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LMAA: Based in London, Serving the World

  • AIAC Bangunan Sulaiman, Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin 50000 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia (map)

The London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA) represents the world’s leading group of maritime arbitrators. It has over 700 full and supporting members who handle more than 2,500 cases resulting in over 600 awards annually. LMAA arbitrators have an unrivalled depth of specialised expertise in law, naval architecture, marine engineering and shipbroking serving the world’s shipping, offshore and commodities businesses. The Association promotes practical procedures for resolution of disputes by arbitration and has a voice in major international rule making bodies. Come and hear from Daniella Horton on why London is a choice for maritime disputes and its plans to serve the world better.

Registration Fees
MYR 50.00 (IMSML Members)
MYR 90.00 (Non-Members)

Networking & Tea


Presentation by Daniella Horton, Honorary Secretary, LMAA


Question & Answer Session


End of Session



Daniella Horton

Daniella Horton is an experienced maritime arbitrator and the Hon. Secretary of the LMAA.

  • BSc (Hons) Russian and Soviet Studies with Law, University of Surrey

  • Solicitor of England and Wales (Admitted 1995) (non-practising)

  • Member Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb)

  • Aspiring Full Member, LMAA (Supporting Member since 2004)

  • Mediation Skills Training Programme (CEDR)

  • BIMCO Diploma Programme (Time Charters, Bills of Lading and Agency)

  • Council Member, London Shipping Law Centre (Supporting Member since 1995)

  • Maritime solicitor from qualification (9 years), London

  • In house counsel, chartering and operations (7 years), London

  • Consultant, shipping and international trade (6 years), London

  • Honorary Secretary, LMAA (from November 2015)

  • Arbitrator (part time since 2015)

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Sitpah Selvaratnam

Sitpah Selvaratnam was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 1990 and commenced her career at one of the largest law firms in Malaysia, where she later became Partner. Sitpah has earned a commendable reputation in the fields of Maritime Law and Corporate Insolvency. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is regularly appointed as arbitrator in shipping, international trade and commercial disputes by the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) and Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA). She is on the panel of arbitrators of Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration (SCMA) and a supporting member of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA). Sitpah currently serves as the President of the International Malaysian Society of Maritime Law (IMSML).

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