Welcome to the LAWASIA Journal

The LAWASIA Journal is published under the editorship of Associate Professor Peter Billings and Dr Enshen Li within the Centre for Public, International and Comparative Law at the TC Beirne School of Law, The University of Queensland. The Editorial Board includes prestigious scholars and members of the judiciary from the Asia Pacific region.

The Journal is produced by the Centre for Public, International and Comparative Law on behalf of LAWASIA, the law association for Asia and the Pacific. LAWASIA is a professional association of representatives of bar councils, law associations, individual lawyers, law firms and corporations principally from the Asia Pacific.

Previous editions of the Journal have featured contributions by prominent judges and legal academics. These have included articles by The Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG and The Honourable Chief Justice Robert French AC, along with academic pieces from authors based in Australia, Bangladesh, China, Fiji, India, Italy, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Vanuatu.