Dr Seymour studied for her Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws (First Class, University Medal) at the University of Queensland and for her doctorate at the University of Oxford. She was a Fellow of Trinity College Oxford and Lecturer in the Faculty of Law there from October 1996 to December 2001. She came to Sidney in 2003 after a period in practice in Australia. She supervised and lectured on the undergraduate Tort and Public International Law courses and also lectured on the LLM course, Settlement of International Disputes. Dr Seymour took up the post of Development Director at Sidney in 2014 and left the role in 2021.

Publications, links and resources

Collective Claims in Unjust Enrichment’ (2010) 29 Civil Justice Quarterly 47-75 (with S Degeling)

Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Croatia v. Serbia), Preliminary Objections: Judicial Economy Justifies Jurisdiction Ratione Personae (2009) 68 Cambridge Law Journal 6-9

Injunctions Enjoining Non-parties: Distinction without Difference? (2007) 66 Cambridge Law Journal 604-623 (this article was referred to for reference purposes by Lord Rodger in a decision of the Supreme Court, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs v Meier [2009] UKSC 11, at paragraph [2])

Jurisdiction and Responsibility by Necessary Implication: Genocide in Bosnia (2007) 66 Cambridge Law Journal 249-253

Immunity for Torture - the State and its Representatives Reunited (2006) 65 Cambridge Law Journal 236-239

The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea - A Great Mistake? (2006) 13 Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies 1-37

Justice and the representative parties rule - an overriding interest? (2005) 25 Legal Studies 668-688

Howells v Dominion Insurance Co Ltd: representation has its price - but no costs (2005) 24 Civil Justice Quarterly 309-315

Independiente Ltd v Music Trading On-Line (HK) Ltd: a little knowledge is a dangerous thing? (2005) 24 Civil Justice Quarterly 15-21

Who can be Harassed? Claims against animal rights protestors under section 3 of the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 (2005) 64 Cambridge Law Journal 57-65

Legal Advice Privilege and Presentational Advice (2005) 64 Cambridge Law Journal 54-56