Centre for Maritime Law

Academic Fellows

Jason Chuah  

Academic Fellow
Professor, City Law School (City University London)

Jason is Head of Department and Professor of Commercial and Maritime Law at the City Law School, London. He has held scholarships from Barclays Bank and the UK Overseas Development Authority at St Johns College, Cambridge University, and was the holder of the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Award and the Cambridge Commonwealth Fellowship. He also has a Certificate in Export with Distinction from the Institute of Export, winning the Clive Schmitthoff Commercial Law prize and the Sweet & Maxwell book prize.

Jason serves on four research councils, internationally. His work has been cited by tribunals and organisations in the UK, US, EU and Asia. He has led numerous public and in-house professional training courses and he is also an Executive Director of the London Universities Maritime Law and Policy Group. He has been nominated three times for the Oxford University Press Award for Best Law Teacher of the Year.

During his stay at NUS, Jason will be conducting research and speaking at the CML Seminar Series at Maxwell Chambers on "Choice of law in maritime arbitration" (18 February 2016) and "Letters of credit law" (10 March 2016).

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