Fundamentals of Maritime and International Trade Law 1st-3rd July 2020

  • Date Wednesday, July 1, 2020
  • Venue London School of Shipping
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Fundamentals of Maritime and International Trade Law

Duration: 3 days

Date: 1st-3rd July 2020

Register your interest at: shipping-school@ics.org.uk


A comprehensive three-day programme including discussion sessions, workshops, group activities, case studies and multi-media presentations. The course will cover the source and context of international trade and maritime law; carriage of goods by sea; charterparties; bills of lading; marine insurance; contracts of sale; admiralty jurisdiction; maritime claims; limitation of liability; salvage; general average; dispute resolution and mediation.

Course Leader: Susan Hawker

Susan is an Associate Professor at the London Law Centre of the University of Notre Dame (South Bend, Indiana, USA), and visiting lecturer at Cass Business School (City University) and at HST Akademie Hamburg. Susan also is course leader of the Postgraduate Diploma in International Trade & Maritime Law (by distance learning) with Solent University. Susan also lectures for the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers' courses, and for the UKSA's MCA Yacht Masters' qualification. In addition to her academic work, Susan speaks at and chairs commercial shipping seminars and undertakes in-house legal training. Susan is an academic and legal consultant and examiner for the Grain & Feed Trade Association (GAFTA).


All professional development courses are held at the London School of Shipping.

For multiple bookings or to enquire about an in-house course, please contact us at: shipping-school@ics.org.uk


London School of Shipping
Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers
30 Park Street

Nearest Tube station: London Bridge

Contact for Event

To speak to an advisor and to enrol, please contact us:

T : +44 (0) 20 7357 9722

E: shipping-school@ics.org.uk