Visiting Professors in Semester 2, Academic Year 2017-2018

The Faculty warmly welcomes the following Visiting Professors for Semester 2 of AY 2017-18:


Gary BORN (Advanced Issues in the Law and Practice of International Arbitration)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period : 15 January 2018 to 2 February 2018

Gary Born is the chair of the International Arbitration Practice Group at WilmerHale. Mr. Born is widely regarded as the world's preeminent authority on international commercial arbitration and international litigation. He has been ranked for the past 20 years as one of the world's leading international arbitration practitioners and the leading arbitration practitioner in London. Mr. Born has participated in more than 600 international arbitrations, including four of the largest ICC arbitrations and several of the most significant ad hoc arbitrations in recent history. Mr. Born is uniformly ranked by Euromoney, Chambers, Legal500 and Global Counsel as one of the leading practitioners in the field. He is one of only two lawyers in the world, and the only lawyer in London, to receive global "starred" status in Chambers rankings for international arbitration.

Mr. Born heads the firm's 70-person international arbitration group, which is based in London and integrated with related practices in our New York, Washington, Berlin and Brussels offices. Mr. Born has represented European, US, Asian and other companies in arbitrations under all leading institutional rules (ICC, LCIA, AAA, Vienna, Stockholm, ICSID) and in ad hoc arbitrations in all leading international seats (London, Paris, Geneva/Zurich, Vienna, Stockholm, New York, Washington, Singapore). Mr. Born also sits as arbitrator (presiding arbitrator, sole arbitrator and co-arbitrator). He has served as arbitrator in more than 175 institutional and ad hoc arbitrations.


Paul CZARNOTA (Sports Law)
Visiting Senior Fellow
Visiting Period : 15 January 2018 to 2 February 2018

Mr Paul Czarnota practices as a Barrister of the Victorian Bar, Australia. He is also admitted as an Attorney to the New York State Bar. As a Barrister, he maintains a broad and varied common law, commercial litigation and arbitration practice, with a particular focus on torts (personal injury and insurance) and sports law. He regularly advises and appears for athletes and sports governing bodies in sports-related disputes including anti-doping, match-fixing, and disciplinary matters. He regularly sits on sporting tribunals and arbitration panels convened to hear disciplinary matters, and was a former board member of BMX Victoria. He is also a Senior Fellow of the Faculties of Law of both the University of Melbourne and Monash University, where he teaches Sports Law units in their respective LLM programs. Paul has Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws (with Honours) degrees from Monash University, and a Master of Laws degree from the University of Melbourne, where he specialized in sports law. He is widely published on various sports law issues.


Franco FERRARI (Conflict of Law in International Commercial Arbitration)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period : 15 January 2018 to 2 February 2018

Professor Franco Ferrari is a Professor of Law and Director of Center for Transnational Litigation, Arbitration and Commercial Law at the NYU School of Law. He was most recently a Chaired Professor of International Law at Verona University in Italy. Previously, he was a Chaired Professor of Comparative Law at Tilburg University in the Netherlands and the University of Bologna in Italy.

Professor Franco Ferrari has taught classes on the Private International Law, International Civil Litigation, International Commercial Sales, International Commercial Arbitration, Law of Obligations, Comparative Legal Systems, Comparative Law of Torts, Comparative Law of Contracts, Comparative Private Law, Uniform Law, International Business Transactions, and Forum Shopping.

4. Peter Andrew JASZI (Fair Use in Theory and Practice)
Yong Shook Lin Professor in IP
Visiting Period : 15 January 2018 to 2 February 2018

Peter Jaszi is an Emeritus Professor at American University Washington College of Law who writes and lectures about copyright law in historical and cultural contexts. At American, he was a founder of the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic and the Program on Intellectual Property and Information Justice). Having served as a Trustee of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A., Professor Jaszi remains a member of its journal editorial board. Since 2005, he has been working with Prof. Patricia Aufderheide to help creative communities develop fair use guidance documents that reflect their particular problems and practices. In 2007, he received the American Library Association’s L. Ray Patterson Copyright Award. A second edition of his book (with Patricia Aufderheide), Reclaiming Fair Use (2011) will be published next year by the University of Chicago Press.

Douglas KYSAR (Climate Change Law & Policy)
Lionel A. Sheridan Visiting Professor
Visiting Period : 15 January 2018 to 2 February 2018

Professor Douglas Kysar is Joseph M. Field '55 Professor of Law at Yale Law School. His teaching and research areas include torts, environmental law, climate change, products liability, and risk regulation. He received his B.A. summa cum laude from Indiana University in 1995 and his J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1998. He has published articles on a wide array of environmental law and tort law topics, and is co-author of two leading casebooks, The Torts Process (9th ed. 2017) and Products Liability: Problems and Process (8th ed. 2016). Professor Kysar's monograph, Regulating from Nowhere: Environmental Law and the Search for Objectivity (YUP 2010), seeks to reinvigorate environmental law and policy by offering novel theoretical insights on cost-benefit analysis, the precautionary principle, and sustainable development.


Kate LEWINS (International Carriage of Passengers by Sea)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period : 15 January 2018 to 2 February 2018

Professor Kate Lewins is a Professor at the Murdoch University School of Law. She is a graduate of University of Western Australia (B.Juris 1987, LL.B 1988) and practiced in shipping and insurance law before joining academia. Kate holds a Master of Laws degree from University of Southampton, UK and a PhD from Murdoch University.

Professor Kate Lewins has written numerous peer-reviewed papers on maritime, insurance and related topics including: carriage of goods by sea, crimes on board ships at sea, the effect of the Trade Practices Act /Australian Consumer Law on contracts for the carriage of goods, towage contracts, contracts for the carriage of cruise ship passengers, sub-bailment on terms and maritime liens in Australia. She is the author of the monograph International Carriage of Passengers by Sea (Sweet & Maxwell, 2016), the first work to tackle this important and growing area of maritime law.


Jonathan LIM (Advanced Issues in the Law and Practice of International Arbitration)
Visiting Senior Fellow
Visiting Period : 15 January 2018 to 2 February 2018

Jonathan Lim is a Senior Associate with WilmerHale's International Arbitration Group in London. Dual-qualified in New York and Singapore, he has experience advising and representing governments, corporations, energy majors and financial institutions in arbitrations under all major arbitration rules regarding disputes across Asia, Africa and Europe.

Mr Lim publishes regularly on international arbitration and financial regulation. He has lectured on these subjects at the National University of Singapore, the Singapore Management University and the London School of Economics. He is currently Co-Chair of the Asia-Pacific Forum on International Arbitration (AFIA), and serves on the YSIAC Committee, the SIAC Users Council (UK), and the CIArb Young Members Group Committee (Singapore). He is also a member of various international arbitration and public international law organisations.

Mr Lim has been involved in a number of efforts to promote international arbitration reform in small and developing countries. He is a member of the New York Convention Task Force for the Federal Government of Somalia, advising the Federal Government of Somalia on accession to the New York Convention and a draft arbitration bill, and a member of the Task Force for the creation of the Intergovernmental Authority for Development (IGAD) arbitration centre in Djibouti.


Peter L. STRAUSS (Administrative Justice: Perspectives from the U.S.)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period : 15 January 2018 to 2 February 2018

Professor Peter L. Strauss is the Betts Professor of Law at Columbia Law School. He teaches courses in administrative law, legal methods, and legislation. He joined the faculty in 1971, and has twice served as vice dean.

One of the most influential American scholars of administrative law, Prof. Strauss has prepared important teaching materials and written widely on the subject. His views and analysis are well captured in "Administrative Justice in the United States", (3d ed. 2016, Caroline Academic Press).

He received his LL.B. from Yale Law School in 1964 and his A.B. from Harvard College in 1961. Before joining the Law School, he clerked for David L. Bazelon and William J. Brennan in Washington, D.C.; spent two years lecturing on criminal law in the national university of Ethiopia; and three years as an attorney in the Office of the Solicitor General, briefing and arguing cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. During 1975 to 1977, he was on leave from Columbia as the first general counsel of the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission.


CHEN Jianlin (Topics in Law & Economics)
Visiting Associate Professor
Visiting Period : 5 February 2018 to 23 February 2018

Dr Chen is Associate Professor at Melbourne Law School. He obtained his LLB from National University of Singapore, and his LLM and JSD from the University of Chicago. He is qualified to practice in Singapore and New York.

His publications' seemingly diverse subject matters of corporate law, securities regulations, insurance law, government procurement, natural resources management, historical conservation law, eminent domain, tax law, culture wars, law & religion is united by his research agenda of drawing on a combination of comparative perspectives and economic analysis to critically examine the unarticulated jurisprudential assumptions inherent in many areas of legal discourse. He teaches Corporation Law and Law & Market at Melbourne, and have previously taught Economic Analysis of Law, Commercial Law, Legal Scholarship (i.e., Dissertation; Guided Research), Business Associations and Contract Law at the University of Hong Kong where he began his academic career.


Richard GARNETT (Cross-Border Litigation)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period : 5 February 2018 to 23 February 2018

Richard Garnett has an LLM from Harvard University where he was a Lionel Murphy and Fulbright scholar. He is Professor of Private International Law at the University of Melbourne and a consultant to Herbert Smith Freehills. Professor Garnett regularly advises on cross-border litigation and arbitration matters and has appeared as advocate before a number of tribunals including the High Court of Australia. Professor Garnett has written extensively in the fields of private international law and arbitration, with his work cited by leading tribunals around the world, including the International Court of Justice, the European Court of Human Rights, the English Court of Appeal, United States federal district courts, the Singapore Court of Appeal and Australian superior courts. In 2012 Professor Garnett published the book Substance and Procedure in Private International Law in the prestigious Oxford Private International Law Series, which is the first major work on the subject in English.

Since 2004, Professor Garnett has served as expert member of the Australian Government delegation to the Hague Conference on Private International Law, to negotiate the 2005 Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements and most recently the Draft Convention on Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments. Professor Garnett has also been an Adviser to the American Law Institute in its project on transnational intellectual property adjudication, Co-Rapporteur on the International Law Association project on transnational group actions and a Director of the Australian Centre for International Commercial


LIEW Ying Khai (Advanced Trusts Law)
Visiting Senior Fellow
Visiting Period : 5 February 2018 to 23 February 2018

Dr Ying Khai Liew is a Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Melbourne. He obtained his LLB from King's College London with highest honours in 2008 and his PhD from the University of Nottingham in 2012. He returned to King's as a lecturer from 2011 to 2014 before taking up a lectureship at UCL from 2014 to 2017. He joined the Melbourne Law School in July 2017.

His research interests lie in private law, particularly in the fields of trusts and obligations.


William SWADLING (Principles of Restitution)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period : 5 February 2018 to 23 February 2018

Professor William Swadling is a Reader in the Law of Property at the Oxford University and Senior Law Fellow at Brasenose College. He chairs the faculty's teaching groups in Restitution and Personal Property. Before coming to Oxford, he held posts at a number of other universities, including University College London and Trinity College, Cambridge. He is the editor of a number of books, including The Quistclose Trust: Critical Essays.

He is particularly interested in the intersection between trusts/property and restitution, and a number of his articles on this topic have been cited in the English courts, most notably in Westdeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale v Islington LBC [1996] AC 669. He is a founding editor of the Restitution Law Review and has held visiting professorships at the University of Hamburg, Seoul National University, the National University of Singapore, University of Paris II (Panthéon-Assas), and the University of Leuven. He is an academic associate at One Essex Court (chambers of Lord Grabiner QC), a Senior Fellow at the University of Melbourne, an elected member of the American Law Institute, and an academic member of the Chancery Bar Association.


François TANGUAY-RENAUD (The Rule of Law)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period : 5 February 2018 to 23 February 2018

Professor François Tanguay-Renaud is an Associate Professor and Director of the Jack & Mae Nathanson Centre on Transnational Human Rights, Crime and Security at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, in Toronto.

Professor Tanguay-Renaud holds degrees in both civil and common law from McGill University, where he was both a Loran Scholar and a Greville-Smith Scholar. He also studied at the Faculty of Law of the National University of Singapore as an exchange student, and completed his graduate work (BCL, MPhil, DPhil) at the University of Oxford, where he was in turn a Rhodes Scholar and holder of the Studentship of the Centre for Ethics and Philosophy of Law.

Prior to joining Osgoode, Professor Tanguay-Renaud was a Stipendiary Lecturer in Law at Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford. He also served as a law clerk to Justice Marie Deschamps of the Supreme Court of Canada, and worked with the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development and the Asian Network for Free Elections in Thailand, as well as with the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan. He has held Visiting Professor appointments at the National Law School of India University (NLSIU) in Bangalore, the University of Oxford (H.L.A. Hart Fellow), the University of Toronto Centre for Ethics and Faculty of Law, Massey College, and the University of Minnesota Law School (Robina Institute for Criminal Law and Criminal Justice).

His current academic interests span a wide range of subject areas - including criminal law, criminal procedure, public law, and international law - viewed mostly through the lens of analytical legal theory and associated areas of moral and political philosophy.