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Professor Simon Baughen

Professor (Maritime Law), Law

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 606319
Office - 047
Ground Floor
Richard Price Building
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Professor Simon Baughen was appointed as Professor of Shipping Law in September 2013 (previously Reader at the University of Bristol Law School). Simon Baughen studied law at Oxford and practised in maritime law for several years before joining academia. 

His research interests lie mainly in the field of shipping law, but also include the law of trusts and the environmental law implications of the activities of multinational corporations in the developing world. Simon is a member of the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law (IISTL) at Swansea University.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Maritime Law
  • Trusts Law
  • Human Rights Litigation against Multinational Companies
  • Climate change and law