1. Academic Appointments:

  • Visiting Senior Fellow, Law Faculty, University of Melbourne ((2003, 2016 – date).
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore (2004 – 2018).
  • Visiting Lecturer, Law Faculty, Kyushu University, Japan (2015-2017).
  • Visiting Senior Fellow, Law Faculty, University of New South Wales (2009 – 2013).
  • Visitor, Law Faculty, Nagoya University, Japan (2013-2014).
  • Lecturer, Diploma of International Commercial Arbitration, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, 2011 – 2013.
  • Visiting Lecturer, Hanoi Law University, Vietnam (2008 – 2010).
  • Honorary Associate, Centre for Energy, Petroleum, Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP), University of Dundee (2008).
  • Visiting Lecturer, Judicial Academy, Vietnam (2002 – 2004).
  • Tutor in Equity and Trusts, University of Melbourne and Monash University (2002).
  • Tutor in Commercial Contracts, La Trobe University (2002).

2. Subjects Taught

  • Investment Deals and Disputes in Asia (Melbourne)
  • Economic and Business Law in Asia (Melbourne)
  • Foreign Direct Investment Law and Practice in Asia (Singapore, Shanghai)
  • Choice of Law for International Contracts in Asia (Singapore, Shanghai)
  • International Commercial Arbitration (Vietnam)
  • Equity and Trusts (Australia)
  • Singapore Legal System (Singapore)
  • Contract Law (Singapore, Australia, Vietnam)
  • Fundamentals of the Common Law (Australia)
  • Legal Ethics (Vietnam)

3. Other Academic Activities

  • Coaching a large number of moot teams attending various moots such as Vis Moot, FDI Moot, etc. 
  • Founding the Globalised Era Scholarship (GES) in Vietnam to select the best law students and arrange for mentoring/training at law firms and other institutions in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.  This has been supported by a number of law firms and other organisations and individuals for 8 years with over 200 scholars selected.  For more information, please watch this video clip in Vietnamese or for English  down load here.
  • Supervising theses and general assistance to students in Vietnam and other countries.