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    3145 Caulfield East, VIC

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20092018
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Personal profile

Biography

Dr. Benjamin Hayward is a legal academic working in the Department of Business Law and Taxation at the Monash Business School, Monash University. Dr. Hayward completed his PhD studies relating to private international law in international commercial arbitration in the Faculty of Law at Monash University - with his research now published by Oxford University Press (in the Oxford Private International Law Series) as 'Conflict of Laws and Arbitral Discretion: The Closest Connection Test'. Dr. Hayward is admitted to practice as an Australian Lawyer in the Supreme Court of Victoria.

Dr. Hayward has published on a range of private law and public law topics in Australian and international journals, and has presented his research at conferences in Australia and beyond. Dr. Hayward has also given guest lectures on topics relating to his teaching and research interests at Australian universities.

Research interests

Dr. Hayward's research interests lie in international commercial arbitration, the international sale of goods, private international law, and Australian contract, commercial, sales, and consumer law. His teaching interests lie in Australian contract, commercial, sales, and consumer law, international commercial law, statutory interpretation, the doctrine of precedent, and mooting (and other legal skills). Dr. Hayward is a co-director of the International Trade and International Commercial Law research group, and is a member of the Corporate Law, Organisation and Litigation research group, in the Department of Business Law and Taxation.

Supervision interests

Dr. Hayward is interested in supervising HDR students in areas relating to international commercial arbitration, the international sale of goods, and private international law.

Keywords

  • private international law
  • commercial law
  • consumer law
  • contract law
  • sales law
  • international sale of goods
  • arbitration law
  • international commercial arbitration
  • domestic commercial arbitration
  • commercial arbitration

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Research Output 2009 2018

The CISG and the United Kingdom-exploring coherency and private international law

Hayward, B., Zeller, B. & Andersen, C. B. 1 Jul 2018 In : International and Comparative Law Quarterly. 67, 3, p. 607-641 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File

Conflict of Laws and Arbitral Discretion: The Closest Connection Test

Hayward, B. 2017 1st ed. Oxford UK: Oxford University Press. 319 p. (Oxford Private International Law Series)

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

Stereotypes and Self-Belief - The Perpetual Student and the 'False Finish' Dilemma

Hayward, B. 2017 Postgraduate Study in Australia - Surviving and Succeeding. McMaster, C., Murphy, C., Whitburn, B. & Mewburn, I. (eds.). Peter Lang Publishing, p. 107-113 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

Prospect, benefits and dangers of expansion of the CISG - the case study of prescription

Hayward, B. 2016 Growing the CISG: 6th MAA Schlechtriem CISG conference. Schwenzer, I. & Spagnolo, L. (eds.). The Hague Netherlands: Eleven International Publishing, p. 21-42 22 p. (International Commerce and Arbitration; vol. 22)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Submission to the SCC Arbitration Rules 2017 and the SCC Expedited Arbitration Rules 2017 Consultation

Hayward, B. 2016 9 p.(Deakin Law School Legal Studies Research Paper; vol. 16, no. 26)

Research output: Working paperWorking PaperResearch

Open Access
File

Activities 2015 2018

  • 5 Submissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries
  • 2 Contribution to workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Contribution to conference

Commercial Issues in Private International Law

Hayward, B. L. (Invited speaker)
16 Feb 2018

Activity: Contribution to conference

K&L Gates 'Breakfast Club' CPD seminar program, 'Arbitration' seminar

Hayward, B. L. (Invited speaker)
9 Nov 2017

Activity: Contribution to workshop, seminar, course

Submission to the Public Consultation on Proposed Amendments to the 2013 HKIAC Administered Arbitration Rules

Hayward, B. L. (Fellow)
27 Sep 2017

Activity: Submissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries

Submission to the Inquiry into Impacts on Local Businesses in Australia from Global Internet-Based Competition

Hayward, B. L. (Fellow)
16 Nov 2017

Activity: Submissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries

Corrs Chambers Westgarth 'International Arbitration Interest Group' meeting

Hayward, B. L. (Invited speaker)
15 Aug 2017

Activity: Contribution to workshop, seminar, course

Press / Media

Faults in eBooks Not Covered by Consumer Law

Benjamin Luke Hayward

23/02/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Profile/Interview

Australia's Consumer Laws Still Don't Cover E-Books and Many Other Digital Products

Benjamin Luke Hayward

21/02/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Blogs, Podcasts and Social MediaBlogs

Too Much of a Good Thing? The Case for Less Flexibility in International Commercial Arbitration

Benjamin Luke Hayward

19/12/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Blogs, Podcasts and Social MediaBlogs