Luke Nottage (PhD VUW, LLD Kyoto) is a leading authority in consumer law, with a particular interest in the Asia-Pacific region. In addition to his role as Senior Fellow at the Melbourne Law School, he is Professor of Comparative and Transnational Business Law at Sydney Law School and founding Co-Director of the Australian Network for Japanese Law, Associate Director of the Centre for Asian and Pacific Law at the University of Sydney (CAPLUS) and Honorary Professor of Law at the University of Wollongong. He was also formerly a founding Board member of the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre, and is Special Counsel with Williams Trade Law.
Luke has published over 150 refereed articles and chapters. His 18 books include International Commercial and Investor-State Arbitration: Australia and Japan in Regional and Global Contexts (Elgar, 2021), New Frontiers in Asia-Pacific International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution (eds, Wolters Kluwer, 2021), International Investment Treaties and Arbitration Across Asia (eds, Brill, 2018), Independent Directors in Asia (eds, Cambridge University Press, 2018), ASEAN Product Liability and Consumer Product Safety Law (eds, Winyuchon, 2016, co-edited with Sakda Thanitcul), Asia-Pacific Disaster Management (eds, Springer, 2014), Consumer Law and Policy in Australia and New Zealand (eds, Federation Press, 2013), and Product Safety and Liability Law in Japan (Routledge, 2004).
Luke served on the International Law Association’s Committee for the International Protection of Consumers, and has consulted on consumer law matters for law firms world-wide matters, ASEAN (three projects since 2014), the EC, OECD, UNCTAD, UNDP and the governments of Japan and Saudi Arabia. He has lived in Indonesia, Japan and Korea, as well as Europe and North America.