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Submissions for the Australian International Law Journal

The deadline for submissions for the upcoming issue of the Australian International Law Journal is 30 November 2019.

From a modest beginning in 1983 as Australian International Law News, the Australian International Law Journal has become a peer-reviewed law journal of international standing. Articles published in the Journal cover a wide range of topics of public and private international law.

Previous issues of the Journal may be accessed on AustLii.

For more information, please refer to the Guidelines for Authors and Publication Policy, or contact the Editor-in-Chief of the AILJ, Professor Anthony Cassimatis on a.cassimatis@law.uq.edu.au.

Passing of Professor Ivan Shearer AM RFD

The Australian Branch of the International Law Association is deeply saddened to learn of the passing today of Professor Ivan Shearer AM RFD, after a lengthy battle with illness. Professor Shearer was for many years Challis Professor of International Law at the University of Sydney and more recently was an Adjunct Professor in his home…Continue Reading

REGISTER NOW – Upcoming Sydney event – “The Future of International Dispute Settlement”

The ILA and NSW Young Lawyers are proud to host this flagship event on Thursday, 27 June 2019. This catered CPD event features three panels that bring together practitioners and academics to discuss emerging issues of international law relating to the peaceful settlement of international disputes.  Register now through Eventbrite here. Download the programme here.Continue Reading

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…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

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

Upcoming event: End of Year Function with Prof Rosalind Croucher and Annual General Meeting (Sydney)

The International Law Association (Australian Branch) is hosting an end of year function on Monday, 4 December 2017 featuring a presentation by Professor Rosalind Croucher, President of the Australian Human Rights Commission. The event is being hosted by Baker & McKenzie at their offices on Level 27, AMP Centre, 50 Bridge Street, Sydney, from 5:30pm. Details…Continue Reading

EVENT (Sydney)–The Future of Hong Kong: 20 Years After Handover

  5 October 2017, 18:00-19:30, Sydney 20 years ago, Britain handed over the colony of Hong Kong to Mainland China. Fast forward to the present, and the relationship between the Mainland and its Special Administrative Region is becoming increasingly turbulent. Hong Kong is allegedly governed under the “One country, two systems” approach, where it is…Continue Reading

Call for papers – Volume 23 of the Australian International Law Journal

The Australian International Law Journal, published by the International Law Association (Australian Branch), 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 be submitted by…Continue Reading