Editorial Committee

Editor-in-Chief: Molly Thomas

Molly Thomas currently works as a Legal Consultant on a Defence Legal Team at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (French & Spanish) and Bachelor of Laws (Honours I) from The University of Queensland, Australia and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the College of Law. She also serves on the Editorial Committee of the Australian International Law Journal and ex officio on the Management Committee of the International Law Association (Australian Branch). Her major interests are in international human rights law, international criminal law, and the intersection between public international law and legal philosophy. Molly was appointed as Editor-in-Chief of the ILA Reporter in January 2019.

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Assistant Editor: Josephine Dooley

Josephine Dooley currently works as a Graduate Legal Officer at the Attorney-General’s Department in Canberra, Australia. She holds a Bachelor of International & Global Studies and Bachelor of Laws from the University of Sydney and a Masters of International Law (First Class Honours) from University College London. Her major interests are private international law, treaty law and international human rights law. Josephine was appointed as Assistant Editor of the ILA Reporter in July 2020.

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Assistant Editor: Crystal Ji

Crystal Ji currently works as a tipstaff to a judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. She holds a Bachelor of International Studies (International Relations) (Distinction) and Bachelor of Laws (Hons I) from the University of New South Wales (UNSW). She is particularly interested in international criminal law, and the interplay between business and international human rights law. Crystal was appointed as Assistant Editor of the ILA Reporter in July 2020.

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Assistant Editor: Adaena Sinclair-Blakemore

Adaena is currently an LLM Candidate at the University of Cambridge where she is specialising in public international law. She was previously a practising lawyer at a commercial law firm in Melbourne. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (French & Italian) from the University of Western Australia and a Juris Doctor (Honours I) from the University of Melbourne where she was the Editor-in-Chief of the Melbourne Journal of International Law. She interned in the Trial Chambers of the International Criminal Court and previously worked as a Research Assistant at the Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law. Her primary interests are in the law of armed conflict, international criminal law, international human rights law and the intersection between international and domestic law. Adaena was appointed as Assistant Editor of the ILA Reporter in July 2020.

Assistant Editor: Tess Van Geelen

Tess Van Geelen has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Queensland, a Bachelor of Laws from Queensland University of Technology, and a GDLP from the Australian National University. Tess currently works as a Negotiations Officer at the Australian Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment. Previously, she was a Legal Officer at the Australian Law Reform Commission, and prior to that a Visiting Researcher at the University of the South Pacific. Her interests include international environment and climate change law, human rights law, legal pluralism, and the impact of business on human rights and the environment. Tess was appointed as Assistant Editor of the ILA Reporter in August 2020.  

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