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Dr Sarah McKibbin

Dr Sarah McKibbin
Name Sarah McKibbin
Position Lecturer (Law)
Section School of Law and Justice
Office Q439
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4687 5668
Extension 5668
Email
Qualifications LLB(Hons) USQ , GDipLegPrac ANU , PhD USQ

Dr Sarah McKibbin is a Lecturer (Law) in the School of Law and Justice at the University of Southern Queensland. Sarah's research interests include private international law, comparative law, legal history, and legal writing. She has taught in legal writing, private international law, and international family law. Sarah graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy (Law) in April 2019 with a thesis titled: 'Substantive Public Policy in Cross-Border Litigation: A Common Law Study'.


Research interests
Legal history, private international law, comparative law, international family law

Professional memberships
Member of the Selden Society – Australian Chapter
Associate member of the Society of Legal Scholars

USQ Research affiliations

  • Centre for Heritage and Culture (CHC)

Currently teaching courses/programs
LAW8718 International Family Law
LAW1112 Legal Writing and Research
LAW5112 Advanced Legal Writing and Research
LAW3463 Private International Law

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
6 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Research Committee, School of Law and Justice
Research Seminar Series Co-ordinator, School of Law and Justice (2019–present)

Research most recent
'The HCCH Judgments Convention in Australian Law' (2019) 47(3) Federal Law Review 420 (with Michael Douglas, Mary Keyes and Reid Mortensen)

'Submission to the Attorney-General’s Department, The Hague Conference Judgments Project: Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Public Consultation Paper' (Mar 2018) (with Michael Douglas, Mary Keyes and Reid Mortensen)



Publications in ePrints

McKibbin, Sarah and Connors, Libby and Harmes, Marcus (2021) A legal history for Australia. Hart Publishing Ltd., London, United kingdom. ISBN 978-1-50993-957-2

McKibbin, Sarah (2019) Substantive public policy in cross-border litigation: a common law study. [Thesis (PhD/Research)]

Douglas, Michael and Keyes, Mary and McKibbin, Sarah and Mortensen, Reid (2019) The HCCH Judgments Convention in Australian law. Federal Law Review, 47 (3). pp. 420-443. ISSN 0067-205X

McKibbin, Sarah and Douglas, Michael and Keyes, Mary and Mortensen, Reid (2018) Joint submission to the Attorney-General’s Department on the Hague Conference Judgments Project: recognition and enforcement of Foreign Judgments Public Consultation Paper (March 2018). Government Report. Attorney-General's Department , Australia. [Report]