Academic Lawyer, Arbitrator, and Mediator 

Curriculum Vitae

Nationality: Thai
Date of Birth: 27 January 1979


  • Commercial conflict of laws (private international law)
  • Insurance Law (marine and non-marine)
  • Private aspects of admiralty and maritime law (excluding the law of the sea and regulations)
  • Carriage of goods by sea
  • International sales of goods carried by sea
  • International arbitration (pertinent to conflict of laws)

6 July 2016-Present: Lecturer in Maritime Law, Australian Maritime College, University of Tasmania
  • Completed ELT501 Foundations of University Learning and Teaching (Credit)
  • Completed ELT522 Peer Review of Teaching in Higher Education (Credit)
  • Teaching responsibilities: JNB163 Commercial and Transport Law (Unit Co-ordinator / Lecturer) (Undergraduate - On-Campus / Distance Study); JNB253 Maritime Law (Unit Co-Ordinator / Lecturer) (Undergraduate - On-Campus / Distance Study); JNB520 Maritime Law (Unit Co-Ordinator / Lecturer) (Postgraduate - On-Campus / Distance Study); JNB526 International Maritime Policy (Unit Co-Ordinator) (Postgraduate - On-Campus / Distance Study)
2 July 2010-30 June  2016: Assistant Professor, School of Law, City University of Hong Kong
1 August 2014 - 30 June 2016: Associate Director, The Hong Kong Centre for Maritime and Transportation Law, City University of Hong Kong
17 October 2013 - 30 June 2016: Deputy Admission Tutor, LLM in Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Programme
  • Course Leader / Lecturer responsible for teaching and developing courses on LW4613 Private International Law (LLB); LW4615 Insurance Law (LLB); LW6173E Private International Law (LLM); LW6175E Maritime Insurance Law (LLM); and LW6191E Admiralty Law
  • Assistant Coach, The 12th International Maritime Law Arbitration Moot Competition (2011)
  • Assistant Coach, The 13th International Maritime Law Arbitration Moot Competition (2012)
  • Coach, The 14th International Maritime Law Arbitration Moot Competition (2013)
  • Coach, The 15th International Maritime Law Arbitration Moot Competition (2014)
  • Coach, The 16th International Maritime Law Arbitration Moot Competition (2015)

14 January 2008-19 June 2010: Head of Legal & Insurance Section, Univan Ship Management Limited
  • In charge of Legal & Insurance Section, procuring in-house legal assistance to Univan Ship Management Limited in drafting and preparing joint venture agreements, documentations for sale and purchase of marine vessels, time/voyage charter parties, vessel's technical management agreements
  • Liaising with hull & machinery underwriters, and professional & indemnity (P & I) clubs in handling cargo and crew claims

Academic Year 2021 - Academic Year 2025: External Examiner, Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) in Law and Business, Department of Law and Business, Hong Kong Shue Yan University

1 February 2021 - 1 April 2021 - External Assessor for LOG305 International Trade Law, Singapore University of Social Sciences


1 July 2021: Diploma in International Maritime Arbitrataion, The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators 

September 2002-2006: PhD, University of Leicester, United Kingdom (degree awarded January 2007)
  • Thesis: Reform of 'Non-Disclosure' in UK Marine Insurance Law: Exotic Approach or Original Understanding?
  • Supervisor: Professor Sarah Dromgoole (formerly Professor of Maritime Law, University of Nottingham)
  • Examiners: Professor Baris Soyer (Personal Chair, Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law, Swansea University) and Mr Ian Snaith (formerly Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Leicester)

September 2001-September 2002: LLM (International Commercial Law), University of Leicester, United Kingdom
  • Dissertation: The General Principles of General Average and How They Affect The Rights and Liabilities of the Parties to a Marine Insurance Contract (70%)
  • Achieved a Distinction mark of 73% in 'International Regulations of Company' module from an essay titled 'Two Conflict of Laws Doctrines and Company Law Harmonisation Programme focused on the Draft Fourteenth Directive'. This essay seeks to analyse the problems presented to the EU by the existence of the 'Real Seat' and the 'Place of Incorporation' Doctrines
  • Module selected: Carriage of Goods by Sea; Insurance of Goods Carried by Sea; International Sales Transactions; Financing of International Sales Transactions; International Regulations of Company; International Corporate Insolvency; Intellectual Property Rights and the European Single Market; From Single Market to Economic Constitution
2000-2001: Attended some English language courses and took TOEFL examination (603 paper-based)

June 1996-October 1999: LLB, Thammasat University, Thailand
  • Average mark: 73.19%
  • Achieved a high mark of 88% in Maritime Law and in Private International Law subjects
  • Ordinary Member, European Association of Private International Law (EAPIL)
  • Accredited Mediator, The Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR)
  • Accredited Mediator, The Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited (HKMAAL)
  • Fellow, The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
  • Supporting Member, The London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA)
  • Associate Fellow, The Nautical Institute

22-30 August 2006: The Dragon 100 Young Chinese Leaders Forum

I was nominated by the University of Leicester and was selected to be among 100 young Chinese-ethnic persons from around the world to take part in the programme organised by the Dragon Foundation based in Hong Kong. The programme included activities in Hong Kong and in Xi'An City in Shangxi Province, China.

  • Thai (native speaker)
  • English (proficient)
  • French (basic level)

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