Lev (Leo) is a PhD Candidate and Lecturer at the Melbourne Law School. His research interest lies at the intersection of animal ethics, law and regulation. His PhD seeks to critically evaluate the legitimacy of public farmed animal welfare standards in Australia via a series of qualitative case studies.
Previously, he held the role of research fellow at the Melbourne Law School’s Centre for Corporate Law. His research, which encompassed policy, empirical and legal aspects, focused on the enforcement of corporate law, financial regulation, and personal insolvency. He has also worked for a number of years at a regulatory agency, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.