2017 Coaches

2017 Supporting Faculty

Professor Veronica Taylor The Australian National University Veronica is the lead coach for Team Australia in 2017, and has previously coached the team in 2014 and 2016. She is a Professor in the School of Regulation and Global Governance, where her research focuses on the practice and professionalisation of rule of law promotion and law and justice interventions. Veronica is fluent in Japanese and has written and consulted extensively on Japanese commercial law.

Professor Veronica Taylor

The Australian National University

Veronica is the lead coach for Team Australia in 2017, and has previously coached the team in 2014 and 2016.

She is a Professor in the School of Regulation and Global Governance, where her research focuses on the practice and professionalisation of rule of law promotion and law and justice interventions.

Veronica is fluent in Japanese and has written and consulted extensively on Japanese commercial law.

Kieran Pender The Australian National University Kieran is the co-coach of Team Australia in 2017. He is a two-time alumnus of the Intercollegiate Negotiation Competition and co-captained Team Australia in 2016. Kieran has a Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours and University Medal) from The Australian National University.  

Kieran Pender

The Australian National University

Kieran is the co-coach of Team Australia in 2017. He is a two-time alumnus of the Intercollegiate Negotiation Competition and co-captained Team Australia in 2016.

Kieran has a Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours and University Medal) from The Australian National University.

 

Professor Luke Nottage University of Sydney   Luke is Professor of Comparative and Transnational Business Law at Sydney Law School, founding Co-Director of the Australian Network for Japanese Law, and Associate Director of the Centre for Asian and Pacific Law at the University of Sydney. He specialises in arbitration, contract law and consumer product safety law, with a particular interest in Japan and the Asia-Pacific.  

Professor Luke Nottage

University of Sydney
 

Luke is Professor of Comparative and Transnational Business Law at Sydney Law School, founding Co-Director of the Australian Network for Japanese Law, and Associate Director of the Centre for Asian and Pacific Law at the University of Sydney.

He specialises in arbitration, contract law and consumer product safety law, with a particular interest in Japan and the Asia-Pacific.

 

Associate Professor Stacey Steele University of Melbourne Stacey is Associate Director (Japan), at the Asian Law Centre at the University of Melbourne.  Her research interests include insolvency law in the Asia-Pacific, law reform, Japanese law and society, legal education, and banking law.  Stacey is fluent in Japanese.

Associate Professor Stacey Steele

University of Melbourne

Stacey is Associate Director (Japan), at the Asian Law Centre at the University of Melbourne. 

Her research interests include insolvency law in the Asia-Pacific, law reform, Japanese law and society, legal education, and banking law. 

Stacey is fluent in Japanese.

2017 Supporting Staff

Carol Lawson The Australian National University Carol is one of the world’s leading specialists in Japanese legal translation and plain legal drafting in cross-border contexts involving Japanese and English, and coached Team Australia in 2015. She is completing a PhD at the Australian National University on regulation and independent oversight in the Japanese criminal justice system.

Carol Lawson

The Australian National University

Carol is one of the world’s leading specialists in Japanese legal translation and plain legal drafting in cross-border contexts involving Japanese and English, and coached Team Australia in 2015.

She is completing a PhD at the Australian National University on regulation and independent oversight in the Japanese criminal justice system.

Stephen Ke Bartier Perry Lawyers Stephen is an alumnus of Sydney University Law School and was a member of the winning 2016 Team Australia. He practices as a commercial disputes lawyer at Bartier Perry Lawyers in Sydney, representing clients in litigation and alternative dispute resolution.      

Stephen Ke

Bartier Perry Lawyers

Stephen is an alumnus of Sydney University Law School and was a member of the winning 2016 Team Australia.

He practices as a commercial disputes lawyer at Bartier Perry Lawyers in Sydney, representing clients in litigation and alternative dispute resolution.  

 

 

Tim Hewitt Colt Technology Services Tim is an ANU alumnus and member of the 2005 Team Australia. He is Head of Asian Legal at Colt Technology Services in Toyko.

Tim Hewitt

Colt Technology Services

Tim is an ANU alumnus and member of the 2005 Team Australia.

He is Head of Asian Legal at Colt Technology Services in Toyko.

Eriko Kadota Herbert Smith Freehills GJBJ Eriko is a Sydney University Law School alumna and member of the 2011 Team Australia. She is a Disputes Associate at Herbert Smith Freehills GJBJ in Tokyo, advising clients on international arbitration, litigation outside of Japan, and alternate dispute resolution.

Eriko Kadota

Herbert Smith Freehills GJBJ

Eriko is a Sydney University Law School alumna and member of the 2011 Team Australia.

She is a Disputes Associate at Herbert Smith Freehills GJBJ in Tokyo, advising clients on international arbitration, litigation outside of Japan, and alternate dispute resolution.