Grant Kynaston is currently studying towards an LLB at the University of Sydney, and will commence an MPhil at the University of Cambridge on a Gates Cambridge Scholarship in October 2019. He also holds a Master of Islamic Studies from Charles Sturt University, and a BA (Hons) in Classics from the University of Sydney. In 2018, Grant was a member of the University of Sydney Jessup team which won the Australian National Championship, and, in 2019, coached a Jessup team from Kharkiv for the Ukrainian National Rounds. His legal research focuses on the law of the sea and comparative law, particularly in the context of Islamic legal systems.