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Ex-Australia HC judge appointed adjunct professor at JGLS

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Eminent international jurist and former has been appointed an of Global Law School (JGLS) of O P Global University (JGU).

Kirby, who is also an educator, has been credited with frequent citations of Indian judgements during his tenure as

He will be among the other existing adjunct professors already at JGLS, including two judges of the of Hawaii, Justice Dalveer Bhandari, of International Court of Justice at the Hague, jurist and parliamentarian Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Gopal Subramanium, a press note released by the university said.

C Raj Kumar, of JGU, said the appointment of Kirby at shows his institution's commitment towards global legal education.

"The founding vision of is to promote global education across different disciplines led by appointment of faculty members from different parts of the world with outstanding academic qualifications and experience," Kumar said in a release issued by the institution.

has served as a of the Australian Law Reform Commission from 1975-84, Judge of the of (1983-4) and Justice of the of from 1996 to 2009.

He was awarded with Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) in 1991 and Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) in 1982.

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First Published: Thu, January 18 2018. 20:15 IST
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