Staff Research Expertise


View the below list of our Research Expertise
Demonstrating the wide range of research interests and excellence of Melbourne Law School academics

Administrative/Public Law

Farrah Ahmed . Olivia BarrJenny Beard . Jianlin Chen . Alison Duxbury . Carolyn Evans . Beth Gaze . Jarrod Hepburn . John Howe . Tarun KhaitanAndrew Mitchell . Paula O'Brien . William Partlett . Kristen Rundle . Cheryl Saunders AO . Julian SempillScott Stephenson . Jason Varuhas . Margaret Young

Agency

Ann O'Connell

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alysia Blackham . Anna Chapman . Michelle Taylor-Sands

Art and Law

Olivia Barr . James Parker

Asian Law

Farrah Ahmed . Sarah Biddulph . Jianlin Chen . Sean Cooney . Andrew Godwin . Sunita Jogarajan . Tarun Khaitan . Susan Kneebone . Tim Lindsey AO . Wendy Ng . Pip Nicholson . Stacey Steele . Amanda Whiting

Banking & Finance Law

Paul Ali . Andrew Godwin . Cally Jordan . Stacey Steele

Breach of Confidence and Privacy

Andrew Kenyon . Megan Richardson . Jason Varuhas

Broadcasting Regulation and Policy

Jason Bosland

Chinese Law

Sarah Biddulph . Jianlin Chen . Sean Cooney . Andrew Godwin . Wendy Ng

Citizenship Law

Susan Kneebone

Civil Practice & Procedure

Gary Cazalet . Inbar LevyMichelle Taylor-Sands

Commercial Law

Cally Jordan

Comparative Constitutional Law

Jeremy Gans . Kirsty Gover . Tarun KhaitanCheryl Saunders AO . Scott Stephenson . Lael Weis

Comparative Law

Sarah Biddulph . Alysia Blackham . Jianlin Chen . Sean Cooney . Michael Crommelin AO . Andrew Godwin . Sunita Jogarajan . Cally Jordan . Tarun Khaitan . Tim Lindsey AO  . Rebecca NelsonWendy Ng . Pip Nicholson . William Parlett . Cheryl Saunders AO . Miranda Stewart . Adrienne Stone . Jason Varuhas

Competition Law

Caron Beaton-Wells . Julie ClarkeArlen Duke . Wendy Ng

Conflict of Laws

Richard Garnett

Constitutional Law

Farrah Ahmed . Alysia Blackham . Jianlin Chen . Michael Crommelin AO . Carolyn Evans . Jarrod Hepburn . Tarun KaitanShireen Morris . Rose Parfitt . William Partlett . Glenn Patmore . Cheryl Saunders AO . Julian Sempill . Scott Stephenson . Adrienne Stone . Joo-Cheong Tham .  Jason Varuhas . Lael Weis

Construction Law

Matthew Bell . Wayne Jocic

Consumer Law

Arlen Duke . Jeannie Paterson

Contract Law

Elise Bant . Katy Barnett . Matthew Bell . Julie ClarkeSean Cooney . Arlen Duke . Tess Hardy . Wayne Jocic . Tanya Josev . Ying Liew . Jeannie Paterson . Andrew Robertson . Jason Varuhas

Andrew Christie . Andrew Kenyon . Sam Ricketson

Corporate Governance

John Howe . Cally Jordan . Rosemary Langford . Ian Ramsay

Corporate Law

Paul Ali . Helen Anderson . Jianlin Chen . John Howe . Cally Jordan . Rosemary Langford . Judith Marychurch . Ann O'Connell . Ian Ramsay . Julian Sempill

Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions

Ian Ramsay

Corporate/Technology

Sam Ricketson

Criminal Law

Jianlin Chen . Jeremy Gans . Jenny Morgan . Bruce Oswald . Peter Rush . Dale Smith

Criminal Procedure

Jeremy Gans . Andrew Roberts

Critical Race Theory

Lee Godden

Debt Finance

Cally Jordan

Defamation Law

Jason Bosland . Andrew Kenyon

Derivatives

Cally Jordan

Disability Rights Law

Anna Arstein-Kerslake

Discrimination Law

Anna Arstein-Kerslake . Alysia Blackham . Anna Chapman . Beth Gaze . Tarun KhaitanJenny Morgan

Disaster Law

Adil Hasan Khan

Electoral Regulation

Joo-Cheong Tham

Electronic Banking & Electronic Commerce (E-commerce)

Richard Garnett . Sam Ricketson

Empirical Legal Studies

Inbar Levy . Rebecca Nelson

Employee Relations

Anna Chapman . Sean Cooney

Employment Law

Alysia Blackham . Anna Chapman . Sean Cooney . Tess Hardy . John Howe . Julian Sempill . Joo-Cheong Tham

Energy Law

Jianlin Chen . Michael Crommelin . Brad Jessup . Jacqueline Peel

Environmental Law

Lee Godden . Brad Jessup . Rebecca NelsonJacqueline Peel . Margaret Young

Equity Finance

Cally Jordan

European Law

Martin Vranken

Evidence and Proof

Jeremy Gans . Judith Marychurch . Andrew Roberts . Peter Rush

Family Law

Farrah Ahmed . Belinda Fehlberg . Helen Rhoades

Anna Arstein-Kerslake . Anna Chapman . Hilary CharlesworthBeth Gaze . Ann Genovese . Wendy Larcombe . Jenny Morgan . Lisa Sarmas . Amanda Whiting

Feminist Philosophy

Lael Weis

Financial Services Law

Cally Jordan

Free Speech Law

Jason Bosland . Andrew Kenyon . Adrienne Stone

Globalisation and Law

Sunita Jogarajan . Cally Jordan . Jurgen Kurtz . Judith Marychurch . Sundhya Pahuja . William Partlett . Miranda Stewart . Amanda Whiting

Government Liability

Jason Varuhas

Health Law and Bioethics

Jane Kaye . Paula O'Brien . Mark Taylor . Michelle Taylor-Sands

History of International Law

Adil Hasan Khan . Cait Storr

Human Rights Law

Anna Arstein-Kerslake . Alysia Blackham . Anna Chapman . Hilary CharlesworthAlison Duxbury . Carolyn Evans . Michelle Foster . Jeremy Gans . Beth Gaze . Kirsty Gover . Jarrod Hepburn . Tarun KhaitanSusan Kneebone . Shireen Morris . Bruce Oswald . Scott Stephenson . John Tobin . Jason VaruhasAmanda Whiting

India and South Asia Law

Farrah Ahmed . Adil Hasan KhanTarun KhaitanJeff Redding

Indonesian Law

Tim Lindsey AO

Industrial Relations

Anna Chapman . Sean Cooney . Tess Hardy . John Howe . Julian Sempill . Joo-Cheong Tham

Information Technology Law

Andrew Christie

Insolvency Law

Helen Anderson

Intellectual Property Law

Andrew Christie . Megan Richardson . Sam Ricketson

Intergovernmental Relations

Cheryl Saunders AO . Miranda Stewart

International Criminal Law

Carrie McDougall . James Parker . Peter Rush

International Dispute Resolution

Alison Duxbury . Carolyn Evans . Richard Garnett . Jarrod Hepburn . Andrew Mitchell . Tania Voon . Margaret Young

International Environmental Law

Brad Jessup . Jacqueline Peel . Margaret Young

International Humanitarian Law

Carrie McDougall . Bruce Oswald . Peter Rush

International Investment Law

Andrew Mitchell . Tania Voon

International Law

Anna Arstein-Kerslake . Hilary CharlesworthAlison Duxbury . Carolyn Evans . Michelle Foster . Richard Garnett . Kirsty Gover . Jarrod Hepburn . Cally Jordan . Carrie McDougall . Andrew Mitchell . Paula O'Brien . Bruce Oswald . Sundhya Pahuja . Rose Parfitt . Jacqueline Peel . Cait Storr . Tania Voon . Margaret Young

International Law and Indigenous People

Olivia Barr . Kirsty Gover . Cait Storr

International Tax

Sunita Jogarajan . Miranda Stewart

International Trade Law

Richard Garnett . Jarrod Hepburn . Andrew Mitchell . Rose Parfitt . Jacqueline Peel . Tania Voon . Margaret Young

Islamic Law

Tim Lindsey AO . Amanda Whiting

Japanese Law

Stacey Steele

Jurisprudence

Olivia Barr . Ann Genovese . Matthew Harding . Adil Hasan Khan . Tarun KhaitanSusan Kneebone . Inbar Levy . Shaun McVeigh . Rose Parfitt . James Parker . Kristen Rundle . Peter Rush . Julian Sempill . Dale Smith

Labour Law

Alysia Blackham . Anna Chapman . Sean Cooney . Tess Hardy . John Howe . Julian Sempill . Joo-Cheong Tham

Law and Development

Jenny Beard . Adil Hasan KhanSundhya Pahuja . Rose Parfitt . William Partlett

Law and Economics

Katy Barnett . Jianlin Chen . Arlen Duke

Law and Geography

Olivia Barr

Law and Indigenous People

Olivia Barr . Ann Genovese . Lee Godden . Kirsty Gover . Shireen Morris

Law and Politics

Tanya Josev

Law and Psychology

Inbar Levy

Law and Religion

Jianlin Chen . Tarun Khaitan

Law and Society

Anna Arstein-Kerslake . Olivia BarrJenny Beard . Alysia Blackham . Kirsty Gover . Tess Hardy . Brad Jessup . Tanya Josev . Andrew Kenyon . Wendy Larcombe . Inbar Levy . Rebecca NelsonPip Nicholson . Sundhya Pahuja . James Parker . William Partlett . Julian Sempill

Law and the Sea

Margaret Young

Law Reform in Developing Countries

Jenny Beard . Sean Cooney . Sunita Jogarajan . Cally Jordan . Tim Lindsey AO . Wendy Ng . William Partlett . Miranda Stewart

Shaun McVeigh . James Parker . Peter Rush

Anna Arstein-Kerslake . Simon Evans . Andrew Godwin . Wendy Larcombe . Judith Marychurch

Olivia Barr . Ann Genovese . Lee Godden . Tanya Josev . Rose Parfitt . Peter Rush . Julian Sempill . Amanda Whiting

Farrah Ahmed . Katy Barnett . Olivia BarrLee Godden . Tarun KhaitanSusan Kneebone . Shaun McVeigh . Sundhya Pahuja . Rose Parfitt . James Parker . Andrew Roberts . Kristen Rundle . Peter Rush . Lisa Sarmas . Julian Sempill . Scott Stephenson . Adrienne Stone . Lael Weis

Litigation

Gary Cazalet . Inbar LevyMichelle Taylor-Sands

Malaysian Law

Amanda Whiting

Media and Communications Law

Jason Bosland . Andrew Kenyon

Medical Law

Jane Kaye . Paula O'Brien . Mark Taylor . Michelle Taylor-Sands

Paula O'Brien . Michelle Taylor-Sands

Migration Law

Jenny Beard . Susan Kneebone

Military Law

Alison Duxbury . Inbar LevyCarrie McDougall . Bruce Oswald

Moral and Political Philosophy

Anna Arstein-Kerslake . Matthew Harding . Tarun KhaitanSusan Kneebone . Shaun McVeigh . Andrew Roberts . Julian Sempill . Dale Smith . Lael Weis

Multiculturalism and the Law

Farrah Ahmed . Kirsty Gover . Tarun KhaitanSusan Kneebone . Lisa Sarmas

Native Title Law

Michael Crommelin . Lee Godden . Kirsty Gover

Natural Resources

Jianlin Chen . Lee Godden . Brad Jessup . Rebecca NelsonLael Weis

Non Profit Organisations

Matthew Harding

Open Justice

Jason Bosland

Anna Chapman . Julian Sempill . Joo-Cheong Tham

Patent Law

Andrew Christie . Sam Ricketson

Planning Law

Lee Godden . Brad Jessup . Rebecca Nelson

Post-colonial Theory

Jenny Beard . Lee Godden . Kirsty Gover . Sundhya Pahuja . Cait Storr . Amanda Whiting

Prisoners Rights

Ian Malkin . Jason Varuhas

Privacy Law

Jason Bosland . Jason Varuhas

Private Law

Katy Barnett . Matthew Harding . Cally Jordan . Rosemary Langford . Ying Liew . Andrew Robertson . Jason Varuhas

Property Law

Elise Bant . Katy Barnett . Jason Bosland . Jianlin Chen . Lee Godden . Andrew Godwin . Matthew Harding . Brad Jessup . Rose Parfitt . Julian Sempill . Cait Storr . Lael Weis . Amanda Whiting

Queer and Post-modern Legal Theory

Jeff Redding . Lisa Sarmas

Refugee Law

Jenny Beard . Michelle Foster . Susan Kneebone

Religious Fraud

Jianlin Chen

Remedies

Elise Bant . Katy Barnett . Wayne Jocic . Ying Liew . Jeannie Paterson . Andrew Robertson . Jason Varuhas

Restitution

Elise Bant . Katy Barnett

Revenue Law

Sunita Jogarajan

Science and Technology Regulation

Lee Godden

Securities Law

Cally Jordan . Ann O'Connell

Sentencing

Jeremy Gans

Sexual Identities and the Law

Anna Arstein-Kerslake . Anna Chapman . Tarun KhaitanPeter Rush . Lisa Sarmas

Statelessness

Michelle Foster

Sports Law

Jack Anderson

Taiwanese Law

Jianlin Chen . Sean Cooney

Taxation Law

Mark Burton . Sunita Jogarajan . Michael Kobetsky . Ann O'Connell . Miranda Stewart

Technology and Intellectual Property

Andrew Christie . Sam Ricketson

Torts Law

Brad Jessup . Ian Malkin . Paula O'Brien

Trade Marks and Design

Jason Bosland . Andrew Christie . Adil Hasan KhanMegan Richardson . Sam Ricketson . Jason Varuhas

Trusts Law

Katy Barnett . Rosemary Langford . Ying Liew . Lisa Sarmas

Use of Force (Jus ad Bellum)

Carrie McDougall

Vietnamese Law

Brad Jessup . Pip Nicholson

Welfare Law

Beth Gaze . Miranda Stewart

Workplace Relations and Employment Law

Anna Chapman . Sean Cooney . Tess Hardy . John Howe . Julian Sempill . Joo-Cheong Tham