42nd Maritime Law Short Course

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General information

The Maritime Law Short Course at Southampton has been consistently delivering maritime law training for forty years. It is the only comprehensive residential course available on maritime law in the UK and has an outstanding reputation for quality and world class expertise. 

Delegates spend three weeks of intensive and in depth study at the leading research institute in maritime law. The knowledge, experience and practical insight of our speakers ensures issues will be rigorously examined, both formally through case-studies and Q&A sessions and informally out of class with other delegates.

On this course we have had delegates from major shipping law firms, maritime operators, insurers and P&I Clubs while networking with colleagues, industry experts and important practitioners in the field during social events. Detailed course materials incorporating the very latest legal developments will ensure an enduring benefit for all delegates and their employers.

Course topics include: 

  • English Maritime and Shipping Law
  • Shipbuilding Contracts
  • Charterparties
  • Shipping Documents in International Trade
  • Cargo Claims
  • The Vessel and her Liabilities: Collision and Marine Casualties
  • Salvage, Towage and Wreck
  • Pollution Claims
  • International Law, ISM Code and ISPS Code
  • Marine Insurance
  • Enforcing Maritime Claims

Course Speakers will include many of the IML Members, Colleagues and specialist lecturers and leading practitioners from the City of London and beyond.

Contact Person: Clare Brady (c.l.brady@soton.ac.uk )


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Venue: Hilton Hotel
Southampton, United Kingdom

Bracken Place, Chilworth, Southampton SO16 3NG
More infromation about the venue is available here.



This course is accredited under the Law Society of England and Wales Continuing Professional Development Scheme for the full annual requirement of 16 hours and under the Bar Standards Board for 33 hours.


Academic level: Lifelong Learning
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