Visiting Professors in Semester 2, Academic Year 2019-2020

The Faculty warmly welcomes the following Visiting Professors for Semester 2 of AY 2019-20:

1. Mads ANDENAS (Regulation & Private Law in Banking & Financial Service)
Peter Ellinger Visiting Professor
Visiting Period : 13 January 2020 to 1 February 2020

 
Professor Mads Andenas Q.C. holds a Chair in the Faculty of Law, the University of Oslo (from 2008). He has held senior academic appointments in the United Kingdom, including as Director of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, London and Director of the Centre of European Law at King’s College, University of London. He remains a Visiting Research Fellow of the Institute of European and Comparative Law, University of Oxford and a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, School of Advanced Studies, University of London.
 
Professor Andenas is involved in research in the fields of international, EU and comparative law, and European and domestic private and regulatory law. He takes part in projects on the system and method of international law, human rights, the relationship between national law and European and international law, the formation of European private law and European and comparative company law and financial market regulation.

2. Gary BORN (Advanced Issues in the Law and Practice of International Arbitration)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period : 13 January 2020 to 1 February 2020

 
Professor Gary Born is the chair of the International Arbitration Practice Group at WilmerHale. Professor 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. Professor 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. Professor 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.

3. Jason BOSLAND (Freedom of Speech: Critical & Comparative Perspectives)
Visiting Associate Professor
Visiting Period : 13 January 2020 to 1 February 2020

 
Mr Jason Bosland is an Associate Professor at the Melbourne Law School. He is also Director of the Centre for Media and Communications Law at Melbourne Law School, where he teaches media and communications law. He holds degrees from the University of Melbourne and the London School of Economics. His primary research interests lie in media law, including defamation and privacy, open justice and the media, contempt of court and freedom of speech.

4. Matthew HARDING (Charity Law Today)
Kwa Geok Choo Distinguished Visitor
Visiting Period : 13 January 2020 to 1 February 2020

 
Professor Matthew Harding is a Professor and Deputy Dean at the Melbourne Law School. He is a graduate of the University of Melbourne and the University of Oxford. Professor Harding has published and taught widely on issues in moral and political philosophy, the theory and doctrines of equity, property law, judicial practice and precedent, and the law of charity. He is the author or editor of several books, including Fiduciaries and Trust: Ethics, Politics, Economics, and Law (Cambridge University Press, 2019, with Paul Miller), The Research Handbook of Not-for-Profit Law (Edward Elgar, 2018), Charity Law and the Liberal State (Cambridge University Press, 2014), Not-for-Profit Law: Theoretical and Comparative Perspectives (Cambridge University Press, 2014, with Ann O’Connell and Miranda Stewart) and Exploring Private Law (Cambridge University Press, 2010, with Elise Bant). He is also an editor of the Journal of Equity, a member of the Advisory Board for Oxford Studies in Private Law, and the Chair of the Charity Law Association of Australia and New Zealand. Matthew has held visiting appointments at the University of Toronto, Queen's University Belfast, the University of Otago, the University of the Western Cape, and Florida State University.
 
5. Steven HAZELWOOD (Law of Marine Insurance)
Visiting Associate Professor
Visiting Period : 13 January 2020 to 7 February 2020


Dr Steven Hazelwood was a partner in a leading City shipping and insurance law firm, serving in their London, Hong Kong and Singapore offices where he was Senior Resident Partner. Specializing in complex insurance and marine casualties he has handled cases in the highest courts such as the Court of Appeal and House of Lords and international arbitrations in London and New York. He has taught law at various universities, in England and around the world, and has been an examiner to the Bar Council of England & Wales and to the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.

A former Consultant to the Shipping Division of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in Geneva, he has also spoken at numerous international conferences and seminars. He has published many articles on shipping law and marine insurance. Dr Hazelwood is the author of P & I Clubs: Law & Practice 3rd ed (LLP, 2000), co-author of Marsden's Collisions at Sea 13th ed (Sweet & Maxwell, 2003) as well as being one of the general editors of Marsden and Gault's Collisions at Sea 14th ed (Sweet & Maxwell, 2016).
 
6. Henning JESSEN (EU Maritime Law)
Visiting Associate Professor
Visiting Period : 13 January 2020 to 1 February 2020

 
Dr Henning Jessen is an Associate Professor at the World Maritime University (WMU) and a fully qualified lawyer in his German home jurisdiction. He graduated from Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel (Germany) in 2001. Supported by a scholarship of the German-American Fulbright Commission, he has undertaken postgraduate studies in Admiralty and Maritime Law in the United States (Tulane Law School, New Orleans) from 2003-2004. In 2005, he received his PhD at Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg with highest honors (summa cum laude).
 
Dr. Henning Jessen started his legal career in 2006 in the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation & Development. Since 2008, he has been working as a professor in the areas of Maritime Law and the Law of the Sea, at two universities, namely in the German maritime hubs of Bremen (2008-2012) and Hamburg (2012-2016). Since 2016, he is an Associate Professor for Maritime Law & Policy at the World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmö, Sweden. His main areas of teaching and research are:
 
-         the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS);
-         Legal Aspects of IMO Conventions and Related EU Law;
-         Carriage of Goods by Sea Law / International Aspects of Transport Law;
-         Trade Facilitation and Related WTO Law. 
 
Dr. Henning Jessen has co-edited the book EU Maritime Transport Law and has contributed several chapters to this extensive and unique legal commentary. He has given numerous external lectures and presentations, e.g., for the German Branch of the Comité Maritime International (CMI) and at various national and international conferences.
 
7. Jonathan LIM (Advanced Issues in the Law and Practice of International Arbitration)
Visiting Senior Fellow
Visiting Period : 13 January 2020 to 1 February 2020

 
Mr Jonathan Lim is a Senior Associate with WilmerHale in London. A triple-qualified lawyer (England & Wales, New York and Singapore), his practice focuses on complex international disputes. He has represented governments and private corporations in commercial and investment arbitrations under all major arbitration rules sited across Africa, Asia, Europe and South America. He has also advised governments in Africa and Asia on a range of public international law issues and the drafting of arbitration legislation. He has also represented governments in WTO dispute settlement matters and is a member of the team representing Somalia in its WTO accession process.

In addition to his practice as counsel, Jonathan has a developing practice as arbitrator, with appointments as sole and party-appointed arbitrator in Europe and Asia. He is also Co-Chair of the Asia-Pacific Forum on International Arbitration and serves on the YSIAC and CIArb YMG committees. He is listed in Who's Who Legal 2018 as a Future Leader in International Arbitration, with clients describing him as "a very smart all-round lawyer.”

Jonathan was educated at the National University of Singapore and the Harvard Law School.
 
8. Sam RICKETSON (International Intellectual Property Law)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period : 13 January 2020 to 1 February 2020

 
Professor Sam Ricketson is a Professor Emeritus of Law in the Melbourne Law School who has written widely and taught in all areas of IP law. He also practised part-time at the Victorian Bar until mid-2015, principally in intellectual property, and retired as a professor of law at the Melbourne Law School at the end of April 2019.
 
Professor Ricketson holds degrees from the Universities of Melbourne and London, and is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia and of the Australian Academy of Law.
 
Prior to his appointment to the University of Melbourne in November 2000, Professor Ricketson was the Sir Keith Aickin Professor of Commercial Law at Monash University. Before this, he had held positions at the University of Melbourne (1977 to 1991) and in the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary & Westfield College, London (1984-1986).
 
9. Erum Khalid SATTAR (Water Rights and Resources: Issues in Law & Development)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period : 13 January 2020 to 1 February 2020

 
Professor Sattar received her Doctorate in Juridical Sciences (S.J.D.) from Harvard Law School in 2017. Her research focuses on issues of water federalism and trans-boundary water sharing in the Indus River Basin. Prior to Harvard, she qualified to become a Barrister-at-Law from The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn. She co-founded the Water Law Study Group at Harvard Law School and teaches water law and policy in the Sustainable Water Management program at Tufts University. At Harvard, her dissertation committee consisted of Professors Mark Tushnet, James Salzman (of UCLA and UC Santa Barbara) and Amartya Sen. In the Spring of 2020, she will be a guest editor for the special issue on ‘Milk’ of the Journal of Food Law and Policy about the transformation of the global dairy industry with invited papers from faculty and researchers.
 
Broadly, Professor Sattar studies the institutional architecture of national and international development laws, policies and institutions and has explored British colonial-era water law and policy and its continuing effects in the Indus River Basin. Her current research is a comparison of the instrumental transformation of water law doctrines in 18th and 19th century America, along with the legal and institutional regimes created by the Moors in Spain and their continuing effects in the American Southwest with the management of the Colorado River Basin. She is exploring these legal and institutional histories for their contemporary relevance at a time of extreme weather and water stress on populations, ecosystems and governance.
 
10. Andrew CHRISTIE (International Patent Law, Policy & Practice)
Lionel A. Sheridan Visiting Professor
Visiting Period : 3 February 2020 to 21 February 2020

 
Professor Andrew Christie is the founding Chair of Intellectual Property in the University of Melbourne Law School. He has Bachelors degrees in Science and in Laws from the University of Melbourne, an LLM with distinction from the University of London, and a prize-winning PhD from the University of Cambridge. He is an academic and professional lawyer who specialises in intellectual property law, with a particular focus on copyright law and patent law.
 
Professor Christie was appointed as the first Davies Collison Cave Professor of Intellectual Property in 2002. From March 2002 to June 2008 he was the founding Director of the Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia (IPRIA), a national centre for multi-disciplinary research on the law, economics and management of intellectual property
 
Professor Christie has received national and international recognition or his excellence in teaching. He has held visiting teaching and research appointments in intellectual property law at a number of overseas universities, including the University of Cambridge, Duke University, the University of Toronto, and the National University of Singapore.
 
11. Norman P. HO (Traditional Chinese Legal Thought)
Visiting Associate Professor
Visiting Period : 3 February 2020 to 21 February 2020

 
Mr Norman Ho is an Associate Professor of Law at the Peking University School of Transnational Law. His research interests, broadly speaking, are in legal theory and legal history. More specifically, he writes in the areas of premodern Chinese legal history and legal theory, comparative jurisprudence, property theory, and Asian-American jurisprudence. Prior to joining STL, Mr Ho practised law in the law firms of Slaughter and May and Morrison & Foerster LLP. Based in Hong Kong, his practice focused on a wide range of capital markets, private equity, and M&A transactions, as well as U.S. securities law compliance matters. He also previously taught as a lecturer in the University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law and has served as a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Chinese Law (University of Hong Kong) and as an Asian Law Institute Visiting Fellow at the National University of Singapore Faculty of Law.  He is also a recipient of the University of Surrey Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) fellowship (hosted by the University of Surrey’s Centre for Law and Philosophy).
 
By affiliation, Mr Ho also serves as an honorary fellow of the University of Hong Kong’s Asian Institute of International Financial Law. He received his A.B. and A.M. degrees from Harvard University and his J.D. from New York University School of Law, where he received the Howard L. Greenberger Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Comparative Law.
 
12. Christopher Jon SPRIGMAN (Advanced Copyright)
Yong Shook Lin Professor in IP
Visiting Period : 3 February 2020 to 21 February 2020

 
Professor Christopher Jon Sprigman is Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Engelberg Center on Innovation Law and Policy at the New York University School of Law.
 
Professor Sprigman teaches intellectual property law, antitrust law, torts, and comparative constitutional law. His research focuses on how legal rules affect innovation and the deployment of new technologies. Professor Sprigman’s widely cited works have had an influence on important aspects of copyright and trademark law, and often belie the conventional wisdom about intellectual property rights. He was an appellate counsel from 1999 to 2001 in the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice, where US v. Microsoft was among his cases, and later was elected partner in the Washington, DC, office of King & Spalding before becoming a residential fellow at Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet and Society.
 
Professor Sprigman received his BA in history magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania in 1988, and a JD with honors from the University of Chicago Law School in 1993. He subsequently clerked for Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Justice Lourens H. W. Ackermann of the Constitutional Court of South Africa. In 2015, the American Law Institute named him Reporter for the Restatement of Copyright.
 
13. Gabrielle KAUFMANN-KOHLER (Current Challenges to Investment Arbitration)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period : 22 February 2020 to 26 February 2020

 
Professor Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler practices international commercial, investment and sports arbitration. She is regularly ranked among the top arbitrators worldwide; a study of investment arbitration released in 2016 concluded that she was the “most influential arbitrator in the world”. Gabrielle is a Professor Emerita at Geneva University Law School and a Visiting Professor at several universities (NUS, Tsinghua, Georgetown, Sciences Po Paris, MIDS) where she is also the founder and on the Faculty of the Geneva LLM in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS), a joint program of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and Geneva Law School. She is further the President of the Center for International Dispute Settlement (CIDS). She teaches international arbitration law and heads a number of research projects in this area.

Among other positions, Gabrielle is President of ICCA since April 2018. She is also Honorary President of the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) and was ASA President from 2001 to 2005. She is further a founder of the FIAA and the President of its Advisory Board, and a former member of the ICC Court, LCIA Court, and AAA Board. She was and is a member of the Swiss delegation to UNCITRAL Working Group II on transparency, and to Working Group III on the reform of investor-state arbitration, for which she co-authored two CIDS reports.

14. Bernard HANOTIAU (Complex Arbitrations: Multiparty – Multicontract)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period : 26 February 2020 to 1 March 2020

 
Professor Bernard Hanotiau is a member of the Brussels and Paris Bars. Since 1978, Professor Hanotiau has been actively involved in more than 500 international arbitration cases as party-appointed arbitrator, chairman, sole arbitrator, counsel and expert in all parts of the world.

Professor Hanotiau is Professor Emeritus of the Law School of Louvain University (Belgium). He is a member of the ICCA Governing Board and of the Council of the ICC Institute and a member of the ICC International Arbitration Commission. He is also a former Vice-President of the Institute of Transnational Arbitration (Dallas) and a former Vice-President of the LCIA Court. He is a member of the Court of Arbitration of SIAC and of the Governing Board of DIAC (Dubai). He is the author of Complex Arbitrations: Multiparty, Multicontract, Multi-issue and Class Actions (Kluwer, 2006) and of more than 120 articles, most of them relating to international commercial law and arbitration. In March 2011, Professor Hanotiau received the GAR “Arbitrator of the Year” award. In April 2016, he also received the Who’s Who Legal “Lawyer of the Year” for Arbitration award.
 

 

 

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