Upcoming event (27 June 2019): The Future of International Dispute Settlement

The Future of International Dispute Settlement will bring together practitioners and academics to assess cutting-edge issues of international law emerging in relation to the peaceful settlement of international disputes. Speakers will examine the recent developments and future prospects for dispute settlement with regards to the practice of international courts, international criminal law, law of the sea, trade, investment, commercial arbitration and climate change.

The program is now available by clicking here.

Registration is now open at Eventbrite.

Afternoon tea will be provided, with drinks and canapés to follow.

4.5 hours CPD available

Upcoming event (15 May 2019): Book launch – “Crimes Against Humanity in the 21st Century”

The Australian Branch of the International Law Association is proud to sponsor an event to launch a new book by Dr Robert Dubler SC and Matthew Kalyk entitled Crimes Against Humanity in the 21st Century: Law, Practice and Threats to International Peace and Security. The event will take place at the Sydney office of Herbert…Continue Reading

Law Council of Australia: ILS International Law and Practice Course 2019

The Law Council of Australia is inviting students and practitioners with an interest in international law to attend the ILS International Law and Practice Course 2019. The course consists of a series of 10 monthly lectures, the first of which will be held on 15 March 2019 on the topic of EU law. Details of…Continue Reading

New ILA Committees – call for expressions of interest

The Executive Council of the International Law Association HQ has established the following two new Committees: Use of Force: Military Assistance on Request (see mandate here) Submarine Cables and Pipelines under International Law (see mandate here). According to ILA rules (available here), it is for each branch of the ILA to nominate its members for membership of…Continue Reading

Upcoming event: International Law Responses to Climate Change and Sea-Level Rise – 2018 ILA End of Year Function (Sydney)

The International Law Association (Australian Branch) is hosting an end of year function on Thursday, 6 December 2018 featuring a panel presentation on international law responses to climate change and sea-level rise. The panel will be composed of Justice Nicola Pain (NSW Land and Environment Court), Professor Jane McAdam (UNSW) and Professor Don Rothwell (ANU), and…Continue Reading

Call for papers – Volume 24 (2018) of the Australian International Law Journal

The Australian International Law Journal, published by the Australian Branch of the International Law Association, is calling for papers of between 6,000 and 12,000 words on topics of public or private international law. Casenotes (2,000-3,000 words) and book reviews (1,000 words) within the area of public or private international law are also welcome. Papers should…Continue Reading

ILA Australian Branch welcomes Sri Lankan delegation

In collaboration with the University of New South Wales and Australia Awards, a group of ten senior lawyers of the Sri Lankan Attorney General’s Department recently visited Sydney to participate in a one week intensive course on International Commercial Arbitration, held from 30 April to 4 May 2018.  Course convener, Damian Sturzaker (Partner, Marque Lawyers,…Continue Reading

New ILA Committee on Human Rights in Times of Emergency – call for expressions of interest

The Executive Council of the International Law Association HQ has established a new Committee entitled ‘Human Rights in Times of Emergency’. The purpose of the Committee is systematically to assess normative developments against the background of institutional changes at the regional and international level, and to propose a set of recommendations aimed at mitigating the…Continue Reading

2018 Jessup Moot Competition: ILA awards Harold Snelling Prize to the University of Sydney for the second year in a row

At a formal dinner in the atrium of the High Court in Canberra on Saturday 10 February 2018, marking the end of the Australian qualifying round of the 2018 Philip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, the Australian Branch of the International Law Association presented the Harold Snelling Prize to the members of the…Continue Reading

New ILA Committee on Participation in Global Cultural Heritage Governance – call for expressions of interest

The Executive Council of the International Law Association HQ has established a new Committee entitled ‘Participation in Global Cultural Heritage Governance’. The Committee will continue the work of the Committee on Cultural Heritage Law, which was dissolved in November 2016 following completion of a wide range of work over a period of some 28 years. A…Continue Reading