Lecturer in BA (Hons) Sports Business and Sports Law Programme

Prof Dr Selim has a wide experience of lecturing in law. Prior to Sports Law, he has lectured on International Trade Law, Maritime Law, Marine Insurance Law, Indemnities for the Injury and Death, Marine Casualties, Carriage of Goods by Air, Sea, Road and Rail, Human Rights at Sea. He has delivered lectures in civil law topics at BA, LLM and PhD level in China, Turkey, and Cyprus. He delivered seminars the UK, Germany, and Italy. He was previously the dean of a university law school in Cyprus.

Selim has significant experience working as an international arbitrator in the UK, Turkey, and China. He is a member of Istanbul Bar Association as an Advocate. He has represented Turkey at the UN (UNCTAD) in NY, Wien, and ILO in Geneva. He also worked as a legal consultant in Southampton, Istanbul, and Genoa. Selim worked as external examiner at the University of Southampton. He also represented ITF in Istanbul while consulting Turkish Seafarers Union.

He has received awards from ELSA Malta, the Max Planck Institute in Hamburg, the Turkish High Education Commissioner in Ankara, and the British Consulate in Istanbul. He has published in different UK and international journals and presented at various international conferences.

Selim has a long-standing interest in water sports. He is a skipper and competed in single handed categories in sailing for Fenerbahce SC. He competed in regattas and instructed on windsurfing. He also worked as a basketball coach for the University of Marmara, Faculty of Law.

About Selim
Area of Expertise
  • Sports law;
  • Business Law;
  • Arbitration;
  • Maritime Law;
  • International Trade Law;
  • Carriage of Goods by Air, Sea, Road, and Rail;
  • Admiralty Law;
  • Human rights at Sea;
  • Maritime Labour Law;
  • Mental Health law;
  • Legal English.
Teaching/Research Interests
  • Sports Law;
  • Sport Organisations;
  • Sports business;
  • Sport Arbitration (C.A.S.);
  • International Trade Law;
  • Carriage of Goods by Air, Sea, Road, and Rail
  • Human rights at Sport;
  • Sport Contract Law;
  • Mental Health Law.
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
  • London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA)
  • Shanghai International Arbitration Association (SHIAC)
  • Turkish Bar Association
  • Fenerbahce S C
  • Moda YC
  • PhD Law, University of Marmara; diploma
  • LLM Law, University of Southampton; diploma
  • LLM Law, University of Istanbul; diploma
  • BA Law, University of Istanbul; diploma
  • TESOL Trinity College London, Level 5 Certificate
  • Offshore Yacht Master Certificate
  • Bureau Veritas Audit Certificate
  • Offshore Yacht Master Certificate
  • Delivery of the Goods without presentation of the B&L under Chinese Law (JSOE, Jun 2016)
  • Powership`s Identity and MARPOL Convention Application (JSOE, Sep 2015)
  • First Turkish Limitation Fund Court Decision: Intent or No Intent? (STL, Jul/Aug 2014)
  • A Battle of the Codes arising in Turkey? (STL, Sep 2013)
  • Classification Society`s Liability against the Shipowner (HKUJ, Dec 2012)
  • Fire on Board Due to Unseaworthiness (STL, Dec 2011)
  • Liability of Classification Societies for the the Negligence of Sub-Contractors under Turkish Law (JIML, Aug 2011)
  • Unseaworthiness and Liability under Turkish Law (STL, Jun 2011)
  • Maritime Law (Denizcilik Hukuku), Technical Publishing, Istanbul 2008
Expertise in industry
  • Ex Dean of the University of Near East, Cyprus
  • Visiting Professor at Shanghai Maritime University School of Law, China
  • Guest Professor at Hainan University School of Law, China
  • Visiting Scholar at the University of Southampton, UK
  • Visiting Scholar at City University London, UK
  • Visiting Scholar at Max Planck Institute of Private and International Law, Germany
  • Chair Professor at the University of Marmara, Turkey
  • Appeal Arbitrator at the Insurance Arbitration Commission, Turkey
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