Dr Brooke   Marshall
Lecturer

Dr Brooke Marshall

BA/ LL B (Hons), The University of Queensland; Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Australian National University; Admitted to practise, Supreme Court of Queensland; Dr iur summa cum laude, University of Hamburg; Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK)

Law & Justice
School of Global & Public Law

Brooke Marshall is a Lecturer in Law at the University of New South Wales. She researches and teaches in the areas of private international law (conflict of laws), comparative law, international commercial arbitration and contract law. Before joining the University, she worked in Hamburg as a Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law.


Outside academia, Brooke has practised as a litigation lawyer at Allens Linklaters, Brisbane, and worked at the Dutch intergovernmental organization, the Hague Conference on Private International Law.


She is a laureate of The Hague Academy of International Law Diploma (2016), and of the ICC Institute of World Business Law Prize (2021) for her doctoral thesis on the topic of asymmetric jurisdiction clauses.

  • Book Chapters | 2021
    Marshall B, 2021, 'Australia: Australian Perspectives on the Hague Principles', in Girsberger D; Kadner Graziano T; Neels JL; Elbalti B; Fredericks EA; Gama L; Marshall B; Moreno Rodríguez JA; Nishitani Y; Pertegás M; Saumier G (ed.), Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts, OUP, Oxford, pp. 715 - 733, https://global.oup.com/academic/product/choice-of-law-in-international-commercial-contracts-9780198840107?cc=au&lang=en&#
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Marshall B, 2020, 'Australia: Inconsistencies in the Treatment of Optional Choice of Court Agreements', in Keyes M (ed.), Optional Choice of Court Agreements in Private International Law, Springer Nature, pp. 51 - 86, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-23914-5_2
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Marshall B, 2019, 'The 2005 Hague Convention: A Panacea for Non-Exclusive and Asymmetric Jurisdiction Agreements Too?', in Douglas M; Bath V; Keyes M; Dickinson A (ed.), Commercial Issues in Private International Law: A Common Law Perspective, Hart Publishing, Oxford, pp. 91 - 127, http://dx.doi.org/10.5040/9781509922901.ch-005
  • Edited Books | 2021
    Girsberger D; Kadner Graziano T; Neels JL; Elbalti B; Fredericks EA; Gama L; Marshall B; Moreno Rodríguez JA; Nishitani Y; Pertegás M; Saumier G, (eds.), 2021, Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts, OUP, Oxford, https://global.oup.com/academic/product/choice-of-law-in-international-commercial-contracts-9780198840107?cc=au&lang=en&
  • Journal articles | 2022
    Marshall B, 2022, 'ASYMMETRIC JURISDICTION CLAUSES AND THE ANOMALY CREATED BY ARTICLE 31(2) OF THE BRUSSELS I RECAST REGULATION', International and Comparative Law Quarterly, pp. 1 - 25, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0020589322000094
    Journal articles | 2018
    Marshall B, 2018, 'The Hague Choice of Law Principles, CISG, and PICC: A Hard Look at a Choice of Soft Law', AMERICAN JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LAW, vol. 66, pp. 175 - 217, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ajcl/avy007
    Journal articles | 2017
    Marshall B; Keyes M, 2017, 'Australia’s Accession to the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements', Melbourne University Law Review, vol. 41, pp. 246 - 283
    Journal articles | 2016
    Marshall BA, 2016, 'Imbalanced Jurisdiction Clauses under the Lugano Convention - Judgment of the French Cour de Cassation of 25 March 2015', Zeitschrift für Europäisches Privatrecht, vol. 24, pp. 515 - 527, http://hdl.handle.net/21.11116/0000-0002-4CDB-3
    Journal articles | 2015
    Keyes M; Marshall BA, 2015, 'Jurisdiction agreements: exclusive, optional and asymmetrical', Journal of Private International Law, vol. 11, pp. 345 - 378, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17441048.2015.1106718
    Journal articles | 2014
    Pertegás M; Marshall BA, 2014, 'Intra-regional reform in East Asia and the new Hague principles on choice of law in international commercial contracts', 국제사법연구 Korea Private International Law Journal, vol. 20, pp. 391 - 428
    Journal articles | 2014
    Pertegás M; Marshall BA, 2014, 'Party Autonomy and its Limits: Convergence through the New Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts', Brooklyn Journal of International Law, vol. 39, pp. 975 - 1003, https://brooklynworks.brooklaw.edu/bjil/vol39/iss3/2/
    Journal articles | 2012
    Marshall BA, 2012, 'Reconsidering the Proper Law of the Contract', Melbourne Journal of International Law, vol. 13, pp. 505 - 539, https://www.researchgate.net/publication/318859373_RECONSIDERING_THE_PROPER_LAW_OF_THE_CONTRACT
  • Conference Presentations | 2021
    Marshall B, 2021, 'Enforceability and Effects of Asymmetric Jurisdiction Clauses', presented at 'Rethinking the Paradigms of International Arbitration', Annual Conference of the ICC Institute of World Business Law, Paris, 29 November 2021
    Conference Presentations | 2021
    Marshall B, 2021, '‘Epic Games, Inc v Apple Inc [2021] FCA 338: a role for art 11(1) of the Hague Principles’', presented at University of Lucerne, Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts, Lucerne, Switzerland (online from Sydney), 04 May 2021 - 04 May 2021
    Reports | 2020
    Keyes M; Marshall B; Douglas M; McKibbin S, 2020, Submission to the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department, Submission on the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation, https://www.ag.gov.au/legal-system/consultations/singapore-convention-mediation
    Conference Presentations | 2019
    Marshall B, 2019, ''Economic Efficiency and ex ante Forum Selection'', presented at Law and Economics Group, UNSW Law, Sydney, 07 November 2019
    Conference Presentations | 2019
    Marshall B, 2019, ''Justifications for Party Autonomy in the Context of Exclusive Jurisdiction Agreements'', presented at 8th Journal of Private International Law Conference, Munich, Germany, 12 September 2019 - 14 September 2019
    Conference Presentations | 2019
    Marshall B, 2019, '‘Reforming Contract Choice of Law in Australia’', presented at East China University of Political Science and Law, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China, 17 July 2019 - 18 July 2019
    Conference Presentations | 2019
    Marshall B, 2019, '‘Asymmetric Jurisdiction Clauses’', presented at Faculty of Law, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, 24 April 2019
    Conference Presentations | 2018
    Marshall B, 2018, ''Asymmetrische Gerichtsstandsvereinbarungen und prozessuale Grundrechte'', presented at Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Hamburg, Germany, 09 November 2018
    Conference Presentations | 2018
    Marshall B, 2018, '"Australia, her Trading Partners and Why the 2005 Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements Matters to Both"', presented at University of New South Wales Law School, Sydney, Australia, 21 June 2018
    Conference Presentations | 2018
    Marshall B, 2018, '‘Recognition of Judgments based on Non-exclusive Jurisdiction Agreements’', presented at The University of Sydney Law School, Commercial Issues in Private International Law Conference, Sydney, Australia, 16 February 2018
    Conference Presentations | 2018
    Marshall B, 2018, '‘The Hague Choice of Courts Convention and Non-exclusivity’', presented at Victoria University of Wellington Law School, Cross-Border Issues in Australasian Courts Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, 13 February 2018 - 14 February 2018
    Conference Presentations | 2016
    Marshall B, 2016, 'The CISG or the PICC as the Governing Law: Normative Ambiguities, dépeçage and the Purportedly Chosen Law', presented at Sciences Po, Paris, France, 25 November 2016
    Conference Presentations | 2016
    Marshall B, 2016, '‘A Hard Look at a Choice of Soft Law’', presented at University of Cambridge, Private Law Centre, Cambridge, England, 02 November 2016
    Reports | 2016
    Marshall BA; Keyes M, 2016, Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties: Inquiry on Australia’s Accession to the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements, https://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Joint/Treaties/15_March_2016/Submissions
    Conference Presentations | 2014
    Marshall B, 2014, '‘A Dash of Pragmatism in the Non-State Law Pudding?’', presented at Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Hamburg, Germany, 08 December 2014
    Conference Presentations | 2014
    Marshall B, 2014, '‘Lawyers as Lobbyists before International Organisations’', presented at New York Bar Association/UNCITRAL, Vienna, Austria, 16 October 2014
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Duden K; Engel A; Marshall BA, 2014, 'The XIXth International Congress of Comparative Law – 20 to 26 July 2014, Vienna', Zeitschrift für Europäisches Privatrecht, Austria, presented at XIXth International Congress of Comparative Law, Austria, 20 July 2014 - 26 July 2014
    Conference Presentations | 2014
    Marshall B, 2014, 'The UNIDROIT Principles as the Chosen Law and the New Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Contracts', presented at UNIDROIT/The Protection Project, Muscat, Oman, 23 March 2014
    Conference Presentations | 2014
    Marshall B, 2014, 'La Conférence de La Haye de droit international privé : un aperçu', presented at Hague Conference on Private International Law, The Hague, Netherlands, 02 March 2014

2021 UNSW Law Faculty Research Grant (RSP)

2019 UNSW Law Faculty Research Grant (RSP)

ICC Institute of World Business Law Prize (2021) 

Honourable Mention, Australian Legal Research Awards, Article/Chapter (ECR) Award category (2020)

Diploma of The Hague Academy of International Law (Private International Law) (2016)

Peter Nygh Hague Conference Internship Award (2013)

Contracts (LAWS1075/JURD7175) 

International Law Competitive Moot (LAWS3086, JURD7610) 

International Commercial Mediation Competition (LAWS3510/JURD7610) 

Honours Research Thesis (LAWS3901)

Research Thesis (LAWS8423) 

Conflict of Laws (LAWS3382, JURD7482) 

Law in the Global Context and Legal Research and Writing: Stage III (LAWS7270, JURD7270)