OUR ACHIEVEMENTS

Gurbani is consistently listed by Chambers Global Edition of the World's Leading Lawyers as a leading maritime and insurance law firm in the Asia Pacific.

In its 2012 Asia Pacific Guide, Chambers confirms that "this quality shipping practice has a formidable reputation for its admiralty and commodities expertise.

Prem Gurbani continues to earn significant praise from peers, with acknowledgment that "he is really intelligent and excellent lawyer. He is good and effective in court without the need for fanfare; he gets the job done and is certainly popular with clients."

Richard Kuek is praised by clients as "an authority on marine insurance issues; a very good, tenacious lawyer".

Key cases which Gurbani have represented the litigants include

  • Precious Shipping Public Company Ltd and others v O.W. Bunker Far East (Singapore) Pte Ltd and others and other matters - [2015] SGHC 187
  • The “Chem Orchid” - [2015] 2 SLR 1020
  • Belbana N.V v APL Co Pte Ltd and another - [2014] SGHCR 17
  • The “Nasco Gem” - [2014] 2 SLR 63
  • The “Chem Orchid” - [2014] SGHCR 1
  • Chiam Heng Hsien (personal representative of the estate of Chiam Toh Moo, deceased, and partner of Mitre Hotel Proprietors) v Chiam Heng Chow (executor of the estate of Chiam Toh Say, deceased) and others - [2013] SGHC 35
  • Sato Kogyo (S) Pte Ltd v Socomec SA - [2012] SGHC 76
  • The "Bunga Melati 5" - [2012] SGCA 11
  • The "Dolphina" - [2011] SGHC 273
  • Lim Keenly Builders Pte Ltd v Tokio Marine Insurance Singapore Ltd - [2011] CA 31
  • The "Bunga Melati 5" - [2011] SGHC 195
  • The "Oriental Baltic" - [2011] SGHC 75
  • Healthcare Supply Chain (Pte) Ltd v Roche Diagnostics Asia Pacific Pte Ltd - [2011] SGHC 63
  • Citibank NA v Robert - [2011] SCHC 21
  • Equatorial Marine Fuel Management Services Pte Ltd v The "Bunga Melati 5" - [2010] SGHC 193
  • PC Connect Pte Ltd v HSBC Institutional Trust Services (Singapore) Ltd (trustee of CapitaMall Trust) and another (Bachmann Japanese Restaurant Pte Ltd, third party) - [2010] SGHC 154
  • The Law Society of Singapore v Zulkifli Bin Mohd Amin and others - [2010] SGDT 3
  • Mohd Sadique Bin Ibrahim Marican and another v Law Society of Singapore - [2010] SGHC 150
  • Mohammed Shahid late Mahabubur Rahman v Lim Keenly Builders Pte Ltd (Tokio Marine Insurance Singapore Ltd, third party) - [2010] SGHC 142
  • The "Catur Samudra" - [2010] SGHC 18
  • Jiangsu Hantong Ship Heavy Industry Co Ltd and another v Sevan Pte Ltd - [2009] SGHC 285
  • The "Asia Star" - [2009] SGHC 91
  • Swissco Offshore Pte Ltd v Seabed Offshore Pte Ltd - [2009] SGHC 30
  • Tat Seng Machine Movers Pte Ltd v Orix Leasing Singapore Ltd - [2009] SGCA 42
  • Re Projector SA [2009] 2 SLR 151 - [2008] SGHC 234
  • Orix Leasing Singapore Ltd v Koh Mui Hoe and Others - [2008] SGHC 212
  • Penguin Boat International Ltd v Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance (Singapore) Ltd - [2008] SGHC 83
  • Law Society of Singapore v Liew Boon Kwee James - [2007] SGHC 209
  • Media Corporation of Singapore Pte Ltd v B-Gold Interior Design & Construction Pte Ltd and Another (Zurich Insurance (Singapore) Pte Ltd, Third Party) - [2007] SGDC 7
  • Chiam Heng Luan and others v Chiam Heng Hsien and others - [2007] SGHC 132
  • Swift-Fortune Ltd v Magnifica Marine SA - [2006] SGCA 42
  • Jet Holding Ltd and others v Cooper Cameron (Singapore) Pte Ltd and another - [2006] SGCA 20
  • Panwah Steel Pte Ltd v Burwill Trading Pte Ltd - [2006] SGCA 34
  • Stork Technology Services Asia Pte Ltd (formerly known as Eastburn Stork Pte Ltd) v First Capital Insurance Ltd - [2006] SGHC 101
  • Sumpiles Investments Pte Ltd v AXA Insurance Singapore Pte Ltd - [2006] SGHC 65
  • Tesa Tape Asia Pacific Pte Ltd v Wing Seng Logistics Pte Ltd - [2006] SGHC 73
  • Sin Leng Industries Pte Ltd v Ong Chai Teck and others - [2006] SGHC 25
  • Natferrous Pte Ltd v Tradelink Hardware Pte Ltd - [2005] SGHC 131
  • The "Rainbow Joy" - [2005] SGCA 36
  • Techking Enterprise Ltd and another v JFE Consolidators Pte Ltd and another - [2005] SGHC 70
  • AP Moller-Maersk A/S (trading as Maersk Sealand) and another v Special Entertainment Events, Inc and others - [2005] SGCA 6
  • The "Seaway" - [2004] SGCA 57
  • Royal Global Exports Pte Ltd and others Good Stream Co Ltd and another - [2004] SGHC 174
  • Evergreen International SA v Volkswagen Group Singapore Pte Ltd and others - [2003] SGHC 142
  • Sunlight Mercantile Pte Ltd and another v Ever Lucky Shipping Pte Ltd - [2003] SGCA 47
  • ITC Limited v Dunhill Tobacco of London Limited Boerenleenbank BA ("Rabobank Nederland") - [2004] SGIPOS 4
  • Feoso (Singapore) Pte Ltd and another v Faith Maritime Co Ltd - [2003] SGCA 34
  • The "Aquarius III" - [2002] SGHC 138
  • Adani Wilmar Ltd v Cooperative Centrale Raiffeisen - [2002] SGHC 128
  • Sitra Wood Products Pte Ltd v Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance (S) Pte Ltd - [2001] SGHC 204
  • The 'Antares V" - [2001] SGHC 198
  • Everbright Commercial Enterprises Pte Ltd v AXA Insurance Singapore Pte Ltd - [2001] SGHC 198
  • Fortune Hong Kong Trading Ltd v Cosco Feoso (Singapore) Pte Ltd - [2000] SGCA 24