Ms Margaret Castles
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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.
Dispute Resolution and Ethics
Evidence and Procedure
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Margaret is the Director of the Clinical Legal Education program, and manages the two Law School Legal Advice Services http://www.law.adelaide.edu.au/alos/
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.
The role of the law school in providing pro bono services to communities in need - institutional imperative or educational strategy?
Using simulated practice to teach legal theory. How and why skills and group work can be incorporated in an academic legal curriculum
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