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Dr Feng Wang PhD

Lecturer in Law

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Dr Feng Wang is a Lecturer in Law and a member of the Institute of Maritime Law at Southampton Law School.

Dr Feng Wang is a Lecturer in Law and a member of the Institute of Maritime Law at Southampton Law School. His research interests are primarily in the fields of insurance law, marine insurance law, maritime law and law and technology. Apart from teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses at Southampton, he is also actively involved in delivering training to both academic and industrial partners.

Feng has published a number of book chapters and international journal articles. His monograph ‘Illegality in Marine Insurance Law’ was published by Informa on Routledge in 2016. His journal article ‘Blockchain bills of lading and their future regulation’ was published by Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly in 2021. In addition, Feng was invited by PRC Ministry of Transport to assist on the “Reform of Chinese Maritime Law” in 2018 and was also invited by insurance industry practitioners such as MS Amlin to provide expert opinion.

Before joining Southampton law school, Dr Feng Wang was a research fellow in Centre for Maritime Law, National University of Singapore from 2019-2021. Dr Feng Wang was until December 2018 an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law at Dalian Maritime University (DMU). He was a Post-Doctoral Fellow in CML from July 2015 to April 2017. Prior to this, he obtained his PhD degree from University of Exeter in Marine Insurance Law, under the supervision of Professor Robert Merkin. He obtained his LLM degree in Maritime Law (with Merit) from the University of Southampton and took his first degree in Law (LLB (first class)) and in International Shipping Company Management (BBA) from DMU. He was the winner of the BILA (British Insurance Law Association) Article Prize in 2014 and won the first UK Maritime and Commercial Law Mooting Competition on behalf of University of Exeter.

Research interests

  • Insurance law
  • Marine insurance law
  • Maritime law
  • Law and technology

Dr Feng Wang
Southampton Law School, Building 4 University of Southampton Highfield Southampton SO17 1BJ UK

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