International Maritime Law Seminar 2017

The International Maritime Law Seminar, now in its 12th year, will take place in London at Gibson Hall on 21 September 2017. With an average attendance of more than 250 Insurance and Maritime Law specialists, the International Maritime Law Seminar has grown from a small event to one of the most heavily anticipated legal seminar in London.

The half-day seminar is complimentary. This year we will have fourteen speakers from thirteen different countries, addressing recent developments in maritime and transport law within their respective jurisdictions.

The seminar will be divided into three sessions and presentations will be provided by some of the most recognised and qualified foreign attorneys in the field of maritime law.


11:30 Registration
12:00 Finger Buffet
13:00 First Panel – Moderator Nick Tonge, North of England
Fernando Alfaro, Morgan & Morgan: Panama as a regional center for financing the maritime industry – New approved legal incentives regime
Juliette McCullough, Cox Wootton Lerner Griffin & Hansen LLP: Recent Expansion in Seamen’s Entitlement to Punitive Damages
Enrico Salvatico, Studio Legale Mordiglia: Legal implications of Project Cargo Shipments
Christian Kita, Marek Czernis & Co Law Office: Shipyard industry and other maritime goals – governmental kick off.
Adrian Dabinovic, DABINOVIC – Lawyers: Practical aspects of Judicial Measures when trying to collect funds, obtain guarantee or execute a sentence or an award within Argentinean Jurisdiction
14:30 Break
14:50 Next Panel – Moderator Joe Hurley, HWL Ebsworth
Henri Najjar, Delviso Avocats: Cyber Events and Marine Liabilities
Lea Kolmos Weis, Bech-Bruun: The Siri Case
Olaf Hartenstein, Dabelstein & Passehl: Jurisdiction and Arbitration Clauses
Godofredo Mendes Vianna, Kincaid Mendes Vianna Advocados: Direct action against P&I Clubs in Brazil – Recent Developments
Amitava Majumdar, Bose & Mitra & Co: Admiralty Bill – A boon or a bane?
16:10 Break
16:30 Last Panel – Moderator James Cross, Standard Club
Charlotte van Steenderen, Van Steenderen Mainport Lawyers: Are bunker suppliers by the rules
Diego de San Simón, San Simón & Duch: Jurisdiction clauses in bill of lading in Spain
Wook Chung, Montgomery McCraken Walker & Rhoads: The Practical and Legal Problems Involved from a General Counsel’s Perspective in Winding Down a Major Container Carrier in the US Trade
Ricardo Rozas, Jorquiera & Rozas: Recognition of salvors’ right to limit liability and other developments
18:00 Cocktail & Canape Reception at Gibson Hall.
20:00 Close

Registration is complimentary.
Space is very limited and we strongly advise you to register as soon as possible to Barry Upton at: