Bernard is an experienced litigator and dispute resolution practitioner. He regularly appears as counsel before courts and arbitral tribunals in Singapore on a wide range of contentious matters.
Bernard represents clients in a wide range of general and commercial disputes ranging from corporate insolvency and shareholders disputes to cross-border asset tracing and enforcement actions, often utilising procedures such as maritime arrest, freezing injunctions, search orders and evidence preservation orders.
Bernard also regularly advises shipowners, charterers, P&I Clubs and H&M insurers on shipping and transportation related matters. He represents these clients in legal proceedings, arbitrations and dispute resolution processes. Bernard’s experience in this field has earned him accreditation as a senior specialist for maritime and shipping law.
Professional Admissions / Qualifications
Fellow of The Singapore Institute of Arbitrators
Associate Mediator, Maritime Panel, Singapore Mediation Centre
Senior Accredited Specialist in Maritime & Shipping Law, SAL
Member of the Inquiry Panel constituted under the Legal Profession Act
Committee member of the Maritime Law Association of Singapore