Susan Woodward (LLB (Hons)(Melb) Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria) is an Associate of the Centre for Corporate Law and Securities Regulation. She taught at the University of Melbourne Law School until 2004. Sue taught the subject "Governing Not-for-Profit Organisations" in the Melbourne Law School Masters Program.
Prior to joining The University of Melbourne, Susan practised in commercial law both in Australia and London. She also worked as in-house legal counsel for the Australian Industry Development Corporation. At the Melbourne Law School, Susan taught Corporate Law for several years.
Susan was the lead author of Corporations Law in Principle (Law Book Co, 7th ed, 2005), together with colleagues Helen Bird and Sally Sievers. As part of the In Principle Series, the book was awarded a prize for the best Tertiary Book Series at the Australian 10th Annual Excellence in Educational Publishing Awards.
Susan's research has involved conducting a three year research project on 'Accountability and Corporate Governance in Not-for-profit Companies'. The final report for this project (which includes law reform recommendations) was published in 2004.