Dr Julian A Sempill

  • Mr Julian Sempill

    Senior Lecturer

+61 3 9035 5368 | jsempill@unimelb.edu.au | Room 0757

Overview

Dr Julian A Sempill, DPhil (Oxford), LLB (Hons), BA (Melbourne), teaches Corporations Law, Trusts, Legal Ethics, Disputes & Ethics, Legal Method & Reasoning, Legal Theory, Employment Law and also an elective subject, The Rule of Law in Theory & Practice.

He is completing a book entitled “Power & the Law” which is to be published by Cambridge University Press (United Kingdom).

The book builds on the following:

  • “Law, Dignity and the Elusive Promise of a Third Way”, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies (2018);
  • “What Rendered Ancient Tyrants Detestable: the Rule of Law and the Constitution of Corporate Power”, The Hague Journal on the Rule of Law (2018);
  • “The Lions and the Greatest Part: the Rule of Law and the Constitution of Employer Power”, The Hague Journal on the Rule of Law (2017);
  • “Ruler’s Sword, Citizen’s Shield: The Rule of Law & the Constitution of Power”, Journal of Law & Politics (2016) (University of Virginia);
  • “It's a Rich Man's Game”, a forthcoming chapter in an edited collection entitled “Law with Class” (Fernwood Press, Canada, 2019).

See SSRN for all of the above.

Teaching

The Melbourne JD

Breadth

Other School and University Responsibilities

  • Co-convenor of the Faculty Research Seminar Series
  • Member of the committee developing the Disputes & Ethics JD subject

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Member of the Centre for Comparative Constitutional Studies
  • Member of the Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law
  • Member of the Centre for Corporate Law and Securities Regulation