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Professor and Queen's Counsel, Deakin University

Professor Felicity Gerry QC is on the lists of counsel for the International Criminal Court (ICC) and Kosovo Specialist Chambers (KSC) in the Hague and is admitted in England and Wales and Australia (Victoria and the High Court Roll). She has also had ad hoc admission in Hong Kong and Gibraltar. As an international QC she is regularly called upon to handle serious, complex and sensitive trials and appeals at every level of court. Her cases and advisory work often involve an international or human rights element, including genocide, war crimes, torture terrorism, homicide, biosecurity, illegal logging, human trafficking and other major domestic and international crime

She is also Professor of Practice at Deakin University where she teaches Contemporary International Legal Challenges. Thus far, topics include Modern Slavery, Terrorism, Climate Change, War Crimes and Digital Defence law. She is widely published in diverse areas including women & law, technology & law and reforming justice systems.

Felicity holds a Batchelor of Laws (LLBHons) and a Master of Laws in International Governance (LLMIntGov). She also holds a Graduate Certificate in University Teaching and Learning (GCUTL).


  • 2018–present
    Professor of Practice, Deakin University
  • 1994–present
    Queen's Counsel , Melbourne and London
  • 2012–2017
    Senior lecturer, Charles Darwin University


  • 2018 
    Western Sydney University, LLM (Int Gov)
  • 2017 
    Charles Darwin University, GCUTL
  • 1994 
    ICSL, Bar
  • 1993 
    Kingston University, LLB(Hons)