Dr Steven Hazelwood

Birmingham Law School
Visiting Lecturer

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Birmingham Law School
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Dr Steven Hazelwood was a partner in a leading City shipping and insurance law firm, serving in their London, Hong Kong and Singapore offices where he was Senior Resident Partner. Specializing in complex insurance and marine casualties he has handled cases in the highest courts such as the Court of Appeal and House of Lords and international arbitrations in London and New York. He has taught law at various universities, in England and around the world, and has been an examiner to the Bar Council of England & Wales and to the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.

A former Consultant to the Shipping Division of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in Geneva, he has also spoken at numerous international  conferences and seminars. He has published many articles on shipping law and marine insurance and is the author of P & I Clubs: Law & Practice 3rd ed (LLP, 2000), and co-author of Marsden’s Collisions at Sea 13th ed (Sweet & Maxwell, 2003)


  • LLB
  • LLM
  • PhD
  • ACIArb
  • Solicitor


  • Maritime Law (LLM)
  • Marine Insurance (LLM)