Chambers & Partners recently released their 2014 Asia-Pacific Rankings and we are pleased to announce that Oon & Bazul continues to be ranked highly in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2014.
Oon & Bazul was especially commended for our RESPONSIVENESS and REGIONAL CAPABILITIES.
Chambers Asia-Pacific 2014 quoted sources as saying the following about the Firm:
Responsiveness: “They are very responsive and provide excellent client care. You can speak to them about any difficulty.”
Regional capability: “They have the numbers, and have made a name for themselves in Malaysia.”
Chambers Asia-Pacific noted the Firm as having: “A large practice handling both wet and dry matters, with particularly strong coverage of marine insurance issues. Also has a notable cross-border capability, being engaged recently in litigation or arbitration proceedings in at least seven Asian jurisdictions, plus London.”
Our lawyers Bazul Ashhab, Oon Thian Seng, Kelly Yap and Suresh Divyanathan are also ranked as Leading Practitioners in their respective areas of practice.
Managing Partner, Bazul Ashhab, on the Firm’s favourable ranking:
“We would not have been able to achieve this without the continuous support of our clients. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you, our clients, for your kind support.”
RANKED IN:Shipping: Domestic: Litigation – Singapore
“Clients speak of him with great enthusiasm, noting his ‘constant, extraordinary ability to give the most commercially sensible answer,’ and reporting that ‘he gets to the heart of a dispute with unbelievable speed and always finds a workable solution.”
Oon Thian Seng
RANKED IN: Shipping – Malaysia
“He is a notable shipping expert who splits his time between Malaysia and Singapore. He represents marine insurers, shipowners and P&I clubs in disputes in both countries.”
RANKED IN: Shipping: Domestic: Litigation – Singapore
“…often exploiting his specialised knowledge of bunker dispute and ship arrest issues. Clients report him to be ‘a tenacious lawyer who takes a very thorough approach and is excellent on detail’.”
RANKED IN: Dispute Resolution: Arbitration
“He is acquiring an increasingly high profile amongst both clients and peers in this space. One source refers to him as ‘a very competent counsel and a good advocate: certainly a rising star’.”