Jessica Kerr

Jessica Kerr

Ms, Doctor of Philosophy Student

  • The University of Western Australia (M253), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

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Biography

NZ and US-trained barrister and solicitor, admitted in NZ and Western Australia, with professional experience in East Africa. Currently teaching public law and researching Commonwealth judicial systems at the University of Western Australia.

My early career was in central government, with a focus on complex litigation, judiciaries, regulatory investigation and enforcement, legislative drafting, rule of law development, and access to justice. Immediately prior to commencing my PhD in 2019, I was serving as a criminal magistrate in the Seychelles and coordinating the Seychelles Legal Information Institute.

I have taught law at undergraduate and graduate level in NZ, Seychelles and most recently in Australia.  

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Law, LLM, Yale University

Award Date: 1 May 2009

Law, LLB(Hons), Victoria University of Wellington

Award Date: 1 May 2006

English Literature, BA, Victoria University of Wellington

Award Date: 1 May 2006

Industry keywords

  • Law
  • Government

Research expertise keywords

  • Public law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Legal Reform
  • Judiciary

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