Associate Professor Douglas Guilfoyle

Associate Professor of International and Security Law
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
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Associate Professor Douglas Guilfoyle joined UNSW Canberra in 2018. His principal areas of research are maritime security, the international law of the sea, and international and transnational criminal law. Particular areas of specialism include maritime law-enforcement, the law of naval warfare, international courts and tribunals, and the history of international law.

He is the author of Shipping Interdiction and the Law of the Sea (CUP 2009) and International Criminal Law (OUP 2016); and is the editor of Modern Piracy: Legal Challenges and Responses (Elgar 2013). He has published numerous papers on maritime security and law enforcement, and in particular Somali piracy. His research work is informed by his consultancy to various government and international organisations.

He was previously a Professor of Law at Monash University, Reader in Law at University College London, and has worked as a judicial associate in the Australian Federal Court and the Australian Administrative Appeals Tribunal. He has also practised as a commercial litigation solicitor in Sydney.

He was a Gates Cambridge Trust scholar and Chevening scholar during his graduate study at the University of Cambridge.

Books

Nagtzaam G; van Hook DE; Guilfoyle D, 2019, International Environmental Law: A Case Study Analysis, Routledge

Guilfoyle D, 2016, International Criminal Law

Guilfoyle D, 2013, Modern piracy: Legal challenges and responses, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9781849804936

Guilfoyle D, 2009, Shipping Interdiction and the Law of the Sea, Cambridge University Press, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511596636

Book Chapters

Guilfoyle D; McLaughlin R, 2019, 'The Crime of Piracy', in Jalloh C; Clarke K; Nmehielle V (ed.), , Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 388 - 408, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/9781108525343

Guilfoyle D, 2018, 'Somali Pirate Skiff', in , Oxford University Press, USA, pp. 443 - 452, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780198798200.001.0001

Guilfoyle D, 2018, 'The Gulf of Tonkin Incident - 1964', in , Oxford University Press, pp. 108 - 117

Guilfoyle D, 2017, '“Governing the oceans and dispute resolution: An evolving legal order?”', in , Routledge, pp. 173 - 191

Guilfoyle D, 2017, 'SS Lotus (France v Turkey) (1927)', in , Hart Publishing, pp. 89 - 109

Guilfoyle D, 2017, 'Maritime Security', in , Oxford University Press, pp. 57 - 76

Guilfoyle D, 2016, 'Maritime Security', in , pp. 329 - 362

Guilfoyle D, 2016, 'Transnational crime and the rule of law at sea: Responses to maritime migration and piracy compared', in , BRILL, pp. 169 - 198

Guilfoyle D, 2016, 'Jurisdiction at SEA: Migrant interdiction and the transnational security state', in , Routledge, pp. 114 - 137, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315408262

Rayfuse R, 2016, 'The Role of Port States', in Warner R; Kaye S (ed.), Routledge Handbook of Maritime Regulation and Enforcement, ROUTLEDGE, pp. 71 - 85, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315890241

Guilfoyle D, 2015, 'The use of force against pirates', in , Oxford University Press, pp. 1057 - 1076

Guilfoyle D, 2015, 'The high seas', in , OUP Oxford, pp. 203 - 225

Guilfoyle D, 2015, 'Defending individual ships from pirates: Questions of state responsibility and immunity', in , Cambridge University Press, pp. 307 - 324, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/CBO9781107360075.023

Guilfoyle D, 2015, 'Transnational Crime', in , Routledge, pp. 262 - 276

Guilfoyle D, 2014, 'Piracy and terrorism', in , Bloomsbury Publishing, pp. 33 - 52

Guilfoyle D, 2014, 'Piracy and suppression of unlawful acts against the safety of maritime navigation', in Routledge Handbook of Transnational Criminal Law, Routledge, pp. 364 - 378, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203380277

Guilfoyle D, 2014, 'Counter-proliferation activities and freedom of navigation', in , Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, pp. 71 - 87, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004284081_006

Guilfoyle D; Giles-Samson M, 2013, 'The Permanent Court of International Justice and the "invention" of international advisory jurisdiction', in , Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, pp. 41 - 68

Guilfoyle D, 2013, 'Article 16: Ships owned or opened by a State', in , Oxford University Press, pp. 259 - 276

Murdoch A; Guilfoyle D, 2013, 'Capture and disruption operations: The use of force in counter-piracy off Somalia', in , pp. 147 - 171, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9781849804936.00015

Guilfoyle D, 2013, 'Introduction: Piracy, law and lawyers', in , pp. 1 - 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9781849804936.00007

Guilfoyle D, 2013, 'Piracy off Somalia and counter-piracy efforts', in , pp. 35 - 60, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9781849804936.00010

Guilfoyle D, 2013, 'Policy tensions and the legal regime governing piracy', in , pp. 325 - 336, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9781849804936.00024

Guilfoyle D; Murdoch A, 2012, 'The use of lethal force in counter-piracy operations off Somalia', in , Bloomsbury Publishing, pp. 239 - 262

Guilfoyle D, 2011, 'Chapter Five. Human Rights Issues And Non-Flag State Boarding Of Suspect Ships In International Waters', in , Brill | Nijhoff, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/ej.9789004184022.i-360.42

Guilfoyle D, 2011, 'Human rights issues and non-flag state boarding of suspect ships in international waters', in , Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, pp. 83 - 104

Guilfoyle D, 2010, 'The legal challenges in fighting piracy', in , pp. 127 - 152, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/ej.9789004183056.i-202.41

Guilfoyle D, 2010, 'The legal challenges in fighting piracy', in , pp. 127 - 152, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/ej.9789004183056.i-202

Journal articles

Nagtzaam G; Guilfoyle D, 2019, 'Ramming Speed: The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and the Law of Protest', Monash University Law Review, vol. 44, pp. 360 - 383

Guilfoyle D, 2019, 'The rule of law and maritime security: Understanding lawfare in the South China Sea', International Affairs, vol. 95, pp. 999 - 1017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ia/iiz141

Guilfoyle D, 2019, 'The ICC pre-trial chamber decision on jurisdiction over the situation in Myanmar', Australian Journal of International Affairs, vol. 73, pp. 2 - 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10357718.2018.1538316

Guilfoyle D, 2018, 'Remarks by Douglas Guilfoyle', American Society of International Law. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting, vol. 112, pp. 7 - 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/amp.2019.46

Guilfoyle D, 2018, 'The South China Sea Award: How Should We Read the un Convention on the Law of the Sea?', Asian Journal of International Law, vol. 8, pp. 51 - 63, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S2044251317000133

Guilfoyle D, 2017, 'Maritime Law Enforcement Operations and Intelligence in an Age of Maritime Security', International Law Studies, vol. 93, pp. 298 - 321

Guilfoyle D, 2016, 'Reading the City and the City as an international lawyer: Reflections on territoriality, jurisdiction and transnationality', London Review of International Law, vol. 4, pp. 195 - 207, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/lril/lrw002

Guilfoyle D, 2015, 'Maritime interdiction: what challenges lie ahead?', Revue Belge de Droit International, vol. 47, pp. 95 - 111

Guilfoyle D; Miles CA, 2014, 'Provisional measures and the mv arctic sunrise', American Journal of International Law, vol. 108, pp. 271 - 287, http://dx.doi.org/10.5305/amerjintelaw.108.2.0271

Guilfoyle D, 2013, 'Prosecuting pirates: The contact group on piracy off the coast of somalia, governance and international law', Global Policy, vol. 4, pp. 73 - 79, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1758-5899.2012.00190.x

Guilfoyle D, 2012, 'Somali Pirates as Agents of Change in International Law-making and Organisation', CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL LAW JOURNAL, vol. 1, pp. 81 - 106, http://dx.doi.org/10.7574/cjicl.01.03.58

Guilfoyle D, 2012, 'International law and counter-piracy in the Indian Ocean', Journal of the Indian Ocean Region, vol. 8, pp. 202 - 218, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19480881.2012.730753

Guilfoyle D, 2012, 'Prosecuting somali pirates: A critical evaluation of the options', Journal of International Criminal Justice, vol. 10, pp. 767 - 796, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jicj/mqs036

Guilfoyle D, 2011, 'Remarks by Douglas Guilfoyle', Proceedings of the ASIL Annual Meeting, vol. 105, pp. 546 - 549, http://dx.doi.org/10.5305/procannmeetasil.105.0546

Guilfoyle D, 2011, 'Responsibility for Collective Atrocities: Fair Labelling and Approaches to Commission in International Criminal Law', Current Legal Problems, vol. 64, pp. 255 - 286, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/clp/cur006

Guilfoyle D, 2011, 'The Mavi Marmara Incident and Blockade in Armed Conflict', British Yearbook of International Law, vol. 81, pp. 171 - 223, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bybil/brr002

Guilfoyle D, 2010, 'Executive measures on the high seas to combat piracy', Japanese Yearbook of International Law, vol. 53, pp. 149 - 177

Guilfoyle D, 2010, 'The Laws of War and the Fight against Somali Piracy: Combatants or Criminals?', Melbourne Journal of International Law, vol. 11, pp. 141 - 154