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Jean Koh

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Jean is Head of Dry Shipping (London) and specialises in shipping litigation, focussing on contractual shipping disputes including charterparties, bills of lading, cargo claims, commodities/trade disputes, ship sale and purchase disputes, bunker disputes and shipbuilding disputes. She represents owners, charterers, shipyards and their insurers based internationally but has a particular geographical focus on the Japanese market, having worked in Tokyo for 6 months on secondment to an insurance client.

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Jean is Head of Dry Shipping (London) and specialises in shipping litigation, focussing on contractual shipping disputes including charterparties, bills of lading, cargo claims, commodities/trade disputes, ship sale and purchase disputes, bunker disputes and shipbuilding disputes. She represents owners, charterers, shipyards and their insurers based internationally but has a particular geographical focus on the Japanese market, having worked in Tokyo for 6 months on secondment to an insurance client.

On the casualty side, Jean also handles wet shipping disputes, in particular fire and explosions on container vessels due to undeclared dangerous cargoes and/or engine explosions, groundings on reef, unsafe port disputes, crane collapses, damage caused by sulphur cargo, liquefaction of cargo and general average incidents. She has also developed a particular practice in tug and tow disputes under the Bimco Supplytime, Towcon/Towhire contracts.

Jean has worked in our Shanghai and Pireaus offices and is fluent in Mandarin. 

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