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Martin J. Davies

Admiralty Law Institute Professor of Maritime Law and Director, Maritime Law Center

BA with first class honours, 1978, BCL with first class honours, 1979, MA, 1983, University of Oxford; LLM, 1980, Harvard University

E-mail:  mdavies@tulane.edu
Telephone:  504.862.8824
Office:  Weinmann Hall, Room 255-F

Professor Davies joined the Tulane faculty in 2000 after a visiting appointment in 1999.  Previously, he taught at the University of Melbourne, Australia, where he was Harrison Moore Professor of Law.  Professor Davies has, since graduating from law school, taught law in England and in Australia, been a professional actor, and served as consultant to solicitor firms in West Perth and Melbourne.  He serves on the Editorial Board of Lloyd's Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly and the Melbourne Journal of International Law. His teaching is in the areas of admiralty, international sale of goods, and torts.  He received the Felix Frankfurter Distinguished Teaching Award from the members of the graduating class of 2003, and again in 2011.

Professor Davies' CV 

Fall 2012 - Contracts I; International Sale of Goods
Spring 2013 - Admiralty II; International Commercial Arbitration
Other courses - Internet Law; Torts; Admiralty I; Admiralty II; Transnational Litigation


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Book Chapters
Australia, in TRANSFER OF OWNERSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE (von Ziegler, RonØe, Debattista and Plégat-Kerrault eds., Kluwer/ICC) (1999)
Product Liability in International Markets, in TORTS TOMORROW: ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF JOHN FLEMING (N. Mullany and A. Linden eds., LBC Information Services) (1998)
The End of the Affair: Duty of Care and Liability Insurance, in THREE ESSAYS IN INSURANCE LAW (Craftsman Press) (1989)

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