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Anne McNaughton

Senior Lecturer
BA (N'cle) LLB (UNSW) LLM (Tübingen) LLM (UTS)

ANU College of Law, Building 5
+61 2 6125 9619
Room 249


Anne McNaughton is a Senior Lecturer in the ANU College of Law at the Australian National University, Canberra. She is currently the Deputy Director of the ANU Centre for European Studies.

Anne has degrees in Arts and Law and a Master of Laws from Eberhard-Karls University in Tuebingen, Germany.  She wrote her thesis on the incorporation of the territory of former German Democratic Republic into the European Communities following reunification of Germany in 1990. She also holds a Master of Laws (with Distinction) specialising in International Law from UTS, Sydney and a Graduate Certificate in Higher Education from the Australian National University.

Anne’s work includes researching and teaching aspects of European Union law and European integration.  She is a Fellow of the European Law Institute and a corresponding member of the Principles of European Insurance Contract Law (PEICL) and Principles of Reinsurance Contract Law (PRICL). Anne is a member of the ANU’s Europe Regional Reference Group. She is one of the Australian Board Members of the German-Australian-Pacific Lawyers Association (GAPLA) and a member of the Law Council of Australia. 

Research interests

Anne's particular research focus includes:

  • the European Union as a legal system
  • comparative aspects of the EU and the Asia-Pacific region
  • the Europeanisation of private law, particularly in the areas of contract, property and commercial law. 

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