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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)

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
    • Managing Editor (2021 - present)
    • Conference Convenor (2020 - 2021)
    • General Editor (2019 - 2020)
  • Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition
    • Team Adviser, University of Cambridge (2021 - present)
    • Team Adviser, University of World Economy and Diplomacy (2019 - 2021)
    • Team Adviser, V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University (2018 - 2019)
  • Researcher (Action on Armed Violence), Cambridge Pro Bono Project (2019 - 2020)
  • 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)

Selected Employment

  • 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)
  • Paralegal, Clifford Chance (2019)
  • Intern (Constitutional Recognition Taskforce), Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (2017)

    Fields of research

    International law, global governance, global health governance, 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

    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

    "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