Simon Hannaford

Simon Hannaford1987 Menzies Memorial Scholar in Law

St Peter ’s College, Adelaide
Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours, University of Adelaide
Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, South Australian Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Civil Law, Oxford University

Diplome d'universite, International Nuclear Law, Universite Montpellier I

Other awards
Stow Prize, Bennet Prize – University of Adelaide

Current position/s
Legal Advisor and Director, Legal Support Office, United Nations Development Programme, New York


Career history/highlights
Head, General Legal Section, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna

Private Legal Practice ( Adelaide): Solicitor 1986-1987 & 1989-1994, Partner 1994-1995 & 1999-2004
Legal Officer, United Nations Relief and Works Agency (Vienna, Gaza, West Bank) 1995-1999

Professional/Other affiliations
St Peters Collegians Association
Menzies Memorial Scholars Association (Past President)

Areas of Professional Interest
International law, employment law, administrative law, nuclear law, disarmament, refugee law, human rights, war crimes, commercial litigation, intellectual property.

Community and Other Interests
Married to Jeanette; daughter Portia and son Henry.
Interests: family, travel, history, music, food and wine, reading and sport.