Craig Collins

Senior Lecturer and Assistant Head of School - ANU School of Legal Practice
BEc (ANU); LLB (ANU); LLM (Melb); GradCertHigherEd (NE).
+61 2 6125 9470
Room 129

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Appointments

  • Associate Director, ANU Legal Workshop (2017
  • Deputy Director, PEARL (Profession, Education and Regulation in Law) Centre (ANU, 2015-cont)
  • Editorial Board, PEARL Press (ANU, 2015-cont)
  • GDLP/MLP Research and Education Strategy Co-ordinator (ANU, 2015-16)
  • Lawyer Development Advisor (Australian Government Solicitor, Jan-Jul 2012)
  • JD Director (ANU, 2010-11)
  • Board Secretary & Public Officer, North & North-West Community Legal Centre (NSW, 2005-2009)
  • Chair, Teaching & Learning Committee (UNE Law School, 2006-2009)
  • Partner, Gadens Lawyers Melbourne (1998-2003)
  • Associate, Gadens Lawyers Melbourne (1994-1998)
  • Solicitor, JM Smith & Emmerton (1992-1994)

Recent news

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Feb
2017
Craig Collins
Courage. This is not a word immediately associated with the word ‘lawyer’ - a space crowded with lawyer jokes and negative stereotypes of grasping and greed. But for many practising lawyers, courage is what it is all about.
01
Apr
2015
Craig Collins
Craig is currently pursuing PhD research on 'Defamation; Law and Public Opinion in the Australian Colonies; 1824-1874'.
01
Jan
2014
Paul Maharg
Professor Paul Maharg heads up our newest research Centre, the PEARL (Profession, Education and Regulation in Law) Collaborative.

Past events

16
Mar
2017
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11.00AM to 2.15PM Seminar
  • Professor Paul Maharg, ANU College of Law
  • Craig Collins, ANU College of Law
  • Dr Kristoffer Greaves, The College of Law
  • Scott Chamberlain, ANU College of Law
The PEARL (Profession, Education and Regulation in Law) Centre hosts a seminar addressing learning/technology in legal education.

Please note, only a small selection of recent publications and activities are listed below.

Research projects & collaborations

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Grants

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Consultancies

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Books & edited collections

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Book chapters

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Refereed journal articles

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Conference papers & presentations

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Commissioned reports

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Government submissions

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Committees

External Organisations

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Internal ANU Committees

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Case notes & book reviews

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Other

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Honours thesis supervision

I am willing to supervise in the areas:

  • Defamation & Free Speech
  • Legal History
  • Legal Education
  • Litigation and Dispute Management
  • Legal Profession
  • Intellectual Property

I have previously supervised:

  • Michael Windeyer, 2015:

 

Internship supervision

 

 

Current courses

Year Course code Course name
2017 LAWS6244
Class #3720
Litigation and Dispute Management
2017 LAWS4282
Class #9180
Bankruptcy and Insolvency

Previous courses

Year Course code Course name
2016 LAWS3202
Class #2411
Honours Thesis (pre-2015 students)

Past courses

  • Convenor, Honours Thesis (ANU LLB & JD, 2012-2016)
  • Convenor, Bankruptcy & Insolvency (ANU LLB & JD, 2009-11 & 2013)
  • Co-convenor, Foundations of Australian Law (ANU JD, 2014)
  • Convenor, Becoming a Practitioner courses (ANU GDLP, 2012-16)
  • Convenor, Civil Litigation-Professional Practice Core (ANU GDLP, 2010-13 & 2015-16)
  • Co-convenor, Ethics & Professional Responsibility (ANU GDLP, 2013)
  • Convenor, Federal Litigation (ANU LLM, 2009)
  • Convenor, Human Rights Litigation (ANU LLM, 2009)
  • Convenor, Consumer Law Practice (ANU GDLP, 2009)
  • Convenor, Media Law (UNE LLB & JD, 2006-8)
  • Convenor, Honours in Law (UNE LLB & JD, 2003-8)
  • Convenor, Information Technology Law (UNE LLB & JD, 2003-4 & 2007-8)
  • Convenor, Intellectual Property Law (UNE LLB & JD, 2003-6)
  • Convenor, Jurisprudence (UNE LLB & JD, 2006)

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