Helen McGowan

PhD Candidate
BA LLB (Monash) MAppSci (UWS)

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Helen commenced her doctoral research in 2011. Her research focus is "Does remoteness affect the way lawyers identify and respond to conflicting interests?" She was admitted to the NSW, Victorian Supreme Courts and the High Court in 1982 and has practiced law in the private and community sectors.

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


Country lawyers and conflicting duties. Using a Fullerian analysis to examine the functional role of the professional principle to avoid conflicts of interest


Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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