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Institute appoints new Dorset Fellow in Public International Law

The Institute is delighted to announce the appointment of Sarah Williams as the new Dorset Fellow. Sarah will lead the Institute's research and events programme in public international law.

Sarah Williams is currently a lecturer in law at Durham University, where her teaching and research interests include public international law, international criminal law, legal responses to terrorism and international human rights. During 2006 Sarah was a Legal Researcher at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. In this role Sarah appeared before various United Nations committees and commissions, and advised the British Government on issues of international, foreign and domestic law. From January to March 2008 Sarah was a Visiting Fellow at the Sydney Centre for International Law.

Prior to undertaking postgraduate studies at Durham University in 2001, Sarah practised as a commercial lawyer in Sydney and London. She is admitted as a legal practitioner to the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia, and as a solicitor in England and Wales.

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