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Staff Consultancies

Members of the academic staff of the University of the South Pacific School of Law have experience and expertise in a number of areas. They are available for consultancy work and have undertaken a number of consultancies in the past on behalf of donor agencies and commercial firms. 

All consultancies are entered into by the University on behalf of the staff member concerned. Contact and negotiation may be initiated with the staff member directly, but final approval is required from the University before any commitment can be made for the provision of such services.

Relevant areas of expertise are as follows:

  • Company and commercial law
  • Constitutions and legal systems (South Pacific)
  • Contract law
  • Court procedure and judicial systems; judicial and magisterial training
  • Criminal law - criminal procedure, and transnational crime
  • Customary law (South Pacific)
  • Employment and labour law
  • Environmental law
    • Regional (South Pacific)
    • International: biodiversity, climate change, environmental governance
  • Ethics and Professional Practice
  • European Law
  • Family law (South Pacific)
  • Fisheries law and policy; marine and ocean law and policy
  • Gender and anti-discrimination law
  • Information and Communication Law
  • Land tenure and land law (South Pacific)
  • Law reform
  • Legislative drafting
  • Medical law and ethics, HIV/AIDS
  • Professional legal training - continuing legal education and practical legal education
  • Public international law and regional international law (including MSG)
  • Regional integration and harmonisation of law
  • Succession law (South Pacific)
  • Trade law  
    • International (including WTO)
    • Regional (including PICTA, PACER plus)

Further details of the interests and expertise of particular staff, you can contact them through School Staff link. If you are interested in initiating discussions on consultancy matters please contact the Head of School,  Professor Eric Colvin.

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