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Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea maria.m.neves@uit.no +4777646923 Tromsø TEO-H4 4.329A

Afonso Rolhas Fernandes Das Neves, Maria Madalena


Associate Professor

Job description

Maria Madalena das Neves is an associate professor at the Faculty of Law, and a researcher at the Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea (previously K. G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea), at UiT – The Arctic University of Norway. Maria is currently the academic director of the LLM Programme in Law of the Sea. Maria also teaches energy law and international and EU trade law. Maria is an attorney enrolled in the Portuguese Bar Association and has worked as an attorney with a number of companies and public entities in the energy and maritime sectors. She has also been the legal advisor to the Honorary Consul of Portugal to Tromsø, Norway (2011-2017). Maria holds a Licenciatura in law (Portuguese Catholic University), a Postgraduate Diploma in maritime law (Portuguese Lusophone University), a LL.M. in law of the sea (University of Tromsø), and a Ph.D. in enegy law (University of Tromsø). Maria has also completed the Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy. Maria has also been a visiting researcher at the Groningen Centre for Energy Law at the University of Groningen, Netherlands; and a guest associate professor at the Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies, Kobe University, Japan.


  • Gaunce, Julia Martha; Solski, Jan Jakub; Parlov, Iva; Neves, Maria Madalena das. Anthropocentric Ocean Connectivity: A Pluralistic Legal-Regulatory Model. Arctic Review on Law and Politics 2021; Volum 12. ISSN 1891-6252.s 222 - 237.s doi: 10.23865/ARCTIC.V12.3293.
  • Neves, Maria Madalena das. Offshore Renewable Energy and the Law of the Sea. Cambridge University Press 2020 ISBN 9781108907118.s 206 - 233.
  • Bankes, Nigel; Neves, Maria Madalena das. The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and the Arctic. Palgrave Macmillan 2019 ISBN 978-3-030-20556-0.s 375 - 391.
  • Neves, Maria Madalena das; Bankes, Nigel. The Energy Policies of Selected Arctic States. 2015 ISBN 978‐92‐893‐4081‐6.s 119 - 134.
  • Neves, Maria Madalena das. Electricity interconnection and trade between Norway and Russia. (fulltekst) Arctic Review on Law and Politics 2014. ISSN 1891-6252.
  • Neves, Maria Madalena das. Deploying Wind Farms on the High Seas: Sovereignty Claims, Creeping Appropriation, Privatization of the Oceans, or an Opportunity for Strengthened Cooperation?. Conference - The limits and possibilities of sovereignty, as both the organizing logic and the central legal principle underpinning Law of the Sea and Ocean Governance (LOSOG) 2021-11-25 - 2021-11-26 2021.
  • Neves, Maria Madalena das. Digital transformasjon i juridiske yrker og implikasjoner for utdanning. «UTDANNING AV FREMTIDENS JURIST» 2021-11-03 - 2021-11-03 2021.
  • Neves, Maria Madalena das. Floating nuclear power plants in the Arctic: possible contribution of the Arctic Council/EPPR RAD EG to address regulatory gaps. Arctic Council EPPR - RAD EG Invited Presentations and Outreach 2021-06-16 - 2021-06-16 2021.
  • Neves, Maria Madalena das; Andreassen, Ingrid Solstad. Miljø-, energi-, og havrett knyttet til Klimasøksmålet Arktis, og dets påvirkning. KLIMASØKSMÅLET: ER KAMPEN OM ARKTIS TAPT? 2021-02-25 - 2021-02-25 2021.
  • Neves, Maria Madalena das. Norway. Yearbook of International Environmental Law 2020. ISSN 0965-1721.s doi: 10.1093/yiel/yvz052.
  • Neves, Maria Madalena das. "Applicability of International Conventions to Floating Nuclear Power Plants – Nuclear Law and Law of the Sea". Arctic Council's EPPR Radiation Expert Group meeting 2020-09-08 - 2020-09-08 2020.
  • Neves, Maria Madalena das. Applicability of the law of the sea and nuclear law to floating nuclear power plants. Deploying Floating Nuclear Power Plants in the Arctic: Legal and Regulatory Gaps and Challenges (Arctic FNPPs) 2019-11-28 - 2019-11-28 2019.
  • Neves, Maria Madalena das. 'Challenges associated with the use of Floating Nuclear Power Plants in the Arctic'. Secrets of the Oceans 2019-10-10 - 2019-10-10 2019.
  • Neves, Maria Madalena das. Floating Nuclear Power Plants: Selected Law of the Sea Issues. Meeting with students from the United States Naval Academy 2019-06-05 - 2019-06-05 2019.
  • Neves, Maria Madalena das. Deploying Floating Nuclear Power Plants in the Arctic: Legal and Regulatory Gaps and Challenges (Arctic FNPPs). Arctic Council EPPR Working Group Meeting, ARCSAFE and RAD EG Contact Persons Meeting 2019-06-03 - 2019-06-04 2019.
  • Neves, Maria Madalena das. Book Review: PETROLEUM RESOURCE MANAGEMENT: HOW GOVERNMENTS MANAGE THEIR OFFSHORE PETROLEUM RESOURCES by John A.P. Chandler. Review of European, Comparative and International Environmental Law 2019. ISSN 2050-0386.
  • Neves, Maria Madalena das. Norway. Yearbook of International Environmental Law 2019; Volum 28-2017. ISSN 0965-1721.s 297 - 305.s doi: 10.1093/yiel/yvy017.
  • Neves, Maria Madalena das. Floating Nuclear Power Plants and the Law of the Sea. Seminar with the Maritime Department of the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries 2018-11-27 - 2018-11-27 2018.
  • Neves, Maria Madalena das. Floating Nuclear Power Plants in the Arctic. A discussion of Advantages, Disadvantages, and the Regulatory Framework.. 11th Polar Law Symposium 2018-10-02 - 2018-10-04 2018.
  • Neves, Maria Madalena das. Deep-sea Mining: Intersections with Other Activities. Underwater Mining Conference 2018 - Bergen 2018-09-10 - 2018-09-14 2018.
  • Neves, Maria Madalena das. EFTA Surveillance Authority Rejects Complaint Against Norway Related to Snow Crab Fisheries. JCLOS Blog 2017.
  • Neves, Maria Madalena das. Svalbard's Maritime Zones:'Testing the Waters' for a Future Dispute. PCRC International Law Seminar Series 2017-10-27 - 2017-10-27 2017.
  • Neves, Maria Madalena das. How is the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) likely to affect Norway's Energy Policy?. PhD Trial Lecture 2017-02-24 - 2017-02-24 2017.
  • Neves, Maria Madalena das. Implications of Norway's position as a key energy producer in its assessment of the role of international investment law.. Pushing boundaries: Potential effects of international adjudication on treaty practice in the Russian and Norwegian context 2016-04-15 - 2016-04-15 2016.
  • Neves, Maria Madalena das. Implications of Norway’s position as a key energy producer in its assessment of the role of international investment law. CCIL 43rd Annual Conference - Combustion: Energy, Resources and Environmental Issues Igniting International Law 2014-11-13 - 2014-11-15 2014.
  • Neves, Maria Madalena das. The protection of energy investments in two Arctic territories, Svalbard and Greenland. The legal issues associated with the development and use of Arctic energy resources 2014-09-25 - 2014-09-26 2014.
  • Neves, Maria Madalena das. The Legal Framework for Norway's External Energy Trade and Investment Relationships. GCEL Research Meeting 2014-09-10 - 2014-09-10 2014.
  • Neves, Maria Madalena das. Legal Challenges for a Changing Ocean. Marine Research and Innovation: an Ocean of Possibilities 2014-06-03 - 2014-06-04 2014.
  • Neves, Maria Madalena das. The legal framework for Norway's external energy trade and investment relationships. Det nasjonale doktorgradsseminaret (DNDS) 2013-09-16 - 2013-09-16 2013.
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    Research interests

    Research areas: law of the sea, energy law, EU/EEA law, international trade law, international investment law, nuclear law.

    Teaching

    Teaching Experience:

    JUR-2003 EU/EØS-rett - 2021

    JUR-3619 Energy and Climate Change Law - 2020-2021

    JUR-3619 Energy Law - 2012-2019     

    JUR-3602 Introduction to International and EU Trade Law - 2018-2021

    JUR-3050 General Law of the Sea - 2013, 2015, 2018-2021

    JUR-3053 Law of the Sea and the Arctic - 2016-2021

    JUR-3054 General Law of the Sea II - 2016-2020

    LLM Writing Courses - 2013, 2015, 2017-2019

    Introductory Pedagogic Courses for PhD students - 2017, 2018

    Regulation of Energy Activities under Public International Law (Kobe University, Japan) - 2017

     

    Other faculty service:

    2018-  Alternate Member of the Faculty of Law Academic Committee, UiT

    2018-  Head of Exams Committee for the LL.M. Programme in Law of the Sea

    2018-  Academic Director of the LL.M. Programme in Law of the Sea

    2013-2014  Alternate Member of the Faculty of Law Research Committee, UiT

     

     





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