Claire Kaylock

  • Claire Kaylock

Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters)
Law and Language


Claire Kaylock is an experienced practitioner and specialist legal educator who is currently completing a PhD through Monash University. She was previously Assistant Dean of the University of Notre Dame Australia's Law School in Fremantle, WA. Claire graduated from the University of Western Australia in 1995 and was admitted to practice the following year. She subsequently worked as a lawyer in both the private and public sectors, and in two community legal services. She has been a member of the Social Security Appeals Tribunal and a Registrar of the Federal Court of Australia. Most of Claire's practice has been in property law – especially in the area of Native Title. She has been teaching Law since 2006, and during this time has developed a strong interest in pedagogical theory. In 2010 Claire was awarded an ALTC Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning. She is currently the Principal of Law and Language, a training consultancy which specialises in legal writing for practitioners.