School of Law

Maritime Law

Maritime Law

Our research staff are active in diverse areas relating to maritime law research, with particular expertise in:

  • underwater cultural heritage
  • coral reefs
  • marine insurance law

Our staff regularly publish new works in maritime law, much of it groundbreaking in its field, and work with leading organisations and government bodies, advising on ship wrecks and underwater heritage, maritime environmental laws, and international trade.


Professor Howard Bennett

Professor Howard Bennett is the author of The Law of Marine InsurancePrinciples of the Law of Agency, and co-editor of and contributor to Vulnerable Transactions in Corporate Insolvency.

He is a member of the authorial teams of Benjamin's Sale of Goods, with responsibility for the chapters relating to international trade finance, and Scrutton on Charterparties and Bills of Lading.

He has contributed essays to collections on marine insurance law, charterparties, and personal property law, and is the author of several articles in leading journals. He is a member of the editorial board of the Lloyd's Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly. He is currently involved in a new practitioner treatise on charterparties.

Dr Edward Goodwin

Dr Edward Goodwin is the author of the first major publication on international law and the critically endangered coral reef habitats, International Environmental Law and the Conservation of Coral Reefs and is the Book Review Editor for the International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law.



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