Research Profile

Recent Publications (2008 onwards)

Books

Editor, The Carriage Of Goods By Sea Under The Rotterdam Rules, (Lloyd's List 2010), xxxvii and 421.

Editor, Modern Law of Marine Insurance, Volume 3, (Informa 2009).

Editor, A New Convention for the Carriage of Goods by Sea-The Rotterdam Rules, (Lawtext, 2009), xxxv and 396 pp.

Editor, The Evolving Law and Practice of Voyage Charterparties, (Informa 2009), xxxvii and 432.

Editor, Legal Issues Relating to Time Charterparties, (Informa 2008), xl and 378 pp.

Chapters in Books

'International Sale Contracts and Multimodal Transport Documents: Two Issues of Significance' published as Chapter 8 in Carriage of Goods by Sea, Land and Air: Unimodal and Multimodal Transport in 21stCentury (2013, Informa) pp. 145-160.

'The Emergence and Application of the Rotterdam Rules' published as Chapter 1 in The Carriage Of Goods By Sea Under The Rotterdam Rules (2010, Informa), p.1-25.

'An analysis of the Liability Regime of Carriers and Maritime Performing Parties" published as Chapter 3 in A New Convention for the Carriage of Goods by Sea-The Rotterdam Rules (2009 Lawtext), pp. 52-88.

'The Evolving Flexibility of Voyage Charterparties' published as Chapter 1 in The Evolving Law and Practice of Voyage Charterparties (2009, Informa) 1-33.

'Time Charterparty Hire: Issues Relating to Contractual Remedies for Default and Off-Hire Clauses' published as Chapter 7 in Legal Issues Relating to Time Charterparties, (2008, Informa), pp 115-150.

Articles

'Special liability regimes under the international conventions for the carriage of goods by sea - dangerous cargo and deck cargo' [2010] Dutch Journal of Commercial Law (Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Handchrecht [NTHR]) 197 - 202

'll Scritti in Onore di Francesco Berlingieri ( Ed. Georgio Berlingieri et al)',The Carriage of Dangerous Cargo by Sea - A Modern Day Legal Conundrum,Vol II, pp. 1042 - 1065 (Il Diritto Marittimo, 2010).
'The Position of Shippers under the Rotterdam Rules'(2010) 2 European Journal of Commercial Contract Law, 22 – 27
'England Law Reports Annual Review 2009', Part 23, Shipping Law, pp 407 - 428.

'An appraisal of the Liability Regime established under the new UN Convention' 14 Journal of International Maritime Law 496-511(2008).

Wider Research Interests

Admiralty and Maritime Law; International Trade Law; International Payments Systems; International Litigation and Arbitration; Private International Law and Marine Insurance.

Journals

Editor in Chief, Journal of International Maritime Law

Editor, Arbitration International

Editorial Board Member, Shipping and Trade Law

Editorial Board Member, Baltic Maritime Law Quarterly

Publication Record

Books authored and edited

Editor, The Carriage Of Goods By Sea Under The Rotterdam Rules, (Lloyd's List 2010)

Editor, Modern Law of Marine Insurance, Volume 3, (Informa 2009)

Editor, A New Convention for the Carriage of Goods by Sea-The Rotterdam Rules (Lawtext, 2009)

Editor, The Evolving Law and Practice of Voyage Charterparties (Informa, 2009)

Editor, Legal Issues Relating to Time Charterparties (Informa, 2008)

Editor, Liability Regimes in Contemporary Maritime Law, (Informa, 2007).

Editor, Marine Insurance: The Law in Transition (Informa, 2006).

Editor, Modern Law of Marine Insurance, Vol.2 (Informa, 2002).

Editor, Modern Law of Marine Insurance, Vol.1 (LLP, 1996).

Default Powers of Arbitrators (Lloyd’s of London Press Ltd, 996).

The Law and Practice Relating to Appeals from Arbitration Awards (Lloyd’s of London Press Ltd., 1994).

Maritime Liens (British Shipping Laws, Vol. 14) (Stevens & Sons, London, 1980).

Selected articles and book contributions

'International Sale Contracts and Multimodal Transport Documents: Two Issues of Significance' published as Chapter 8 in Carriage of Goods by Sea, Land and Air: Unimodal and Multimodal Transport in 21stCentury (2013, Informa) pp. 145-160.

'Special liability regimes under the international conventions for the carriage of goods by sea - dangerous cargo and deck cargo' [2010] Dutch Journal of Commercial Law (Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Handchrecht [NTHR]) 197 - 202.

All Scritti in Onore di Francesco Berlingieri ( Ed. Georgio Berlingieri et al),'The Carriage of Dangerous Cargo by Sea - A Modern Day Legal Conundrum',Vol II, pp. 1042 - 1065 (Il Diritto Marittimo, 2010).
‘The Position of Shippers under the Rotterdam Rules (2010) 2 European Journal of Commercial Contract Law, 22 – 27

'The Emergence and Application of the Rotterdam Rules' published as Chapter 1 in The Carriage Of Goods By Sea Under The Rotterdam Rules (2010, Informa), p.1-25.

England Law Reports Annual Review 2009, Part 23, Shipping Law, pp 407 - 428.

'An analysis of the Liability Regime of Carriers and Maritime Performing Parties" published as Chapter 3 in A New Convention for the Carriage of Goods by Sea-The Rotterdam Rules (2009 Lawtext), pp. 52-88.

'The Evolving Flexibility of Voyage Charterparties' published as Chapter 1 in The Evolving Law and Practice of Voyage Charterparties (2009, Informa) 1-33.

"An appraisal of the Liability Regime established under the new UN Convention" 14 Journal of International Maritime Law 496-511(2008).

'Time Charterparty Hire: Issues Relating to Contractual Remedies for Default and Off-Hire Clauses' published as Chapter 7 in Legal Issues Relating to Time Charterparties, (2008, Informa), pp 115-150.

'Damages for Wrongful Arrest of Ships in the English Admiralty Jurisdiction' published as Chapter 13 in Liability Regimes in Contemporary Maritime Law (2007, Informa), pp 233-253.

'Ship Arrest as a Procedural Remedy for Ship-Source Environmental Damage', in XXV Annuaire de Droit Maritime et Oceanique, pp. 311-323 (2007).

'Insurable Interest: Accelerating the Liberal Spirit' , in Thomas (ed), Marine Insurance: The Law in Transition(2006, Informa), pp.15-47

'Fraudulent Insurance Claims: Questions of Legal Definition, Consequences and Limitations", [2006] Lloyd's Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly, pp. 485-516.

'The Safe Port Promise of Charterers from the perspective of the English Common Law' 18 Singapore Academy Law Journal , pp. 1-33 (2006)

'Procuring Insurance for the Benefit of Buyers under International Sale Contracts' 8 The Vindobona Journal of international Commercial Law and Arbitration, pp. 119-130 (2004).

'Insuring the Risk of Maritime Piracy' (2004) Journal of International Maritime Law 355.

'Insuring Marine Risks on 'Lost or Not Lost' Terms' (2003) Journal of International Maritime Law 556.

'Held Covered Clauses in Marine Insurance', , in Thomas (ed) The Modern Law of Marine Insurance, Volume 2, (LLP 2002), pp 1 - 55