Dr Djakhongir Saidov

 

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Birmingham Law School
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
United Kingdom

About

Dr Saidov specialises in international commercial law and law relating to international oil and gas operations. He has written extensively on various aspects of the international sale of goods and international commercial law instruments. He has given lectures and taught courses in the National University of Singapore, University of Navarro (Spain), International Training Centre of the ILO (Turin, Italy), the University of World Economy and Diplomacy and the Tashkent State Institute of Law (Uzbekistan)). Dr Saidov currently acts as a Rapporteur to the CISG Advisory Council. He is the editor of the English Sales of Goods Law section in the LMCLQ International Maritime and Commercial Law Yearbook. 

Qualifications

  • LLB (University of World Economy and Diplomacy (Uzbekistan))
  • LLM (East Anglia)
  • PhD (East Anglia)

Biography

Dr Djakhongir Saidov joined Birmingham Law School in September 2004. Prior to joining Birmingham, Dr Saidov taught at the Norwich Law School, University of East Anglia. He also practiced law in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. He received his LLB from the University of World Economy and Diplomacy (Uzbekistan), LLM with distinction and PhD from the University of East Anglia.

Teaching

  • English Law of International Sale of Goods (LLM)
  • International and Comparative Oil and Gas Law (LLM)
  • Oil and Gas Law: Contracting, Decommissioning and Trade (LLM)
  • The Vienna Sales Convention (LLM)
  • International Sale of Goods (LLB)

Postgraduate supervision

  • International commercial law
  • Law relating to international oil and gas operations

Research

Dr Saidov’s research interests lie in international commercial law. His major recent projects include a monograph on The Law of Damages in International Sales and a contribution to the commentary on the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. He is currently working on a book on the Conformity of Goods and Documents under the Vienna Sales Convention.

Other activities

Conferences and presentations:

Villanova Law Review Norman J. Shachoy Symposium on ‘Assessing the CISG and Other International Endeavors to Unify International Contract Law’, 18 January 2013 (School of Law, Villanova University, United States)

        Presentation: ‘Conformity of Goods: A Critical Look at Article 35 CISG’

Workshop on 'Fundamental Issues and a Comparative View of International Sale of Goods', 21 June 2012 (London School of Economics)

       Presentation: 'A Systematic View of Termination and Other Remedies under the UN Sales Convention'

Conference on ‘The New International Sales Law of Turkey: CISG’, 25-26 May 2012 (Istanbul Bilgi University (Turkey), Faculty of Law)

       Presentation: ‘Damages for Delivery of Non-Conforming Goods’

Conference onCurrent Issues in Commercial Contracts: Transatlantic Perspectives’, 9-10 September 2011 (School of Law, University of Sheffield)

        Presentation: ‘Remedies for Documentary Breaches: English Law and the CISG’

The Annual MAA Peter Schlechtriem CISG Conference: State of Play, 14 April 2011, Vienna (Moot Alumni Association, sponsored by UNCITRAL and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer)

        Presentation: ‘Documentary Performance and the CISG’    

International Commercial Transactions, 10-11 June 2010, Trier, Germany (Academy of European Law) 

       Presentation: ‘Damages under the UNIDROIT Principles: Selected Issues’

Issues on the CISG Horizon: Conference in Honour of Peter Schlechtriem, 2 April 2009, Vienna (Moot Alumni Association)

       Presentation: ‘The Present State of Damages under the CISG: A Critical Assessment’

  Annual Law Seminar Series of the School of Law, University of Nottingham, 13 March 2009

       Presentation: ‘Damages under the Vienna Sales Convention: Specific Problems and Broader Lessons’

  Contract Damages: Domestic and International Perspectives, University of Birmingham, 28-29 June 2007

        Presentation: ‘Damage to Business Reputation and Goodwill under the Vienna Sales Convention’

25 Years United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) (United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) and the International Arbitral Centre of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (VIAC)), Vienna, Austria (March 15-16 March 2005)

        Presentation: ‘Damages: The Need for Uniformity’

Publications

Books

  • The Law of Damages in International Sales – The CISG and other International Instruments (Oxford, Hart Publishing 2008)
  • D Saidov and R Cunnington (eds), Contract Damages: Domestic and International Perspectives (Oxford, Hart Publishing 2008)

Chapters

  • ‘Calculating Damages for Delivery of Non-Conforming Goods’ in I Schwenzer, Y Atamer and P Butler, Current Issues in the CISG and Arbitration (The Hague, Eleven International Publishing 2014) 263-274
  • 'Remedies for a Documentary Breach: English Law and the CISG' in K Rowley, L DiMatteo, S Saintier and Q Zhou (eds), Commercial Contract Law: Transatlantic Perspectives (Cambridge University Press 2013) 434-465
  • ‘Documentary Performance and the CISG’ in I Schwenzer and L Spagnolo (eds), State of Play: The 3rd Annual MAA Schelchtriem CISG Conference (The Hague, Eleven International Publishing 2012) 49-88 
  • ‘Articles 71-73’ in S Kröll, L Mistelis and P Viscasillas (eds), The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (C.H. Beck - Hart Publishing 2011) 912-989
  • ‘Current Themes in the Law of Contract Damages: Introductory Remarks’ (with R Cunnington) in D Saidov and R Cunnington (eds), Contract Damages: Domestic and International Perspectives (Oxford, Hart Publishing 2008) 1-29
  • ‘Damage to Business Reputation and Goodwill under the Vienna Sales Convention’ in D Saidov and R Cunnington (eds), Contract Damages: Domestic and International Perspectives (Oxford, Hart Publishing 2008) 389-418

Articles

  • 'Article 35 of the CISG: Reflecting on the Present and Thinking about the Future' (2013) 58 Villanova Law Review 529-552
  • A ULIS Echo in the CISG World’ [2010] Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly 201-207
  • ‘A Further Step towards Protecting the Performance Interest’ [2009] Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly 295-299
  • ‘The Present State of Damages under the CISG: A Critical Assessment’ (2009) 13 Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law and Arbitration (an invited contribution in Honour of Professor P Schlechtriem) 197-216
  • ‘Software as Goods under the SGA and CISG’ [2007] Journal of Business Law 161-181 (with S Green)
  • ‘Contract Damages: Domestic and International Perspectives’ (2007) 51 Student Law Review 13-15 (with R Cunnington)
  • ‘Anticipatory Non-Performance and Underlying Values of the UNIDROIT Principles’ (2006) 11 Uniform Law Review 795-823
  • ‘Standards of Proving Loss and Determining the Amount of Damages’ (2006) 22 Journal of Contract Law 27-53
  • ‘Causation in Damages: The Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts, the Principles of European Contract Law’Review of the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods 2004-2005 (2006 Sellier – European Law Publishers) 225-267
  • ‘Damages: The Need for Uniformity’ (2005) 25 Journal of Law and Commerce 393-403
  • ‘Cases on the Sales Convention and the UNIDROIT Principles Decided in the Russian Federation: An Update’ (2005) 9 Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law and Arbitration 1-16
  • ‘Cases on CISG Decided in the Russian Federation’ (2003) 7 Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law and Arbitration 1-62
  • ‘Methods of Limiting Damages under the Vienna Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods’ (2002) 14 Pace International Law Review 307-377

Book reviews

  • ‘F Lorenzon (ed), Sassoon: CIF and FOB Contracts (5th edn)’ [2013] Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly 411-413
  • 'M Bridge (ed), Benjamin's Sale of Goods (8th edn)' [2012] Lloyd's Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly 337-339
  • 'S Vogenauer and J Kleinheisterkamp (eds), Commentary on the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts (PICC)' (2010) 14 Edinburgh Law Review 524-526
  • ‘V Mak, The Performance-Oriented Remedies in European Sale of Goods Law’ [2010] Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly 513-514
  • ‘W Faber and B Lurger (eds), National Reports on the Transfer of Movables in Europe: Volume I: Austria, Estonia, Italy, Slovenia’ [2010] Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly 351-353
  • ‘A Janssen and O Meyer (eds), CISG Methodology’ [2010] Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly 177-178
  • ‘Review of the 2004 Edition of the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts’ [2005] Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly 405-406
Other publications

  • ‘English Sale of Goods Law’ [2013] LMCLQ International Maritime and Commercial Law Yearbook 83-112
  • ‘English Sale of Goods Law’ [2012] LMCLQ International Maritime and Commercial Law Yearbook 91-110
  • ‘English Sale of Goods Law’ [2011] LMCLQ International Maritime and Commercial Law Yearbook 51-78
  • ‘English Sale of Goods Law’ [2010] LMCLQ International Maritime and Commercial Law Yearbook 60-77

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