Tabetha Kurtz-Shefford was appointed as a lecturer in commercial and maritime law in 2013. She is a graduate of Bristol University and holds a Masters degree in Law from Bristol (2008) and an LLM in Commercial and Maritime Law from Swansea University (2010). She is LPC qualified (Oxford University and Oxford Brookes).
She is currently researching for her doctoral thesis on civil liability regimes for offshore oil pollution damage and has published on the subject.
Her interests extend broadly through maritime, contract and tort law and her teaching experience includes undergraduate teaching in contract and tort law and postgraduate teaching in various aspects of maritime law.
Tabetha will be involved in the delivery of the new LLM module of Oil and Gas Law.