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Contact with chambers should be made through the Practice Management Team. They are happy to discuss client requirements and provide further information on such matters as the expertise and experience of individual members, fees, working practices and languages spoken. We have members able to work in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Greek and Chinese (Mandarin).

Outside working hours, a member of our team is always available to be contacted on matters of an urgent nature. Contact should be made using the Chambers main number or email.

To contact our Singapore office, please contact our BD Director, Asia, Rachel Foxton. Out of office hours calls will automatically be diverted to our clerking team in London.

London

20 Essex Street
London
WC2R 3AL

enquiries@twentyessex.com
t: +44 20 7842 1200
DX 0009 Lond/Chan Lane

Singapore

28 Maxwell Road
#02-03
Maxwell Chambers Suites
Singapore 069120

singapore@twentyessex.com
t: +65 62257230

Contact

Contact with chambers should be made through the Practice Management Team. They are happy to discuss client requirements and provide further information on such matters as the expertise and experience of individual members, fees, working practices and languages spoken. We have members able to work in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Greek and Chinese (Mandarin).

Outside working hours, a member of our team is always available to be contacted on matters of an urgent nature. Contact should be made using the Chambers main number or email.

To contact our Singapore office, please contact our BD Director, Asia, Rachel Foxton. Out of office hours calls will automatically be diverted to our clerking team in London.

London

20 Essex Street
London
WC2R 3AL

enquiries@twentyessex.com
t: +44 20 7842 1200
DX 0009 Lond/Chan Lane

Singapore

28 Maxwell Road
#02-03
Maxwell Chambers Suites
Singapore 069120

singapore@twentyessex.com
t: +65 62257230

09/09/2020

IISTL Sixteenth Annual International Colloquium

The Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law (IISTL) at Swansea University Law School will be holding their Sixteenth Annual International Colloquium on Thursday 10 and Friday 11 September 2020.

The Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law is a renowned specialist research and professional training centre within Swansea University’s School of Law. It promotes research, policy making and training in international shipping and trade law.

This year’s Colloquium focuses on the impact of disruptive technologies and climate change on shipping law. It brings together international experts on the subjects for the first virtual Colloquium.

The first day of the Colloquium looks at the development of new technologies and their emerging issues whilst the second day concentrates on the legal implications of climate change and associated environmental risks.

Sir Peter Gross will be moderating the first session on Thursday titled ‘Blockchain and Shipping’ where the following topical papers will be presented:

  • The Use of Blockchain in the Context of Bills of Lading (John Russell QC, Quadrant Chambers, London)
  • The 2017 UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Transferable Records: The Missing Link towards E-shipping (Professor Olivier Cachard, Emeritus Dean, University of Lorraine
  • Some Potentials for Blockchain in the Maritime Sector (Professor Andrew Tettenborn, IISTL, Swansea University)

 

Full details of the programme 

Relevant members
Sir Peter Gross
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