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Maria Hook

Maria HookMaria’s primary research interest is private international law. She is the co-author of a forthcoming text on The Conflict of Laws in New Zealand (LexisNexis). Her recent book, The Choice of Law Contract, examines choice of law agreements in both common law and civil law jurisdictions, and proposes a contractual framework for the regulation of party autonomy in choice of law. Prior to joining the Faculty in 2014, Maria was a judges’ clerk at the High Court of New Zealand and worked as a Research Fellow at Victoria University of Wellington, where she also completed her PhD.

Maria currently teaches Private International Law, International Law and the Law of Torts.

Contact

Tel: +64 3 479 4961
Office: 8th Floor - 8N6
Email: maria.hook@otago.ac.nz

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Publications

Hook, M. (2016). The choice of law contract. Oxford, UK: Hart, 288p.

Hook, M. (2015). The concept of modal choice of law rules. Journal of Private International Law, 11(2), 185-211. doi: 10.1080/17441048.2015.1070570

Hook, M. (2014). The choice of law agreement as a reason for exercising jurisdiction. International & Comparative Law, 63(4), 963-975. doi: 10.1017/S0020589314000451

Hook, M. (2014). The choice of law contract (PhD). Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand.

Hook, M. (2012). Party autonomy: Yes or no? The 'commodification' of the law applicable to matrimonial property relationships. Nederlands Internationaal Privaatrecht, 4, 587-596.

Authored Book - Research

Hook, M. (2016). The choice of law contract. Oxford, UK: Hart, 288p.

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Journal - Research Article

Hook, M. (2015). The concept of modal choice of law rules. Journal of Private International Law, 11(2), 185-211. doi: 10.1080/17441048.2015.1070570

Hook, M. (2014). The choice of law agreement as a reason for exercising jurisdiction. International & Comparative Law, 63(4), 963-975. doi: 10.1017/S0020589314000451

Hook, M. (2012). Party autonomy: Yes or no? The 'commodification' of the law applicable to matrimonial property relationships. Nederlands Internationaal Privaatrecht, 4, 587-596.

Hook, M. (2011). Arbitration agreements and anational law: A question of intent? Journal of International Arbitration, 28(3), 175-186.

Hook, M. (2008). New Zealand's Accident Compensation Scheme and man-made disease. Victoria University of Wellington Law Review, 39, 289-318.

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Awarded Doctoral Degree

Hook, M. (2014). The choice of law contract (PhD). Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand.

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