The ANZSIL Perspective Editorial Committee is headed by Professor Felicity Gerry QC (Deakin) and comprises Bill Campbell QC, Professor Holly Cullen (UWA), Channelle Fitzgerald (OIL Attorney General’s Department), Dr Nengye Liu (Macquarie) and Amelia Telec (Attorney General’s Department).
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.
Bill Campbell QC
Bill is an honorary professor at the ANU College of Law having previously been General Counsel (International Law), Office of International Law in the Australian Attorney-General’s Department. He was Agent and/or Counsel for Australia in a number of international cases including the Whaling in the Antarctic and the Chagos Archipelago cases before the ICJ. He sees the ANZSIL Perspective as a forum for the timely analysis of contemporary issues of international law, particularly those engaging the interests of New Zealand and Australia.
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.
Channelle is a Senior Legal Officer in the Office of International Law in the Australian Attorney-General’s Department, where she has advised the Government on international human rights law, international refugee law, law of the sea and international environmental law. Her areas of interest include Antarctica and marine biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction. Channelle hopes to see Perspective make an influential, useful and timely contribution to discussions on topical international law issues and provide early career scholars and practitioners an opportunity to engage in dialogue with the wider international law community.
Dr Nengye Liu
Associate Professor Nengye Liu is Director of the Centre for Environmental Law at Macquarie Law School, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. He was educated in the School of Law, Wuhan University (China, LLB and LLM) and the Faculty of Law and Criminology, Ghent University (Belgium, Doctor of Laws). A/Prof Liu’s research covers the law of the sea, international environmental law, international polar law, Chinese law and the EU External Relations law. His current research examines the relationships between power, order and international law, with aim to answer the big question on how international community could best govern final frontiers of our planet (Arctic, Antarctica, Deep Seabed, High Seas and Outer Space) for a peaceful and sustainable future.
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.
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