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City, University of London: Maritime Law

Institution City, University of London View institution profile
Department The City Law School View department profile
Telephone 020 7404 5787
Study type Taught


The LLM course in Maritime Law will give you the opportunity to acquire and develop the legal knowledge and skills vital to a career in the vibrant and fast growing sphere of Maritime Law.

Your learning will have an active emphasis on how the law operates in relation to specific maritime issues. These issues include shipping contracts, insurance, admiralty practice, international sale of goods, and commercial arbitration. You can also explore the International Law of the Sea.

  • You will learn directly from academics and practitioners with years of extensive experience in the field.

  • We aim for you to gain greater commercial awareness of the legal principles and rules that impact international transport, especially by sea.

  • You are likely to benefit from this commercial approach if you work in the maritime and international trade sector, or have an interest in doing so.


City University of London

A unique history 

The City Law School has a history of delivering legal education which dates back to the nineteenth century in the form of the Inns of Court School of Law (ICSL). The ICSL was prominent as the original and sole provider of bar training in the United Kingdom. The other chapter of our history can be found at our present home in Northampton Square. 

City, University of London established the Centre for Legal Studies in 1977 when it commenced delivery of the forerunner to the current Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) programme. In fact, we were the first …

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