Dr Melis Ozdel
Dr Melis Ozdel is the director of the UCL Centre for Commercial Law and specialism convenor for Maritime Law studies. She is the Course Convenor for the International Trade Law and Carriage of Goods by Sea modules and co-convenes the International Arbitration Law module. She is also the chief examiner for the Carriage of Goods by Sea and International Trade Law modules on the University of London international programme.
Dr Ozdel has written extensively in the areas of international trade law, carriage of goods by sea, international commercial arbitration and conflict of laws and jurisdiction. She is the author of Bills of Lading Incorporating Charterparties (2014, Hart Publishing) and co-author of EU Transport Law (2016, Hart-Nomos-Beck). She is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a supporting member of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association.
Dr Ozdel qualified at the Turkish Bar Association and she then practised as an advocate in Turkey for two years in the areas of construction, media and carriage of goods by air. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Turkey Bar Association. She is also a supporting member of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association.