my writings and speeches


Lye, WEM 2019, ‘Practical Understanding of professional responsibility’, talk presented at Swinburne Law School on 10 January 2019

Lye, WEM 2017, 'William Ah Ket Inaugural Scholarship 2017", Remarks made at the Maddocks on the launch of the William Ah Ket Scholarship, 21 November 2017

Lye, WEM 2017, "Leadership by Mentoring and Sponsoring", Remarks made the the AGM of the Asian Australian Lawyers Association, 8 November 2017

Lye, WEM 2017. "Disruption by getting diversity into arbitration panels", 2 August 2017

Lye, WEM 2017, "Chinese Australians: Contribution and Status: Where are the Chinese Australians today?", presented at Proceedings of the Chinese Community Council of Australia, Victorian Chapter, Beyond the New Gold Mountain National Conference, RMIT Building 80, 24 June

Lye, WEM 2017, "International Arbitration", Opening Remarks presented at Aitken Partners Seminar to the Jiangsu Lawyers delegation, Level 28, 140 William Street, Melbourne on 30 May 2017

Truong, C, and Lye, WEM 2017, "The Rise of Asian Litigants in Commercial Disputes", presented at Foley's List Commercial CPD Seminar Series, Ground Floor Auditorium, Monash University Law Chambers on 15 March 2017

Lye, WEM 2016, Monash University Graduation Address, International Student Ceremony, presented at Robert Blackwood Hall on 14 December 2016

Lye, WEM 2016, "Chinese in Australia", talk presented at the Sir Zelman Cowen Centre for the Jiangsu Bar Association legal education program, 19 August

Lye, WEM 2016, "Women in Asia: Understanding diversity and Building Skills", paper presented at the Asialink Business Women in Asia seminar at PwC, 20 June

Lye, WEM 2016, "Doing Business in China: Helping your Client Navigate IP", paper presented at the Law Institute of Victoria 2016 PD Intensive on Intellectual Property, 17 March

Lye, WEM 2015, "Engaging the Asian Legal Market and Strategies Moving Forward", paper presented at the Victorian Bar and LIV Conference 2015, Melbourne, Australia, 9 October

Lye, WEM 2015, "Is there a bamboo ceiling preventing Chinese Australians from achieving their share of Australian leadership positions in the legal profession?", Proceedings of the Chinese Community Council of Australia, Victorian Chapter, Melbourne, Australia, 15 September

Wilson, J, and Lye, WEM 2013, “Arb-Med in Hong Kong: Corrected Position Or Enduring Suspicion?” The Arbitrator & Mediator. Vol . 32(2), 47-54

Lye, W, and Maritz PA 2011, “Pre-empting the Market”, paper presented at the Innovativity Program, Advanced Manufacturing Co-operative Research Centre, Sebel Hotel, Melbourne, 2 June

Lye, W 2010, “Engaging the Dragon: the Need for Cultural Intelligence”, Australian Institute of International Affairs, Dyason House, Melbourne, Australia, 12 May

Lye, WEM, and Maritz, PA 2009, “The divergence of Eastern and Western cultural and personality traits of entrepreneurs engaged in commercial negotiations”,  Proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Globalization and Technology Innovation, X’ian, China, August

Lye, W 2009, “The Chinese Diaspora Worldwide - Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility in the face of global warming and climate change issues”, Proceedings of the World Chinese Economic Forum, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 16 November

Lye, W 2009, “Advanced Commercial Negotiation and Mediation Skills”, paper presented at the Continuing Professional Development Intensive Seminar, Leo Cussen Institute, Medina Grand Hotel, Melbourne, 27 March

Lye, W 2009, "Instructing Private Practitioners and/or Barristers. A Practical Guide.", paper presented at the Continuing Professional Development programmed arranged by Leo Cussen Institute in the seminar series Risk Management Intensive for In-House Counsel, 20 March