Professor Soyer directs the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law at Swansea University and is a member of the British Maritime Law Association and British Insurance Law Association. He is the author of Warranties in Marine Insurance (2001), Marine Insurance Fraud (2014) and many articles published in journals such as Cambridge Law Journal, Law Quarterly Review, Edinburg Law Review, Lloyd’s Maritime & Commercial Law Quarterly, the Journal of Business Law, the Torts Law Journal and the Journal of Contract Law. Warranties in Marine Insurance won the Cavendish Book Prize 2001, and was awarded the British Insurance Law Association Charitable Trust Book Prize in 2002 for its contribution to insurance literature. Marine Insurance Fraud also won the latter prize in 2015.
He has also edited a large number of collections of essays on commercial, maritime and insurance law. In addition, he sits on the editorial boards of the Journal of International Maritime Law, Shipping and Trade Law and editorial committee of the Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly (International Maritime and Commercial Law Yearbook). Professor Soyer currently teaches Admiralty Law, Charterparties: Law and Practice and Marine Insurance on the LLM Programme at Swansea.