Dr Jarrod Hepburn

  • Dr Jarrod Hepburn

    Research Fellow
    McKenzie Postdoctoral Fellow

j.hepburn@unimelb.edu.au | Room 0915


Jarrod joined Melbourne Law School as a McKenzie Postdoctoral Research Fellow in June 2015. Before taking up his current position, he was a Lecturer at the University of Exeter, specialising in investment treaty arbitration, contract law and company law. He has previously taught in a range of areas of law at the University of Melbourne and St Catherine's College at the University of Oxford.

Jarrod holds the degrees of DPhil, MPhil and BCL from Balliol College, University of Oxford, as well as first-class honours undergraduate degrees in both law and software engineering from the University of Melbourne. He has been a visiting researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg.

His research interests lie largely in international economic law, international human rights law and public law. His monograph, examining the role of domestic law in investment treaty arbitration, will be published by Oxford University Press in 2017.

Jarrod is admitted to practice law in Australian federal and state jurisdictions, and has experience in the Competition Group of a major Australian commercial law firm. He is also a regular contributor to a specialised news service, Investment Arbitration Reporter, providing coverage and analysis of foreign investment disputes.

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