This CPD Camps Live session aims to cover the following topics:
- Law applicable to admiralty claims;
- Admiralty in rem and in personam claims;
- Maritime liens;
- Ship arrest;
- Security and release;
- Judicial sale of a ship;
- Determination of priorities; and
- Recent developments in Malaysia.
Siva Kumar Kanagasabai is a partner in Skrine with over two decades of experience in maritime and shipping law. As the head of Skrine’s maritime and shipping practice, he has acted for and advised local and international clients in contentious and complex multi-million dollar claims, ranging from charterparty disputes, cargo and oil pollution claims, vessel detentions, and International Commercial Terms (“Incoterm”) contracts to multi-jurisdictional vessel ownership disputes, collision claims, and enforcement of ship mortgages under conventional and Islamic facilities. Kumar holds a Diploma in International Arbitration, and has acted as counsel in both domestic and international arbitrations involving contractual/maritime disputes.
He also co-heads the employment practice at Skrine, in which he has over 20 years of experience. He has acted as lead counsel in a full range of employment-related disputes. Kumar’s experience also extends to commercial litigation including fraud and asset recovery.
Kumar has been listed as a recommended “Global Leader” in Who’s Who Legal: Transport — Shipping (2020–2022), “Leading Individual for Shipping” by Legal 500 Asia-Pacific (2020–2022), and Chambers Asia-Pacific (2018–2022). He is also listed as an “A-List Lawyer” by Asia Business Law Journal (2020 and 2021), and “Litigation Star” by Benchmark Asia-Pacific (2018–2022).
Dhanyaa Shreeya Sukumar is an associate in Skrine. Her maritime and shipping experience include contentious work for a broad range of local and international clients in relation to arrests of vessels (including arrests as security for arbitration), cargo disputes, detention of vessels by authorities, and demurrage claims. Her practice also extends to employment litigation and advisory work, as well as commercial disputes. She is currently involved in one of the largest corporate fraud claims in Malaysia. She is also currently a member of the Bar Council Shipping and Admiralty Law Committee and the Malaysian Society for Labour and Social Security Law (“MSLSSL”).
Terms and Conditions
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Cancellations must be made in writing.
If you have failed to inform the organiser on your cancellation for three consecutive times, you may be blacklisted for future events.
Refunds will be processed after the event is completed. This may take up to 30 business days. The conditions for refunds are as follows:
- Full refunds will be issued if the event is cancelled or postponed by the organiser due to some circumstances.
- No refunds for this course. However substitution is allowed.
The organiser reserves the right to modify, cancel or postpone the event, should circumstances arise that make such action necessary, whereupon all registration fees paid will be refunded.
You are allowed to transfer your place to another participant, but you must notify the organiser with the necessary details.
CPD points will not be awarded to lawyers and pupils in chambers from Peninsular Malaysia who arrive more than 15 minutes late, are not present throughout the event, or leave before its scheduled end.
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- No part of the event content may be used/reproduced in any form without the written and explicit consent of the Bar Council and speaker(s).