Upcoming Event (Sydney): The Trump Administration and International Law

Dr Christopher Ward SC, President of the Australian Branch of the International Law Association, is presenting on a special panel discussing the impact of the Trump administration on international law. The event is being hosted by the NSW Bar Association at its offices at Selborne Chambers, B/174 Phillip Street, Sydney.   Non-members of the NSW Bar…Continue Reading

Former Peter Nygh Intern receives Hague Academy Diploma of Private International Law

The Australian Institute of International Affairs and the International Law Association (Australian Branch) are delighted that Brooke Adele Marshall, a former recipient of the Peter Nygh Hague Conference Internship Award, was recently awarded the Hague Academy Diploma of Private International Law.   The Hague Academy Diploma of Private International Law is highly regarded in the international law community, and…Continue Reading

Upcoming Event (Canberra): Immunities of International Organisations (RSVP essential)

The ACT Chapter of the ILA (Australian Branch) invites members and non-members to a presentation on the immunities of international organisations, given by Mr Rishi Gulati. The event will take place on Monday, 19 December, at the offices of the Australian Government Solicitor in Canberra. Due to security arrangements, registration by email to secretary@ila.org.au is…Continue Reading

Upcoming Event: End of Year Function and Annual General Meeting (Sydney)

The AGM of the International Law Association will be held at 5.00 pm on Thursday, 15 December 2016 at the offices of Marque Lawyers, Level 4, 343 George Street, Sydney NSW. Documentation for the AGM has already been sent to members directly by separate email. Any members who have not received this information should contact the…Continue Reading

Event (Sydney): The South China Sea in a rapidly changing region

Gilbert + Tobin and the International Law Association are pleased to host an evening seminar on 29 November to discuss the consequences of recent developments in international law regarding the South China Sea (including the recent arbitral award from the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague, and its implications for Australia) in the context…Continue Reading

Event (Sydney): The UNCITRAL Model Law on Arbitration (PLACES LIMITED)

The members of 12 Wentworth Selborne Chambers and the Australian Branch of the International Law Association invite you to an Arbitration Week, 2016 luncheon seminar with Dr Michael Hwang SC on the topic ‘The UNCITRAL Model Law on Arbitration: A model for legal convergence in the Asia Pacific?’ Further information can be found on the…Continue Reading

Now Accepting Entries for the 2016 Brennan and Nygh Essay Prizes

The Australian Branch of the International Law Association is calling for submissions for the Brennan Essay Prize in Public International Law and the Nygh Essay Prize in Private International Law. These two prizes – named in honour of Sir Gerard Brennan, former Chief Justice of Australia and Patron of the Branch, and the late Dr…Continue Reading

Upcoming Event in Brisbane: Keane J on ‘Courts and International Arbitration–A Reappraisal of Roles’

On 4 November 2016, the Queensland Branch of the International Law Association will be delighted to welcome the Honourable Justice Patrick Keane AC to present a lecture entitled ‘Courts and International Arbitration–A Reappraisal of Roles’.   Further information, including on registration, can be found on the event flyer.Continue Reading

Upcoming Event: Increasing the effectiveness of transnational litigation: the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements and the Draft Convention on Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments

9 September 2016Speakers: Professor Richard Garnett and Mr Andrew Walter Professor Richard Garnett is professor of law at the University of Melbourne and a consultant to Herbert Smith Freehills.   Andrew Walter is Assistant Secretary, Civil Law Unit, Australian Attorney General’s Department.  They are both members of the Australian Government Delegation of Experts to the Hague…Continue Reading