Archive for June, 2010

Maritime-law Workshop

By Shōhei Tezuka

Since early 2009, we have been holding regular maritime-law workshops with maritime practitioners (including shipping companies, insurers and lawyers). We use a maritime law textbook written by scholars in the U.K.

The workshop is held almost monthly, with around 20 participants. We designate presenters from among the members of the workshop for each chapter. In each workshop, we discuss many points, such as questions about the interpretation of English law and central themes to be taken into account in practice, as well as focusing on understanding the meaning of the sentences in the textbook itself. Read the rest of this entry >