Haridass Ajaib is our exclusively recommended Admiralty Law expert in Singapore on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Ajaib directly using the contact details listed above.
Haridass graduated from the University of London in 1974 with an LL.B and was called to the English Bar at the Middle Temple in 1975. He was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Singapore in 1976.
In 1985, Haridass together with the late Ho Wah Onn established the present firm of Haridass Ho & Partners.
Haridass specialises in all admiralty matters both of a litigious and non-litigious nature. He advises and represents major shipyards and rig builders in Singapore and the region, and has acted for them in major construction and repair disputes. As a litigator with more than 40 years at the Bar, Haridass also deals with both contentious and non-contentious general commercial and banking transactions.
Given his concentration in the area of admiralty matters, Haridass deals with matters relating to ship sale and purchase and the financing aspects of such transactions, as well as, general and marine insurance. He has acted for shipowners, charterers and Protection and Indemnity Clubs in shipping and charter party disputes; and for oil and commodity traders in trade transactions and disputes.
Haridass also sits as an arbitrator and/or mediator and is an accredited mediator of the Singapore Mediation Centre, Singapore Academy of Law. He is a referee of the Singapore Small Claims Tribunal and a mediator at the Subordinate Courts, Criminal Relational Disputes.
Haridass is also the Chairman of the Maritime Law Association of Singapore, a Commissioner for Oaths, a Notary Public and a Justice of Peace.
Haridass Ho & Partners is a boutique and premier law firm.
Our practitioners are widely recognised as experts in our fields. The firm’s founding partner, Haridass Ajaib, is internationally accredited by Chambers and Partners as a “Senior Statesmen” in the niche practice of shipping law in Singapore. Our other Partners are also legal heavyweights in their own right.
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