Martin Davies teaches in the areas of torts, contracts, private international law, international trade law, and admiralty and maritime law. He holds the degrees of DCL and MA from Oxford University in England, and an LLM from Harvard Law School. He is the author (or co-author) of four books published in Australia, on the law of torts, international trade law, shipping law, and conflict of laws. He has published many articles in journals throughout the common law world on a wide range of subjects.
Before joining the faculty at Tulane, he taught at The University of Melbourne, Australia, Monash University, The University of Western Australia and Nottingham University in the UK. Prof Davies has worked as a consultant to law firms for many years, specializing in maritime and international litigation matters.