International shipping lawyer Ian Koh has joined Singapore based firm WongPartnership as head of its shipping & international trade practice and partner in the litigation and dispute resolution group.
He arrives from Drew and Napier LLC.
Within his 20 years of legal practice, Koh has been involved in major disputes concerning sale of goods, commodities, oil and trade finance. His clients include trading houses, commodity traders, ship-owners, charterers, marine underwriters, P&I clubs, banks, port and terminal operators, and banks as well as companies in the offshore oil and gas sector.
His practice frequently involves international litigation and arbitration in complex cross-border cases and commercial issues.
Alvin Yeo, WongPartnership’s senior partner said, “Ian is a leading light in his field. He is the right person to spearhead the firm’s push into shipping and international trade, a practice which we have identified as an area of growth in the coming years.”
Koh is featured in The International Who’s Who of Shipping & Maritime Lawyers.