Amokura Kawharu

Subject: Law

Department/Institution: University of Auckland, New Zealand

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Amokura Kawharu (BA, LLB Hons Auckland, LLM Cambridge) is an Associate Professor at the University of Auckland Faculty of Law, which she joined in 2005 after working for several years in law firms in Auckland and Sydney. Her research interests include arbitration, international trade and investment law, and international dispute resolution. She has published many articles in these fields, and is a frequent speaker at international law and dispute resolution events in New Zealand and overseas. As the leading academic in New Zealand writing on arbitration, she contributes regular reviews on dispute settlement for the New Zealand Law Review and co-authored the principal text on New Zealand arbitration law with Sir David Williams QC, Williams & Kawharu on Arbitration (recently published in its second edition, LexisNexis, 2017). Amokura is an active member of the Australia New Zealand Society of International Law and a Fellow of the Arbitrators’ and Mediators’ Institute of New Zealand.