Nicholas Petrie completed a PhD in Law between 2017-20. His thesis focused on human rights protections inherent in the Australian constitutional system. It was examined by Professor Trevor Allan and the Hon Robert French AC.
Prior to Cambridge, Nick had practised as a solicitor at top tier law firms, the UK Government Legal Department and the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency. He had also been a Judicial Assistant to the Rt Hon Lord Dyson. In additon, Nick had volunteered at a number of institutions, including the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and the British Institute of International and Comparative Law.
After leaving Cambridge, Nick joined the Victorian Bar, where he has a broad practice, including a focus on human rights and climate change litigation.
Further details can be found here: https://www.vicbar.com.au/profile/9863
University of Melbourne
London School of Economics and Political Science