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Our public international lawyers cover all areas of public international law affecting international and domestic activities, including:
– International trade and investment law: including WTO, investment, Free Trade Agreements, and intellectual property
– Law of the sea, shipping and aviation: including maritime boundaries, offshore mining, maritime and air jurisdiction, navigation, ship and aircraft safety and security
– Human rights and refugee law: including all the major international and regional conventions
– International dispute settlement: including representation before international courts, tribunals and other bodies, the World Trade Organization, ad-hoc arbitration, including investment treaty arbitration, and mediation
– International environment law: including climate change, pollution and hazardous substances, biodiversity, and fisheries
– International security law: including trans-national crime, international humanitarian law, the law on the use of force, arms control, non-proliferation, sanctions, maritime and aviation security
– General international law: including principles of treaty interpretation and customary international law
– Governance, Rule of Law and justice sector reform in relation to international legal obligations

Our international team of public international lawyers has extensive experience negotiating and advising on international agreements, including those with China, Japan, Korea, ASEAN members and New Zealand. Although focused on the Asia-Pacific region, our lawyers bring a global perspective to their work, enhanced by their decades of experience and qualifications from leading universities in the United States, EU and the Asia-Pacific region.

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