Professor Robert Merkin QC is an international authority on insurance and re-insurance law.

Professor Merkin QC is a celebrated speaker for organisations such as Lloyd’s Market Association (which provides an academy for insurers in underwriting), the British Insurance Law Association (of which he is immediate Past-President) and the International Association of Insurance Law (AIDA) of which he is Vice President. He is also a regular speaker for the Australian Insurance Law Association, the New Zealand Law Association and the Maritime Law Association of Australia and New Zealand. He edits the BILA Journal and is also co-editor of the Lloyd’s Law Reports.

In 2011, Professor Merkin was awarded by the Australian Insurance Law Association their annual prize for contribution to insurance law.