Staff Expertise at the Law School
The members of the School of Law have a wide variety of research interests. The interests of individual staff members are listed below. For more information on our staff please see our staff listing.
Staff members may be available to supervise postgraduate research degrees in their areas of expertise. If you are thinking about enrolling in such a degree feel free to contact the Higher Degree Research Coordinator, Dr Same Varayudej for an informal discussion about the suitability of your topic and a possible supervisor.
Michelle de Souza: Medical Law and Medical ethics, in particular, bioethics and comparative healthcare law.
Associate Professor Lillian Corbin: Professionalism; Legal Ethics; Legal Education; Lawyer/client relationships and regulation; and Tort.
Adjunct Senior Lecturer Heather Forrest: property rights in the context of domain names and global licensing of IP rights
Adjunct Professor Harry Geddes: Legal Process, Succession, Statutory Interpretation, Torts
Dr Eric Ghosh: Jurisprudence, Administrative Law, Constitutional Theory
Jennifer Greaney: Indigenous cultural heritage, native title law and Indigenous policy
Associate Professor Russell Hogg: Crime and Justice in rural communities, criminology, punishment and social control, terrorism, political violence and security, politics of law and order
Dr Saurabh Jain: Taxation law, International Taxation, and the beneficial ownership test in double tax treaties
Aileen Kennedy: Health law particularly biotechnology, reproduction, consent, body modifying surgeries and neurolaw; family law; feminist law; contract law.
Dr Amanda Kennedy: Conflict over ownership of natural resources and the concept of ‘social licence’; Risks and benefits associated with ‘unbundling’ rights (to carbon, water and other evolving interests) in land; Use of non-legal instruments (such as social marketing tools) to manage natural resource use
Karen Lee: Telecommunications Law
Professor Eilis Magner: Evidence, Dispute Resolution, Meetings Law, Civil Procedure, Women and the Law
Professor Paul Martin: Environmental law and policy; rural social justice; resource governance; sustainability policy; transdisciplinary research methods; laws and institutions for community engagement; indigenous justice issues; environmental finance
Cameron Moore: Law of the Sea, International Law, Environmental Law, Law of Armed Conflict, Constitutional Law, Naval and Military Operations Law
Dr Imtiaz Omar: Constitutional Law, Comparative Human Rights
Professor Mark Perry: Intellectual Property Law (Patents, Copyright, TM et al), Technology Law, Biotechnology Law
Paul Sattler: Equity, Property and Succession; also special interest in evidence law and its application in the criminal process
Associate Professor Brian Simpson: Family Law, Children’s Rights, Juvenile Justice and Child Protection Law, Law and Social Welfare, Education Law, Law and Cyberspace, Law and Regional and Urban Planning, Law and Tourism
Dr Tristan Taylor: Roman Law, Society and Comparative Genocide Studies.
Dr Same Varayudej: Corporations Law, Securities Law, International Law
Julia Werren: Health Law, Torts
Kip Werren: Psychology and the Law, Evidence, Taxation and Financial Planning.
Jacqueline Williams: Natural Resource Governance, Biodiversity, Water, Land use Conflict, Threatened Species, Co-regulation in Agriculture, Food Security, Sustainability, Behaviour Change.
Fran Wright: Criminal Law, Modern Legal History, Medical Law