Felicity Bell is a Research Fellow for the Law Society of NSW's Future of Law and Innovation in the Profession (FLIP) research stream, Allens Hub for Technology, Law and Innovation, at UNSW Law, Sydney. She was previously a Lecturer at the University of Wollongong Law School, Wollongong and holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons I) from the University of Melbourne and a PhD from the University of Sydney Law School. Felicity’s research background is in family law, children’s law, and legal professionalism, identity construction and best practice among lawyers. She has published in highly ranked...

Lyria is Director of the Allens Hub for Technology, Law and Innovation and a Professor in the Faculty of Law at UNSW Sydney. Lyria's research explores issues around the relationship between technology and law, including the types of legal issues that arise as technology changes, how these issues are addressed in Australia and other jurisdictions, the application of standard legal categories such as property in new socio-technical contexts, the use of technologically-specific and sui generis legal rules, and the problems of treating “technology” as an object of regulation. Lyria has been a Key...

Dr Kathy Bowrey is a Professor in the Faculty of Law, UNSW, Sydney. She is a legal historian and socio-legal researcher whose research explores laws and practices that inform knowledge creation and the production, distribution and reception of technology and culture. Her primary expertise relates to intellectual property, information technology regulation, regulatory theory, media practice, business history, feminist scholarship and a concern for Indigenous rights. She has a strong interest in higher education research policy and research management. She has acted as a Consultant to the...

I joined the Faculty in January 2007, and was appointed a Scientia Professor, and to the King & Wood Mallesons Chair in International Finance Law, in 2013. This research sponsorship was expanded in 2018, with KPMG Law coming on board, and the Chair being renamed the KPMG Law - KWM Chair in Disruptive Innovation and Law.

My current research focus is on FinTech, RegTech and blockchain generally. My current particular focus is on cryptocurrencies, central bank digital currencies and initial coin offerings.

My research on FinTech and RegTech has been downloaded more frequently from the Social...

JANET is a multidisciplinary scholar with research interests in criminal justice policy and practice, sociology of organisation and occupation, and the social organisation of creativity. She is internationally recognised for her contributions to policing research, especially her work on police culture and socialisation, police reform, and the use of information technology in policing. Her major publications in this field include Changing Police Culture (Cambridge University Press 1997) and Fair Cop: Learning the Art of Policing (University of Toronto Press 2003).

Janet has been awarded a...

Philip Chung is Associate Professor of Law at UNSW Australia (The University of New South Wales). He is Executive Director of the Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustLII) and associated projects (including AsianLII, CommonLII and WorldLII). Philip manages the staff and resources of AustLII and jointly oversees the technical development of AustLII’s projects and system administration. He holds degrees in Economics and Law from the University of Sydney, with honours in Computer Science and Operations Research as well as a PhD in Law from UNSW. His research interests include legal...

Roger Clarke is an independent consultant in the strategic and policy implications of advanced information technologies, with a particular focus on eBusiness, information infrastructure, and dataveillance and privacy.

He is a Visiting Professor in Law at UNSW and a Visiting Professor in Computer Science at the ANU. He has also held Visiting Professorships at the University of Hong Kong (2002-07), the University of Bern, and the University of Linz.

He holds Honours and Masters degrees in Commerce (IS) from UNSW, and a PhD from the ANU. He was made a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society...

I am a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Law. My main interest are legal philosophy, phenomenology, hermeneutics, ethics, critical social and political theory, migration studies, and the social study of law, science and technology. I focus on questions of human agency and epistemological practices as they happen in the intersection between law and the social-political & biological-philosophical.  

Before coming to UNSW I lectured philosophy at Macquarie University (2011-12) and was a Junior Visiting Fellow at the Center for Cultural Sociology at Yale University (2008-10), New Haven. In 2017 I...

Simone Degeling is a Professor of Law at UNSW Law, Australia. She is an expert in private law specialising in equity & trusts, remedies, the law of restitution and unjust enrichment and the intersection of civil procedure and private law doctrine.

Simone is a Fellow of The Australian Academy of Law and the General Editor of the Journal of Equity.  Additionally she is a member of the advisory board of the SSRN eJournal of Fiduciary Law, a Fellow of The Australian Centre for Private Law, University of Queensland and a member of the Academic Committee of the Banking and Financial Services Law...

Anton is a Research Fellow specialising in the area of banking and finance law. He is a qualified lawyer in Russia (with a law degree from the Russian Foreign Trade Academy) and holds MJur and DPhil degrees from the University of Oxford.

Prior to joining the Faculty, he held senior legal positions (serving as the head of legal support of international operations) at major private commercial banks in Moscow, Russia. In addition, Anton practised as a banking and finance lawyer at a law firm in London, advising on banking regulations and legislation applicable to financial intermediaries in...

Bassina joined UNSW as in 2009 after a decade as a human rights litigator and clinical legal educator in New York, Mumbai, and Sydney. Bassina established, and currently directs, the UNSW Human Rights Clinic and is founding Co-Director of the global Migrant Worker Justice Initiative. Bassina has led numerous national and global research teams on the rights of migrant workers in Australia, Asia, the US and globally, working closely with civil society, trade unions, business, governments, donors, and international organisations. Her research establishes an evidence base and theoretical...

BA(Hons), LLB(Hons), LLM(Hons), MJur(Hons) (Sydney); GDLP (College of Law); PGCAP (London); PhD (ANU); FHEA

Dr Alexandra George joined the UNSW Law Faculty in 2007, having had earlier academic appointments at Queen Mary, University of London, the University of Wales, Swansea and the University of Exeter in the UK. She has also worked at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy and at the University of Sydney, has practised as an intellectual property and media lawyer, was Associate to Justice MF Moore in the Federal Court of Australia and the Industrial Relations Court of Australia,...

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Dr Janice Gray specialises in the law and governance of water, property and aspects of energy. Immediately, before joining the Faculty of Law, UNSW Sydney,  Janice  was a solicitor in the corporate section of one of the large, commercial, Sydney law firms. She holds a current practising certificate as a  lawyer and has served on the Property Law Committee of the NSW Law Society. She has also held  management positions in the public sector. As an academic, Janice  has  taught: Property, Equity and Trusts; Land Law; Advanced Issues in Property; Native Title; Equity and Trusts;...

Graham is appointed to a research position as Professor of Law & Information Systems. He specialises in the relationships between information technology and law. His current areas of research focus are the global development of data privacy laws, public rights in copyright, free Internet access to legal information, and the use of AI tools for the provision of free legal advice. He is co-founder and senior researcher at the Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustLII), and was founder and Academic Director (2000-10) of UNSW Law's Cyberspace Law & Policy Centre. 

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Michael is a Professor in the Faculty of Law. He researches in the field of intellectual property law, focusing in particular on national and international trade mark law, and the international regulation of geographical indications of origin.

Michael is the co-author, with Professor Robert Burrell, of Australian Trade Mark Law (2nd ed, Oxford University Press, 2016), one of the leading texts on the topic. He is also the co-author, with Professors Kathy Bowrey, Dianne Nicol and Kimberlee Weatherall, of Australian Intellectual Property: Commentary, Law and Practice (2nd ed, Oxford University...

Jessica Hudson is a Senior Lecturer at UNSW Law where she researches and teaches in multiple areas of private law, including equity, trusts, remedies and unjust enrichment, as well as corporations and financial services law. Prior to lecturing, Jessica was a solicitor at King & Wood Mallesons, and worked as a Tipstaff to the Honourable Justice Julie Ward when Her Honour was a Judge in the Equity Division of the Supreme Court of New South Wales. Jessica is a graduate of the University of Oxford (BCL, Distinction) and UNSW (BA, LLB, First Class Honours).

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Fleur Johns is Professor and Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Law and works in the areas of public international law and legal theory. Fleur is also Academic Lead for Meridian 180 at UNSW. Fleur studies patterns of governance on the global plane, employing an interdisciplinary approach that draws on the social sciences and humanities and combines the study of public and private law.

In recent years, Fleur's work has focused on the role of automation and digital technology in global legal relations, especially in development, humanitarian aid and disaster relief. She is currently...

Dr Daniel Joyce is a Senior Lecturer and Director of Research at UNSW Law.  Daniel has an LLM and a PhD in Law from the University of Cambridge.  He was the Whewell Scholar in international law and a Senior Rouse Ball Student at Trinity College, Cambridge.  He also spent a year as a Visiting Research Fellow at Columbia Law School. Daniel then undertook postdoctoral research as the Erik Castrén Fellow in international law and human rights at the University of Helsinki, where he remains an Affiliated Research Fellow.  He is a member of the Academic Review Board of the Cambridge Journal of...

Dr Katharine Kemp is a Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, UNSW Sydney. Katharine’s research focuses on competition law (particularly misuse of market power), consumer protection and data privacy in financial services regulation. She has published widely in these fields, including "Misuse of Market Power: Reform and Rationale" (Cambridge University Press, 2018), "Competition Law of South Africa" (LexisNexis) with PJ Sutherland, and numerous peer-reviewed journal articles. 

Katharine is the Co-Leader of the "Data as a Source of Market Power" research stream for The Allens Hub for Technology, Law...

Dimity Kingsford Smith is a Professor in the Faculty of Law, UNSW.  For further information please see Professor Kingsford Smith's Faculty profile.

Michael Legg is a Professor in the Faculty of Law, UNSW.

Dr Schulz Moore is Director of Learning and Teaching and a Senior Lecturer, with qualifications in public health/epidemiology (PhD, University of Melbourne's Faculty of Medicine), law, and health social sciences. She combines these fields to specialise in health law. Schulz Moore also works as an Associate with UNSW Medicine in teaching, supervisory and research roles. In 2018, Schulz Moore was the winner of the KPMG Inspiring Teacher Award in a First Year Undergraduate Program. In 2017, Schulz Moore was the runner-up (2nd position) in the KPMG Inspiring Teacher Award in a First Year...

I joined UNSW Law School in October 2012, having taught at the University of Bristol, UK for seven years as Professor of Socio-legal Studies. Prior to Bristol, I taught at the University of Oxford for six years in association with the Centre for Socio-legal Studies, and both St Hilda’s College (1999-2001) and Wadham College (2002-2005). A very long time ago, I taught at the University of Sydney Law School. I am currently Professor of Law at UNSW Law.

My research has long focused on transformations of the regulatory state in both national-comparative and transnational contexts, with a...