This year’s lecture will be given by Prof. Lia I. Athanassiou (Professor of Commercial Law, University of Athens) on the topic of:
'Legal implications of Covid 19 on international shipping'
The lecture will focus in particular on the implementation of the Maritime Labour Convention and the execution of charterparties and maritime transport contracts.
Ulla von Weissenberg (Partner, Procopé & Hornborg Attorneys Ltd) will act as a commentator and lead a short discussion after the lecture.
Following the event there will be a small reception in Porthania.
LLB (Athens Law School), LLM (Aix-Marseille III), LLM (Paris II), Ph.D. (Univ. Paris I-Panthéon-Sorbonne)
Lia I. Athanassiou is a Professor of Commercial & Maritime Law with senior full-time tenure at the Law School of the University of Athens, teaching mainly Shipping Law, Company Law and Competition Law. She is also the Director of the Post Graduate Program on Business Law and head of the LL.M. in Maritime Law at the University.
Partner (Procopé & Hornborg Attorneys Ltd)
Partner Ulla von Weissenberg is the Procopé & Hornborg Attorneys Ltd's expert in maritime and transport law and heads the firm’s International Trade and Transport practice. She also has extensive experience in dispute resolution and insurance-related matters.