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Dr Jadranka Petrovic is a lecturer in law in the Department of Business Law and Taxation.


Before joining academia, Jadranka first worked in judiciary and then in corporate sector and private practice. Jadranka holds a Bachelor of Laws, Master of Laws (Melb) and a Doctorate of Juridical Science (Melb). In addition to her degrees, Jadranka has completed a number of non-degree-based courses, including Postgraduate Diploma in International Law (Melb), Postgraduate Certificate in Australian Law: Legal Process and Institutions (Melb), a year-long postgraduate course in Advanced Legal Theory and Research Methodolgy (Melb) and Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (Monash). She has also studied Multicultural Studies (RMIT) and has completed a number of computer and language courses (various institutions).


While Jadranka's teaching and research has predominantly been in the areas of international law, she has also been involved in business law subjects at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.


Jadranka is MIGR member and acredited research supervisor. Her research and supervision interests are in the areas of public and private international law, as well as business law. Her expertise includes: International Humanitarian Law (especially international legal protection of cultural property in armed conflict); International Criminal Law, Art and Law, Citizenship, Rights And Gender; International Institutions; International Human Rights Law, International Environmental Law; International Dispute Resolution (especially adjudication and arbitration); Statehood, Sovereignty and Self-Determination; International Sale of Goods (especially the CISG); International Trade Law (especially the WTO); Australian Legal Process and Institutions; Business Law (especially contract law and business entities). She also has interest in animal rights law.


Jadranka has been invited to guest lecture at a number of universities. She regularly gives seminars and workshops in the BLT and presents papers at prestigious international and national conferences including ILA, ANZSIL and ESIL conferences.  


Jadranka has edited, authored and co-authored a number of journal articles, books and book chapters published by reputable book publishers and high-ranked journals.


Memberships/affiliations: ALTA, ILA, ANZSIL, APCML, MIGR, CCHRL, IAGS.


Editorialship: JPIL


Languages: multilingual.


Research area keywords

  • international law
  • cultural heritage
  • IHL
  • int'l criminal law
  • human rights
  • WTO
  • int'l trade law
  • international environmental law

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Research Output

Alleviating greenhouse gas emissions caused by an international commercial air transport undertaking

Petrovic, J. & Meng, X. Y., 2020, In : Journal of Business Law. 1, p. 59-89 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

A tad on the intersection between climate change and free trade agreements

Petrovic, J., Nov 2018, Australia : ILA Reporter.

Research output: Other contributionOther

Open Access

The cultural dimension of peace operations: Peacekeeping and cultural property

Petrovic, J., 23 Mar 2018, Global Leadership Initiatives in Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding. Campbell, A. H. (ed.). Hershey PA USA: IGI Global, p. 84-115 32 p.

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

2 Citations (Scopus)

Intersecting trade, politics and human rights: the negotiation phase of the australia-china free trade agreement

Petrovic, J. & Grunberg, B., 2017, In : Journal of World Trade. 51, 1, p. 67-104 38 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review


The Just Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy Conference 2020

Jadranka Petrovic (Speaker)


Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Seventh Annual Monash Business and Sustainability Network Workshop on Sustainable Development

Jadranka Petrovic (Speaker)

26 Jun 201927 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to workshop, seminar, course

DFAT Roundtable on International Trade Law

Jadranka Petrovic (Contributor)

Dec 2019 → …

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic outreach

International Peacekeeping (Journal)

Jadranka Petrovic (Peer reviewer)

2019 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

International Trade Law Roundtable

Jadranka Petrovic (Contributor)

Jun 2019

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic outreach