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Research in Adelaide Law School

The Law School has a number of major research strengths in the areas of legal theory and history, corporate and commercial law, legal procedure and evidence, public law and the common law.

The School has a proud history of accomplishments in obtaining major competitive grants and international publications in these fields, both in respect of pure and applied research.

Individual and collaborative research by the Law School academic staff is enhanced by the Law School’s full year Seminar Series, which brings to Adelaide a wide variety of distinguished visiting scholars from Australia and overseas.

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Research Interests

  • Administrative law
  • Anti-discrimination law
  • Comparative law
  • Constitutional law
  • Contract law
  • Corporate law
  • Criminal law and procedure
  • Criminology
  • Employment, labour and workplace relations law
  • Energy law
  • Environmental planning and natural resources law
  • Feminist legal theory
  • Human rights
  • Income maintenance
  • Insolvency law
  • Intellectual property
  • International law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Law of evidence
  • Law of torts
  • Legal history
  • Legal philosophy
  • Medical law and ethics
  • Migration and refugee law
  • Property law and theory
  • Restitution law
  • Securities law
  • Social security law
  • Transitional justice
  • Trusts
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More Information

For more information, please contact the Postgraduate Coordinator for the Law School, Dr Judith Bannister.

Adelaide Graduate Centre

Level 6
115 Grenfell Street
The University of Adelaide
South Australia 5005


T: +61 8 8313 5882
F: +61 8 8313 5725

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