Cem Congar

Cem Congar is our exclusively recommended Insurance and Shipping & Maritime Law expert in Turkey on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Cem directly using the contact details listed above.

Cem graduated from Istanbul University in 2006. Then, he got his LL.M. Degree from Istanbul Aydın University.

He completed his legal internship in the office of Prof. Dr. Abuzer Kendigelen who is the Dean of The Faculty of Law of Istanbul University. Afterward, he continued his law career at Antalya Coast Guard Command, Ceynak Logistics Inc. & Samsunport Port Management and head office of AXA InsuranceInc. Most particularly he worked as an expert attorney on subjects as Marine and Land Transportation, Insurance, Logistics and International law cases.

As a speaker, moderator, or organiser, he has attended more than 40 academic panels and seminars related to national and international transportation and insurance at many Universities, Bar Associations, and Institutions.

He participated in the establishment of the Carriage and Logistics Commission of the Istanbul Bar Association and he was assigned as Vice President for a period. He is still giving lectures at the Intern Education Centre of the Istanbul Bar Association.

He had attended as a guest speaker at Boards of Trade and Bar Associations of provinces such as Ankara, İstanbul, İzmir, and Mersin. He participated in many academic studies. In addition to this, he has been awarded from the United Nations, American and Balcanic Countries in order to the international organisations that he led.

His academic papers are published in many newspapers and journals. In the book “TRANSPORTATION AND INSURANCE LAW” published by the Istanbul Bar Association, he wrote an article which is “Carrier’s Liability In The Light of The Court of Appeal Decisions”.

Cem Congar knows advanced Turkish, English and German.

Rohan Janardhanan

Rohan Janardhanan is our exclusively recommended Shipping & Maritime Law expert in India on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Rohan directly using the contact details listed above.

Rohan, managing partner at Rex Legalis, has practiced law in Dubai and India. He has multi- jurisdiction legal experience and has specialised in Maritime (both wet and dry work) and the white collar criminal matters, investigating the forensic aspects of criminal law importantly with the maritime dimension. He has more than 15 years of wide-ranging legal practice in law firms that handle cross-border transactions between organisations in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries and the Asian subcontinent. He has a master’s degree from Cardiff University, UK, with specialisation in marine and commercial laws.

Rohan has been working closely with a number of Shipping Companies advising them on all aspects of laws in the UAE and India. Rohan has spent more than 10 years as a Legal Consultants with a top tier law firm in Dubai. He has also advised a number of Ship Owners and P & I Clubs on matters relating to cargo claims, sale and purchase of vessels, matters involving collision, stowaways to name a few. He has been representing and defending ship owners, international carriers and liner operators in criminal cases at the economic offences department, Serious Fraud Investigation Authority and Central Bureau of Investigation, filed by local traders on a pan India Basis. One of his recent instructions were to represent the local owner and crew manager, in a matter involving the death of 4 crew members. He has been actively receiving instructions from international clients with respect to the winding up local companies in the National Company Law Tribunal (‘NCLT’) and National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (‘NCLAT’).

Ashuchong Tanyi Ako Paul

Ashuchong Tanyi Ako Paul is our exclusively recommended Shipping & Maritime Law expert in Cameroon on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Ashuchong directly using the contact details listed above.

Ashunchong is the Managing Partner of the firm a graduate from the Council of Legal Education Sierra Leone Law School Free Town and a member of Cameroon Bar Association.

Firm Overview:

Ashunchong & Partners Law Firm in Douala Cameroon, an affiliate to Wright and Co in Free Town Sierra Leone ranked in Chambers and Partners, ILFR, The Legal 500 and that focuses on rendering quality services to worldwide clients.

Situated at the heart of Douala the economic capital of Cameroon, it is bijural, handles common and civil law issues (English and French). It comprises of top quality lawyers whose experience and mastery of legal issues has given the firm the place it occupies today in Cameroon. We seek to render tailored services with the ultimate goal of clients’ satisfaction. Ashunchong and Partners Law firm is a full-service law firm, equipped with trained legal professionals who understand the clients perspective to provide time-bound legal services.

This firm came into existence ten years ago when a group of lawyers with the same vision and objectives in legal issues came together under the direction of the principal partner Barrister Ashunchong Paul Tanyi Ako. The need for new approaches in legal issues, clients assistance and support motivated the creation of this firm which has demarcated itself as a reliable legal partner to many clients in Cameroon and abroad.

Onjefu Adoga

Brooke Chambers Law Firm is a full service law firm based in Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria. Our practice areas covers financial law services, business and investment laws, infrastructure law, natural resources law, maritime law, human resources law and general litigation practice.

Maritime Expertise:

The salient details of our maritime law services are sale and alienation of ships and vessels, marine insurance law, recovery of cargo and claims, cabotage law and permits, maritime law administration, ports administration, customs laws, import and export laws, shipping permits and laws, ship arrest, ship registration, ship detention, lay time and demurrage, personal injury, maritime litigation etc.

Oto Salgues

Oto Salgues is our exclusively recommended Shipping & Maritime Law expert in Brazil on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Oto directly using the contact details above.

This page, maintained by the legal office of Dr. Oto Salgues, aims to disclose such an important area, enable research, links with various national and international bodies, and publish weekly articles, and exchange cultural experiences in maritime, tax and customs law.

The issues involving maritime law, tax and customs law are still little known in our country, which is why we are not used to concepts and terms specific to the areas in question.

Juan Carlos Merodio López

M&L Estudio Legal has its origin in the law firm founded in 1991 by a group of lawyers for the consultancy and representation of issues in transport and infrastructure development. Currently, our firm has its main offices in Mexico City and extensive international practice. Since our inception, we have offered quality services and excellence, and throughout these years, we have accompanied numerous companies in the development of their activities. Currently, the combined experience of our partners of nearly 30 years in the consultancy, advice and representation of businesses in Mexico and abroad, have positioned us as one of the most prestigious firms in our areas of expertise.

Our professional practice focuses on the implementation and development of infrastructure projects in energy, communications and transport, corporate affairs, financial, stock, real estate, business and commercial management, as well as extensive practice in insurance and reinsurance . Our partners have participated in a relevant manner in various operations of acquisitions and sales of assets, joint ventures, as well as in the solution of regulatory issues and representation before the Federal Government.

M&L Estudio Legal is constantly referred by foreign firms to clients with interests and investments in Mexico and, likewise, we have correspondents in the cities of New York, London, Madrid, Bilbao, Barcelona, ​​Genoa, Tokyo, Bogota, Santiago de Chile and Buenos Aires.

Regarding litigation, our activity focuses on international judicial and arbitration proceedings, in addition to the practice in federal proceedings. Our partners have also acted as consultants to the Federal Government for the implementation of new laws and regulations related to the national infrastructure.

Recently, M&L Estudio Legal has also participated in the implementation of best corporate practices and codes of conduct (compliance) in Mexican companies that publicly list their shares.

Committed to the quality of our services, in M&L Estudio Legal, we place special emphasis on the personal and direct attention of the firm’s partners to our clients.