Researcher

Dr Brooke Marshall

My Expertise

Private international law; Cross-border contracting; Comparative law; Jurisdiction

Field of Research (FoR)

Biography

Brooke Marshall is a Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, UNSW. Her research focuses on comparative and private international law, particularly cross-border contractual disputes. She has published several articles in these fields, most recently in the American Journal of Comparative Law. Brooke is currently working on a project which explores justifications for party autonomy in the context of jurisdiction agreements and on an edited book on choice...view more

Brooke Marshall is a Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, UNSW. Her research focuses on comparative and private international law, particularly cross-border contractual disputes. She has published several articles in these fields, most recently in the American Journal of Comparative Law. Brooke is currently working on a project which explores justifications for party autonomy in the context of jurisdiction agreements and on an edited book on choice of law in international commercial contracts globally. 

Prior to joining the Faculty, Brooke was a Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg, where she wrote her doctorate. In 2016, she was awarded the Diploma of The Hague Academy of International Law. Outside of academia, she has worked as an Associate to the Honourable Justice Keane while Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Australia, as a litigation lawyer at Allens Linklaters and at the intergovernmental organization, the Hague Conference on Private International Law, in the Netherlands. Brooke speaks and researches in English, French and German.

 

Memberships:
Associate member of the International Academy of Comparative Law
Fellow of the European Law Institute
Member of the Société de Législation Comparée


My Grants

2019 UNSW Law Faculty Research Grant, Justifications for Party Autonomy in the Context of Jurisdiction Agreements


My Qualifications

BA/ LL B (Hons), The University of Queensland; Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Australian National University; Admitted to practise, Supreme Court of Queensland; Dr iur summa cum laude, University of Hamburg


My Awards

Diploma of The Hague Academy of International Law (Private International Law)

Peter Nygh Hague Conference Internship Award


My Research Activities

Brooke is currently working on a project which explores justifications for party autonomy in the context of choice of court agreements and on an edited volume on choice of law in international commercial contracts globally. 


My Research Supervision


Areas of supervision

Private International Law; Comparative Law; International Commercial Arbitration


My Teaching

Conflict of Laws (LAWS3382, JURD7482)

International Law Competitive Moot (LAWS3086)

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Location

Room 347, Level 3, Law Building F08