ILS International Law and Practice Course 2019 – Lecture 9 with Dr Christopher Ward SC
Join the International Law Section on the 5 November 2019 in Sydney for another exciting ILS International Law and Practice Course lecture with guest speaker Dr Christopher Ward SC who will speak on the topic of ‘Public International Law: The role of the International Court of Justice from an Australian perspective'.
Public International Law: The role of the International Court of Justice from an Australian perspective
This lecture will consider the Australian experience of public international law through its engagement with the International Court of Justice. It will touch upon issues of jurisdiction, the structure of the Court and Australia’s role in developing the Court and participation in the work of the Court, including as a litigant and through membership of Judges of the Court.
It will consider the continuing relevance of the International Court of Justice in an increasingly fragmented international litigation landscape.
Dr Christopher Ward SC
Dr Christopher Ward SC is an experienced advocate and specialist in public international law and international commercial law. He has a multidisciplinary and international practice and works in large commercial disputes and inquiries, international law, constitutional and governmental disputes. He has particular expertise in law of the sea, aviation, international anti-corruption and bribery cases. He works regularly in pro bono human rights matters and is the global President of the International Law Association.
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