Professor Ned Aughterson

Head of School

Degrees and Appointments

  • LLB (Hons) (Qld), LLM (Qld), PhD (Qld)
  • Professor of Law and Head of School, CDU Law School (2013 -present)
  • Emeritus Professor, Hong Kong Shue Yan University (2012 –present)
  • Honorary Professor of Law, Chinese University of Political Science and Law, Beijing (2008-present)
  • Professor of Law and Head Department of Law and Business, Hong Kong Shue Yan University (2007-2011)
  • Visiting Professorial Fellow, Centre for Transnational Crime Prevention, University of Wollongong (2007)
  • Foundation Dean, Faculty of Law, Northern Territory University (1992-1996)
  • Foundation Professor of Law, Northern Territory University (1990)
  • Accredited Mediator (LEADR; NT Supreme Court)
  • Visiting Scholar, Max-Planck Institute Für Auslandisches und Internationales Strafrecht, Freiburg, Germany (1996)

Professional Practice

Barrister Queensland, Victoria, High Court of Australia

Barrister & Solicitor Northern Territory, Western Australia.

Ned has appeared as counsel in trial and appellate courts, and in both criminal and civil matters, in Queensland, Victoria, New South Wales, Western Australia, and the Northern Territory, and before the Federal Court and High Court of Australia. He has also conducted mediations in NSW and the NT and is legal consultant to the Subordinate Legislation and Publications Committee of the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory.

Teaching Experience

Ned has taught a range of courses in Australia, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Mainland China, including contracts, commercial law, criminal law, constitutional law, property law, evidence, negotiation and mediation and international law. His particular interest is in the area of international criminal law.

Selected publications and editorships

In addition to journal articles and papers, principally in the areas of criminal law, property law, and international law, Ned has published books and chapters and has held editorial positions as follows:

  • Extradition: Australian Law and Procedure, Law Book Co., 1995
  • Summary Justice, Queensland, Commentary to Ward and Kelly’s ‘Summary Justice’, Law Book Co., 1983 (with RG Kenny)
  • Jurisdictional Enforcement: Introduction, in ‘Laws of Australia’, Criminal Procedure, Part 11.10, Chapter 1, pp 7-9
  • International Extradition, in ‘Laws of Australia’, Criminal Procedure, Part 11.10, Chapter 2, pp 11-51
  • Interstate Execution of Warrants, in ‘Laws of Australia’, Criminal Procedure, Part 11.10, Chapter 3, pp 52-67
  • Inter-jurisdictional enforcement of Sentences: Introduction, in ‘Laws of Australia’, Criminal Sentencing and Confiscation, Part 12.11, Chapter 1
  • Inter-jurisdictional enforcement of Sentences, in ‘Laws of Australia’, Criminal Sentencing and Confiscation, Part 12.11, Chapter 2
  • Transfer of Prisoners, in ‘Laws of Australia’, Criminal Sentencing and Confiscation, Part 12.11, Chapter 4
  • The Extradition Process: an Unreviewable Executive Discretion?, (2005) 24 The Australian Year Book of International Law 13
  • International Cooperation in the Extradition of Fugitives: Trends and Developments, Shantou University Book of Essays, China, 2008
  • Australian Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents, Cumulative Supplement, Assistant Editor, 1985 – 1987
  • Northern Territory Council of Law Reporting, Editor, 1992-1996
  • LAWASIA Journal, General Editor, 1998-2003
  • Northern Territory Law Journal, General Editor, 2006-2008

Courses Currently Taught

LWC304 Research Paper

LWA318 International Law

Professor Ned Aughterson

Contacts

T: 8946 7780
E: ned.aughterson@cdu.edu.au

Charles Darwin University
Darwin NT 0909