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Reminder - MLAANZ Twilight Seminar - "Liability Pitfalls for Marine Surveyors - a Legal and Practical Overview" - 27 April 2016

A friendly reminder about the next MLAANZ twilight seminar being held next Wednesday 27 April at 6pm. There are still places available and we encourage members to attend.

The topic for this seminar is "Liability Pitfalls for Marine Surveyors – a Legal and Practical Overview". The seminar will be presented by Paul Baxter, Partner at DLA Piper, and Peter Murday, Master Mariner and Marine Surveyor at MCC Marine Pty Ltd. This seminar is a must for marine surveyors, those who deal with survey and cargo claims, and anyone interested in the complex world of marine liability.

The seminar will be held at the newly relocated offices of DLA Piper, Level 9, 480 Queen Street Brisbane. Light refreshments will be provided after the seminar.

Please RSVP by reply email or to rgibson@thymac.com.au.

We look forward to seeing you there.



Office Holders/Committee Members 2016

Michael Fisher
Thynne & Macartney
Level 19, Central Plaza Two                    
66 Eagle Street
Brisbane QLD 4000
Email: mfisher@thymac.com.au

Michelle Taylor
Norton Rose Fulbright
111 Eagle Street
Brisbane QLD 4000
Phone:  (07) 3414 2888
Email:   michelle.taylor@nortonrosefulbright.com

Rosemary Gibson
Thynne & Macartney
Level 19
Central Plaza Two
66 Eagle Street
Brisbane QLD 4000
Email: rgibson@thymac.com.au

Lauren Hertel

DLA Piper Australia
Waterfront Place
1 Eagle Street
Phone: (07) 3246 4234
Email: lauren.hertel@dlapiper.com

Committee Members

Matthew Hockaday
(Thynne & Macartney)
Paul Baxter                     
(DLA Piper)  
Philip Hunter                 
(HWL Ebsworth)
Adrian Duffy QC
(Queensland Bar)
Sergey Kinchin
(BWA Marine)


 Marine & Shipping Law Unit


Queensland has its own specialist academic research centre in maritime law, the Marine & Shipping Law Unit (MASLU), based at the TC Beirne School of Law, The University of Queensland.

 MASLU’s members include full time academics and Adjunct Professors; together they offer a wealth of practical and theoretical experience in international maritime law. MASLU works closely with the Queensland branch of MLAANZ, and sponsors conferences and seminars on current and emerging maritime issues.  MASLU provides postgraduate level maritime law courses within the School’s Master of Laws and Master of Applied Law programs. Courses include Admiralty Law, Carriage of Goods by Sea, Maritime Law, Marine Insurance Law, Marine Environmental Law and International Law of the Sea. These subjects are also offered to experienced non-lawyers wishing to expand their maritime legal knowledge through the TC Beirne School of Law Professional Legal Course Series, which may be studied on a non-award or Continuing Professional Development basis.

 The current Director of MASLU is Nick Gaskell, Professor of Maritime and Commercial Law at the TC Beirne School of Law.







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