Ms Svetlana German

BSc/LLB (UNSW) LLM (Columbia)

Phone: 8204 4385

  • Biography

    Svetlana German is a barrister at 10th Floor Selborne Wentworth Chambers. Prior to being called to the bar in 2013, Svetlana worked as a lawyer at Allens Arthur Robinson (now Allens) in Sydney and as a Senior Associate at the Boston Consulting Group. Svetlana has also taught at the University of New South Wales since 2007 where she has lectured in Property Law and Equity and Trusts. “ Svetlana is currently undertaking a PhD at Monash University (Melbourne) in the area of alternative dispute resolution with a specific focus on the judicial use of mandatory mediation”.

  • Teaching areas

    Property Law
    Dispute Resolution
    International Commercial Arbitration

  • Research expertise and supervision

    Undertaking PhD in alternative dispute resolution at Monash University.

  • Journal articles and proceedings

    • “Social Norms, Carbon Labels and Trade law: Increasing individual awareness through a mandatory carbon-labeling scheme and assessing its WTO legality” (2010) Columbia University Press (LLM Thesis)
    • “The Cost of Carbon – examining the competitiveness and international trade dimensions of the Waxman-Markey House Bill” Center for Climate Change Law, (Columbia University 2009)
    • “Employment Arrangements” (2007) 26 ARELJ 28, Australian Resources and Energy Law Journal
    • “Confirming the Scope of Fiduciary Duties” (2007) 26 ARELJ 122, Australian Resources and Energy Law Journal
  • Professional affilitations

    • Member of New South Wales Bar Association
    • Nationally Accredited Mediator in Australia (NMAS)
    • Mediator accredited in New York, NY Peace Institute
    • Member of Institute of Specialist Dispute Resolution (ISDIR)
    • Registered as Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (FDRP) with Attorney General’s Department