KIAP, Attorneys at Law became a corporate member of the London Shipping Law Centre (LSLC), the maritime business forum and a specialist centre of excellence for the advancement of shipping law and maritime business.
The core of the centre’s business is to promote high-quality in shipping services through continuing professional education for the benefit of its members and the younger generation in shipping.
Established in 1994 by Dr Aleka Mandaraka-Sheppard, the centre was inaugurated at the House of Lords on 30 April 1997 and since then it has become a high-profile spot and a meeting learning place, open to all who serve the industry, for free exchange, informal as well as structures, of knowledge, interests and ideas. It pioneered maritime risk management education and promotes ‘quality shipping’.
LSLC brings together professionals from the practice of maritime law, maritime commerce, the judiciary, academia, maritime organisations, as well as students, for knowledge exchange, development of professional skills and business. At its monthly and special events, the centre focuses on the discussion of pivotal issues and global developments - legal, technical and commercial, melding the disparate disciplines of the practice of maritime commerce.