Dr. Natalie Klein
Professor, Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales, Australia and Nonresident Fellow, LKI
Dr. Natalie Klein is a Nonresident Fellow at LKI and a Professor at UNSW – Sydney’s Faculty of Law, Australia. She was previously at Macquarie University where she served as Dean of Macquarie Law School (2011-2017), as well as Acting Head of the Department for Policing, Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism at Macquarie (2013-2014). Professor Klein teaches and researches in different areas of international law, with a focus on Law of the Sea and international dispute settlement. She provides advice, undertakes consultancies and interacts with the media on Law of the Sea issues.
Professor Klein has been a Visiting Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at Cambridge University and a MacCormick Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. Prior to joining Macquarie, Professor Klein worked in the international litigation and arbitration practice of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, served as counsel to the Government of Eritrea (1998-2002) and was a consultant in the Office of Legal Affairs at the United Nations. Her Masters and Doctorate in Law were earned at Yale Law School and she is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law.