Philip Teoh has been in legal practice in Singapore and Malaysia for over 32 years.
He is the partner heading Shipping, International Trade, Insurance, Oil & Gas and Arbitration Practice in the Malaysian law firm Azmi & Associates.
He is also a practicing arbitrator empaneled with maritime and international panels. He handles both contentious and non-contentious areas. He has argued key cases at the Malaysian Admiralty Court including its inaugural reported decision.
He has authored key practitioner texts used by the industry including Halsbury’s Laws of Malaysian Shipping Series, Conflict of Laws, Sale of Goods, Annotated Merchant Shipping Laws, Forms and Precedents on Shipping.
He has been featured in industry rankings and some of these include:
Legal 500 Asia Pacific Rankings 2023: “He has a wealth of experience in maritime matters which means he can cut through to the real issues at play.”
Legal 500 Asia Pacific Rankings 2022: “Philip Teoh is an exceptional admiralty and shipping lawyer. To me, he is the leading authority in this area and a highly likeable personality as well.”
Chambers in its 2019 Listing: “Philip is a very senior lawyer with a long-standing presence in the market and a deep knowledge of maritime law. He has an impressive track record on shipping disputes, including arbitrations, and has notable experience advising on non-contentious mandates.”
Philip is a member of ABLM, the Legal Sub-committee of FIATA, member of Expert Advisory Panel of the Malaysian Competition Commission and also an Adjunct Lecturer at BAC, Malaysia’s largest law school.