A/PROF Margaret Young

A/PROF Margaret Young

Positions

  • Academic, Law
  • Administrative/Public Law
  • Climate Change Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Fisheries Subsidies
  • Global Administrative Law
  • International Dispute Resolution
  • International Environmental Law
  • International Law
  • International Trade Law
  • Law of the Sea
  • Trade-related Aspects of Fisheries
  • World Trade Organisation

Overview

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  • Margaret A Young (PhD, LLM, LLB, BA Hons) researches and lectures in international law. She is the author of Trading Fish, Saving Fish: The Interaction between Regimes in International Law (Cambridge University Press, 2011), Regime Interaction in International Law: Facing Fragmentation (Cambridge University Press, 2012) and, with colleagues from Melbourne Law School, The Impact of Climate Change Mitigation on Indigenous and Forest Communities (Cambridge University Press, 2017).

    Dr Margaret Young joined Melbourne Law School in 2009. She was previously the William Charnley Research Fellow in Public International Law at Pembroke College and the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge, where she also lectured in Cambridge's LLM course on WTO law. She has worked at the World Trade Organisation (Appellate Body Secretariat) and the United Nations International Law Commission, is a former associate to the Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Australia, and has practised as a solicitor at a major Australian national law firm. She is the author of Trading Fish, Saving Fish: The Interaction between Regimes in International Law (Cambridge University Press, 2011), which was awarded the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Academy of Environmental Law Junior Scholar Prize in 2012 and the University of Melbourne Woodward Medal in Humanities and Social Sciences in 2016. Her edited collection Regime Interaction in International Law: Facing Fragmentation (Cambridge University Press, 2012) includes contributions from leading international, comparative and constitutional law scholars and is based on the conference she convened at the University of Cambridge on Regime Interaction in International Law: Theoretical and Practical Challenges. Her latest book, co-authored with colleagues from the Melbourne Law School, is The Impact of Climate Change Mitigation on Indigenous and Forest Communities (Ca   

Affiliation

Member of

  • Society of International Economic Law. Member 2008 -
  • Supreme Court of Victoria and High Court of Australia. Barrister and Solicitor 2001 -

Publications

Selected publications

Research

Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, University of Cambridge 2008
  • LLM (First), University of Cambridge 2004
  • LLB (Hons), University of Melbourne 1999
  • B.A., University of Melbourne 1999

Awards and honors

  • EU Centre for Shared Global Challenges - Visiting Fellowship, University of Melbourne, 2017
  • Woodward Medal in Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Melbourne, 2016
  • International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Academy of Environmental Law Junior Scholar Prize, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Academy of Environmental Law, 2012

Supervision

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