George Theocharidis is a Professor of Maritime Law & Policy at World Maritime University. He is Member of the Piraeus Law Bar and a qualified advocate before Areios Pagos (Supreme Court) with litigation practice. George is holder of LL.M. degree from the University of Cambridge (UK) and a Ph.D. from Aristotle University (Greece).

Furthermore, he is Full member of the Hellenic Maritime Law Association since 2000, Supporting Member of the London Maritime Association of Arbitrators (LMAA) since 2004 and Member of the IMO Roaster of Experts. He is also Member of the Working Group of the Legal Committee of IMO pertaining to “Measures to Prevent Unlawful Practices Associated with Fraudulent Registration and Fraudulent Registries of Ships” and Joint Rapporteur of the International Working Group of the Comité Maritime International (CMI) on “Liability for the Wrongful Arrest of Ships”.

Professor Theocharidis is author of books and articles in various legal fields (e.g. Carriage of Goods by Sea, Law of the Sea, Marine Insurance and Conflict of Laws) as well as speaker in international legal conferences.


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