Name

MYBURGH Paul
 
 
Designation

Associate Professor
 
Qualifications

LL.M., LL.B., B.A.(Hons), BLC (Pretoria), Advocate (South Africa)
 
Appointment(s)

Deputy Director of the Centre for Maritime Law (CML)
Email Address: myburgh@nus.edu.sg
Office Tel: (65) 6516-3181 
Office Fax: (65) 6779-0979 
Office Address

ETS-02-09
Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore
Eu Tong Sen Building
469G Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 259776
 
Research Interests

Admiralty/Maritime Law
International Trade and Transport Law
Private International Law
Shipping Law
Transnational Commercial Law
 

Subjects Taught

Admiralty Law & Practice
Contract Law
Marine Insurance
Maritime Conflict of Laws
 

Brief Biodata

Associate Professor Paul Myburgh joined NUS in May 2015. He previously held faculty positions at the University of South Africa, Victoria University of Wellington and the University of Auckland. He was a Visiting Professor at NUS (MPA Visiting Professor) and at the TC Beirne School of Law, University of Queensland for a number of years. He has been a Visiting Research Fellow at the Nordisk Institutt for Sjoerett (Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law), University of Oslo, at the University of Queensland, and at City University of Hong Kong (KH Koo Foundation Visiting Research Fellow, Hong Kong Centre for Maritime and Transport Law.

Paul is the sole author of New Zealand Transport Law (a monograph in M Huybrechts (ed) International Encyclopaedia of Laws: Transport Law (2 ed) and has published a significant number of book chapters and journal articles in leading international journals. Most notably, his chapter "Arresting the Right Ship: Procedural Theory, The In Personam Link and Conflict of Laws" in M Davies (ed) Jurisdiction and Forum Selection in International Maritime Law: Essays in Honor of Robert Force was awarded the New Zealand Legal Research Foundation Sir Ian Barker Prize for Best Published Legal Essay. He was also invited to deliver the 2008 Richard Cooper Memorial Lecture at the Commonwealth Law Courts in Brisbane. He is currently working on a scholarly treatise on maritime private international law.


Representative Publications

1. "'Possession' and 'Control' of Ships: On the Outskirts of Admiralty" [2014] Journal of Business Law, 667.

2. "The Ship Supplier's Lien: Taking a (Maple) Leaf Out of the Canadian Statute Book?" [2010] Asia-Pacific Law Review, 279.

3. "Carriers 2: Common-Sense 0" [2010] Lloyd's Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly, 569.

4. Richard Cooper Memorial Lecture: "Admiralty Law — What is it Good for?" (2009) 28 University of Queensland Law Journal, 19.

5. "Arresting the Right Ship: Procedural Theory, the in Personam Link and Conflict of Laws" in M Davies (ed) Jurisdiction and Forum Selection in International Maritime Law: Essays in Honor of Robert Force (Kluwer Law International, The Hague, 2005), 283.

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