Independent Arbitrator
Certified International Arbitrator | Chartered Arbitrator | Adjudicator | Mediator | Management Consultant for Shipping, Offshore & Marine Industries, Ports and Supply Bases 

Over a 44-year period, the hallmarks of expertise are in resolutions of disputes arising from contracts related to international Sales Purchase Agreements, Joint Ventures and Consortium Agreements, Charter Parties, ship repairs, ship building and projects in Oil & Gas energy sector. He has been appointed as an arbitrator for disputes related to civil construction, rig building, shipbuilding & repair, shipping, transportation, logistics, Charterparty, and infrastructure development. 

Jayems had worked in the industry verticals encompassing, Maritime and Shipping, Oil & Gas majors, EPCIC Contractors, Construction Projects, Logistics & Warehousing, and Shipyards, in Asia and Europe. Jayems has also acted as a consultant to the Contractors of Oil & Gas Transportation pipelines, Owners of Oil and Gas (LNG/LPG) Tankers, Dry Bulk, Container Ships, Drill Ships, OSV fleets, Rigs, and FPSO’s.

He continues to be actively engaged in arbitration, adjudication, litigation and mediation, in diverse roles as: sole arbitrator, tribunal member & chairman, adjudicator, mediator and expert witness for matters ranging from Charter Party, Shipbuilding, Ship Repair, Civil Construction, Offshore Exploration Services contracts, sophisticated equipment sales & purchase contracts involving proprietary processes (IP), licensed production and intellectual property rights.

He also works as the Principal Management Consultant with Tiberias Management Consultants Limited Hong Kong and Singapore, specialising in the fields of corporate management consultancy, international contracts reviews and alternative dispute resolutions services. He has been frequently engaged for strategic planning, and assignments like due diligence, acquisitions, mergers and mission critical assignments. The assignments often involve resolving various operational issues, contracts reviews, cost controls, project management matters and enhancement of international procurement and Supply Chain Management systems. Jayems has successfully assisted offshore E & P clients in managing contractual disputes arising from international contracts for upgrading & conversion projects.

Jayems graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, MBA in General Management, Master of Technology in Knowledge Engineering, Master of Science in Maritime Studies and LL.M. (IP Law). He holds professional qualifications in marine, including the Chief Engineer’s First-Class Certificate of Competency (DOT, UK).

Jayems is further qualified and accredited as Certified International Arbitrator, Chartered Arbitrator, Sports arbitrator under CAS Rules, Accredited Adjudicator and Accredited Mediator. He is admitted to the international panels of arbitrators with ACICA and AMTAC, Australia; CIArb (UK); HKIAC Hong Kong; AIAC, Malaysia; AIADR, Malaysia; KCAB, Seoul, South Korea; ICA, Delhi, India; ICC (Singapore); Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers (SISV); Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration (SCMA); Saudi Centre for Commercial Arbitration (SCCA), Saudi Arabia; Mediator, CMC and SIMI Singapore. He is also registered as international arbitrator in Europe with SCC, Stockholm; LCIA, London; VIAC Vienna, Austria. He is also admitted to various professional institutions: ‘Fellow’, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, (‘FCIArb’); Fellow, Asian Institute of ADR (FAIADR); Fellow, Hong Kong Institute of Directors (FHKIoD), Member, Singapore Institute of Directors (M.S.I.D.), and Member, Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN) USA.
Tel: +65 9785 9896

E-mail address: Jayems.d@tiberiasmc.com 

Nationality: Singaporean

Country of Residence: Singapore and Hong Kong

Language(s): English, | Spoken: English

  • OIL & GAS
    Panel Arbitrator & Chartered Arbitrator, CIArb

    Panel Arbitrator, Australian Maritime & Transport Arbitration Commission (AMTAC)

    Empanelled Arbitrator, KCAB, Seoul, Korea

    Panel Arbitrator, HKIAC, Hong Kong

    Panel Arbitrator, Saudi Centre for Commercial Arbitration (SCCA), Saudi Arabia

    Panel Arbitrator, ICA, Delhi, India

    Empanelled Adjudicator, Malaysia

    LL.M. (IP Law)

    M. Sc. (Maritime Studies);  

    First Class COC, DOT, UK;  

    GCIA (Int’l Arbitration); 

    M. Tech. (Knowledge Engineering);  

    M. B. A. (General Management);

    B. E. (Electrical)

    Member Association of International Petroleum negotiators (AIPN) USA and Member of ADR Agreement Drafting and Drilling Contract Subcommittees;

    Arbitrator & Mediator VIAC, Vienna

    Register of Neutrals, WIPO, Geneva, Switzerland

    Member, ICA, Delhi, India