Faculty of Law

Gail Lugten

Gail Lugten

Dr Gail Lugten

Senior Lecturer - Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching)

Contact Details

Contact Campus Sandy Bay Campus
Building Faculty of Law Building
Room Reference 3.05
Telephone +61 3 6226 7570
Fax +61 3 6226 7623
Email Gail.Lugten@utas.edu.au


  • Frozen Fish Block: How Committed are North Atlantic States to Accountability, Conservation and Management of Fisheries? Alder J. and Lugten G. 2002 * Marine Policy 345-357
  • Soft Law With Hidden Teeth: The Case for a FAO International Plan of Action on Sea Turtles Lugten G. 2006 * Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy 9:2 155-173
  • Veil Over The Nets: Unravelling Corporate Liability For IUU Fishing Offences Griggs L. and Lugten G. 2007 * Marine Policy 31 159-168
  • Taxing Illegal Fishing: A Proposal For Using Taxation Law To Reduce Profiteering From IUU Fishing Offences Bender P. and Lugten G. 2007 * International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law 22:4 513
  • Maximum Sustainable Yield of Marine Capture Fisheries in Developing Archipelagic States Balancing Law, Science, Politics and Practice Lugten G. and Andrew N. 2008 * International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law 23:1 1-37

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Dr Gail Lugten holds undergraduate degrees in Law, Arts and Education and a Ph.D. in international fisheries law. She has 20 years experience teaching public international law, including postgraduate supervision at the University of Tasmania and Edith Cowan University. Gail has published extensively in texts and international marine journals and has been the recipient of Australian Research Council grant funding. She has been a legal consultant to domestic and international organisations including UNFAO (1998) Regional Fishery Management Organisations, UNFAO (2004) Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem, WorldFish Center (2006) Maximum Sustainable Yield in Developing Archipelagic States, UNFAO (2008) Global Record, and UNFAO (2009) on Flag State Responsibilities.

Units Taught

LAW606 - Law of the Oceans and the Antarctic

LAW608 - Law of Nations