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Dr. Albert Palacios

Dr. Albert R. Palacios is a maritime law expert, a practitioner in the field of Maritime Law, and Professor of Admiralty and Transportation laws at the Ateneo de Manila University, University of Santo Tomas, and San Beda Graduate School of Law. Dr. Palacios is based in New Manila, Quezon City, Phillippines. He is also the Managing Partner of the law firm of "A.R. Palacios & Associates" situated in Metro Manila, which is almost exclusively engaged in admiralty and maritime law practice.

Dr. Palacios is a holder of the degrees of Bachelor of Science (B.S. in Law in 1957) and Bachelor of Laws (LLB in 1960) from the Ateneo de Manila University and a Ph.D in Admiralty and Maritime laws from Cambridge University, England (1982).

Dr. Palacios was the past President of the Maritime Law Association of the Philippines and is the author of a textbook in Admiralty law entitled "A Comparative Analysis of the Hague-Visby Rules and the Hamburg Rules." Dr. Palacios wrote a carriage of goods by sea law summary for Philippines for Prof. Tetley’s latest book “Marine Cargo Claims”, 4 Ed., 2008.