08 Jun 2018
UNSW Law alumnus David Wong appointed to Malaysia’s top court
An alumnus of UNSW Law is the first person in the school’s history to be appointed to the apex court of a nation. Justice David Wong, who graduated from UNSW with a Bachelor of Commerce in 1976 and Bachelor of Laws in 1977, was appointed to the Federal Court of Malaysia on 30 April 2018.
26 Mar 2018
From huts to the Roundhouse
Memories of lectures in the “huts” at UNSW flowed freely at the reunion of the first graduating classes of the Law School on 7 March.
06 Dec 2017
Section 44 compliance 'extraordinarily difficult'
OPINION: Professor George Williams AO, the Sydney Morning Herald, 5 December 2017.
Research | 24 Nov 2017
UNSW launches Allens hub for tech, law and innovation
The University of NSW has unveiled a major legal research centre backed by national law firm Allens and the state Law Society that will focus on innovation and technology within society and the legal profession.The centre, to be known as the Allens Hub for Technology, Law & Innovation, is supported financially by a five-year commitment from the Law Society of $250,000 a year as well as an undisclosed sum from Allens.
21 Nov 2017
Australian laws fall short when it comes to protecting religious liberty
OPINION: Professor George Williams AO, the Sydney Morning Herald, 21 November 2017.
30 Oct 2017
Two ways forward now that the High Court has ruled on citizenship of MPs
OPINION: Professor George Williams AO, the Sydney Morning Herald, 27 october 2017.
20 Oct 2017
2017 UNSW Law Alumni Spring Drinks
Last week UNSW Law alumni gathered at The Lobby Bar in Sydney to reconnect with old friends, network and hear the latest from UNSW Law at the annual Alumni Spring Drinks. Hosted by Dean Professor George Williams, the evening included an address from recently appointed Law Alumni Committee President, Pavithra Vigneswaran (BCom/LLB '12), and Dr Gabrielle Appleby, Associate Dean (International and External Engagement) at UNSW Law.
20 Oct 2017
Strengthening our commitment to China and the region
UNSW Law’s China International Business & Economic Law (CIBEL) Initiative travelled to Beijing last month to further drive collaboration and strengthen the Faculty’s commitment to China and the region.
18 Oct 2017
Out on a limb: Australia’s troubling exceptionalism on human rights
BY GEORGE WILLIAMS AND DANIEL REYNOLDSAustralia is the only democratic country without a comprehensive national human rights law. Even non-democratic nations have a charter or bill of rights, excepting only Vatican City (a theocratic monarchy) and Brunei (an authoritarian sultanate with a record of human rights abuses).