Dr Livashnee Naidoo

  • Senior Lecturer (School of Law)

Biography

Dr Liv Naidoo joined the School of Law as a Lecturer in Commercial Law in January 2020, having previously held a Lectureship in Commercial Law at the University of Cape Town. She obtained her LLB (cum laude) from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, her LLM in Shipping Law (with distinction) from the University of Cape Town, and her PhD from the University of Southampton (2019). Her PhD (Commonwealth Scholar) examined the legal regulation of marine insurance contracts through the lens of applied contract theory. Liv is also an admitted Attorney and Notary of the High Court of South Africa and practised in the areas of International Trade, Shipping and Insurance Law.

Liv has held visiting research positions at the University of Cambridge and the University of Cape Town. She is an Executive Committee Member of the British Insurance Law Association (BILA), and a past Executive Committee Member of the Society of Legal Scholars (Ordinary Member). She is an Assistant Honorary Editor of the BILA Journal. At the School of Law, she is a member of the Corporate and Financial Law Research Group, and the Private Law Research Group.

 

Research interests

  • Insurance (Contract) Law and Theory
  • International Commercial Law
  • Shipping Law
  • Private Law Theory
  • Sustainability and Technology in Insurance and Shipping markets

Liv welcomes applications for PhD supervision in these areas. 

Publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2024 | 2023 | 2022 | 2020 | 2018 | 2016 | 2015
Number of items: 17.

2024

Naidoo, L. (2024) Climate litigation risk: the limits of insurance and tort law. In: Soyer, B. and Özlem, G. (eds.) Insurability of Emerging Risks: Law, Theory and Practice. Hart Publishing. ISBN 9781509978717 (In Press)

2023

Naidoo, L. (2023) Salvage of wreck and state immunity: Argentum Exploration Ltd v The Silver and All Persons Claiming to be Interested in and/or To Have Rights in Respect of, the Silver [2022] EWCA Civ 1318. Lloyd's Shipping and Trade Law, 23(1), pp. 6-8.

Naidoo, L. (2023) Legal and regulatory issues for sustainable marine insurance: the Poseidon Principles for marine insurance. In: Gurses, O. (ed.) Research Handbook on Marine Insurance. Edward Elgar Publishing. (Accepted for Publication)

2022

Naidoo, L. (2022) (Smart) contractual networks in the carriage of goods by sea. In: Basu-Bal, A., Rajput, T., Argüello, G. and Langlet, D. (eds.) Regulation of Risk: Transport, Trade and Environment in Perspective. Brill, pp. 573-602. ISBN 9789004518667

Naidoo, L. (2022) Conceptualising the cyber insurance product: How insurance can enhance risk management frameworks. British Insurance Law Association Journal, 2022, 9.

Naidoo, L. (2022) Contract law and the legislature: autonomy, expectations, and the making of legal doctrine. Social and Legal Studies, 31(2), pp. 336-339. (doi: 10.1177/09646639211029998)[Book Review]

Naidoo, L. and Davey, J. (2022) Special Issue on ‘Dissent in Insurance Law’ [Guest Editors]. British Insurance Law Association Journal, 2022,

2020

Naidoo, L. (2020) From the book of lading to blockchain bills of lading: dynamic merchant tradition and private ordering. In: Hutchison, A. and Myburgh, F. (eds.) Research Handbook on International Commercial Contracts. Edward Elgar, pp. 223-243. ISBN 9781788971058

Naidoo, L. (2020) Crewing warranties and the Insurance Act 2015. Maritime Risk International,

Naidoo, L. (2020) Legal Focus: Crewing warranties and the Insurance Act 2015. Insurance Day,

2018

Naidoo, L. (2018) Consumer Protection in Modern Commercial Insurance Contract Law. The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS London), 2018.

Naidoo, L. (2018) The Consumerist Approach to Modern Commercial Insurance Contract Law: Drawing a Line in the Sand? The Society of Legal Scholars' Annual Conference, Queen Mary University London, 2018.

Naidoo, L. (2018) Held Covered Clauses and Altering Rules in Marine Insurance. 6th edition of Transport Law de Lege Ferenda, University of Sassari, 2018.

2016

Naidoo, L. (2016) The Insurance Act 2015: Reflections on Statutory Interpretation and Evolving Values in Insurance Contract Law. The Society of Legal Scholars' Annual Conference, Oxford University, 2016.

2015

Naidoo, L. (2015) The Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks, 2007: sinking or salvaging South Africa’s wreck removal legislation? South African Law Journal, 132(4), pp. 849-876.

Naidoo, L. (2015) Revisiting the South African (Marine) Insurance Warranty against the English Insurance Act 2015 and the Nordic Marine Insurance Pan of 2013: Viking Inshore Shipping (Pty) Ltd v Mutual and Federal Insurance Company. South African Mercantile Law Journal, 27(3), pp. 560-576.

Naidoo, L. (2015) Legislative Reform of Marine Insurance Contract Law in South Africa. Fourth Worldwide Congress of the World Society of Mixed Jurisdiction Jurists, McGill University (Montreal, Canada), 24-26 June 2015.

This list was generated on Mon Jun 17 01:28:46 2024 BST.
Number of items: 17.

Articles

Naidoo, L. (2023) Salvage of wreck and state immunity: Argentum Exploration Ltd v The Silver and All Persons Claiming to be Interested in and/or To Have Rights in Respect of, the Silver [2022] EWCA Civ 1318. Lloyd's Shipping and Trade Law, 23(1), pp. 6-8.

Naidoo, L. (2022) Conceptualising the cyber insurance product: How insurance can enhance risk management frameworks. British Insurance Law Association Journal, 2022, 9.

Naidoo, L. and Davey, J. (2022) Special Issue on ‘Dissent in Insurance Law’ [Guest Editors]. British Insurance Law Association Journal, 2022,

Naidoo, L. (2020) Crewing warranties and the Insurance Act 2015. Maritime Risk International,

Naidoo, L. (2020) Legal Focus: Crewing warranties and the Insurance Act 2015. Insurance Day,

Naidoo, L. (2015) The Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks, 2007: sinking or salvaging South Africa’s wreck removal legislation? South African Law Journal, 132(4), pp. 849-876.

Naidoo, L. (2015) Revisiting the South African (Marine) Insurance Warranty against the English Insurance Act 2015 and the Nordic Marine Insurance Pan of 2013: Viking Inshore Shipping (Pty) Ltd v Mutual and Federal Insurance Company. South African Mercantile Law Journal, 27(3), pp. 560-576.

Book Sections

Naidoo, L. (2024) Climate litigation risk: the limits of insurance and tort law. In: Soyer, B. and Özlem, G. (eds.) Insurability of Emerging Risks: Law, Theory and Practice. Hart Publishing. ISBN 9781509978717 (In Press)

Naidoo, L. (2023) Legal and regulatory issues for sustainable marine insurance: the Poseidon Principles for marine insurance. In: Gurses, O. (ed.) Research Handbook on Marine Insurance. Edward Elgar Publishing. (Accepted for Publication)

Naidoo, L. (2022) (Smart) contractual networks in the carriage of goods by sea. In: Basu-Bal, A., Rajput, T., Argüello, G. and Langlet, D. (eds.) Regulation of Risk: Transport, Trade and Environment in Perspective. Brill, pp. 573-602. ISBN 9789004518667

Naidoo, L. (2020) From the book of lading to blockchain bills of lading: dynamic merchant tradition and private ordering. In: Hutchison, A. and Myburgh, F. (eds.) Research Handbook on International Commercial Contracts. Edward Elgar, pp. 223-243. ISBN 9781788971058

Book Reviews

Naidoo, L. (2022) Contract law and the legislature: autonomy, expectations, and the making of legal doctrine. Social and Legal Studies, 31(2), pp. 336-339. (doi: 10.1177/09646639211029998)[Book Review]

Conference or Workshop Item

Naidoo, L. (2018) Consumer Protection in Modern Commercial Insurance Contract Law. The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS London), 2018.

Naidoo, L. (2018) The Consumerist Approach to Modern Commercial Insurance Contract Law: Drawing a Line in the Sand? The Society of Legal Scholars' Annual Conference, Queen Mary University London, 2018.

Naidoo, L. (2018) Held Covered Clauses and Altering Rules in Marine Insurance. 6th edition of Transport Law de Lege Ferenda, University of Sassari, 2018.

Naidoo, L. (2016) The Insurance Act 2015: Reflections on Statutory Interpretation and Evolving Values in Insurance Contract Law. The Society of Legal Scholars' Annual Conference, Oxford University, 2016.

Naidoo, L. (2015) Legislative Reform of Marine Insurance Contract Law in South Africa. Fourth Worldwide Congress of the World Society of Mixed Jurisdiction Jurists, McGill University (Montreal, Canada), 24-26 June 2015.

This list was generated on Mon Jun 17 01:28:46 2024 BST.

Grants

  • £30,000, Willis Research Network, Research Challenge Fund 'Trust in Technology' (PI)
  • £15,000, British University in Dubai (Co-PI)
  • £90,000, UK Commonwealth Commission, Doctoral Scholarship

 

 

 

 

Teaching

  • Commercial Law (Common Law and Scots Law) (Level 2
  • Insurance and Financial Markets (LLM)
  • International Sales and Finance (LLM)

Professional activities & recognition

Prizes, awards & distinctions

  • 2021: Doctoral College Research Award (University of Southampton)
  • 2019: Top 200 Young South Africans - Law & Justice (Mail & Guardian)

Additional information

Public Consultations

  • 2020, EU, Co-Contributor to the Responses for the Consultation on the Renewed Sustainable Finance Strategy.