Steffen Pedersen is a Hong Kong, English and Tuvalu qualified lawyer and Partner in the Singapore office of Thomas Cooper. His experience covers the full range of shipping and offshore matters, from collisions, to charters, cargo claims, construction contracts and financing projects. He has handled both contentious and non-contentious cases with an emphasis on contentious work (arbitration, litigation and, increasingly, mediation) throughout the Far East and in London. Steffen has spent his entire career (and most of his life) in Asia and has particular expertise in relation to China. He speaks Danish and Mandarin.