Michelle Lesh holds a BA/LLB (Hons) from Monash University and a PhD from the University of Melbourne. She was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She has served as a foreign law clerk for Chief Justice Barak (Ret.) at Israel’s Supreme Court, as the principal researcher for the Turkel Commission Report on Investigating Alleged Violations of the Law of Armed Conflict, and as a human rights officer at UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. She worked as an assistant to Israel’s Deputy Attorney-General for International Law, Dr Roy Schondörf. She is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Melbourne Law School, where she is writing a monograph analysing targeted killing according to international law, through the case study of Israel.