Private Law

Lecturer
Research interests:
Labour Law, Law of Obligations
Professor
Research interests:
Corporations & Financial Markets Law, Law and Humanities
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Competition Law, Consumer Protection Law, Animal Law, Law and Religion
Emeritus Professor
Research interests:
Law of Obligations, Philosophies of Law, Administrative law, Torts, Concepts of responsibility
Adjunct Professor
Research interests:
Family law
Emeritus Professor
Research interests:
Law of Obligations, Private International Law, Torts, Contracts, Commercial Law
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Regulation of Corporate Responsibility, Business and Human Rights, Torts, Counter-Terrorism Law, Rule of Law Reform
Lecturer
Research interests:
Cryonics, Ageing, End-of-Life Law, Human Rights and Older Persons, Succession law, Torts
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Corporations & Financial Markets Law, Rule of Law Reform, Legal Ethics
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Trusts, Civil Remedies, Private Law Theory, Adjudication Theory
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Employment law, Labour Law, Summary dismissal of employees, Employee misconduct, Termination of employment contracts, Climate change policy, Workplace law, Contract of employment, Industrial law
Lecturer
Research interests:
Regulation within the Australian Financial System, Corporate Culture in the Banking System
Distinguished Professor
Research interests:
Civil litigation
Honorary Professor
Research interests:
Public law, Commercial Law, National security
Professor
Research interests:
Law of Obligations, Property Law, Corporations & Financial Markets Law, Regulation of religious financing;
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Constitutional Courts, Constitutional History, Constitutional Rights, Gender and Constitutional Law, The Judicial System, Property Law
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Administrative law, Torts, private law remedies, Accountability, Government liability
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Labour Law, Work Health & Safety law, Commonwealth Public Sector Employment law
Honorary Professor
Research interests:
Law of Obligations
Professor
Research interests:
Corporations & Financial Markets Law, Evidence and Procedure
Emeritus Professor
Research interests:
Law of Obligations
Associate Lecturer
Research interests:
Law of Obligations, Corporations & Financial Markets Law
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Contracts, Intellectual Property Law, Freedom of speech
Lecturer
Research interests:
Intellectual Property Law, Commercial Law, Clinical Legal Education
Lecturer
Research interests:
Corporate law, Legal personhood, Ethical theory, Corporate ethical agency, Monism, Law reform, legal theory, Systems theory, Legal design

Latest news

14
Aug
2017
Banking sector
Since the GFC there have been more than 17 Inquiries and Reviews into the AFS, with an emphasis on poor bank behaviour and bank culture. The volume of recommendations made by the various Inquiries and Reviews is astonishing when compared to those recommendations that have actually been implemented. Disappointment has been rife within the community because the change that was expected to follow the Inquiries and Reviews was not delivered. A wide range of voices across the community have called for government intervention, and the government has hit back with several measures announced as part of the 2017 Federal Budget.
20
Jul
2017
Google and technology
A recent decision of the Canadian Supreme Court arising from an intellectual property dispute between 2 Canadian businesses raises some interesting issues about the power of domestic courts to make orders against search engines that have effect worldwide.
09
Mar
2017
Technology transfer
Investing in early stage start ups or ventures is inherently risky with a recent Stanford University Report finding that 92% of technology start ups failed within 3 years. How the risk of failure or under performance is shared by, or transferred between, promoters and investors is something that technology transfer lawyers spend a lot of time working on, both in the drafting and negotiation phases of a transaction. A recent decision of the NSW Supreme Court demonstrates what can go wrong.
08
Mar
2017
Women in meeting
Law is by no means a male-dominated degree, but beyond graduation, certain fields of the profession see their female lawyers fall away. Why?
27
Feb
2017
Ellie Greenwood and Andreas Sherborne
Ellie Greenwood and Andreas Sherborne are the shared recipients of the Blackburn Medal for Research in Law.

In the Media

01
May
2017

Grace under fire - a film about rural women workers

Skye Saunders talks to Law Institute of Victoria Journal

08
Nov
2016

Despite business’ best efforts whistleblowers still lack protection under Australian law: new research

Professor A J Brown (ANU Law alumnus - GDLP '97) writes in The Conversation

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22
Oct
2016

Business for Peace: Who profits in the long run?

Jolyon Ford interviewed by ABC 666 Breakfast

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