James Edward Baker
Head of Legal
Over 35 years as corporate counsel, primarily in downstream oil trading, bunkering, related shipping matters such as charter parties, bills of lading, letters of credit and associated dispute resolution including multi-jurisdictional arbitrations and litigation. 

Business roles including Manager of marine sales and transportation and the Vice President of the European fuel oil group for a major bunker supplier.

Head of legal for Thome Ship Management Pte Ltd, a major full service ship management company. 

General Counsel for FAMM (Chevron/Texaco bunker division) and Mercuria Energy Trading. Back
CONTACT
Phone: +65 9646 3776

E-mail: arbitrator@jamesebaker.com
bakerje112@yahoo.co.uk

Country of Residence: Singapore

Nationality: USA
MAIN PRACTICE AREAS
  • CHARTERPARTIES
  • OIL & GAS
  • PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS
    FSIArb

    SCMA

    SIAC (list of arbitrators)

    HKIAC (list of arbitrators)

    LMAA (supporting member)

    MLAS

    New York State Bar 
    ADMISSIONS
  • NEW YORK
  • EDUCATION
    Bachelor Business Administration in Finance from Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas USA

    Juris Doctor from Texas Tech University

    Masters Business Administration from the University of Houston, Houston, Texas USA

    Singapore Mediation Center