24 October 2023

Georgia Dawson wins Alumni Award for International Achievement

Georgia Dawson (BA '98, LLB '00) is an international success story. As Senior Partner at London law firm, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, she is one of the most prominent Australian lawyers in the world.
24 October 2023

What happens when technology learns to read our minds?

Advancements in neurotechnology could be at a turning point, but the new technology threatens to breach even the privacy of our brains. Looking at a recent case on this issue in the Supreme Court in Chile, Sydney Law School research addresses the need for Australia to protect our human rights and to reconsider many areas of law.
24 October 2023

Professor Ben Saul appointed to the United Nations

The United Nations (UN) has announced the appointment of Professor Ben Saul from the Sydney Law School as Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Counter-terrorism. From 1 November 2023, Professor Saul's appointment will focus on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism.
16 October 2023

Sydney Law School welcomes new staff members

The Sydney Law School is delighted to welcome nine new academic staff to the university. These talented professionals will undoubtedly enhance our already thriving academic community with their passion for the law and commitment to excellence.
11 October 2023

Sydney Law School alumni appointed Senior Counsel in 2023

Congratulations to our Sydney Law School alumni who have been appointed Senior Counsel this year.
05 October 2023

Can the Modern Slavery Act review drive meaningful change?

A panel event on the Modern Slavery Act Review will bring together experts from government, academia and civil society to explore whether a stronger Act will drive meaningful change.
29 September 2023

Alumnus sets sights on Cambridge with help of scholarship

The Justice Peter Hely Scholarship will enable Ben John to move to the UK, where he will study for the Master of Law at the University of Cambridge.
28 September 2023

University researchers and alumni to feature in SXSW Sydney 2023

South by Southwest conferences and festivals gather the world's most inspired thinkers and creators. Hosted outside of the US for the first time, SXSW Sydney will showcase University of Sydney researchers and alumni.
22 September 2023

Preparing the next generation of innovative lawyers

Sydney Law School students Danielle Haj-Moussa and Kiran Gupta participated in the Law Without Walls Sprint, which brings together students, industry, and academic experts to tackle global challenges.
15 September 2023

What can Barbie tell us about international law?

In a new exhibition, ‘At the Vanishing Point’, Dr Jacqueline Mowbray and Professor Emily Crawford from the Sydney Law School reflect on the material objects of international law – souvenirs, merchandise and memorabilia – and use these as a lens through which to understand and interrogate international law and its institutions.