Prof Felicity Gerry QC
Felicity is on the lists of counsel for the ICC and KSC having come to international practice now her children are older. She is admitted in England and Wales and Australia (Victoria and the High Court Roll) and specialises in complex criminal law cases, generally involving an international element including terrorism, homicide, biosecurity and human trafficking. She has a particular interest in complicity as leading counsel in the UK Supreme Court decision in R v Jogee  UKSC 8 and having led an amicus brief on CIL and complicity in the ICTY. She is Professor of Practice at Deakin University where she teaches a unit on Contemporary International Legal Challenges. She is widely published in areas including women & law, technology & law and reforming justice systems. Her current PhD candidature is on Transnational Feminisms and the Human Trafficking Dilemma.
Prof Holly Cullen
Holly is an Adjunct Professor of Law at UWA and has been teaching and researching on international law topics for thirty years. She studied in Canada and the UK and has worked at universities in the UK and Australia. She has researched in human rights, non-state actors, international organisations, and international and transnational criminal law. Her current research includes modern slavery issues and a human rights framework for diplomatic protection. She is excited by the prospect of ANZSIL Perspective as a forum for voices across the region – an ongoing conversation on international law that connects usin our diverse places, professions and stages of career.
Dr Caroline Foster
Dr Caroline Foster is Acting Director at the New Zealand Centre for Environmental Law (NZCEL) at the University of Auckland Law Faculty. She recently completed a new monograph Global Regulatory Standards in Environmental and Health Disputes: Regulatory Coherence, Due Regard and Due Diligence (Oxford University Press, 2021) complementing her previous book with Cambridge University Press Science, Proof and Precaution in International Courts and Tribunals: Expert Evidence, Burden of Proof and Finality. She teaches international law in the LLB and international dispute settlement in the LLM as well as on a range of international environmental law topics in the advanced international law LLB course.
Dr Alberto Alvarez-Jimenez
A Colombian and Canadian national based in Aotearoa New Zealand, Dr Alberto Alvarez-Jimenez (he/him) is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Waikato. His interest in international law stems from his life experience in several continents. His research is interdisciplinary and includes: economics, political science, literature and art. It has appeared, among others, in AJIL, EJIL, JIEL and ICLQ. He speaks Spanish, English and French and enjoys architecture and music.
Amelia is a Principal Legal Officer in the Office of International Law in the Australian Attorney General’s Department. She has advised on a wide range of international law issues, including international litigation, maritime boundary delimitation and the intersection of international law and domestic regulation. She was one of the solicitors assisting the Financial Services Royal Commission inquiring into misconduct in the financial services sector in Australia in 2018 and has worked as a legal advisor to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. She would like to see ANZSIL Perspective provide a forum to explore the Australian and New Zealand perspective on current issues in international law, and promote the role of ANZSIL in providing such a forum for the Australian and New Zealand international law community.
Daye is a barrister at the Victorian Bar in Australia specialising in administrative, criminal, and human rights law. She is also a PhD candidate at the Michael Kirby Centre for Public Health and Human Rights at Monash University, where she is researching restorative justice for sexual and family violence. She investigates international crimes with the Citizens’ Alliance for North Korean Human Rights based in South Korea. She is translating all available North Korean laws into English at www.lawandnorthkorea.com. For her work, she won the International Bar Association Outstanding Young Lawyer Award in 2020
Bec previously worked across the Attorney-General’s, Defence and Home Affairs portfolios. There, Bec led complex investigations into money laundering / terrorism financing, sexual servitude, casino-enabled crime and transnational drugs trafficking. Bec also advised successive Ministers on CBRNE (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, explosive) developments and threat architecture. Bec holds a Bachelor of Arts (Behavioural Studies and International Politics) from Monash University, a Masters of Military Studies from the ANU and is currently obtaining a Juris Doctor. Bec lives on Gimuy, of the Yidiny peoples.