International Maritime Law Seminar London

The International Maritime Law Seminar now in its 18th year, will once again take place in London, growing from a small gathering to one of the most eagerly awaited legal events in the City. Boasting an average attendance of more than 250 insurance and maritime law professionals, you and your colleagues are cordially invited to join this enlightening seminar.

Esteemed speakers from various countries will share insights on the most recent advancements in maritime and transport law within their respective regions. The seminar will be organized into multiple sessions, featuring panel discussions and presentations from some of the most distinguished and knowledgeable international lawyers in maritime law.

The International Maritime Law Seminar is a complimentary half-day conference scheduled for 7th November 2023 in London, this year in the Chartered Accountants’ Hall, One Moorgate Place where we will have 14 speakers from 13 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 recognized and qualified foreign attorneys in the field of maritime law.


13:15 – Registration opens

14:00 – Opening by George Eddings, Maritime Arbitrator

14:05 – Key Note Speech by Ann Fenech, President Comite Maritime International and Partner, Fenech & Fenech Advocates, Malta

14:20 First Panel – Panel Discussion on Sanctions

Moderator Julian Clark, Gard

  • Charlotte van Steenderen, Van Steenderen Mainport Lawyers, the Netherlands
  • Henrik Hagberg, Thommessen, Norway
  • Jean-Philippe Maslin, Richemont Delviso, France
  • Johannes Grove Nielsen, Bech-Bruun, Denmark

15:20 – Break

15:40 Second Panel – Containers and Cargo Risks

Moderator Francesca Cappa, President Young Maritime Professionals

  • Piotr Porzycki, CMW Legal, Poland
  • Lynn Krieger, Cox Wootton Lerner Griffin & Hansen, USA, CA
  • Pietro Mordiglia, Studio Legale Mordiglia, Italy
  • Bobby O’Connor, Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP, USA NYC
  • Julia Brennecke, Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein, Germany

16:40 – Break

17:00 – Third Panel – Panel Discussion on Prejudgment Security and Post Judgment Enforcement

Moderator George Eddings, Independent Arbitrator

  • Amitava (Raja) Majumdar, Bose & Mitra & Co, India
  • Mercedes Duch, San Simon & Duch, Spain
  • Ricardo Rozas, JJR Abogados, Chile
  • Godofredo Mendes Vianna, Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados, Brazil
  • Luis Raven, Morgan & Morgan, Panama

18:00 – Drinks & Canapes

20:30 – Drinks reception concludes

Time and Place

Tuesday 7 November 2023

From 13:15 pm at

Chartered Accountants’ Hall

One Moorgate Place

London EC2R 6EA

Tel: 020 7920 8613