Public international law

Kim v Minister of Justice* (forthcoming, CA562/2017) extradition decision-making absent an extradition treaty/compliance with national and international human rights obligations

“International law, cyberspace and where to next” invited paper to Beeby Colloquium on International Law, November 2017

“International human rights law together or apart” Sustaining the International Legal Order in an Era of Rising Nationalism conference of the Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law, 2017

Taito v New Zealand CCPR1909/2009 (2015) United Nations Human Rights Committee, challenge to adequacy of appeal procedures following R v Taito [2003] 2 NZLR 577 (PC) and consequent New Zealand decisions

Teddy v Police [2015] NZAR 80 (CA) maritime jurisdiction

U v Attorney-General [2013] 2 NZLR 115 (CA) effect of Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoption on jurisdiction of Family Court

United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Third Periodic Review of New Zealand, May 2012 (delegate and counsel)

United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child, Third/Fourth Periodic Review of New Zealand, Geneva, January 2011 (delegate and counsel)

United Nations Human Rights Committee, Fifth Periodic Review of New Zealand, New York, March 2010 (counsel to Minister of Justice as delegation head)

Attorney-General v X [2008] 2 NZLR 579 (SC) confidentiality in refugee proceedings concerning crimes against humanity (junior counsel for Attorney-General)

Omunkete Pty Ltd v Minister of Fisheries/Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade (High Court, CIV 2008-485-1310) urgent challenge to enforcement against IUU Southern Ocean fishing activity under Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources

Fang v Jiang [2007] NZAR 420 (HC) New Zealand precedent case authority on state immunity and extraterritorial jurisdiction (joint counsel for Attorney-General as intervenor)