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Top speakers lined up for Dubai Maritime Law Conference 2018

The conference will be followed by the launch of City, University of London’s Master of Laws in Maritime Law (LLM) which will be delivered in the maritime hub of Dubai.

by Nahda Abdalla (Senior Communications Officer (Dubai))

More than a dozen renowned maritime legal experts in the GCC region will convene to discuss current trends and issues affecting the shipping industry in the region and beyond, at the Dubai Maritime Law Conference on 25th September.

Organised and hosted by The City Law School (CLS), part of City, University of London in collaboration with the DIFC Academy of Law and the Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC), this one-day event will provide a comprehensive overview of the fast-growing maritime sector in the UAE.

Academics from CLS speaking at the conference are Professor Jason Chuah, Professor of Commercial and Maritime Law and Head of Department; Professor Christopher Ryan, Interim Dean; Mr Anthony Rogers, Greek LLM Programme Director; and Mr Jeffrey Thomson, Lecturer in Law.

Other notable speakers at the event include Amna Al Owais, Chief Executive and Registrar of DIFC Courts; Mr Majid Obaid bin Bashir, Vice Chairman and Secretary General of EMAC; Mr Khurram Ali, Legal Director at Clyde & Co Riyadh; Mr Adrian Chadwick, Partner at Hadef Partners Dubai; Mr David Galea, Partner at Ince & Co Dubai; Ms Rania Tadros, Managing Partner at Ince & Co Dubai; Ms Meena Mathews, Regional Manager P&I – Middle East at GAC Dubai; Mr Richard Strub, Partner at HFW Dubai; Mr Tien Tai, Partner at HFW Dubai; and Mr Andrew Baird, Partner at Watson Farley & Williams.

Attendees will have the opportunity to network with and learn from industry experts who will offer valuable insights into matters such as the enforcement of maritime law, cargo claims in the UAE and Saudi Arabia, shipbuilding contracts, legal and regulatory challenges, and maritime collisions. Furthermore, those attending will be credited with two CLPD points.

Launch of region's first Masters in Maritime Law

The conference will be followed by the launch of City, University of London’s Master of Laws in Maritime Law (LLM) which will be delivered in Dubai. The first of its kind in the GCC, this postgraduate qualification will enable shipping professionals to enhance their careers in this sector, whilst legal experts will also benefit from the specialist nature of this programme.

Find out more about the course here.

For further details about the Dubai Maritime Law Conference and to register to attend, click here.

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