International Arbitration; International Economic Law; International Trade Law
James Gard is an Australian solicitor admitted in the Supreme Court of New South Wales. He is a Legal Specialist, working in the firm's office in Chengdu. His current responsibilities include international arbitration and breach of contract.
Mr. Gard has a Bachelor of Laws and a Master of Laws in International Business and Commercial Law from the University of New South Wales. He also has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the Australian National University.
Prior to coming to China to work for Anderson & Anderson Mr. Gard was a solicitor with The People’s Solicitors in Sydney and a Legal Analyst with Herbert Smith Freehills in Perth and Melbourne.
Mr. Gard has extensive international experience, having worked in education as a teacher and manager in Japan, Hong Kong, Thailand and Mongolia.
The Game of World Trade: Reflections on the Trade in Products Derived from Hunting under the WTO and the Public Morals Exception’ (2013) 1(1) Latin American Journal of International Trade Law.
After finishing his Master of Laws Mr. Gard spent a year in Ulaanbaatar as a volunteer English Language Development Officer with AusAID, working with members of Mongolia’s National Emergency Management Agency.
Before moving to China he was a member of the committee of the Victorian branch of Conradh na Gaeilge.