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The Public International Law Webinar Series

The Public International Law Webinar Series

The organisers (the Sydney Centre for International Law, Fietta LLP (London), Essex Court Chambers (London), Essex Court Chambers Duxton (Singapore Group Practice), and Rajah & Tann (Singapore)) are pleased to invite you to attend a public international law webinar series that will bring together leading public international law practitioners, academics and arbitrators to discuss topical issues of global importance.

The webinar series will be launched by a keynote address by Sir Christopher Greenwood QC and Mr Makhdoom Ali Khan SA who will discuss “current challenges to the international legal order”.

There are five weekly webinars in this series. The webinars are free of charge, but places are limited, and prior registration is required.

Please register for the webinars using the links below.

 

WEBINAR 1: Fri 16 October, 7.30pm AEST (register here)

Keynote Address on the “Current Challenges to the International Legal Order”

Keynote Speakers: 

  • Sir Christopher Greenwood QC, Arbitrators at 24 Lincoln’s Inn Fields
  • Mr Makhdoom Ali Khan SA, Fazleghani Advocates
Twenty Years of the Draft Articles on Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts

Moderators:

  • Professor Chester Brown, The Sydney Centre for International Law at The University of Sydney Law School, and Essex Court Chambers
  • Matthew Koh, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

Panellists:

  • Professor Vaughan Lowe QC, Essex Court Chambers, and the University of Oxford
  • Toby Landau QC, Essex Court Chambers, and Essex Court Chambers Duxton (Singapore Group Practice)
  • Professor Laurence Boisson de Chazournes, University of Geneva School of Law
  • Alvin Yap, Harry Elias Partnership LLP.

 

WEBINAR 2: Mon 19 October, 7.30pm AEST (register here)

50 Years of the Vienna Convention on the Law Of Treaties

Moderators:

  • Sean Aughey, Essex Court Chambers
  • Rachel Tan, Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy

Panellists:

  • Sir Franklin Berman QC, Essex Court Chambers
  • Stephen Fietta QC, Fietta LLP
  • Professor Nico Schrijver, Leiden University

 

WEBINAR 3: Thu 29 October 2020, 9pm AEST (register here)

Who Represents the State?

Moderators:

  • Lucas Bastin, Essex Court Chambers
  • David Isidore Tan, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

Panellists:

  • Samuel Wordsworth QC, Essex Court Chambers
  • Dr Rowan Nicholson, The Sydney Centre for International Law at The University of Sydney Law School
  • Laura Rees-Evans, Fietta LLP

 

WEBINAR 4: Wed 4 November 2020, 8.30pm AEST (register here)

How States Organise Their Defence of International Claims

Moderators:

  • Professor Chester Brown, The Sydney Centre for International Law at The University of Sydney Law School, and Essex Court Chambers
  • Ashique Rahman, Fietta LLP

Panellists:

  • George Pothan, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India
  • Bill Campbell QC, Australian National University, and formerly Office of International Law, Attorney-General’s Department, Australia
  • Daphne Hong, International Affairs Division, Attorney-General’s Chambers, Singapore
  • Christopher Stephen, Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, the United Kingdom

 

WEBINAR 5: Tue 10 November 2020, 8.30pm AEST (register here)

The Public International Law Year in Review

Moderators:

  • Jackie McArthur, Essex Court Chambers
  • Ryce Lee, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

Panellists:

  • Sir Michael Wood, Twenty Essex
  • Dr Nilüfer Oral, Centre for International Law, National University of Singapore
  • Rodman Bundy, Harry Elias Partnership LLP
  • Dr Emily Crawford, The Sydney Centre for International Law at The University of Sydney

Closing address by Professor Vaughan Lowe QC, Essex Court Chambers, and the University of Oxford.

 

The webinars are free, however places are limited and prior registration is required.

The webinars will be conducted via Zoom and you will be able to post questions live online.

For enquiries, please email: bd@rajahtann.com.

 

This webinar series is co-organised by Essex Court Chambers, Essex Court Chambers (Singapore Group Practice), Fietta LLP, Rajah and Tann Singapore LLP, and The Sydney Centre for International Law at The University of Sydney Law School.

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Date

Oct 16 2020 - Nov 10 2020
Ongoing...

Cost

Free, however registration is essential.

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