Robert Veal

Robert Veal

Lecturer
University of Southampton
Robert  Veal
Robert is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Southampton and a qualified barrister in England and Wales. Robert specialises in maritime law and in particular the legal issues pertaining to the use of autonomous marine systems and shipping. He has written extensively on the subject of the regulation of unmanned shipping and related liabilities. He is a member of the Comité Maritime International Working Group on Unmanned Ships and has represented the NGO at IMO. He also advises the UK’s Marine Autonomous Systems Regulatory Working Group (MASRWG) and the European Safety and Regulation of Unmanned Maritime Systems Group (SARUMS).