Jun De was admitted to the Singapore bar as an advocate and solicitor in 2014 and joined the Firm in 2016. He specialises in cross-border litigation and arbitration with a particular focus on maritime and international trade disputes.
Prior to joining the Firm, Jun De served in the China Practice of one of Singapore’s local shipping law firms. During this time, he regularly represented various multi-national corporations and state-owned enterprises in international arbitrations conducted under various institutional and ad hoc arbitration rules, including those of the SIAC, ICC and UNCITRAL, as well as Chinese shipowners, charterers, cargo owners and offshore service providers in both contentious and non-contentious matters.
Highlight matters include:
Acting for a commodities trader in relation to a claim arising from a contract relating to the sale and purchase of metallurgical grade bauxite in the sum exceeding USD 5 million.
Acted for a commodities trader in relation to a claim arising from a contract relating to the sale and purchase of iron ore in the sum in excess of USD 4 million.
Acting for shipowners in the recognition and enforcement of an arbitration award in Singapore.
Representing a Chinese bank against the owners of a vessel for a claim brought in respect of a mortgage on the vessel in the sum in excess of USD 14 million.
Acted for shipowners in arrest proceedings for a claim brought in respect of a finance lease contract in the sum exceeding RMB 50,000,000.
Advising a shipyard in relation to a claim arising from a contract relating to the sale and purchase of parts with its supplier.