International Maritime Law Seminar London the 6th October 2022

Invitation and Programme

International Maritime Law Seminar London the 6th October 2022

The International Maritime Law Seminar, now in its 17th year, will take place in London at Merchant Taylor’s Hall on 6 October 2022. 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 seminars in London.

The half-day seminar is complimentary. This year we will have 14 different speakers from 13 different countries.

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.


12:00 – Registration and Buffet style lunch

13:00 – Opening by Nick Tonge

13:10 – First Panel – Moderator George Eddings, Independent Arbitrator

  • Jasper Groen, Mainport Lawyers, The NetherlandsWhat’s new in Rotterdam
  • Camilla Søgaard Hudson, Bech-Bruun, DenmarkGreen Shipping: Consequences for time charter parties
  • Henrik Hagberg, Thommessen, NorwayDisclosure and privilege under Norwegian law, illustrated by two recent supreme court decisions
  • Jörg Noltin, Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein, GermanyLong Covid – Disability Risk?

14:15 – Break

14:45 – Second Panel – Moderator Monica Kohli, GARD

Panel Debate: Marine Casualty Response Strategies – Regional Perspectives

  • Luis Raven, Morgan & Morgan, Panama
  • Ricardo Rozas, JJR Abogados, Chile
  • Lucas Marques, Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados, Brazil
  • Bobby O’Connor, Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP, US NYC
  • Lynn Krieger, Cox Wootton Lerner Griffin & Hansen, US CA

16:05 – Break

16:35 – Third Panel – Susanne Byrne, West of England

  • Pawel Mickiewicz, CMW Legal, PolandCarrier’s Lien on Cargo vs Consignee’s Remedies  
  • Pietro Mordiglia, Studio Legale Mordiglia, ItalyAutonomous Ships and Hague – Visby Rules: Looking at the future
  • Luis de San Simón, San Simon & Duch, SpainDoes Spanish law provide for a direct action against the P&I Clubs?
  • Jean-Philippe MASLIN, Richemont Delviso, FranceWar & Shipping
  • Ruchir Goenka, Bose & Mitra & Co, IndiaThe changing tides of arbitration in India

17:55 – Rounding up by Nick Tonge

18:00 – Social Networking/Cocktail reception

20:00 – Close

RegistrationRegistration is complimentary.

Space is very limited and we strongly suggest to register as soon as possible to Barry Upton at:

Time and place


Thursday 6 October 2022

From 11:30 am at Merchant Taylor’s Hall

30 Threadneedle StreetLondon EC2R 8JB


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