Research Profile


Indemnities in Aviation Contracts (ed.) (Informa Law from Routledge 2018).

Air cargo insurance (Informa Law from Routledge forthcoming 2016) with Professor Malcolm Clarke

Risk and Liability in Air Law (Informa Law 2009).


'Carriage of Passengers by Sea: A Critical Analysis of the International Regime' (2018) 26 Michigan State University International Law Review (with Professor B. Soyer)

'Tackling IUU Fishing- Developing A Holistic Legal Response' (2018) Transnational Environmental Law (with Professor B. Soyer and D. Miller)

ʻ“Door to door” application of the international air law conventions: commercially convenient, but judicially dubious.ʼ accepted for publication [2015] LMCLQ 368-405.

'Report on the Diplomatic Conference, ICAO Montreal', (2009) European Journal of Commercial Contract Law 102 (with Sean Gates).

'From Rome to Montreal in 57 Years: Worth the wait?' (2009) 3 The Air & Space Lawyer 1 (with Sean Gates).

Book Chapters

'Contracting out of the Insurance Act 2015' in Prof M Clarke and Prof B Soyer (eds) The Insurance Act 2015- A New Regime for Commercial and Marine Insurance Law  (Informa Law from Routledge, 2016)

ʻThe response of the European Union to terrorism risk events in the field of aviationʼ in Professors Paul Dempsey and Ram Jakhu (Eds.), Handbook of Public International Air Law (Routledge forthcoming 2015).

ʻCarriage of Cargoʼ (Ch. 32),  ʻRights in Relation to Aircraftʼ (Ch. 11) and Classification of Aircraft” (Ch 10) in Professor David Mcclean (Ed.), Shawcross and Beaumont on Air Law (Lexis Nexis 2015).

“The English law on secured transactions as compared with the Cape Town Convention” in Katharine Boele-Woelki and Diego P. Fernández Arroyo (eds) Ius Comparatum - Global Studies in Comparative Law (Springer 2016).

ʻStandard Contracts Used in Offshore Insurance Sector: Clear and Unambiguous?ʼ in Professors Baris Soyer and Andrew Tettenborn (Eds.), Offshore Contracts and Liabilities (Informa Law from Routledge 2014) (with Professor Soyer).

ʻInternational and national measures impacting on aviation riskʼ (Ch 2), ʻInternational safety conventions and associationsʼ (Ch 3) and ʻAircraft legislation in the UK, EU and USAʼ (Ch 4) in P91 Aviation and space insurance study text (Chartered Insurance Institute 2014).

ʻMultimodal Transport under the Warsaw and Montreal Convention Regimes: A Velvet Revolution?ʼ in Professors Andrew Tettenborn and Baris Soyer (Eds.), Carriage of Goods by Sea, Land and Air: Unimodal and Multimodal Transport in 21st Century. (pp. 77-110). (Informa Law from Routledge, 2013).

Wider Research Interests

Carriage of Passengers and Goods by Air

Multimodal Transport Law

Insurance Law

Private International Law

Tort Law