What is EMLO?

The “European Maritime Law Organisation” (EMLO) was established to provide a neutral and independent forum for debate and research on issues of interest to those concerned with EU maritime affairs. We are an independent body and hold conferences and seminars on all aspects of EU maritime law, ranging from competition and trade to safety and the environment.

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Spring Seminar

Our 2020 Spring Seminar will be held in Dublin on the 27th March. So “save the date” and look out for more information coming soon…

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Membership of EMLO offers a series of benefits and comes in various categories. Visit the membership page or “contact us” to find out more.

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Annual Conference

Our 2020 Annual Conference will be held in London in November. Watch this space for more information coming soon…

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A great send off for Lord Phillips – but it’s not goodbye!

Outside in the Middle Temple on 9 December 2019, it was a cold, dank and foggy evening, but inside was a blaze of Christmas colour and music from the great hall, and in one of the beautiful private rooms EMLO members attended a commemorative dinner to mark the retirement of Nicholas Phillips as EMLO Chairman.  The wine and conversation flowed, the food was delicious, we presented Lord Phillips with an eighteenth-century map featuring Worth Matravers (he is, after all, Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers), and all had a good time.

Although we will all miss Nicholas’s presence at EMLO events, our present Chairman, Dr Vincent Power, was able to persuade Nicholas to return and preside over an annual Lord Phillips Lecture – 2020 date to be confirmed.