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DR SOOKSRIPAISARNKIT obtained his LLB degree from Thammasat University in Thailand where he first found interests in Maritime Law and Private International Law (Conflict of Laws) subjects. He obtained his LLM in International Commercial Law from the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom where he developed deeper understanding of Maritime Law, especially aspects of marine insurance law and carriage of goods by sea. His PhD was also from the University of Leicester. His PhD thesis was in the field of marine insurance law. Experiences from researching for his PhD enable him to work across two significant fields of law - Maritime Law and Insurance Law. His interests in private international law enable him to extend his interests into certain related fields - admiralty procedure, international sales of goods, and aspects of international arbitration.

Dr SOOKSRIPAISARNKIT is an Accredited Mediator by both the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) and the Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited (HKMAAL). He is the Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb) and the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA). He is also the Supporting Member of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA). He was on the Executive Committee Member of the Hong Kong Maritime Law Association (HKMLA) and remains involved on a voluntary basis in the Hong Kong Insurance Law Association Limited (HILA). He is also the member of the Maritime Law Association of Australia and New Zealand (MLAANZ) and the Associate Member of the Australian Insurance Law Association (AILA).

Outside his full-time job, he accepts
consultancy work and any appointment as a mediator or an arbitrator within his areas of expertise.



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