Senior Lecturer - (LLB, BA (Hons) UNSW, LLM (LSE London), PhD (Tilburg)
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Dr Peter Lawrence's key area of research concerns the interface between ethics, justice, climate change and international law. Peter just completed a book Justice for Future Generations, Climate Change and International Law to be published Edward Elgar Press, June 2014.
In October 2013 Peter successfully defended his Ph.D. at the University of Tilburg in the Netherlands. In 2013 he was awarded a career development scholarship from UTAS. Since mid-2004 he has been a Senior Lecturer at the University of Tasmania Law School. Previously Peter worked for the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (1989-2004) which included leading a number of Australian delegations to negotiations on multilateral environment agreements while working as the First Secretary for the Australian Permanent Mission to the United Nations in Geneva (1996-1999). He is a previous member of the editorial team of the Encyclopaedia of Public International Law (R.Bernhardt [ed.]), undertaken while a research scholar at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Hiedleberg, Germany (1985 – 1987). During 2011 Peter was a visiting fellow at the Australian Centre for International Law and Public Law (ANU) and gave guest lectures at the University of Oxford Centre for Enterprise and the Environment as well as the Merton Centre for European and International Law at the Goethe University of Frankfurt, Germany. Peter is currently the Faculty Advisor of the University of Tasmania Law Review (UTLR).
Authorised by the Dean, Faculty of Law
3 March, 2014