Dr Sagi Peari

Started at UWA: 2018

Researcher and teacher dedicated to social justice and equality

Dr Sagi Peari is a lecturer and researcher in UWA’s Law School. His academic work addresses private law, commercial law, international law and their intersections.

He completed his Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) degree at University of Toronto with his doctoral dissertation analysing various categories of private law. His work applied the key concepts of private law to the case of cross-border commercial dealing and international business transactions. He has been published in leading legal journals.

In 2018 Dr Peari published The Foundation of Choice of Law with Oxford University Press, which was an extension of his dissertation. He is currently working with Professor Benjamin Geva on a joint monograph titled International Negotiable Instruments, also to be published by Oxford University Press.

He has previously held the prestigious Joseph-Armand Bombardier and Connaught Doctoral Fellowships at University of Toronto. He was also a recipient of a Hauser Global Scholar Fellowship at New York University, a Connection Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and has been recognised for his academic contribution by the American Society of International Law.


  • SJD (University of Toronto)
  • LLM (University of Toronto)
  • LLB (Tel Aviv University)
My research tackles the most pressing issues of social reality and the challenges that the era of internet and digital age posits for legal doctrine.Dr Sagi Peari


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