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Professor Djakhongir Saidov
Professor Djakhongir Saidov, The Dickson Poon School of Law, King's College London.

Professor Djakhongir Saidov

  • Academics

Director of the Professional Law Institute

Professor of Commercial Law.

Research subject areas

  • Law

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Biography

Professor Djakhongir Saidov is the Director of the Professional Law Institute, part of The Dickson Poon School of Law. He joined the School in August 2015 as Professor of Commercial Law.

He was previously based in the University of Birmingham, where he was Reader in Law (2013-2015), Senior Lecturer in Commercial Law (2009-2013) and Lecturer in Commercial Law (2004-2009). Professor Saidov holds PhD and LLM (with Distinction) degrees from the University of East Anglia and an LLB degree from the University of World Economy and Diplomacy (Uzbekistan).

His expertise lies in the law of the international sale of goods, international commercial law instruments, remedies for breach of contract and law governing international oil and gas operations. He has given lectures and taught courses in the National University of Singapore, Diego Portales University (Chile), University of Navarro (Spain), International Training Centre of the ILO, (University of Turin/UNCITRAL (Italy)), University of World Economy and Diplomacy and Tashkent State Juridical Institute (Uzbekistan).

Professor Saidov is the Editor of the English Sale of Goods Law section in the LMCLQ Yearbook of International Maritime and Commercial Law and an Academic Fellow at the Centre for Maritime Law in the National University of Singapore.

He was a Rapporteur to the CISG Advisory Council (CISG-AC) on its Opinion No.19, ‘Standards and Conformity of the Goods under Article 35 CISG’.

Teaching 

Commercial Law (LLB); International Trade & Shipping Law (LLM); International & Comparative Oil and Gas Law (LLM)

Research interests

Professor Saidov’s research interests lie in various aspects of commercial law, including the law of sale of goods (international and domestic), international commercial law instruments and law relating to international oil and gas operations. He has written extensively on the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG), English law of sales, remedies for breach of contract from international and comparative perspectives and the law of oil and gas. Professor Saidov was a Rapporteur to the CISG Advisory Council (CISG-AC) on its Opinion No.19, ‘Standards and Conformity of the Goods under Article 35 CISG’.

Selected publications 

  • D Saidov (ed), Research Handbook on International and Comparative Sale of Goods Law (Edward Elgar, 2019; forthcoming).
  • ‘Articles 71-73’ in S Kröll, L Mistelis and P Viscasillas (eds), The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, 2nd edn (München, C.H. Beck and Oxford, Hart);
  • ‘Standards and Conformity of Goods in Sales Law’ [2017] Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly 65-94;
  • Conformity of Goods and Documents - The Vienna Sales Convention (Oxford and Portland, Oregon, Hart 2015);
  • The Law of Damages in International Sales – The CISG and other International Instruments (Oxford, Hart 2008)