Research Profile

Recent publications (2014 onwards)

Books

Ed., Charterparties: Law, Practice and Emerging Legal Issues (2018), Informa Law (with Professor Tettenborn)

Ed,, The Insurance Act 2015: A New Regime for Commercial and Marine Insurance Law (2017), pp. 170, Informa Law (with Professor Malcolm Clarke) 

Ed., International Trade and Carriage of Goods, (2016), pp.409 ,Informa (with Professor Andrew Tettenborn)

Warranties in Marine Insurance (3rd edn), (2016), liii + pp 354, Routledge Publishing

Ed., Ship Building, Sales and Finance, (2015), pp. 481, Informa (with Professor Andrew Tettenborn)  

Ed., Offshore Contracts and Liabilities, (2014),  pp. 488, Informa (with Professor Andrew Tettenborn)

Marine Insurance Fraud, (2014), xxxiv + pp. 344, Informa Law.

Book Chapters

‘Enhancing Standardisation and Legal Certainty through Standard Charterparty Contracts- The NYPE 2015 Experience’ published as Chapter 5 in Charterparties: Law, Practice and Emerging Legal Issues (2018, Informa Law) (with Dr T. Nikaki)   

‘Insurer’s Duty of Good Faith: Is the Path Now Clear for the Introduction of New Remedies?’ published as Chapter 3 in The Insurance Act 2015: A New Regime for Commercial and Marine Insurance Law (2017, Informa Law) pp. 38- 53

'Insuring Cargoes in the New Era- Impact of the Insurance Act 2015 on Standard Cargo Clauses/Wordings' published as Chapter 16 in International Trade and Carriage of Goods, (2016, Informa Law) pp. 264-276 

'The Evolving Nature of Builders' Risks Cover' published as Chapter 6 in Ship Building, Sales and Finance, (2015, Informa) pp. 80-97 

‘New Parameters in Construing Insurance Contracts’ published as Chapter 2 in Modern Law of Marine Insurance Volume 4, edited by DR Thomas (2016, Informa Law) pp. 43-65  

‘Early Redelivery of Chartered Vessels- Contemporary Legal Problems and Possible Solutions’ published in Shipping in Periods of Economic Distress, edited by Lia I. Anhanassiou (2015, Nomiki Bibliothiki) pp. 209-223

‘The Evolving Nature of Builders' Risks Cover’ published in Ship Building, Sales and Finance published as Chapter 6. (2015, Informa Law) pp. 80-97)

‘Standard Contracts Used in the Offshore Insurance Sector- Clear and Unambiguous?’ published as Chapter 10 in Offshore Contracts and Liabilities (2014, Informa Law) pp. 209-249 (with Dr G Leloudas)

Articles

‘Carriage of Passengers by Sea: A Critical Analysis of the International Regime’ (2018) Michigan State University International Law Review (in press)  (with Dr G Leloudas)

‘Tackling IUU Fishing- Developing A Holistic Legal Response’ (2017) Transnational Environmental Law (in press) (with Dr G Leloudas and Dr D Miller)

'Mapping (Utmost) Good Faith in Insurance Law- Future Conditional?' 132 (2016) Law Quarterly Review pp. 618-638

'Risk Control Clauses in Insurance Law: Law Reform and the Future' 75 (2016) Cambridge Law Journal 109-127

Journals

Editor, Journal of International Maritime Law.

Member of the Editorial board of Shipping and Trade Law and Baltic Maritime Law Journal.

Wider Research Interests

Maritime Law

International Trade

Commercial Law

Insurance Law

Publication Record

Books

Ed., Charterparties: Law, Practice and Emerging Legal Issues (2018), Informa Law (with Professor Tettenborn)

Ed,, The Insurance Act 2015: A New Regime for Commercial and Marine Insurance Law (2017), pp. 170, Informa Law (with Professor Malcolm Clarke) 

Ed., International Trade and Carriage of Goods, (2016), pp. 409 ,Informa (with Professor Andrew Tettenborn)

Warranties in Marine Insurance (3rd edn), (2016), liii + pp 354, Routledge Publishing

Ed., Ship Building, Sales and Finance, (2015), pp. 481, Informa (with Professor Andrew Tettenborn)  

Ed., Offshore Contracts and Liabilities, (2014),  pp. 488, Informa (with Professor Andrew Tettenborn)

Marine Insurance Fraud, xxxiv + pp. 344. (Informa Law, 2014)

Ed., Carriage of Goods by Sea, Land and Air: Unimodal and Multimodal Transport in 21st Century, xl1 + 430, (2013) Informa (with Professor Andrew Tettenborn)

Ed., Pollution at Sea: Law and Liability, (2012), xxxv + pp 381, Informa (with Professor Andrew Tettenborn)

Ed., Reforming Marine and Commercial Insurance Law, (2008), xxxii + pp 294, Informa

Warranties in Marine Insurance (2nd edn.), (2006), xxxviii + pp 312, Routledge Publishing

Warranties in Marine Insurance, lviii + pp 438 (2001), Routledge Publishing

Articles and Chapter Contributions

‘Carriage of Passengers by Sea: A Critical Analysis of the International Regime’ (2018) Michigan State University International Law Review (in press)  (with Dr G Leloudas)

‘Enhancing Standardisation and Legal Certainty through Standard Charterparty Contracts- The NYPE 2015 Experience’ published as Chapter 5 in Charterparties: Law, Practice and Emerging Legal Issues (2018, Informa Law) (with Dr T. Nikaki)   

‘Tackling IUU Fishing- Developing A Holistic Legal Response’ (2017) Transnational Environmental Law (in press) (with Dr G Leloudas and Dr D Miller)

‘Insurer’s Duty of Good Faith: Is the Path Now Clear for the Introduction of New Remedies?’ published as Chapter 3 in The Insurance Act 2015: A New Regime for Commercial and Marine Insurance Law (2017, Informa Law) pp. 38- 53

'Insuring Cargoes in the New Era- Impact of the Insurance Act 2015 on Standard Cargo Clauses/Wordings' published as Chapter 16 in International Trade and Carriage of Goods, (2016, Informa Law) pp. 264-276 

'The Evolving Nature of Builders' Risks Cover' published as Chapter 6 in Ship Building, Sales and Finance, (2015, Informa) pp. 80-97 

'Mapping (Utmost) Good Faith in Insurance Law- Future Conditional?' 132 (2016) Law Quarterly Review pp. 618-638

'Risk Control Clauses in Insurance Law: Law Reform and the Future' 75 (2016) Cambridge Law Journal 109-127 

‘New Parameters in Construing Insurance Contracts’ published as Chapter 2 in Modern Law of Marine Insurance Volume 4, edited by DR Thomas (2016, Informa Law) pp. 43-65  

‘Early Redelivery of Chartered Vessels- Contemporary Legal Problems and Possible Solutions’ published in Shipping in Periods of Economic Distress, edited by Lia I. Anhanassiou (2015, Nomiki Bibliothiki) pp. 209-223

‘The Evolving Nature of Builders' Risks Cover’ published in Ship Building, Sales and Finance published as Chapter 6. (2015, Informa Law) pp. 80-97)

‘Standard Contracts Used in the Offshore Insurance Sector- Clear and Unambiguous?’ published as Chapter 10 in Offshore Contracts and Liabilities (2014, Informa Law) pp. 209-249 (with Dr G Leloudas)

‘Beginning of A New Era for Insurance Warranties?’ (2013) Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly pp. 384- 401.

‘Cargo Insurance in Multimodal Context: Full and Complete Cover?’ published as Chapter 16 in Carriage of Goods by Sea, Land and Air: Unimodal and Multimodal Transport in 21st Century (2013, Informa) pp. 286- 307.

‘A New International Regime for Carriage of Goods by Sea: Contemporary, Certain, Inclusive, and Efficient or Just Another One for the Shelves?’ (2012) 30 Berkeley Journal of International Law pp 303-348(with Dr Theodora Nikaki).

'Compensation for Pollution Damage Resulting from Exploration for and Exploitation of Seabed Mineral Resources’ published as Chapter 4 in Pollution at Sea: Law and Liability (2012, Informa) pp 59-79.

‘Funds’ Admissibility Criteria for Pure Economic Loss Claims v. British Judicial Stand: Complementary or Contradictory?’ published as Chapter 6 in Maritime Pollution Liability and Policy: China, Europe and the US (2011, Kluwer Publication) pp. 97-109.

‘Coverage against Unlawful Acts in Contemporary Marine Policies’ published as Chapter 7 in Modern Law of Marine Insurance (Volume 3), (2010, Informa International) pp. 149-176.

‘Ship-sourced Oil Pollution and Pure Economic Loss’ (2009) 17 Torts Law Journal, pp. 270-294.

'Warranties in Commercial Insurance Contracts- Is the Time Ripe for a Reconsideration of Their Contractual Status?' (2009) Journal of Contract Law, pp. 168-186.

'Reforming Pre-Contractual Information Duties in Business Insurance Contracts: One Reform too Many?' (2009) Journal of Business Law, pp. 15- 43.

'Reforming Insurance Warranties- Are We Finally Moving Forward?’, published as Chapter 7 in Reforming Marine and Commercial Insurance Law, (2008, Informa International), pp. 127-154.

'Reforming the Assured's Pre-Contractual Duty of Utmost Good Faith in Insurance Contracts for Consumers: Are the Law Commissions on the Right Track?' (2008) Journal of Business Law, pp. 385-414.

"Construing Terms in Time Charterparties-Beginning of a New Era or Business as Usual?" published as Chapter 2 in Legal issues Relating to Time Charterparties (2008, Informa), pp. 17-42.

'Marine Insurance' published as Chapter 7 in Practical Insurance Guides: Insurance Law (2007, Informa), pp. 213-244 (Edited by Professor Robert Merkin)

'Liability of tour operators: cruising in muddy waters' (2007) Journal of International Maritime Law , pp.194-205.

'Boundaries of Athens Convention: What you see is not always what you get!' published as Chapter 11 in Liability Regimes in Contemporary Maritime Law (2007, Informa), pp. 183-206.

'Classification of Terms in Marine Insurance Contracts in the Context of Contemporary Developments' published as Chapter 5 in Marine Insurance: The Law in Transition (2006, Informa), pp.107-130.

'Potential Legal Ramifications of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code on Maritime Law', Lloyd's Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly, pp. 515-553 (2005) (with Richard Williams).

'A Survey of the new International Hull Clauses 2002' (2003) Journal of International Maritime Law, pp. 256-280.

'Continuing Duty of Utmost Good Faith- Still Alive?' (2003) Lloyd's Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly, pp. 39-79.

'Marine Warranties: Old Rules for the New Millennium?', published as Chapter 5 in Modern Law of Marine Insurance Volume 2, (2002, LLP Publishing), pp.161-197.

'Sundry Considerations on the Draft Protocol to the Athens Convention Relating to the Carriage of Passengers and Their Luggage by Sea 1974' (2002) Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce, pp. 519-541.

'Drafting Problems and Legal Difficulties in Reinsurance Contracts' (2002) Journal of International Commercial Law, pp. 25-40.

'Defences Available to A Marine Insurer' (2002) Lloyd's Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly, pp. 199-213.

'Fraudulent Claims Under Marine Policies' (2001) 8 International Maritime Law, pp.242-246.

'Post-Contractual Duty of Utmost Good Faith in Marine Insurance Contracts: A New Perspective for the New Millennium' 8 (2001) International Maritime Law, pp.191-198.

'The Star Sea: A Lode Star?' (2001) Lloyd's Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly, pp. 428-445.