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Bills of Lading - Problems & Solutions

  • International Malaysian Society of Maritime Law Bangunan Sulaiman, Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin 50000 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia (map)

It is common place for exporters and importers to face challenges and lose millions due to ignorance of the risks associated with bills of lading in international trade.

In this evening interaction talk, two experts will share from their wealth of knowledge and experience on the problems associated with bills of lading. They will also suggest practical solutions to avoid traps and pitfalls and eliminate or minimize risks associated with bills of lading. It is not to be missed !

IMSML Members RM 50.00
Non-IMSML Members RM 90.00


Siva Kumar Kanagasabai was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in March 1995. Kumar was made a partner of SKRINE in January 2002.

He is currently the Head of SKRINE’s Employment Practice Group and also the Head of the Shipping Practice Group. Apart from Employment and Shipping, Kumar has a broad commercial litigation practice. His broad commercial experience includes general monetary claims, insolvency, company law, insurance and defamation.

He also has wide experience in shipping and maritime matters including handling cargo claims, the arrest of vessels, vessel damage claims arising from negligent loading, charter party disputes, claims against freight forwarders, dealing with legal issues arising from seafarers contracts, enforcement of debenture holders’ rights against vessels, ship mortgage defaults and represent-ing parties in bunker supply contract disputes. Kumar has been named as a leading shipping lawyer in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2014, 2015 & 2016.

Jeremy M Joseph is the Managing Partner of JOSEPH & PARTNERS.

Jeremy originally a marine insurance broker, Jeremy has knowledge of the shipping and insurance industry. His first position in law was at the Singapore office of the international firm Holman Fenwick & Willan where he worked as an associate for several years until he set up Messrs Joseph & Partners in Kuala Lumpur. His firm has been consistently ranked in the top category every year since 2010 as a leading Malaysian shipping law firm by international law publications, such as Legal 500 and Chambers Asia. The firm has also bagged the prestigious “ALB Malaysia Law Awards” for Maritime Law Firm of the Year three years in a row. The awards are hosted by Asian Legal Business and Thomson Reuters.

Jeremy has also written and published extensively on various shipping law issues and handled many maritime disputes in court and arbitration tribunals.

Earlier Event: January 19
Maritime Law Review Workshop
Later Event: April 12
Maritime Arbitration & Res Judicata
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