Associate Professor Jeannie Paterson

  • Associate Professor Jeannie Paterson

    Associate Dean, The Melbourne JD

+61 3 9035 5498 | | Room 0728


Jeannie Marie Paterson teaches and researches in the areas of contracts, consumer protection and consumer credit law, including unfair contract terms, consumer guarantee’s, misleading and unconscionable conduct and the protection of marginalised and disadvantaged consumers.

Jeannie completed her LLB (Hons) at ANU and her PhD at Monash University. She previously lectured at the Faculty of Law at Monash University and, prior to that time, was a solicitor at Mallesons Stephen Jaques (now King & Wood Mallesons). She is currently the Associate Dean for the Juris Doctor program at Melbourne Law School.

Jeannie’s current research projects cover three interrelated fields: comparative perspectives on consumer law focusing on the ASEAN region, effective legislative design and the impact and potential of new technology in the consumer context.


The Melbourne JD

Melbourne Law Masters

Other School and University Responsibilities

  • Associate Dean (JD)
  • Member of the informal Australia New Zealand Consumer Law Research Network

Memberships and Affiliations

Jeannie is a co-Director of the JD degree at Melbourne Law School.