Kate Mitchell & Dapo Akande


Kate Mitchell is a doctoral student at Magdalen College, University of Oxford. She also tutors Public International Law on Oxford's Foreign Service Programme, and is currently the Deputy Chair of Oxford Pro Bono Publico. She graduated from Bond University in Australia with First Class Honours and the University Medal in her Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts. Prior to coming to Oxford, Kate worked as an Associate in the Federal Court of Australia. Dapo Akande teaches international law at the University of Oxford where he is convenor of the Public International Law Group in the Oxford Law Faculty, Co-Director of the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law & Armed Conflict, and also of the Oxford Martin Programme on Human Rights for Future Generations. He is an Editor of EJIL:Talk!, a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the European Journal of International Law and member of the Editorial Board of the American Journal of International Law.

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Espionage & Good Faith in Treaty Negotiations: East Timor v Australia

In April last year, East Timor instituted arbitral proceedings against Australia at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (‘PCA’) in relation to a dispute arising under the 2006 Treaty on Certain Maritime Arrangements in the Timor Sea (‘CMATS Treaty’). Timor Leste (as East Timor is formally known) alleges that the CMATS Treaty is invalid because Australia engaged…

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