- Sarah Williams
BCom LLB (Woll) MJur PhD (Durham)
Sarah is an Associate Professor at the University of New South Wales. She was the Dorset Fellow in Public International Law at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (from 2008 - 2010), a Senior Legal Researcher at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (from 2006 - 2007) and a Lecturer at Durham Law School, University of Durham (from 2003 - 2008). Sarah has also practised as a commercial solicitor in London and Sydney.
Sarah has acted as a consultant to the European Commission, the British Red Cross, the International Federation of the Red Cross and the British Institute of International and Comparative Law.
Her main research areas include international law, in particular international criminal law, international humanitarian law, international disaster law, and the law on the use of force. Sarah's book, on Hybrid and Internationalized Criminal Tribunals, was published in 2012.
Her current research focus is an assessment of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia.
Areas of expertise
International law, international criminal law, international humanitarian law, the use of force, international disaster law.
Member of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, the International Law Association, the European Society of International Law and the Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law.
Consultant, British Institute of International and Comparative Law
Member, International Law and Policy Group, Faculty of Law, University of NSW
Associate and Co-Director of International Humanitarian Law project, Australian Human Rights Centre, University of NSW
Dr Williams welcomes research proposals in international law, particularly in international criminal law, international humanitarian law and international disaster law.
- Principles of International Law (LAWS8180)
- Peaceful Settlement of International Disputes (LAWS8082)
- International Humanitarian Law (LAWS3181)
- Settlement of International Disputes (LAWS3188)
- International Criminal Law (LAWS8991)