International Maritime Law Seminar 2017

International Maritime Law Seminar 2017

You and your colleagues are invited to the International Maritime Law Seminar 2017, where this year’s theme is “Recent Development in Maritime Law Around the World.”

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.


Important hours

  • Registration from 11:30am.
  • Finger buffet from 12:00pm to 1:00pm.
  • The seminar starts at 1:00pm.
  • A cocktail reception with drinks and canapes will follow at 6:00pm at Gibson Hall



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



Bech-Bruun, Denmark
Speaker: Lea Kolmos Weis
Title: The Siri Case


Jorquiera & Rozas, Chile
Speaker: Ricardo Rozas
Title: Recognition of salvors’ right to limit liability and other developments


Marek Czernis & Co Law Office, Poland
Speaker: Christian Kita
Title: Shipyard industry and other maritime goals – governmental kick off


Delviso Avocats, France
Speaker: Henri Najjar
Title: Cyber Events and Marine Liabilities


Dabelstein & Passehl, Germany
Speaker: Olaf Hartenstein
Title: Jurisdiction and Arbitration Clauses


Montgomery McCracken, USA
Speaker: Wook Chung
Title: The Practical and Legal Problems Involved from a General Counsel’s Perspective in Winding Down a Major Container Carrier in the US Trade

Bose & Mitra & Co, India
Speaker: Amitava Majumdar
Title: Admiralty Bill – A boon or a bane?

DABINOVIC – Lawyers, Argentina
Speaker: Adrian Dabinovic
Title: Practical aspects of Judicial Measures when trying to collect funds, obtain guarantee or execute a sentence or an award within Argentinean Jurisdiction


Morgan & Morgan, Republic of Panama
Speaker: Fernando Alfaro
Title: Panama as a regional center for financing the maritime industry – New approved legal incentives regime


Studio Legale Mordiglia, Italy
Speaker: Enrico Salvatico
Title: Legal implications of Project Cargo Shipments


San Simón & Duch, Spain
Speaker: Diego de San Simón
Title: Jurisdiction clauses in bill of lading in Spain


Van Steenderen Mainport Lawyers, Netherlands
Speaker: Charlotte van Steenderen
Title: Are bunker suppliers by the rules


Kincaid Mendes Vianna Advocados, Brazil
Speaker: Godofredo Mendes Vianna
Title: Direct action against P&I Clubs in Brazil – Recent Developments


Cox Wootton Lerner Griffin & Hansen LLP, USA
Speaker: Juliette McCullough
Title: Recent Expansion in Seamen’s Entitlement to Punitive Damages