In the last month, BDM has welcomed two new additions to the firm.
Benita Cheung joins the firm as a Senior Associate. She has worked for several leading international maritime law firms. She specialises in shipping law, in particular contractual
disputes arising under charterparties, bills of lading (including cargo claims), shipbuilding contracts, ship management agreements and ship sale MOAs.
She also has experience in international trade, marine insurance and ship finance. She has acted for a variety of clients, including shipowners, ship operators, charterers, P&I Clubs, and shipyards, insurers, brokers, trading companies, freight forwarders, oil companies
Benita graduated with a degree in Classics from Trinity College, University of Cambridge. Born and bred in the United Kingdom, Benita speaks fluent English, Cantonese and Mandarin. She has formerly worked in Hong Kong and Shanghai.
Joshua Geesing joins the firm as a Trainee Solicitor. He graduated from the University of St Andrews with a masters in Arabic & Economics. Until recently, he spent over three years working for an Italian shipping law firm. Joshua also speaks Arabic, Italian, and
We look forward to working alongside both of them to grow the BDM business and serve its clients.