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Ms Margaret Castles

Telephone +61 8 8313 5722
Position Snr Lecturer - Director Clinincal Legal Ed
Fax +61 8 8313 4344
Building Ligertwood Building
Floor/Room 3 30
Campus North Terrace
Org Unit Law School

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Biography/ Background

Before commencing her academic career, Margaret worked as a litigation solicitor and a policy lawyer with the Commonwealth Government, with experience in the areas of civil litigation, administrative law, OHS and child support law.  She also has extensive experience as a member of appellate tribunals in SA and the Commonwealth.


Her research interests include applied legal ethics, law teaching, justice access, and alternative dispute resolution.


LLB (Hons) Adelaide

Grad Dip Int Law (ANU)

Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of SA and the High Court of Australia.

Teaching Interests

Dispute Resolution and Ethics

Evidence and Procedure

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Legal Ethics

Law Practice


Margaret is the Director of the Clinical Legal Education program, and manages the two Law School Legal Advice Services

She is passionate about legal education and justice access, and committed to introducing students to the world of legal practice.  In addition to running the Clinical Law Program, she teaches in the areas of Alternative Dispute Resolution, Civil Procedure, Litigation, and Legal Ethics, and is one of the co coordinators of the Law School’s innovative final year suite of practice subjects.


Entry last updated: Saturday, 20 Jun 2015

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