Staff Research Expertise


View the below list of our Research Expertise
Demonstrating the wide range of research interests and excellence of Melbourne Law School academics

Administrative/Public Law

Farrah Ahmed . Jenny Beard . Alison Duxbury . Carolyn Evans . Simon Evans . Beth Gaze .
Jarrod Hepburn . John Howe . Andrew Mitchell . Paula O'Brien . William Partlett . Kristen Rundle .
Cheryl Saunders AO . Scott Stephenson . Margaret Young

Agency

Ann O'Connell

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Anna Chapman . Jacqueline Horan . Michelle Taylor-Sands

Arms Control and Disarmament and the Law of International Institutions

Tim McCormack

Art and Law

James Parker

Asian Law

Farrah Ahmed . Sarah Biddulph . Sean Cooney . Andrew Godwin . Sunita Jogarajan .
Susan Kneebone . Tim Lindsey . Pip Nicholson . Stacey Steele . Amanda Whiting

Banking & Finance Law

Paul Ali . Andrew Godwin . Cally Jordan . Stacey Steele

Breach of Confidence and Privacy

Andrew Kenyon . Megan Richardson

Broadcasting Regulation and Policy

Jason Bosland

Chinese Law

Sarah Biddulph . Sean Cooney . Andrew Godwin

Citizenship Law

Susan Kneebone

Civil Practice & Procedure

Gary Cazalet . Jacqueline Horan . Michelle Taylor-Sands

Commercial Law

Cally Jordan

Comparative Constitutional Law

Simon Evans . Jeremy Gans . Kirsty Gover . Coel Kirkby . Cheryl Saunders AO . Scott Stephenson . Lael Weis

Comparative Law

Sarah Biddulph . Sean Cooney . Michael Crommelin AO . Simon Evans . Andrew Godwin .
Sunita Jogarajan . Cally Jordan . Tim Lindsey . Pip Nicholson . William Parlett .
Cheryl Saunders AO . Miranda Stewart . Adrienne Stone

Competition Law

Caron Beaton-Wells . Arlen Duke

Conflict of Laws

Richard Garnett . Cally Jordan

Constitutional Law

Farrah Ahmed . Michael Crommelin AO . Simon Evans . Carolyn Evans . Jarrod Hepburn . Coel Kirkby . Rose Parfitt . William Partlett . Glenn Patmore . Cheryl Saunders AO . Scott Stephenson . Adrienne Stone . Joo-Cheong Tham . Lael Weis

Construction Contracts

Matthew Bell . Wayne Jocic

Construction Law

Matthew Bell . Wayne Jocic

Consumer Protection

Arlen Duke . Jeannie Paterson

Contract Law

Elise Bant . Katy Barnett . Matthew Bell . Sean Cooney . Arlen Duke . Tess Hardy . Wayne Jocic . Jeannie Paterson . Andrew Robertson

Andrew Christie . Andrew Kenyon . Sam Ricketson

Corporate Governance

John Howe . Cally Jordan . Ian Ramsay

Corporate Law

Paul Ali . Helen Anderson . John Howe . Cally Jordan . Judith Marychurch . Ann O'Connell . Ian Ramsay

Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions

Ian Ramsay

Corporate/Technology

Sam Ricketson

Criminal Law

Jeremy Gans . Rain Liivoja . Jenny Morgan . Bruce Oswald . Peter Rush . Dale Smith

Criminal Procedure

Jeremy Gans . Andrew Roberts

Critical Race Theory

Lee Godden

Debt Finance

Cally Jordan

Defamation Law

Jason Bosland . Andrew Kenyon

Derivatives

Cally Jordan

Disability Rights Law

Anna Arstein-Kerslake

Discrimination Law

Anna Arstein-Kerslake . Anna Chapman . Beth Gaze . Jenny Morgan

Electronic Banking & Electronic Commerce (E-commerce)

Richard Garnett . Sam Ricketson

Employee Relations

Anna Chapman . Sean Cooney

Employment Law

Anna Chapman . Sean Cooney . Tess Hardy . John Howe . Joo-Cheong Tham

Energy Law

Michael Crommelin . Brad Jessup . Jacqueline Peel

Environmental Law

Lee Godden . Brad Jessup . Jacqueline Peel . Margaret Young

Equity Finance

Cally Jordan

European Law

Martin Vranken

Evidence and Proof

Jeremy Gans . Judith Marychurch . Andrew Roberts . Peter Rush

Family Law

Farrah Ahmed . Belinda Fehlberg . Helen Rhoades

Anna Arstein-Kerslake . Anna Chapman . Beth Gaze . Ann Genovese . Wendy Larcombe . Jenny Morgan . Lisa Sarmas . Amanda Whiting

Feminist Philosophy

Lael Weis

Financial Services Law

Cally Jordan

Free Speech Law

Jason Bosland . Andrew Kenyon . Adrienne Stone

Globalisation and Law

Sunita Jogarajan . Cally Jordan . Jurgen Kurtz . Judith Marychurch . Sundhya Pahuja . William Partlett . Miranda Stewart . Amanda Whiting

Health Law and Bioethics

Shaun McVeigh . Paula O'Brien . Michelle Taylor-Sands

Human Rights Law

Anna Arstein-Kerslake . Anna Chapman . Alison Duxbury . Carolyn Evans . Simon Evans . Michelle Foster . Jeremy Gans . Beth Gaze . Kirsty Gover . Jarrod Hepburn . Susan Kneebone . Rain Liivoja . Bruce Oswald . Scott Stephenson . John Tobin . Amanda Whiting

Indonesian Law

Tim Lindsey

Industrial Relations

Anna Chapman . Sean Cooney . Tess Hardy . John Howe . Joo-Cheong Tham

Information Technology Law

Andrew Christie

Insolvency Law

Helen Anderson

Intellectual Property Law

Andrew Christie . Megan Richardson . Sam Ricketson

Intergovernmental Relations

Cheryl Saunders AO . Miranda Stewart

International Criminal Law

Rain Liivoja . Tim McCormack . James Parker . Peter Rush

International Dispute Resolution

Alison Duxbury . Carolyn Evans . Richard Garnett . Jarrod Hepburn . Jurgen Kurtz . Andrew Mitchell . Tania Voon . Margaret Young

International Environmental Law

Brad Jessup . Jacqueline Peel . Margaret Young

International Humanitarian Law

Rain Liivoja . Tim McCormack . Bruce Oswald . Peter Rush

International Investment Law

Andrew Mitchell . Tania Voon

International Law

Anna Arstein-Kerslake . Alison Duxbury . Carolyn Evans . Michelle Foster . Richard Garnett . Kirsty Gover . Jarrod Hepburn . Cally Jordan . Jurgen Kurtz . Rain Liivoja . Tim McCormack . Andrew Mitchell . Paula O'Brien . Bruce Oswald . Sundhya Pahuja . Rose Parfitt . Jacqueline Peel . Tania Voon . Margaret Young

International Law and Indigenous People

Kirsty Gover

International Tax

Sunita Jogarajan . Miranda Stewart

International Trade Law

Richard Garnett . Jarrod Hepburn . Jürgen Kurtz . Andrew Mitchell . Rose Parfitt . Jacqueline Peel . Tania Voon . Margaret Young

Islamic Law

Tim Lindsey . Amanda Whiting

Japanese Law

Stacey Steele

Jurisprudence

Ann Genovese . Matthew Harding . Coel Kirkby . Susan Kneebone . Shaun McVeigh . Rose Parfitt . James Parker . Kristen Rundle . Peter Rush . Dale Smith

Labour Law

Anna Chapman . Sean Cooney . Tess Hardy . John Howe . Joo-Cheong Tham

Law and Development

Jenny Beard . Sundhya Pahuja . Rose Parfitt . William Partlett

Law and Economics

Katy Barnett . Arlen Duke

Law and Indigenous People

Ann Genovese . Lee Godden . Kirsty Gover . Coel Kirkby

Law and Society

Anna Arstein-Kerslake . Jenny Beard . Kirsty Gover . Tess Hardy . Brad Jessup . Andrew Kenyon . Wendy Larcombe . Pip Nicholson . Sundhya Pahuja . James Parker . William Partlett

Law and the Sea

Margaret Young

Law Reform in Developing Countries

Jenny Beard . Sean Cooney . Sunita Jogarajan . Cally Jordan . Coel Kirkby . Jürgen Kurtz . Tim Lindsey . William Partlett . Miranda Stewart

Shaun McVeigh . James Parker . Peter Rush

Anna Arstein-Kerslake . Simon Evans . Andrew Godwin . Wendy Larcombe . Judith Marychurch

Ann Genovese . Lee Godden . Coel Kirkby . Rose Parfitt . Peter Rush . Amanda Whiting

Farrah Ahmed . Katy Barnett . Simon Evans . Lee Godden . Coel Kirkby . Susan Kneebone . Shaun McVeigh . Sundhya Pahuja . Rose Parfitt . James Parker . Andrew Roberts . Kristen Rundle . Peter Rush . Lisa Sarmas . Scott Stephenson . Adrienne Stone . Lael Weis

Litigation

Gary Cazalet . Jacqueline Horan . Michelle Taylor-Sands

Malaysian Law

Amanda Whiting

Media and Communications Law

Jason Bosland . Andrew Kenyon

Medical Law

Paula O'Brien

Paula O'Brien

Migration Law

Jenny Beard . Susan Kneebone

Military Law

Alison Duxbury . Rain Liivoja . Tim McCormack . Bruce Oswald

Moral and Political Philosophy

Anna Arstein-Kerslake . Matthew Harding . Susan Kneebone . Shaun McVeigh . Andrew Roberts . Dale Smith . Lael Weis

Multiculturalism and the Law

Farrah Ahmed . Kirsty Gover . Susan Kneebone . Lisa Sarmas

Native Title Law

Michael Crommelin . Lee Godden . Kirsty Gover . Coel Kirkby

Natural Resources

Lee Godden . Brad Jessup . Lael Weis

Non Profit Organisations

Matthew Harding

Anna Chapman . Joo-Cheong Tham

Parliamentary Law

Carolyn Evans . Simon Evans

Patent Law

Andrew Christie . Sam Ricketson

Planning Law

Lee Godden . Brad Jessup

Post-colonial Theory

Jenny Beard . Lee Godden . Kirsty Gover . Sundhya Pahuja . Amanda Whiting

Prisoners Rights

Ian Malkin

Private Law

Katy Barnett . Matthew Harding . Cally Jordan . Andrew Robertson

Property Law

Elise Bant . Katy Barnett . Jason Bosland . Simon Evans . Lee Godden . Andrew Godwin . Matthew Harding . Brad Jessup . Rose Parfitt . Lael Weis . Amanda Whiting

Queer and Post-modern Legal Theory

Lisa Sarmas

Refugee Law

Jenny Beard . Michelle Foster . Susan Kneebone

Carolyn Evans

Remedies

Elise Bant . Katy Barnett . Wayne Jocic . Jeannie Paterson . Andrew Robertson

Restitution

Elise Bant . Katy Barnett . Simon Evans

Revenue Law

Sunita Jogarajan

Science and Technology Regulation

Lee Godden

Securities Law

Cally Jordan . Ann O'Connell

Sentencing

Jeremy Gans

Sexual Identities and the Law

Anna Arstein-Kerslake . Anna Chapman . Peter Rush . Lisa Sarmas

Sports Law

Hayden Opie

Taiwanese Law

Sean Cooney

Taxation Law

Mark Burton . Sunita Jogarajan . Ann O'Connell . Miranda Stewart

Technology and Intellectual Property

Andrew Christie . Sam Ricketson

Torts Law

Brad Jessup . Ian Malkin . Paula O'Brien

Trade Marks and Design

Jason Bosland . Andrew Christie . Megan Richardson . Sam Ricketson

Trusts Law

Lisa Sarmas

Vietnamese Law

Brad Jessup . Pip Nicholson

Welfare Law

Beth Gaze . Miranda Stewart

Workplace Relations and Employment Law

Anna Chapman . Sean Cooney . Tess Hardy . John Howe . Joo-Cheong Tham