Jeremy M. Joseph is the principal partner and founder of Joseph & Partners, which is now one of the premier maritime law firms Malaysia has to offer. He has a Master’s degree in maritime law from the University of Southampton and a recipient of the Chevening Scholarship from the British High Commission.
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 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, Legal 500 and Chambers Asia. Recently, the firm won the prestigious “ALB 2014 Malaysia Law Awards” for Shipping Law Firm of the Year, hosted by Asian Legal Business and Thomson Reuters.
Jeremy regularly works as counsel and co-counsel in various shipping, insurance and maritime arbitration matters. Some of these cases have become important legal precedents in the Malaysian shipping scene.
Jeremy currently advises all sorts of companies and organizations from ship-owners and P & I Clubs, to insurers, banks, ship yards, charterers, and a variety of other commercial establishments.
In addition, he has authored numerous articles that have been subsequently published in the Malayan Law Journal and other international publications like “Getting the Deal Through” and “The Shipping Law Review.” He has also written the Shipping, Insurance and Carriers volumes of Halsbury’s Laws of Malaysia and the Lexis Nexis Malaysian Encyclopedia of Forms and Precedents for Marine Insurance.
He was the former Chairman of the Shipping & Admiralty Committee for the Malaysian Bar and has previously served in the Admiralty Court and Maritime Law Taskforce initiated by the Malaysian Judiciary.
Shipping Law Practice:
Joseph & Partners’ shipping law practice provides legal services to the shipping and maritime industry.
We are specialists in all aspects of shipping law and are a trusted shipping legal firm used by companies not just in Malaysia but internationally. We provide clear, comprehensive advice on all aspects of shipping law, including marine casualties, admiralty disputes, ship finance, day-to-day commercial disputes arising under shipping contracts, bills of lading as well as shipbuilding contracts.
Our shipping law practice provides commercially minded advice that centres on the needs of our clients and their businesses. Our shipping legal services also includes advice on: towage, salvage and pilotage, marine safety and pollution, collision, fire, grounding, withdrawals, cancellations and wrongful terminations.
In addition to these services, we also provide advice on arrest of ships and releases from arrest, methods of obtaining security or evidence, freight, hire, demurrage and other sums due under charter parties, shipbuilding, ship sale agreements, agency and freight forwarding matters, freezing injunctions, enforcement of foreign judgements and arbitration awards, ports, harbours and related services and ship and asset financing.
Whatever your shipping law requirements, Joseph & Partners are here to help
Joseph & Partners:
Joseph & Partners is one of the leading law firms in Malaysia.
We have over 25 years combined experience of providing legal advice and law services for a variety of commercial and corporate legal matters. We are the leading specialists in shipping law in Malaysia and have also built up a reputation for expertise in marine offshore law. We have been providing corporate legal advice on all aspects of Malaysian shipping law, including cargo claims, admiralty processes, marine casualties, arbitration, energy related contracts and transactions and insurance disputes.
Malaysia has a thriving shipping and offshore energy industry, but it is not just shipping companies that need maritime legal advice and counsel on marine offshore legal matters. Many companies turn to Joseph & Partners to take advantage of our industry experience. In addition to shipping legal services and marine offshore advice, we provide all aspects of law services including property, insurance, commercial legal matters and other corporate legal advice. Our mission, as laid out by our principle partner, Jeremy M. Joseph, is to provide top quality specialist legal services that achieve excellent results for our clients and as leaders in our field, we build strong and lasting relationships with people in the business.