James Potter

James Potter
James Potter is Principal Legal Officer of the Security Section of the Office of International
Law at the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department, where he has worked since
2006. The Security Section provides international law advice to Australian government
agencies on issues relating to international security.
James’ particular interests include international criminal law and use of force issues, and he
participated in the Australian delegation to the Special Working Group on the Crime of
Aggression since 2007 and the Kampala Review Conference of the International Criminal
James has a Bachelor of Laws degree with First Class Honours and a Master of Laws
(International Law) degree, both from the Australian National University. He is admitted to
practice in the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory and the New York State bar.