Dr Vernon NASE

Dr. Vernon Nase and Dr. Chris Andrews, “Psychiatric injury in aviation accidents under the Warsaw and Montreal Conventions: the interface between medicine and law” in Journal of Air Law and Commerce , Vol. 76 (1), 2011, pp 3-75.

“Twardowski, the End of the Road for DVT Claims but not for the DVT Problem?” in Asia Pacific Law Review, Vol. 18(2), 2010, pp 213-222

“The Murdoch Moot Court Bench: the Development of a Mooting Culture,” in International Trade and Business Law Review, Vol. XII, 2009, pp 285-293.

“The search for ‘something more’, the holy grail of DVT litigation,” in International Trade and Business Law Review, Vol. XII, 2009, pp 206-226.

“Introduction to Australian Space Laws” in Space Law: Basic Legal Documents, editors Bockstiegel, Benko and Hobe, 2007/2008 editions.

“The Questionable Legality of the Space Elevator Concept”, in German Journal of Air and Space Law - Zeitschrift Für Luft – Und Weltraumrecht (ZLW), Volume 1 (2006) 118-136

Vernon Nase and Nick Humphrey, “Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Back: Reflections on Air Carriers’ Liability and Australia’s Accession to Montreal 99” in German Journal of Air and Space Law - Zeitschrift Für Luft – Und Weltraumrecht (ZLW), Volume 55, No. 3 (2006) 364-379

Vernon Nase and Nick Humphrey, “The Cape Town Convention 2001: An Australian Perspective” (co-author Nick Humphrey) in Journal of Air and Space Law (published by Kluwer International), Issue 1, Vol. 31 (2006).

Vernon Nase, Brett Codd and Russell Hinchy, ‘An alternative view of Woolcock Street Investments v CDG Pty Ltd, (2004) 12/3 Torts Law Journal 194-201

Vernon Nase and Nick Humphrey, ‘International Air Accidents – The Role of ADR’ Flying High (April 2004) 2

‘ADR and International Aviation Disputes Between States’ (2003) 14 World Arbitration and Mediation Report 283-295

‘ADR and International Aviation Disputes Between States’ (2003) – Part 1, 6 ADR Bulletin 81-87

‘ADR and International Aviation Disputes Between States’ (2003) – Part 2, 7 ADR Bulletin 112-117

“Tort Deform or Tort Reform? Winding Back the Clock on Negligence: the Queensland Legislative Response to the Insurance Crisis” 28 Alternative Law Journal 212-215 (Co-authored with Clare Cappa, Dr. Craig Forrest and Russell Hinchy)

‘Blood, sweat and tiers: the Montreal Conference on Air Carriers’ Liability (May 10-28, 1999)’ (2001) 6 International Trade and Business Law Annual 179-208

‘International Aviation and the Liability for Mental Injury: Is the Best Really an Enemy of the Good’ (2001) Finnish Yearbook of International Law, Volume X [1999] 409-423

V. Nase and D. Wilde, ‘Update of claims following Moscow-Spitzbergen air disaster’, 73 Australian Law Journal, [November, 1999] 779-781

Dr Nase is also co-editor of Aviation Briefs which is prepared for the Aviation Law Association of Australian and New Zealand (ALAANZ).


Poomintr Sooksripaisarnkit, ‘Insurance Contract Law: Should there be a reform in Hong Kong?’ (accepted for publication in The Hong Kong Lawyer, forthcoming November 2011)

Lee Yu Heng, Daryl and Poomintr Sooksripaisarnkit, ‘The Straight Bill of Lading: Past, Present, and Future’ (accepted for publication in The Journal of International Maritime Law, forthcoming end of 2011)

Dr. Sooksripaisarnkit is working towards completing his chapter contribution on piracy and marine insurance contract law.

He is researching in preparation for his article in the field of choice of law in cross-boundary torts.

He is working on annotating a series of statutes in the realm of marine insurance and shipping laws (contract with the publisher until the end of the year 2012)


Dr Sik Kwan TAI

TAI, S.K. (2004). HK Employment Law Made Simple (Chinese), HK: Kwong Chi Foundation.

TAI, S.K. (2009). “Admiralty (part)”, In Jacelyn Johnson (Ed.) Halsbury's Laws of Hong Kong, Vol 18(1) (2009 Reissue). Hong Kong: Lexis Nexis.

NG, J. J., TAI, S.K., & WONG, P. (2009). Unsuccessful Acquisition of Huiyuan Juice by Coca Cola--Impacts on Merger and Acquisition of Shipping Companies in China. Seaview (Journal of the Institute of Seatransport) (86), 18-21.

TAI, S.K. (2009). Validity of Arbitration Agreements under Chinese Arbitration Law. Seaview (86), 31-36.

TAI, S.K., Tang, O., & Wong, P. (2007). The First Decision under Chinese Administrative Regulations on Terminal Handling Charges. Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce, 38 (1), 111-123.

TAI, S.K. & Tang, O. C. (2006). The Investigation Conclusion of the Ministry of Communications in THC to review the Chinese Regulations on International Maritime Transportation (Chinese). Seaview (74), 31-32.

NG, J. & TAI, S.K. (2005). The Different Approaches to Recent Developments in Chinese and US Ship Arrest Laws. Electronic Journal of Comparative Law, 9.3.

TAI, S.K. (2004). Liability of Freight Forwarders as Carrier under Chinese Law. Seaview (66), 18-19.

TAI, S.K. (2003). The Special Drawing Right in the Hague-Visby Rules. Seaview (61), 29.

TAI, S.K. (2003). Ineffective Terms in Bills of Lading (Chinese). Seaview (64), 14-17.

TAI, S.K. (2002). Chinese Shipping Law in the Ching Dynasty. Seaview (57), 2-5.

TANG, O. & TAI, S. (2008). Distributor's Liability For The Accounting Fraud Of 'Park And Hold'. International Conference on Greater China Supply Chain and Logistics 2008.

TANG, O. & TAI, S. (2008). Tripartite Arrangement in Ship Financing. International Conference on Greater China Supply Chain and Logistics 2008.

Chan, W., Tai, S., Yip, T. & Cheng, S. K. (2007). An Analysis of Textual Dynamics in Cargo Exporting. International Forum on Shipping, Ports and Airports (IFSPA 2008).

TAI, S.K. (2005). The Liability of Freight Forwarders as Carriers under the Chinese and Hong Kong Law (Chinese). Shipping Law in the 2 Straits and 3 Places, China University of Political Science and Law, Beijing, China, 81-86.

TAI, S.K. (2004). Termination of Marine Cargo Insurance Policy (Chinese). Shipping and Logistics of the Taiwan Strait 2004, Taipei City, Taiwan, 153-154.

WONG, Peter C. & TAI, S. (2004). A View of Pricing Policy in Hong Kong Container Terminal. The 91st Annual Conference Asso of Pacific Ports, Taichung City, Taiwan, 85-93.

TAI, S.K. (2003). Ineffective Terms in Bills of Lading. Xiamen Shipping Law Conference, 17-21.

TAI, S.K. (2002). The Legal Relationship between Bill of Lading Holders and Carriers--A Comparative Study of the Taiwanese and Hong Kong Law (Chinese). the 1st Conference in Shipping Technology of the Taiwan Strait, 241-252.

TAI, S.K. (2010). Who is the Carrier¡XFrom the contents of a bill of lading (Chinese). Journal of HK Shipping Circles Asso, 5-6.

TAI, S.K. (2010). Exclusion Clause Cannot Exclude Misdelivery and Delivery Without Bill (Chinese). Shipping Digest ROC (201015), 83-84.

TAI, S.K. (2008). The Relationship between Said to Contain and Limitation of Liability (Chinese). Journal of HK Shipping Circles Asso (2), 22-23.

TAI, S.K. (2007). Validity of Choice Forum Clauses in Sea Carriage Contracts (Chinese). Journal of HK Shipping Circles Asso (1), 21-22.

Professor Charles NORCHI

The National Solidarity Program of Afghanistan: An Innovation in Law and Governance (with Dr. Omar Sharifi) September 2010

The Gulf of Maine Judgment at Twenty-Five, Ocean and Coastal Law Journal Vol. 15. No 2, 2010

“Fixing a Fractured State: A Jurisprudence for a Free Society” vol 18 Asia Pacific Law Review 1, 95 2010

“Culture and Law on the Durand Line: Continuity and Change,” in William Asher & Jay Heffron eds, Cultural Change and Persistence: New Perspectives on Development, 2010

“When International Law was Made in Maine,” Maine Bar Journal, Winter 2010

“Malta, Maine and Beyond: Trends in the Theory and Practice of Maritime Boundary Delimitation.”  In Norman Martinez Gutieerez, ed., Serving the Rule of International Maritime Law: Essays in Honour of Professor David Joseph Attard, (2010)

Penser sous l’Etat: Retour philosophique sur le Nation-Building,” Tome 52 Archives de droit du philosophie, Dalloz Paris, France 2009

“The Public Order of Ports,” in Ocean and Coastal Law Journal, 2009

“Nation-Building: A Legal Architecture?” Maine Law Review, Vol. 60, No 2, 2008

“Freedom and Servitude in the Public Order of the Oceans. A review of  Navigational Servitudes: Sources, Applications and Paradigms.” Ocean and Coastal Law Journal, Vol. 13. No 2, 2008

“From Real Estate to Nation-State: Who will Lead Afghanistan?Dissent, Winter 2006.

Afghanistan: The Essential Field Guide, Co-editor with Edward Girardet, Jonathan Walter and Mirwais Massood, Crosslines Publications (2004, 2005, revised ed. 2006)

A Value-Based Approach to Human Rights and Development, The World Bank. (2005)

“Toward the Rule of Law in Afghanistan: The Constitutive Process” in John Montgomery and Dennis Rondinelli, eds., Beyond Reconstruction in Afghanistan, St. Martin’s Press, 2004.

“Human Rights: A Global Common Interest” in Jean Krasno, ed, The United Nations: Confronting the Challenges of a Global Society, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2004.

“A New Start in Afghanistan” The Boston Globe, October 16, 2004; and International Herald Tribune, October 13, 2004.

A Technical Note for Value-Based Participatory Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation ofDevelopment Interventions, The World Bank, 2003.

Human Rights in the United Nations, Academic Council on the United Nations, 2003.

“Challenging Sovereignty: India, TRIPS and the WTO” with Ulrich Camen; in Nathan Glazer and John D. Montgomery, eds., Sovereignty Under Challenge: How Governments Respond, Transitions Press, 2002.

“Indigenous Knowledge as Intellectual Property,” Journal of Policy Sciences, January 2001.

“Indigenous Knowledge, Intellectual Property and Social Capital,” in John Montgomery, ed., Social Capital in the Pacific Basin, Westview Press, 2000.

“The Circum-Mediterranean: from Clashing Civilizations to Transnational Arbitration” in John B. Hattendorf, ed., Naval Strategy and Policy in the Mediterranean: Past, Present and Future, Frank Cass Publishers, 2000.

“A Pivotal States Human Rights Strategy” in Robert Chase, Emily Hill, Paul Kennedy, eds, The Pivotal States: A New Framework for U.S. Policy in the Developing World, W.W. Norton, 1999.

Blowback from Afghanistan: Historical Roots” International Security Studies Monograph, Yale University, 1996.

From Stage to Stagehand: The Media in the Post-Cold War International System” in Edward Girardet, ed., Somalia, Rwanda and Beyond, Columbia University, 1995.

Afghanistan After the Soviets: Time, Culture and ChaosMonograph of the Modern Asia Research Center, Geneva, Switzerland, January 1995.

“Human Rights in the Post-Cold War Era” Span, September 1995

International Human Rights and the Media” Crosslines Publications, March 1995.

Human Rights in the New Afghan War: A Collective Responsibility” Report of the International League for Human Rights, March 1994.

“Afghanistan’s new war” Crosslines Global Report, March-April 1994.

“Human Rights in Afghanistan” In Brief,  October 1994, No. 58  (International League)

Accountability in the New World Order” Crosslines, 1993.

The Decision Seminar Technique as an Instrument of Power and Enlightenment” with Andrew Willard, Journal of Political Psychology, 1993.

Federal Extraterritoriality and Fifth Amendment Due Process” with Lea Brilmayer, 105 Harvard Law Review 6, 1992.

Method in the Transcultural Application of International Prescription” Proceedings of the American Society of International Law Fall, 1992.

Ethics and Choice in a World Transformed” United States Air Force Law Journal Fall 1991.

Writing a Prospectus for the J.S.D. Dissertation, Pamphlet publication of the Yale Law School Graduate Program, 1990

Ayatollahs and Authors: Rethinking Human Rights” Yale Journal of World Affairs, Spring, 1989.

“The Indian National Human Rights Commission as a Value Creating Institution” in John Montgomery, ed., Human Rights Policies in Asia; Hollis Press, 1998.

Human Rights” A Global Agenda, United Nations Association Books, 1993.

Genocide and the Occupation of Afghanistan” with W. Michael Reisman, Studies in Genocide, 1988.


¡§Do Established International Dispute Resolution Bodies Have a Role?¡¨, (2009) CIArb 75 Arbitration.

¡§American Party Appointed Arbitrators¡XNot The Three Monkeys¡¨, 30 Dayton L. Rev. 1, 2004.

¡§Arbitrability and Pre-Emption¡¨, 12 Arbitration International 2, 1996

¡§The Ken-Ren Case¡¨ - 10 Arbitration International 38, 1994.

¡§Recent Developments in International Arbitration in the United States¡¨ - Jahrbuch fur die Praxis der Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit, Band 3, 1989

¡§Court Ordered Consolidated Arbitrations in the United States¡¨ - 5 Journal of International Arbitration 89, 1988

¡§Awarding Interest in International Arbitrations¡¨ ¡V 29 Virginia Journal of International Law 919, 1988

¡§Continuous Ownership of a Claim¡¨ - Journal of International Arbitration, 1987

¡§Ethics for International Arbitrators¡¨ - 3 Arbitration International 72, 1987

¡§Annulments of ¡¥Final¡¦ ICSID Awards Raise Questions About the Process¡¨ - The National Law Journal, 1986

¡§Choosing the Substantive Law to Apply in International Commercial Arbitration¡¨ ¡V 27 Virginia Journal of International Law 39, 1986;

¡§Selecting an Arbitral Forum: A Guide to Cost-Effective International Arbitration¡¨ ¡V 24 Virginia Journal of International Law 917, 1984.

Mr Alexander McKINNON

Green, P, Walker, J and McKinnon, A, ‘Clerp 9’s impact on audit market’ (March 2010) Charter 67.

McKinnon, A P, ‘Administrative Shortcomings and their Legal Implications in the context of Safe Ports’ (2009) 23 Australian and New Zealand Maritime Law Journal 186.*

Walker, J, Green, P and McKinnon, A, ‘Auditor Independence: The Costs and Consequences of CLERK 9’ (Report, 2008) Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

*This article received a Highly Commended in the Morella Calder Prize, 2009.


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