Private International Law

7 December 2010

Private International Law is a first semester postgraduate intensive unit that concerns itself with legal questions which have a cross-border or transnational dimension.

Taught by Professor Andrew Dickinson, it examines recent developments in cross-border cases.

The unit is available to study through the following Sydney Law School degree programmes:

Andrew Dickinson is the Professor in Private International Law at Sydney Law School.

He divides his time between Australia and the UK, where he is a solicitor advocate, consultant to the law firm Clifford Chance LLP and a visiting fellow at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law in London.

Andrew is the author of The Rome II Regulation: The Law Applicable to Non-Contractual Obligations published by Oxford University Press, and is one of the specialist editors of Dicey, Morris & Collins: The Conflict of Laws (the leading work on English private international law).

He is a member of the UK Ministry of Justice's advisory committee on private international law, of the editorial board of the Journal of Private International Law and of the Hague Conference's expert working group on the law applicable to contractual obligations.

Candidates can also enrol in this subject on a Legal Professional Development (LPD), Single Unit Enrolment or Cross-Institutional basis.

For further enquiries or to apply or enrol, please contact the Postgraduate Team.

Contact: Greg Sherington

Phone: +61 2 9351 0202

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