Independent Arbitrator

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

Over the 47-year period, the hallmarks of expertise are in consulting for international Sales Purchase Agreements, Joint Ventures and Consortium Agreements, Charter Parties, Ship Repairs, Ship Building, and complex projects in Offshore Oil & Gas and Energy Sectors. 

Jayems has conducted arbitrations as Chairman, Tribunal Member, Sole Arbitrator, and published several Arbitral Awards, Adjudication Decisions and Mediation Settlement Agreements. The  disputes in key Commercial and Industrial Segments were related to: Charter Party and Maritime matters, Rig-building, Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Contracts, Sub-sea Pipe Laying, Offshore Construction, Offshore Support Vessels and E & P Subsea Services Fleet, Network, Signalling and Communication Systems, Guaranty Agreements, Services and Trade, Civil Construction and Infrastructure Development, Power Plants, Highways Infrastructure and Construction Projects, Real Estate Agencies and Sales Purchase Agreement.

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.

Academically, besides being accredited Chartered Valuer and Appraiser (CVA), 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 (MCA, UK) as per latest IMO STCW Regulations.

Jayems is further qualified and accredited as Certified International Arbitrator, Chartered Arbitrator, Sports arbitrator under CAS Rules, Accredited Adjudicator, Accredited Mediator and Chartered Valuer and Appraiser. 

He is admitted to the international panels of arbitrators with WIPO, Geneva; ACICA and AMTAC, Australia; ADGM-Arbitration Centre, Abu Dhabi, UAE; BVI IAC, British Virgin Islands; HKIAC Hong Kong; AIAC, Malaysia; AIADR, Malaysia; KCAB, Seoul, South Korea; ICA, Delhi, India; ICC (Singapore); JIAC, Jamaica; Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers (SISV); Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration (SCMA); Saudi Centre for Commercial Arbitration (SCCA), Saudi Arabia; Thailand Arbitration Centre (THAC); VIAC Vienna, Austria; and Mediator with AIAC Malaysia; CMC, and SIMI Singapore. He is also a Supporting Member of LMAA.

Tel: +65 9785 9896
E-mail address: Jayems.d@tiberiasmc.com
Nationality: Singapore
Country of Residence: Singapore
Language(s): English | Spoken: English
  • OIL & GAS

    1. Panel Arbitrator, Australian Communications and Media Authority (Bargaining Code)

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

    3. Supporting Member LMAA

    4. Empanelled Arbitrator, AIAC, Malaysia

    5. Panel Arbitrator KCAB, Seoul, Korea

    6. Panel Arbitrator, HKIAC, Hong Kong

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

    8. Panel Arbitrator ADGM-Arbitration Centre, Abu Dhabi, UAE

    9. Panel Arbitrator, Thailand Arbitration Center (THAC)

    10. Empanelled Adjudicator, Malaysia

    11. Panel Arbitrator and Expert Witness, Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers, Singapore

    12. Panel Neutral, Jamaica International Arbitration Centre Ltd (JAIAC), Kingston Jamaica

    13. Panel Arbitrator, BVI International Arbitration Centre (AIAC), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    14. Listed Arbitrator, Vienna International Arbitration Centre (VIAC), Vienna, Austria

    15. Neutral, WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Centre (WIPO ADR), Geneva, Switzerland

    16. Chartered Valuer and Appraiser (CVA), IVAS

    Professional Memberships and Associations

    • Fellow, Asian Institute of ADR (AIADR)

    • Fellow, Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA)

    • Member, Association of International Energy Negotiators (AIEN), Houston, USA

    • Fellow, Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution (FAIADR), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    • Member, Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration

    • Life Member, International Institute of Mediators, Singapore (IIM)

    • Member, Singapore International Mediation Institute (SIMI) 

    • Life Member, Indian Council of Arbitration, Delhi, India

    • Life Member, Consumers Association of Singapore

    • Accredited Mediator, Community Mediation Centre, Singapore



    • LL.M. (IP Laws)

    • M. Sc. (Maritime Studies);

    • First Class COC, DOT, UK;

    • Candidate for Chartered Valuer and Appraiser, IVAS (2021)

    • GCIA (Int’l Arbitration);

    • M. Tech. (Knowledge Engineering);

    • M. B. A. (General Management);

    • B. E. (Electrical)


    1. Global Arbitration Review (GAR)

    2. Juris Legal

    3. Jus Mundi

    4. Singapore Accountancy Commission / IVAS

    5. Singapore Institute of Directors