The winner of the inaugural Hannaford Turner Prize in Ship and Other Mobile Assets Finance Law is Yuyang Sun. 

Yuyang is a graduate of Shanghai Maritime University and has had work experience in a major law firm prior to coming to Swansea in 2019. At Swansea, she was one of the finalists in the Commercial and Maritime Mooting Competition. She was also awarded a certificate for her successful performance in the taught element of her course.

The Hannaford Turner Prize has been introduced recently with the objective of encouraging LLM students to excel in this area of law, and is open to any Swansea student enrolled on the LLM in International Maritime Law, LLM in International Commercial and Maritime Law or LLM in International Commercial Law.

As part of the Prize Yuyang will be undertaking an internship with BIMCO in Shanghai. Matt Hannaford, Managing Partner of Hannaford Turner, commented:

“We offer our congratulations to Yuyang as a very worthy winner of this year’s Prize. We are extremely grateful to BIMCO for offering Yuyang an internship which is a fantastic opportunity and look forward to further successful collaboration with Swansea in the next academic year.

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