The following visiting guests of the Institute delivered guest lectures to a combined audience of undergraduate/postgraduate students and staff;

2014-2015

Mr Robert Gay, Legal Director, Hill Dickinson- “General Indemnities under Time Charters: is the Athanasia Comninos /George C Lemos still Good Law?”

Steve Davies, CEO, Graig Ship Management Group-“Legal Aspects of Ship Management”.

Peter Grube, Chief PR Officer & Senior Education Officer at BIMCO - "The Role and Function of BIMCO in the Shipping World”

Richard Neylon, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP - “How to Resolve A Hijacking: A Maritime Lawyer's Perspective on Somali Piracy".

Simon Rainey, Q,C., Quadrant Chambers- “Consequential Loss” Clauses: are they any use?”        

Professor D. Rhidian Thomas, Emeritus Professor of Maritime Law, Founding Director of the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law, Swansea University - “Law and Language”

2013-2014

Mr Ian Derrick, Bank of England - “Economic Update”

Peter Grube, Chief PR Officer & Senior Education Officer at BIMCO - "The Role and Function of BIMCO in the Shipping World”

Måns Jacobsson, former Director of the International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds and Visiting Fellow IISTL - “The Erika - The Civil Law Aspects; A Case Study”

Fabien Lerede, Off-shore Syndicate Claims Director, Charles Taylor, London - “P&I Clubs”

Richard Neylon, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP - “How to Resolve A Hijacking: A Maritime Lawyer's Perspective on Somali Piracy".

Hugh Shaw, SOSREP -“Dealing with Maritime Emergencies in the UK”

Professor D. Rhidian Thomas, Emeritus Professor of Maritime Law, Founding Director of the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law, Swansea University - “Resolution of International Commercial and Maritime Disputes”

2012-2013

Rob Collins, Solicitor, Clyde & Co. – “P & I Clubs”.

Ian Derrick, Bank of England - “Economic Update”.

Mr Måns Jacobsson, former Director of the International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds and Visiting Fellow, IISTL- “The relationship between EU legislation and maritime liability conventions”.

Richard Neylon, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP – “How to resolve a hijacking: a maritime lawyer's perspective on Somali piracy".

Hugh Shaw, SOSREP –“Dealing with Maritime Emergencies in the UK”.

Professor D. Rhidian Thomas, Emeritus Professor of Maritime Law, Founding Director of the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law, “Maritime Law in the 21st century”.

2011-2012

Rob Collins, Solicitor, Clyde & Co. – “P & I Clubs”.

Ian Derrick, Deputy Agent of the Bank of England- Agency for Wales- “The Work of the Bank of England”.

Måns Jacobsson, former Director of the International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds and Visiting Fellow IISTL.- “Making International Conventions”

Richard Neylon, Solicitor, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP -  “Piracy in Somalia-How to resolve the hijacking of a ship: a maritime lawyer's perspective”

Sion Clwyd Roberts, Media & IP Specialist, Capital Law Solicitors – “IP & the Creative Industries in Wales”.

John Sellar, former Chief of Enforcement of the UN Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) –"Combating Wildlife Crime"

Hugh Shaw, SOSREP- “Dealing with Maritime Emergencies in UK Waters: The role of the UK Secretary of State’s Representative (SORREP)”

2010-2011

Chris Davies, Solicitor, Darwin Gray Solicitors- “Law of Intellectual Assets Management”.

Ian Derrick, Deputy Agent of the Bank of England- Agency for Wales- “The Work of the Bank of England”.

Måns Jacobsson, former Director of the International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds and Visiting Fellow IISTL.- “Making International Conventions”

John Minton, Chemical Engineer, Consultant Petroleum Chemist and Marine Surveyor Minton, Treharne & Davies Ltd- "Scientific Investigation of Marine Claims"

Nicola McNeely, Solicitor, Capital Law Solicitors.- “Protecting eBrands”

Richard Neylon, Solicitor, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP -  “Piracy in Somalia-How to resolve the hijacking of a ship: a maritime lawyer's perspective”
Professor Dennis Patterson, European University Institute, Rutgers University, Swansea University- “Challenges for Global Trade in the New Millennium”

Nick Platt, Vice President and Special Adviser of the Gard P & I Club (UK) Ltd- “P&I Clubs”  

Hugh Shaw, SOSREP- “Dealing with Maritime Emergencies in UK Waters: The role of the UK Secretary of State’s Representative (SORREP)”

2009-2010

Ian Derrick, Deputy Agent of the Bank of England- Agency for Wales- “The Work of the Bank of England”

Mrs Ruth Hosking, Barrister Quadrant Chambers - “The remoteness of damage following the Achilleas”.

Richard Neylon, Solicitor, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP- “Piracy in Somalia-How to resolve the hijacking of a ship: a maritime lawyer's perspective”

Nick Platt, Vice President and Special Adviser of the Gard P & I Club (UK) Ltd.- “P& I clubs”

Hugh Shaw, SOSREP-“Dealing with Maritime Emergencies in UK Waters: The role of the UK Secretary of State’s Representative (SORREP)”

2008-2009

Simon Baughen, Reader in Law, University of Bristol- “Ten things that are going to change if the UK implements the UN United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea”

Ian Derrick, Deputy Agent of the Bank of England- Agency for Wales- “An update on the UK and world economy"

Michael Harakis, English Law Commission-“Late Payment in Insurance”

Dr Tore Henriksen,  Associate professor at the University of Tromsø (Norway)- “The Arctic Ocean and Seas and the Law of the Sea”

Professor Marc A. Huybrechts , Emeritus Professor, University of Leuven & Antwerp -“Language that would make a sailor blush" (The Last Voyage of the M/V Idle Hope, inbound voyage 65):  A reflection on the autonomy of maritime law”

Dr Michael Koebele , Crowell Moring LLP, Brussels and Heidelberg Center for Latin America, Santiago, Chile- "Animal Welfare In The World Trade Organization -- The Trade Dispute Over Seals Between Canada And The EU"

Nick Platt, Vice President and Special Adviser of the Gard P & I Club (UK) Ltd.- “P& I clubs”

Dr Ping Wang, Lecturer, University of Nottingham - “China and the W.T.O.”

2007-2008

Ian Derrick, Deputy Agent of the Bank of England- Agency for Wales-"The Work of the Bank of England".

John McDonald, Independent Average Adjuster - "General Average"

Peter MacDonald-Eggers, Barrister (7 King’s Bench Walk) - "Reforming Insurance Law"

David Thomas, Master Mariner, consultant marine surveyor Author of ‘The Fatal Flaw: Collision at Sea and the Failure of the Rules’. Published Phaiacia 2001, (ISBN 0-9541981-0-7) - "The Collision Regulations"

2006-2007

Professor Michael Furmston, Oxford University, Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Fellow, University of Bristol -"The Golden Victory"

Professor Lynn Mainwaring, Swansea University, "Law and Economics"

Professor Erik Rosaeg, Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, University of Oslo - "The Athens Convention- from idea to…”

David Thomas, Master Mariner, consultant marine surveyor Author of ‘The Fatal Flaw: Collision at Sea and the Failure of the Rules’. Published Phaiacia 2001, (ISBN 0-9541981-0-7) - "The Collision Regulations"

2005-2006

Richard Cadell ,University of Bangor- "Salvage of historic wrecks"

Michael Harakis, Department for Transport, Legal Officer - "Litigation or Arbitration? A Roadmap to Dispute Resolution"

Måns Jacobsson, Director of the IOPC Funds, London, UK- "International Regime and Compensation for Ship-source Oil Pollution Damage: The Legal and Political Aspects"

David Thomas, Master Mariner, consultant marine surveyor Author of ‘The Fatal Flaw: Collision at Sea and the Failure of the Rules’. Published Phaiacia 2001, (ISBN 0-9541981-0-7) - "The Collision Regulations"

2004-2005

Professor Hugh Beale, University of Warwick, QC, Law Commissioner - "Reform of Personal Property Security Law"

Jason Chuah, Reader in Law, University of Westminster - "EC Competition Law and its Impact on Maritime Law"

Michael Harakis, Department for Transport, Legal Officer - "Litigation or Arbitration? A Roadmap to Dispute Resolution"

John McDonald, Independent Average Adjuster - "Contemporary Debates in General Average"

David Thomas, Master Mariner, Consultant Marine Surveyor Author of ‘The Fatal Flaw: Collision at Sea and the Failure of the Rules’. Published Phaiacia 2001, (ISBN 0-9541981-0-7) - "The Collision Regulations"