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The Adelaide Law School is part of an active and vibrant community, and has strong links with our alumni, the profession, government, media and industry. Our Advisory Board connects the Law School with eminent members of the profession.

Adelaide Law scholar discusses regime complex for Antarctica in San Francisco

Dr Nengye Liu was recently invited to present in a panel ‘Institutional and Legal Dynamics of Antarctic Governance in a Changing World’ at the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention, San Francisco. This is the largest international studies conference in the world with more than 5000 participants annually. Dr Liu presented a paper ‘A Bull […]

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Adelaide’s inaugural Vis East International Arbitration Moot team place in the top 32

Yesterday evening the University of Adelaide team (Azaara Perakath, Mitchell Brunker and Jake Kriticos) was thrilled to break through into the knock-out round of 32 from out of almost 130 teams. Today, in the round of 32 the team lost in a very close moot against Gujarat Law School. The Law School is immensely proud […]

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Public Law in the Classroom 2018

On 22 February, PLPRU co-hosted the 2018 Public Law in the Classroom Workshop at the University of New South Wales (in conjunction with the Gilbert + Tobin Centre). Public law teachers from around Australia as well as New Zealand and the UK gathered together to share insights, tips and challenges. The event was an outstanding […]

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Entrepreneur and Venture Advice Clinic launched by Adelaide Law School

Clinical Legal Education is an experiential learning tool that involves students in small groups taking responsibility for legal advice for a client in collaboration with a supervisor. The benefits of experiential learning are multi-faceted, but particularly assist in the development of the practice of the profession, awareness of the role of the profession in the […]

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Dean presents on the Future of Legal Education at AALS

Professor Melissa de Zwart, Dean of Law, presented as part of a special session on the impact of technology on the future of legal education at the 122nd Annual Meeting of American Association of Law Schools (AALS), held in San Diego  3- 6 January. A group of Australian legal educators were invited by AALS Section […]

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Dr Manuel Solis designated as Philippine Delegation adviser to the 23rd Conference of the Parties, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, Bonn, Germany

Dr Manuel Solis, a Lecturer at the Adelaide Law School, was designated as a non-government legal and policy adviser to the Philippines Delegation, and granted a party or negotiator rather than observer status in the 23rd Conference of the Parties, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC COP 23) held in Bonn, Germany, 6 – […]

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Adelaide Law School Student appointed 2018 Australian Youth Representative to the United Nations.

University of Adelaide and Adelaide Law School student Amos Washington has been appointed Australia’s Youth Representative to the United Nations for 2018. The position is appointed by UN Youth Australia in consultation with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The Youth Representative is an unpaid role that involves gathering the views of young Australians […]

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Dr Nengye Liu interviewed by BBC World News about China’s First Commercial Flight to Antarctica

China’s first commercial flight recently brought 22 Chinese tourists to Antarctica. After the United States, Chinese tourists are now the second largest national group of tourists to Antarctica each year. The Chinese commercial flights has been described by Chinese tour operators as a significant milestone as Chinese tourists no longer need to go through foreign […]

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DAAD Project Launch and visit by Adelaide Law School scholars to Trier University, Germany

Adelaide Law School scholars Dr Nengye Liu and Dr Michelle Lim have been visitors at the Institute for Environmental and Technical Law (IUTR), Trier University, Germany for most of December 2017. Dr Nengye Liu is currently conducting the German component of the project “Conservation of Marine Living Resources in the Polar Regions” at the Institute. […]

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The Hon Tom Gray

The Adelaide Law School acknowledged the long service and dedication of The Hon Tom Gray on the Adelaide Law School Advisory Board, at a reception held on Tuesday 12 December.  The Hon Tom Gray will continue his involvement with the Adelaide Law School by supporting our students.

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