Advisory Board Member

Prof. Tim McCormack

On 1 March 2016, Professor Tim McCormack was appointed to the Advisory Board of The Hague Justice Portal and the Peace, Justice and Security Foundation - The Hague.

Tim McCormack is a Professor of Law at Melbourne Law School, an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Tasmania Law School and the Special Adviser on International Humanitarian Law to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. He is currently a Fulbright Senior Scholar and the Charles H Stockton Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence in the Stockton Center for the Study of International Law at the US Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island and has been appointed Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School in January 2016. He was the Foundation Australian Red Cross Professor of International Humanitarian Law (1996–2010) and Foundation Director of the Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law (2001–2010) at Melbourne Law School. 

Tim acted as amicus curiae on international law issues for the Judges of Trial Chamber III for the trial of Slobodan Milošević before the International Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (2002–2006), provided expert law of war advice in the defence of David Hicks before the US Military Commission in Guantánamo Bay and acted as an international observer (with Lord David Trimble) for Phase II of the Turkel Commission of Enquiry into Israel’s Processes for Investigating Alleged Violations of the Law of Armed Conflict. 

Tim is co-editor-in-chief (with Sir Christopher Greenwood) of the International Humanitarian Law Series (Brill Nijhoff) and Correspondents’ Reports Editor for the Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law (Springer).  He is co-editor (with Dr Rain Liivoja) of the Routledge Handbook on the Law of Armed Conflict (Routledge - forthcoming 2016) and also co-editor (with Dr Georgina Fitzpatrick and Dr Narrelle Morris) of Australia's War Crimes Trials 1945-51 (Brill Nijhoff - forthcoming 2016).