Dr Livashnee Naidoo

  • Lecturer in Commercial Law (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 practiced in the areas of International Trade, Shipping and Insurance Law.

Liv sits on the Executive Committee of the Society of Legal Scholars (Ordinary Member). She is also a member of the British Insurance Law Association, and a member of the Corporate and Financial Law Research Group at the School of Law.

Research interests

  • Commercial Insurance (Contract) Law and Theory
  • International Commercial Law
  • Shipping Law
  • Sustainability and Insurance
  • Smart Technologies in Insurance and Shipping markets.

Liv welcomes applications for PhD supervision in these areas. 

Publications

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Jump to: 2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2018 | 2016 | 2015
Number of items: 12.

2022

Naidoo, L. (2022) Smart contractual networks in the carriage of goods by sea. In: Langlet, D., Basu-Bal, A., Argüello, G. and Rajput, T. (eds.) Contemporary Issues in Regulation of Risk: Transport, Trade and Environment in Perspective - Liber Amicorum Lars-Göran Malmberg. Brill. (Accepted for Publication)

2021

Naidoo, L. (2021) Contract law and the legislature: autonomy, expectations, and the making of legal doctrine. Social and Legal Studies, (doi: 10.1177/09646639211029998)[Book Review] (Early Online Publication)

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 Thu Jan 20 15:43:30 2022 GMT.
Number of items: 12.

Articles

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. (2022) Smart contractual networks in the carriage of goods by sea. In: Langlet, D., Basu-Bal, A., Argüello, G. and Rajput, T. (eds.) Contemporary Issues in Regulation of Risk: Transport, Trade and Environment in Perspective - Liber Amicorum Lars-Göran Malmberg. Brill. (Accepted for Publication)

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. (2021) Contract law and the legislature: autonomy, expectations, and the making of legal doctrine. Social and Legal Studies, (doi: 10.1177/09646639211029998)[Book Review] (Early Online Publication)

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 Thu Jan 20 15:43:30 2022 GMT.

Grants

Doctoral Scholarship, UK Commonwealth Commission (£90,000)

 

 

 

 

Teaching

  • Business Organisations
  • Commercial Law (Common Law and Scots Law)
  • International Commercial Arbitration (LLM)
  • 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.