is a partner based in Singapore, who specialises in shipping and international trade as well as in offshore energy and construction. 

He has extensive experience in handling arbitration and litigation for commercial clients and insurers, and regularly advises on drafting and negotiating contracts in these fields. Qualified to practise English as well as German and Singaporean law, Dirk worked in Hamburg and London before moving to Singapore in 1997. Dirk has considerable experience of arbitration and litigation in South East Asia and the region, in particular in Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines, as well as in Bangladesh and India.

Dirk is a qualified arbitrator and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb).

He is recognised by Chambers Asia 2012 as a 'Leading Individual' in the Shipping Litigation category.

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    Stephenson Harwood LLP
    One Raffles Place #12-00
    Singapore 048616

    T: +65 6622 9656

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