Invitation to renew or sign up for membership for 2017

Dear ILA Members and Supporters, Happy new year. The Australian Branch of the International Law Association hopes that 2017 is a happy and successful year for you all. Your Branch is looking forward to an exceptional year in 2017 with numerous events throughout Australia, the publication of the Australian International Law Journal, and the provision…Continue Reading

February 2017 Update from the ILA Reporter

The editors of the official blog of the Australian Branch of the International Law Association, the ILA Reporter, are pleased to bring you their monthly update for February 2017: Dear Reader, We hope you are enjoying 2017 thus far. Last year was a tumultuous one from the perspective of international law, with events such as Brexit, the South…Continue Reading

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 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