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Education and Qualifications including Prizes, Scholarships and Achievements

PhD Candidate in Legal History – University of Cambridge (2021 – [2024])

  • Gonville & Caius College W.M. Tapp Studentship in Law (2021 – 2024)
  • Cambridge Trust Cambridge International Scholarship (2021 – 2024)

LLM, First Class – University of Cambridge (2020 – 2021)

  • Trinity College Senior Scholarship (2021)
  • Trinity College Lizette Bentwich Prize for Law (2021)
  • Trinity College Examination Prize (2021)
  • Trinity College Henry Arthur Hollond Studentship in Law (2020 – 2021)
  • Papers: History of English Civil and Criminal Law; Jurisprudence; Topics in Legal and Political Philosophy; Legislation

Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice – The College of Law (2018)

  • Admitted as an Australian lawyer on 15 March 2019

Juris Doctor with Distinction – UNSW (2012 – 2016)

  • Member of the UNSW Law Journal Student Editorial Board (2015 and 2016) 
  • UNSW Law Dean’s List Prize for First Place in Roman Law (2015)
  • Runner Up (Equal 2nd Place), Australian Law Reform Commission 40th Anniversary National Essay Competition (2015)
  • Finalist (Equal 4th Place), Governor-General’s Prize National Essay Competition (2014) 
  • UNSW Law Dean’s List Prize for First Place in Contracts (2013)
  • UNSW Law Dean’s List Prize for First Place in Torts (2013)

Bachelor of Arts, Honours in Classics – University of Sydney (2011)

  • University of Sydney Honours Scholarship (2011)

Bachelor of Arts (Classics) – University of Newcastle (2005 – 2008)

  • James King Memorial Prize in Greek (2007 and 2008)
  • Ann Lowry Memorial Prize in Latin (2007 and 2008)
  • Godfrey Tanner Memorial Prize in Latin (2006)
  • Williams Undergraduate Scholarship in Classics (2006)
  • William Coleborne Memorial Prize in Greek (2005 and 2006)

Selected Employment

  • Solicitor, New South Wales Crown Solicitor’s Office (September 2019 – September 2020)
  • Graduate Solicitor, New South Wales Crown Solicitor’s Office (February 2018 – September 2019)
  • Tipstaff to The Honourable Justice John Basten, New South Wales Court of Appeal (January 2017 – December 2017)
  • Personal and Research Assistant to Professor Elisabeth Peden SC, Henry El-Hage and Daniel Tynan, Barristers, 12th Floor Wentworth Chambers (July 2016 – December 2016)
  • Research Assistant to Professor Brendan Edgeworth, UNSW Faculty of Law (November 2014 – January 2016)
  • Legal Intern and Research Assistant, Australian Law Reform Commission (August 2015 – December 2015)

Fields of research

English legal history, legal theory and jurisprudence, Roman law

 

From Theory to Practice: The Influence of Classical Natural Law Jurisprudence on 17th Century English Common Law

Supervisors

David Ibbetson, Regius Professor of Civil Law

Publications

 

Case Notes

Contractual Consistency is Key in Conveyancing: Playford Vineyard v Wishford Nominees (2020) 94 Australian Law Journal 95

Published: Jan 2020

Joint Tenancy, Fraud, Agency and Volunteers under the Torrens System: Cassegrain v Gerard Cassegrain & Co Pty Ltd (2015) 4 Property Law Review 186

Published: Jan 2015