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Institute of Maritime Law

London - a safe haven for resolving disputes? Event

Shipping disputes
09:00 - 17:30
27 January 2017
Reed Smith LLP, Broadgate Tower, 20 Primrose St, London EC2A 2RS

For more information regarding this event, please telephone Miss Clare Brady on 02380 593862 or email .

Event details

To celebrate the launch of its new Private International Law group, the Institute of Maritime Law at the University of Southampton is holding a one day conference “London - a safe haven for resolving disputes?” on Friday 27 January 2017. There will be four panels on the Global and European scene on Court Jurisdiction and Arbitration; Anti-suit injunctions; Arbitration; and How do Conflict of Laws arise? - the Chinese Perspective. Speakers are drawn from the Institute of Maritime Law, practitioners and academics from other universities with particular expertise in their area. The conference is generously hosted by Reed Smith LLP.

Speakers and Panel Chairpersons:


Professor Andrew Serdy, University of Southampton

Robert Veal, University of Southampton

Professor Yvonne Baatz, University of Southampton

Richard Lord QC, Brick Court Chambers

Alexander Sandiforth, Reed Smith LLP

Filip Saranovic, University of Southampton

Ian Gaunt

Sir Bernard Eder, Essex Court Chambers

Professor Paul Todd, University of Southampton

Professor Zheng Sophia Tang, University of Newcastle

Professor Jason Chuah, City University of London


The cost for this event is £100, this includes tea & coffee breaks and lunch.


**Please note the Institute of Maritime Law reserves the right to change the sessions and speakers and cancel or postpone events should a minimum number of delegates not sign up.**

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