Filippo Lorenzon

Professor of Maritime and Commercial Law at CBS Executive


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Filippo Lorenzon is Professor of Maritime and Commercial Law in the Southampton Law School at the University of Southampton, having received this promotion effective August 2014. His is the former Director of the Institute of Maritime Law and a Member of its Governing Board. Filippo is Visiting Professor at Shanghai Maritime University and the East China University of Law and Political Science and a regular speaker at several overseas universities and international training centres. He has a LL.D. (Italy) and a LL.M. (Soton) and is fully qualified as an Avvocato in Italy and as a (n.p.) Solicitor in England and Wales. Filippo is a Member of the ICC (UK) Committee on Transport and Logistics, the Italian Maritime Law Association (AIDiM), the British Maritime Law Association (BMLA), the European Maritime Law Organisation (EMLO) and the International Bar Association (IBA). He is also a Senior Legal Advisor of the World Bank and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Linguists. Filippo has been working with leading maritime and commercial law firms, in London, Genoa and Venice, and regularly advises in his areas of expertise. In the last year, Filippo has hosted and spoken at the fourth OST Colloquium on "Third parties liabilities under bills of lading” and has delivered a number of seminars to the shipping and trade industry in Europe, Asia and South America. Research His research interests are mainly focused in International Trade Law, Carriage by Air, Carriage of Goods by Sea, European Maritime Law, Yachting Law and Comparative Private Law. Filippo’s recent publications include a monograph on CIF and FOB Contracts (Sweet & Maxwell, 2012), a book on The Law of Yachts and Yachting (Informa, 2012), a book on The Sale of Ships under the Singapore Form (LexisNexis, 2013), and a number of articles and contribution to edited works. Filippo is currently editing two collections of papers on charterparties and bills of lading and working on a monograph on Risk and its Hedges in International Trade, due in 2015. He is also a National Editor for the aviation law website AviationLaw.EU which is a free, in-depth source of reference to all those with an interest in aviation law.

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