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Education

  • PhD in Law, Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge (2021 - [2024])
  • LLM (International Law), Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge (2019 - 2020)
  • Grad Dip (Classical Arabic), Charles Sturt University (2019 - 2021)
  • Grad Dip (Legal Practice), College of Law (2019)
  • LLB (Hons), University of Sydney (2014 - 2018)
  • BA (Linguistics), University of Sydney (2014 - 2016)

Professional Qualifications

  • Admitted to the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia (2019)

Scholarships & Prizes

  • W. M. Tapp Studentship (Gonville & Caius College) (2021 - [2024])
  • Cambridge International Scholarship (2021 - [2024])
  • Executive Dean's Award, Charles Sturt University (2021)
  • Ocean Yearbook Student Prize (2019)
  • Regional Winner (Oceania), Undergraduate Awards in Linguistics (2018)
  • Pitt Cobbett Scholarship (2018)
  • Venour V. Nathan Prize for Australian History (2018)
  • Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition (2018):
    • First Place, Australian National Rounds (Jessup Cup)
    • Runner-Up Best Applicant Memorial, Australian National Rounds
    • Runner-Up Best Respondent Memorial, Australian National Rounds 
  • G. S. Caird Scholarship in Linguistics II (2015)
  • University Academic Merit Prize (2015)

Selected Activities

  • Cambridge International Law Journal
    • Editor-in-Chief (2022 - 2023)
    • Managing Editor (2021 - 2022)
    • Conference Convenor (2020 - 2021)
    • General Editor (2019 - 2020)
  • Cambridge Pro Bono Project
    • Executive Director (2022 - 2023)
    • Researcher, Action on Armed Violence (2019 - 2020)
  • Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition
    • Team Adviser, University of Cambridge (2021 - 2022)
    • Team Adviser, University of World Economy and Diplomacy (2019 - 2021)
    • Team Adviser, V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University (2018 - 2019)
  • Legal Adviser, Sidney Sussex June Event Committee (2019 - 2020)
  • Reporter, International Law Association (2018, 2020)
  • Programme Facillitator, Sydney Law School Women’s Mooting Programme (2018)

Teaching Experience

  • Supervisor in Human Rights Law, University of Cambridge (2022 - 2023)
  • Supervisor in International Law, University of Cambridge (2022 - 2023)
  • Supervisor in Jurisprudence, University of Cambridge (2022)

Research Experience

  • Research Assistant, Professor Freya Baetens (2022)
  • Research Assistant, Professor Michael Waibel (2021)
  • Research Assistant, Professor Eyal Benvenisti (2020 - 2021)
  • Research Assistant, Professor Tim Stephens (2019)
  • Research Assistant, Greg Laughton SC (2016 - 2019)

Other Professional Experience

  • Paralegal/Graduate Solicitor, Clifford Chance (2019)
  • Adviser (Constitutional Recognition Taskforce), Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (Australia) (2017)

Fields of research

Health law, global governance, public law, treaty interpretation

 

Global Crises, Domestic Solutions: National Implementation of Global Health Law as Collective Action

Supervisors

Professor Eyal Benvenisti

Professor Michael Waibel

Start Date

Oct 2021

Publications

 

Articles

"Invoking International Environmental Norms Through Treaty Interpretation" (2021) 20 The Law & Practice of International Courts and Tribunals 235

Citation:
(2021) 20 The Law & Practice of International Courts and Tribunals 235
Published: Aug 2021

"Dispute Settlement in the Seas: International Law Influences on the Australia-Timor-Leste Conciliation" (2020) 34 Ocean Yearbook 89

Citation:
(2020) 34 Ocean Yearbook 89
Published: Jun 2020

"A Judge of One’s Own: The Shortcomings of the Current Judicial Recusal Process" (2019) (Oct-Dec) Corporate Disputes 87

Co-Author/s:
Angela Pearsall and Chris Adamek
Citation:
(2019) (Oct-Dec) Corporate Disputes 87
Published: Dec 2019

Book Chapters

"Implementing the Law of the Sea: Russia and Arbitrations Under Annex VII to UNCLOS" (with Grant Kynaston) in Marta Chantal Ribeiro, Fernando Loureiro Bastos and Tore Henriksen (ed(s)), Global Challenges and the Law of the Sea (Springer, 2020), pp. 287-317

Publisher:
Springer
Pages:
287-317
ISBN 13:
978-3-030-42671-2
Published May 2020

Blog Posts

Conference Papers

"Neoliberalism in Global Health Law: Past, Present and Future" (European Society of International Law Annual Conference)

Conference:
European Society of International Law Annual Conference
Published: Sep 2022

"The Duty to Cooperate in Global Health Law" (SLS Conference)

Conference:
SLS Conference
Published: Sep 2022

"The Role of the Domestic in Global Health Governance" (SLS PhD Workshop on Responding to Complex Relationships in International Law)

Conference:
SLS PhD Workshop on Responding to Complex Relationships in International Law
Published: May 2022

"Global Health Governance in Crisis: A Case Study of COVAX" (Barcelona Workshop on Global Governance 2022)

Conference:
Barcelona Workshop on Global Governance 2022
Published: May 2022

"Collaboration in Global Health: The Duty to Cooperate under the International Health Regulations 2005" (30th Annual SLS/BIICL Conference on Theory in International Law)

Conference:
30th Annual SLS/BIICL Conference on Theory in International Law
Published: Nov 2021

"Filling the Gaps in the Law of the Sea: The Role of Systematic Integration in Treaty Interpretation" (ANZSIL 27th Annual Conference)

Conference:
ANZSIL 27th Annual Conference
Published: Jul 2019

"Implementing the Law of the Sea: The Case of Russia in Arbitrations under UNCLOS" (ANZSIL 26th Annual Conference)

Co-Author/s:
Grant Kynaston
Conference:
ANZSIL 26th Annual Conference
Published: Jul 2018