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1st Edition

Marine Insurance Law

ISBN 9780415727013
Published February 23, 2015 by Routledge
344 Pages

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Book Description

This book expertly introduces and clearly explains all topics covered in marine insurance law courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, offering students and those new to the area a comprehensive and accessible overview of this important topic in commercial law.

Beginning by introducing the general principles of the subject, the structure and formation of insurance contracts, Marine Insurance Law then looks to individual considerations in detail, including: brokers, losses, risks and perils, sue and labour, reinsurance, and mutual insurance/P&I clubs.

This title has been developed with the needs of courses specifically in mind, and its content has been tailored to include the most important and commonly taught topics in the field. Each chapter contains end of chapter further reading to support student research, ensuring this new textbook provides a reliable and accessible gateway into this important topic in maritime law

Table of Contents

Chapter I Introduction To Marine Insurance, Chapter II Formation Of Insurance Contracts, Chapter III Insurable Interest, Chapter IV Duty Of Utmost Good Faith, Chapter V Warranties, Chapter VI The Premium, Chapter VII Causation And Marine Perils, Chapter VIII Actual Total Loss, Chapter IX Constructive Total Loss, Chapter X Partial Loss (Particular Average), Chapter XI Sue And Labour Expenses, Chapter XII Fraudulent Claims, Chapter XIII Subrogation, Chapter XIV Brokers, Chapter XV Reinsurance

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Dr Özlem Gürses is Senior Lecturer in Maritime Law at Southampton University.


"Gurses uses excellent detail with the footnotes to make the subject come alive and we found the text easy to read and understand." - Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor of Richmond Green Chambers