Hilary Charlesworth on her time at the International Court of Justice

Event details


Date & time

Tuesday 17 March 2015


Molonglo Theatre, Level 2, JG Crawford Building 132, Lennox Crossing, ANU


Hilary Charlesworth


Australian Academy of Law
+61 (0)2 6125 3487 or (0)2 6125 2906

The Australian Academy of Law will be holding what promises to be an event of great interest in Canberra on Wednesday 25 March.

Professor Hilary Charlesworth and Henry Burmester AO QC will speak on a subject that few Australian lawyers know much about - the workings of the International Court of Justice in The Hague - in a public lecture entitled 'The whaling case in the International Court of Justice: perspectives from the bench and bar table' on 25 March 2015.

Professor Hilary Charlesworth will discuss her experience as ad hoc judge in the International Court of Justice in the Whaling in the Antarctic Case while Henry Burmester AO QC, former Head of the Offi ce of International Law in the Attorney-General’s Department, and former Chief General Counsel in the Australian Government Solicitor will discuss the case from his perspective as one of the Australian counsel.

The following are the details:

Date:    Wednesday 25 March 2015

Place:   Supreme Court of the ACT at 6 Knowles Pl, Canberra City

Time:    5.30 pm to 7.00 pm

The event will be followed by refreshments in the foyer of the Court.

To RSVP and for more details go to the AAL event website.


Image credit:  International Court of Justice; originally uploaded by Yeu Ninje at en.wikipedia. [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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