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

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