Dr Christopher Ward of Wentworth Selborne Chambers, will speak on "South China Sea: The disputes and prospects for international law "at The Australian National University in Canberra, 5:30pm, 20 June 2013.
Thursday, 20 June 2013 - 5:30pm - 6:30pmSpeaker: Dr Christopher Ward, Wentworth Selborne Chambers (Sydney)
An introduction to the numerous and overlapping disputes in the South China Sea, and the international legal framework within which they sit.
Dr Ward is a barrister based in Sydney with an extensive specialist practise in public international law. He has appeared in many contentious cases in fields including maritime boundaries and human rights. He is a visiting Fellow at the Centre for International and Public Law at the ANU and is the President of the International Law Association (Australian Branch).