Comparative Admiralty and Maritime Law (LAWS6900)


The unit is designed to complement the separate (though non-requisite) unit, LAWS6849 Commercial Maritime Law, which is focused upon the commercial use of the ship, carriage by sea and the shipping industry. This unit, LAWS6900 Comparative Admiralty and Maritime Law, is designed to provide a thorough foundation of comparative knowledge of Admiralty practice in the major trading jurisdictions, of marine insurance in all its forms and dispute resolution and conflict of laws in relation to maritime disputes. Though Commercial Maritime Law is not a pre-requisite, the two units (which will be taught in alternative years) together provide a comprehensive foundation in commercial maritime law and practice.

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Sep 5, 6 & 12, 13 (9-5)


3500wd essay (35%) and 2.5hr exam (65%)


Davies, M and Dickey, A, Shipping Law (3rd Ed)

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