Book Launch: School of Law

Sydney 23 Jan 2019

A Commitment to Excellence: Essays in Honour of Professor Gabriël A. Moens

Date: Wednesday 23 January 2019
Time: 6pm for 6.30 start
Venue : The Hon TEF Hughes Moot Court, School of Law Sydney, The University of Notre Dame  Australia, 29 Shepherd St,  Chippendale NSW  2008

Please RSVP for catering purposes by 17 January 2019.

Emeritus Professor Gabriël A. Moens is a prominent Australian academic, researcher, teacher and administrator and his legacy is nothing short of extraordinary. Over his long and distinguished career he has acquired a solid reputation as a leading academic expert in constitutional law, legal philosophy, and business law, in particular in its international and comparative dimensions.

This book will be launched at The School of Law by The Hon. Tony Abbott MP, 28th Prime Minister of Australia.

The list of contributors includes our own School of Law Sydney Dean Professor Michael Quinlan and Associate Dean Professor A. Keith Thompson.

Edited by our Adjunct Professor Augusto Zimmermann, A Commitment to Excellence: Essays in Honour of Professor Gabriël A. Moens’ is a collection of essays written by leading lawyers and academics who share a profound admiration for his extraordinary life and legacy. He was recognised as one of the best university teachers In 1999, he received the Australian Award for University Teaching in Law and Legal Studies, and in 2003, the Prime Minister of Australia awarded him the Australian Centenary Medal for services to education He is the academic editor of the International Trade and Business Law Review and has served as Dean of Law and Pro Vice Chancellor at Murdoch University. The outstanding reach of his legal scholarship is evident in this festschrift volume which stretches from constitutional and comparative law to legal theory, contract law and European jurisprudence.

The result is a deeply impressive collection of articles that is a most fitting tribute to the remarkable career of Professor Moens.