Joseph Tan Jude Benny (JTJB) is pleased to announce that Baldev Bhinder has joined the Firm as a Partner in the Energy, Resources & Infrastructure practice.

Baldev joins from Silver Circle UK law firm, Ashurst LLP and specializes in cross-border disputes with a particular focus on the oil & gas, commodities and construction sectors.

He comes with a wealth of experience in the regional energy sector, with more than 10 years in leading global firms including a stint at BHP Billiton in Singapore. He is dual qualified in Singapore and England as well as a qualified foreign advocate in Indonesia. Baldev’s regional focus on Indonesia and India will complement the Firm’s strong regional presence through its network of branch offices, associate firms and network partners.

“Baldev comes with highly specialized expertise and can advise clients in the oil and gas sector as well as throughout the supply chain of commodities. His arrival is reflective of the firm’s ambition to build on its highly regarded shipping practice and service clients in the energy and commodities space. There are significant synergies between the Firm’s core strengths and Baldev’s practice and we are delighted to have him as part of our Firm”

- K Murali Pany, Managing Partner, JTJB LLP