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Anthony Rogers

Greek LLM PD / Senior Lecturer

The City Law School, Academic Programmes

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F317, Whiskin Street Building

Postal Address

City, University of London
Northampton Square
United Kingdom



Anthony joined The City Law School in 2006 after lecturing for many years at Cardiff University and as a visiting lecturer at Bristol, Durham, Glamorgan and West of England universities.

Anthony is the Course Director of the LLM in Maritime Law - an innovative scheme of study whereby City Law School LLM modules are offered in Piraeus, Greece. He also teaches commercial law at both LLB and LLM level.

Before embarking on his academic career Anthony worked as an in-house legal advisor for several companies including those with: ship owning, ship broking and bunker trading interests and companies providing small ticket asset finance.

In addition to his work at the School, Anthony is an approved expert for the United States Aid Agency and is the Director of the Barcelona International Summer School in Maritime Law. Curently he is a member of the research team on the ESRC-funded UK-EU-Japan SSH Connections grant, TRILATTRADE, studying trade, regulation and IP with Keio Law School, Tokyo, Japan.


  1. Approved Expert, United States Agency for International Development, United States, Dec 2005


  1. External Examiner, University College London, Oct 2019 – present
  2. External Examiner, University College London/Queen Mary University of London, Sep 2018 – present
  3. External Examiner, Liverpool John Moores University, Apr 2016 – present


Latin (can read), Spanish; Castilian (can read, speak and understand spoken) and Welsh (can read, speak and understand spoken).

Research Students

Carlo Corcione

Thesis title: The Trade Unions role on the protection of Seafarers rights

Julia Lessa

Thesis title: The Trade Unions role on the protection of Seafarers rights

Faizah Nazri

Thesis title: Shipper Liability for Cargo


Books (2)

  1. Rogers, A. and Chuah, J. (2020). Cases and Materials on the Carriage of Goods by Sea. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. ISBN 978-0-367-18145-1.
  2. Rogers, A., Chuah, J. and Dockray, M. (2016). Cases and materials on the carriage of goods by sea, fourth edition. ISBN 978-1-138-80989-5.

Journal articles (7)

  1. Rogers, A. (2020). Weighing in the balance: The CMA CMG Libra. The Journal of International Maritime Law, 26(4), pp. 225–229.
  2. Rogers, A. (2020). AA (Arbitration Agreement) Breakdown Assistance Available. The Commercial Law Practitioner, 27(8), pp. 177–180.
  3. Rogers, A. (2020). The Rotterdam Rules:The UN Convention on contracts for the international carriage of goods wholly or partly by sea. The Journal of International Maritime Law, 26(3), pp. 213–214.
  4. Rogers, A. (2019). The case of The New Flamenco: A merry dance? Revue de Droit du Commerce International et des Transports, 2019/3(2019/3), pp. 382–394.
  5. Rogers, A. (2018). Trains and boats and planes and Brexit. The Journal for International Trade and Transport Law, (18/1), pp. 154–182.
  6. Rogers, A. Things Fall Apart: Brexit and Choice of Law and Jurisdiction Clauses. The Journal for International Trade and Transport Law.
  7. Rogers, A. and Shimada, M. The Operation of Mitigation under Japanese and English Commercial Law: A Comparative Analysis. International Trade Law and Regulation.

Working paper

  1. Fahey, E., McDonagh, L., Bonadio, E., Collins, D. and Rogers, A. (2019). REPORT ON THE TRILTRADE PROJECT: TRADE, REGULATION & IP POST-BREXIT. London: City Law School Working Paper Series.

Other Activities


  1. TriLatTrade UK/EU/Japan Conference. (Conference) CLS London (2019). Organising Committee and Panel Member. Invited speaker.
    Paper: Recent Developments in UK and Japanese Commercial Law
    Author: Anthony Rogers
    Co-authors: Shimada, M.
    Description: The conference was the UK leg of ESRC funded grant for research between CIty Law School and Keio Law School, Tokyo. There is a return event in Tokyo in April 2020.

Keynote lectures/speeches (2)

  1. Recent developments in English Maritime Law. Athens, Greece (2019). A lecture on recent developments in English case law with relevance to maritime law. The lecture was given to the attendees at the annual European Law Student Association meeting.
  2. Keynote speech to the Belgian Maritime Law Association. Zuiderpershuis, Antwerp, Belgium (2019). I was the keynote speaker at the annual lecture to the Belgian Maritime Law Association. The topic was the obligation to mitigate loss for contractual breach where damages are claimed and the contract has an English choice of law and jurisdiction clause.