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About Us

Joseph & Partners is widely recognized as the leading shipping and maritime law firm in Malaysia and has been serving domestic and international clients in the industry for more than 25 years. The firm has been accredited and endorsed by the Legal 500, Chambers & Partners (Band 1) and has also won the Malaysia Law Awards "Maritime Law Firm of the Year" three years in a row consecutively ( 2014,  2015 and 2016) for outstanding performance.

Our maritime lawyers have a deep understanding of how the market works across dry and wet shipping, cargo claims, admiralty processes, marine casualties, arbitration, marine offshore-related contracts and transactions and insurance disputes. We represent the full spectrum of those involved in the shipping industry, including ship-owners and charterers, P&I Clubs, banks, international agencies, shipyards, marine insurance underwriters, governments and brokers. Based in Kuala Lumpur, Joseph & Partners has dedicated focus on the shipping, insurance, marine offshore, trade, logistics and corporate and commercial sector. With several years of experience at a leading international maritime law firm, there is little that our founders have not already seen and done. Our mission is to provide our clients with practical legal advice at a competitive price. Our firm also has extensive experience in dealing out litigation as well as arbitration in Malaysia.

We have been working closely to determine the risk of threatened vessel arrest and to secure the release of vessels for our clients. We ensure you get the insight you need to solve your problem wherever it comes up. First, we think about the commercial solution, and then substantiate our advice with a solid foundation of legal expertise.

Our expertise includes:

• Ship Arrests

• Shipping

• Ship Finance

• Ports

• Yachts

• Cargo & Logistics

• Commodities

• Admiralty

• Shipbuilding

• Marine Insurance

• Marine Offshore

• Commercial

• Dispute Resolution

• Property

• Arbitration

• Mediation

This list is by no means exhaustive; to find out how we can help you, please contact us.

Our Firm's Brochure

Established with a mission to provide top quality specialized legal services, Joseph and Partners have over the last decade, built a solid reputation as Malaysia’s foremost maritime and commercial law firm.

What Others Say

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Legal 500 Asia Pacific

Shipping and maritime boutique Joseph & Partners has the expertise to handle a full range of contentious and non-contentious matters and is frequently instructed in shipping, maritime offshore and insurance matters, as well as arbitration.

Top-rated shipping practice offering extensive expertise in contentious and non-contentious maritime issues. Especially active on shipping insolvency cases, collisions and vessel arrests, as well as bills of lading and ship finance. Often assists financial sector clients, as well as P&I clubs.

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