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Justice S. Mohan was appointed Judicial Commissioner of the Supreme Court on 3 January 2020 and High Court Judge on 1 November 2021.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (2nd Class Upper Honours) from the National University of Singapore in 1992 and was called to the Singapore Bar in 1993.

Justice Mohan specialises in maritime, shipping and international trade disputes and accumulated more than 25 years of advocacy experience in legal practice as a maritime/shipping and international trade disputes lawyer. Prior to joining the Bench, Justice Mohan was the Managing Director of Resource Law LLC. As a lawyer, Justice Mohan appeared as counsel before arbitral tribunals, in the High Court and Court of Appeal on various contentious commercial matters involving, among others, maritime, shipping and international trade disputes.

He was among the first select group of legal practitioners to be recognised and accredited by the Singapore Academy of Law in 2019 as Senior Accredited Specialist in Maritime and Shipping law. He was also an accredited arbitrator on the Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration panel of arbitrators and a Fellow of The Singapore Institute of Arbitrators. Justice Mohan was also consistently recognised in legal directories such as Chambers Asia Pacific for his considerable shipping and admiralty experience.

As a judge, Justice Mohan’s areas of focus are shipping and admiralty, arbitration, banking and securities, complex commercial disputes, building and construction, and tort claims (including personal injury, defamation and professional/medical negligence).


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