Dr Brooke Marshall

BA/ LL B (Hons), The University of Queensland; Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Australian National University; Admitted to practise, Supreme Court of Queensland; Dr iur summa cum laude, University of Hamburg

Brooke Marshall is a Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, UNSW. Her research focuses on comparative and private international law, particularly cross-border contractual disputes. She has published several articles in these fields, most recently in the American Journal of Comparative Law. Brooke is currently working on a project which explores justifications for party autonomy in the context of jurisdiction agreements and on an edited book on choice of law in international commercial contracts globally. 

Prior to joining the Faculty, Brooke was a Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg, where she wrote her doctorate. In 2016, she was awarded the Diploma of The Hague Academy of International Law. Outside of academia, she has worked as an Associate to the Honourable Justice Keane while Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Australia, as a litigation lawyer at Allens Linklaters and at the intergovernmental organization, the Hague Conference on Private International Law, in the Netherlands. Brooke speaks and researches in English, French and German.

Memberships:
Associate member of the International Academy of Comparative Law
Fellow of the European Law Institute
Member of the Société de Législation Comparée

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Journal articles

Marshall B, 2018, 'The Hague Choice of Law Principles, CISG, and PICC: A Hard Look at a Choice of Soft Law†', The American Journal of Comparative Law, vol. 66, pp. 175 - 217, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ajcl/avy007

Marshall B; Keyes M, 2017, 'Australia’s Accession to the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements', Melbourne University Law Review, vol. 41, pp. 246 - 283

Marshall BA, 2016, 'Imbalanced Jurisdiction Clauses under the Lugano Convention - Judgment of the French Cour de Cassation of 25 March 2015', Zeitschrift für Europäisches Privatrecht, vol. 24, pp. 515 - 527

Keyes M; Marshall BA, 2015, 'Jurisdiction agreements: exclusive, optional and asymmetrical', Journal of Private International Law, vol. 11, pp. 345 - 378, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17441048.2015.1106718

Pertegás M; Marshall BA, 2014, 'Party Autonomy and its Limits: Convergence through the New Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts', Brooklyn Journal of International Law, vol. 39, pp. 975 - 1003

Pertegás M; Marshall BA, 2014, 'Intra-regional reform in East Asia and the new Hague principles on choice of law in international commercial contracts', 국제사법연구 Korea Private International Law Journal, vol. 20, pp. 391 - 428

Marshall BA, 2012, 'Reconsidering the Proper Law of the Contract', Melbourne Journal of International Law, vol. 13, pp. 505 - 539

Book Chapters

Marshall B, 2019, 'Australia: Inconsistencies in the Treatment of Optional Choice of Court Agreements', in Keyes M (ed.), Optional Choice of Court Agreements in Private International Law, Springer Nature, pp. 51 - 86

Marshall B, 2019, 'The 2005 Hague Convention: A Panacea for Non-Exclusive and Asymmetric Jurisdiction Agreements Too?', in Douglas M; Bath V; Keyes M; Dickinson A (ed.), , Hart Publishing, Oxford, pp. 91 - 127

Reports

Marshall BA; Keyes M, 2016, Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties: Inquiry on Australia’s Accession to the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements

Other

Conference Papers

Duden K; Engel A; Marshall BA, 2015, 'The XIXth International Congress of Comparative Law – 20 to 26 July 2014, Vienna', Zeitschrift für Europäisches Privatrecht, Austria, presented at XIXth International Congress of Comparative Law, Austria, 20 July 2014 - 26 July 2014

Conference Presentations

Marshall B, 2019, ''Economic Efficiency and ex ante Forum Selection'', presented at Law and Economics Group, UNSW Law, Sydney

Marshall B, 2019, ''Justifications for Party Autonomy in the Context of Exclusive Jurisdiction Agreements'', presented at 8th Journal of Private International Law Conference, Munich, Germany, 12 September 2019 - 14 September 2019

Marshall B, 2018, ''Asymmetrische Gerichtsstandsvereinbarungen und prozessuale Grundrechte'', presented at Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Hamburg, Germany

Marshall B, 2014, 'La Conférence de La Haye de droit international privé : un aperçu', presented at Hague Conference on Private International Law, The Hague, Netherlands

Marshall B, '‘Reforming Contract Choice of Law in Australia’', presented at East China University of Political Science and Law, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China, 17 July 2019 - 18 July 2019

Marshall B, '‘Asymmetric Jurisdiction Clauses’', presented at Faculty of Law, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

Marshall B, '"Australia, her Trading Partners and Why the 2005 Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements Matters to Both"', presented at University of New South Wales Law School, Sydney, Australia

Marshall B, '‘Recognition of Judgments based on Non-exclusive Jurisdiction Agreements’', presented at The University of Sydney Law School, Commercial Issues in Private International Law Conference, Sydney, Australia

Marshall B, '‘The Hague Choice of Courts Convention and Non-exclusivity’', presented at Victoria University of Wellington Law School, Cross-Border Issues in Australasian Courts Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, 13 February 2018 - 14 February 2018

Marshall B, 'The CISG or the PICC as the Governing Law: Normative Ambiguities, dépeçage and the Purportedly Chosen Law', presented at Sciences Po, Paris, France

Marshall B, '‘A Hard Look at a Choice of Soft Law’', presented at University of Cambridge, Private Law Centre, Cambridge, England

Marshall B, '‘A Dash of Pragmatism in the Non-State Law Pudding?’', presented at Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Hamburg, Germany

Marshall B, '‘Lawyers as Lobbyists before International Organisations’', presented at New York Bar Association/UNCITRAL, Vienna, Austria

Marshall B, 'The UNIDROIT Principles as the Chosen Law and the New Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Contracts', presented at UNIDROIT/The Protection Project, Muscat, Oman

Diploma of The Hague Academy of International Law (Private International Law)

Peter Nygh Hague Conference Internship Award

2019 UNSW Law Faculty Research Grant, Justifications for Party Autonomy in the Context of Jurisdiction Agreements

Private international law; Cross-border contracting; Comparative law; Jurisdiction

Teaching Activity

Conflict of Laws (LAWS3382, JURD7482)