The Law of Carriage of Goods by Sea
This new title provides a comprehensive overview and insight into the legal aspects of sea carriage and its surrounding issues. The book will enable students, both new to the subject, as well as those seeking to advance their knowledge, to better understand the often technical and complicated nature of the law in this area.
Includes relevant case excerpts, statutory materials, exam and coursework related questions and diagrams to aid understanding of the subject.
Material covered includes: a general introduction; bills of lading; charterparties; international and domestic regulations; rights and obligations of the parties under a contract of carriage; limitations of liability; and remedies.
About the author
Lachmi Singh (2001 BA University of Toronto); (2004 LLB University of Birmingham); (Currently completing PhD University of the West of England 2013); (PGCert 2006 Higher Education Academy). Lachmi taught as a post graduate teaching assistant for three at the University of Birmingham in the areas of Contract law and International Trade law. Her research interests are Contract law, International Trade law and Shipping law. She is currently a Senior Law Lecturer and LLM Programmes Manager at the University of the West of England, (Bristol Law School) and teaches Contract law and Commercial law on the undergraduate programme. She also teaches Comparative Contract law and Shipping law on the LLM programme. She has published in the areas of International Trade and has recently completed textbooks in the areas of Contract law, Commercial Law and Shipping law.