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Joel Cockerell

Senior Associate and Mariner


10 Collyer Quay
#18-01 Ocean Financial Centre
Singapore 049315

Office Telephone: +65 6411 5300
Office Fax: +65 6411 5355

Direct Dial (Singapore): +65 6411 5325

Mobile: +65 8129 6820 Download VCard

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Joel is a Senior Associate and Mariner in our Singapore office. He handles all types of disputes arising out of marine casualties, with a primary focus on marine and offshore casualty response. In addition, he has significant experience advising on admiralty law, international trade, ship regulation, cargo disputes, marine insurance and charter party disputes.

Joel became a lawyer after spending 12 years in the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). He served at sea predominantly as an Executive Officer (Chief Officer) on-board RAN vessels. He has also served in command of vessels, and operationally in the Persian Gulf (enforcing United Nations sanctions) and throughout the South East Asian region.

Joel utilises his sea-going experience to advise ship owners, charterers, managers and insurers based regionally and internationally on all aspects of maritime law, with the ability to provide a unique insight and specific and practical guidance on matters involving the maritime industry.

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HFW established its Singapore office in 1990 giving it a presence in the city for 30 years.

HFW's Singapore office operates throughout SE Asia and has particular strength in Indonesia and Malaysia.

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