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Certificate in Trade and Transport Law

Tutored professional development distance learning course for anyone involved in trade and transport

Commences:11th July 2016

The Certificate in Trade and Transport Law provides a thorough theoretical and practical analysis of the various sources and principles of law that govern international trade and transport.

Whether you’re a shipping industry professional with an interest in the trade of goods by sea, work in the wider logistics sector and need to understand more about the legal issues involved in the movement of goods, or a supplier or buyer of goods, this course will provide that underpinning knowledge needed.

During the course you will gain a comprehensive commercial and legal knowledge along with a practical understanding of key areas including:

  • The mechanics of the international sale of goods and their transport
  • Trade terms used in export sales
  • Contracts, rights and liabilities of parties in international sales of goods
  • Export finance and relevant legislation
  • Documentation, law and practices involved in transporting goods

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Qualification: Lloyd's Maritime Academy Professional Development Certificate
Start date: 11th July 2016
Delivery: Part-time Tutored Distance Learning
Duration: 16 weeks
Fees: £1499 / US$2330 - £1649 / US$2560 + VAT if applicable. Take a closer look at fees
CPD/CEUs: 28 hours / 2.8 CEUs

Provides confidence to navigate the legal and  contractual complexities of international commerce and logistics



This course is most appropriate for shipping, trade, and transport professionals, needing a comprehensive guide to key legal theory and practice within their business.

It is also relevant for supply chain and logistics professionals and other trade-related professionals in policy, regulation, finance, research and analysis.

Finally, it is useful for legal professionals and advisors, commercial arbitrators and mediators, seeking specialised knowledge in trade and transport law.



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Dr Constantina Sampani

Legal Consultant and Independent Trainer

Dr Constantina Sampani is a legal consultant and trainer, with many years' experience as a practicing lawyer and lecturer. Constantina has lectured in Admiralty, Shipping Law and International Carriage of Goods in conjunction with Alternative Dispute Resolution Methods in maritime disputes at BCA College in Athens and presented papers in international conference proceedings and published in Honorary Volumes. Read more here.


Delivered by online tutored distance learning, this programme allows you to study and gain knowledge without disrupting your normal work

You will have access to all course materials, expert tutorial support and peer networking using our online learning management system.

Each module ends with an online test so you can check your understanding of the content.

More about our distance learning

Distance learning, face-to-face workshops, webinars, elearning and blended delivery to match your requirements

We welcome companies placing individual students or groups on any of our publicly advertised distance learning courses, or for larger corporate groups we will deliver to your individual requirements, including instructor lead training, blended delivery solutions, customised assessments, flexible time-scales and dedicated support for learning and development managers.

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Delivers a global appreciation of trade and transport law from a practical point of view



Ready to apply?

Do not delay your application – you may qualify for an early enrolment discount, and some courses have a maximum number of participants. Our online application form securely accepts payment by credit card in either £, $ or €, or we will invoice you or your employer for payment by bank transfer.

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