Mr Mark Brady

Mr Mark Brady
 Position Lecturer
 Org Unit Adelaide Law School
 Telephone +61 8 8313 0113
 Location Floor/Room 4 23 ,  Ligertwood ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Mark is Lecturer and Course Coordinator at the University of Adelaide. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours Class I) and a Bachelor of Arts (University Medal) awarded from Griffith University. Mark is also a solicitor who holds a current Qld Practising Certificate. He is a former motorcycle racer who has twice competed at the Isle of Man TT Races. He was a founding editor of the Griffith Journal of Law & Human Dignity and has written one short film titled “Hardly Used”. Mark is currently a PhD candidate and his research focuses on Law and Technology, where he attempts to understand the impacts of disruptive technology on Law and Society.     


  • Qualifications

    2019-2020      Queensland Legal Practising Certificate        Queensland Law Society

    2015  High Court Register of Practitioners High Court of Australia

    2013                Bachelor of Laws – with First Class Honours  Griffith University

    2013                Bachelor of Arts  – with University Medal         Griffith University

    2010  Conflict Management through Negotiation Guardrite Security and Industry Training Pty Ltd 

    2010  CPR and EAR Training         Guardrite Security and Industry Training Pty Ltd

  • Awards & Achievements

    2013  University Medal                     Griffith University

    2013  Bachelor of Arts (with University Medal)       Griffith University

    2013 Bachelor of Laws (with First Class Honours)      Griffith University

    2010  LexisNexis Prize for Constitutional Law             Griffith University

    2013  University Award for Academic Excellence       Griffith University

    2012  University Award for Academic Excellence       Griffith University

    2011  University Award for Academic Excellence       Griffith University

    2010  University Award for Academic Excellence       Griffith University

    2009  University Award for Academic Excellence       Griffith University


  • Teaching Interests

    Mark is a dual Course Coordinator, and Lecturer, at the University of Adelaide teaching in the area of Taxation Law. Mark has previously taught Introduction to Business Law at both the University of Adelaide and Griffith University. Mark is influenced by the Pragmatic and Socratic methods of teaching and believes in creating a space where everyone can flourish in a mutually respectful, supportive, and inclusive environment to enable them to grow and explore their understandings of the law.

    Courses Taught


    COMMLAW 3500 Income Tax Law III

    COMMLAW 7013 Income Taxation (M)


    COMMLAW 7012 Business and Corporations Law

    COMMLAW 1004 Introduction to Business Law

    2105AFE Introduction to Business Law (Griffith University)


    2105AFE Introduction to Business Law (Griffith University)


    Torts Law (Griffith University) [Tutor]




  • Research Interests

    Mark is one of the leading experts researching into automated vehicles and Australian law. His research has been used by NSW Parliament and by the National Transport Commission. Mark is a qualified solicitor holding a current Australian legal practising certificate (Qld). His research is into law and technology, with a focus on automated vehicles, robotics and artificial intelligence. The goal of his research is to see how technology is changing understandings of agency and autonomy in Australian law and society. Drawing upon critical legal studies, the humanities and the social sciences, Mark examines how humans legislate, interact with, and are affected by technology. In researching law and technology Mark engages with practical, cultural, and sociological narratives that link humans, law and technology. This research seeks to understand the trajectory of humanity’s technological future and the impacts it will have on law and society.



  • Publications

    Published Journal Articles

    Mark Brady, ‘Is Australian Law Adaptable to Automated Vehicles?’ (2019) 5(1) Griffith Journal of Law & Human Dignity 35-71.

    Pamela Finckenberg-Broman, Morgan M Broman, and Mark Brady, ‘Law and Technology: The Legal and Social Implications of Sentient Robots’ (2019) 5(1) Griffith Journal of Law & Human Dignity 190-209.

    Mark Brady, Kylie Burns, Tania Leiman and Kieran Tranter ‘Automated Vehicles and Australian Personal Injury Compensation Schemes’ (2017) 24(1) Torts Law Journal 32-63.

    Accepted Journal Articles

    Mark Brady, ‘Data Privacy and Automated Vehicles: Navigating the Privacy Continuum’ – Accepted for publication in 45(3) Monash University Law Review, (forthcoming).

    Submitted Journal Articles

    Morgan M Broman, Pamela Finckenberg-Broman and Mark Brady ‘The RAiLE’s Impact on Current & Future Legislation using Current Examples - The RAiLE© Project’ submitted to Progress in Artificial Intelligence Journal July 2019.

    Law Reform Submissions

    Kieran Tranter, Mark Brady and Kylie Burns ‘Submission in response to the Clarifying Control of Automated Vehicles Discussion Paper’ 2 June 2017

    Mark Brady, Tania Leiman, Kylie Burns and Kieran Tranter, Submission to the National Transport Commission ‘Regulatory Options of Automated Vehicles Discussion Paper’ 4 July 2016

    Kieran Tranter and Mark Brady, Submission to New South Wales Parliament Staysafe (Joint Standing Committee on Road Safety): Driverless Vehicles and Road Safety Inquiry into Automated Vehicles, 11 April 2016

    Kieran Tranter and Mark Brady, Submission to the National Transport Commission, ‘Regulatory Barriers to Automated Vehicles’ 9 March 2016 .

    Seminars/ Conference Papers

    Mark Brady, Kieran Tranter and Andry Rakotonirainy, “Hack my Ride”: The Criminal Law and Unauthorised and Malicious Interference with Automated and Connected Cars, presented as conference paper by Mark Brady at the World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety, in Tampere, Finland, 19 September 2016.

    Mark Brady, ‘Challenges in Regulating for the Adoption of Autonomous Vehicles in Australia’ presentation to Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads, Transport Mixr 9 June 2016.


  • Community Engagement

    2019         Co-Coordinator, University of Adelaide Second Annual High School Mooting Competition

    2018    Volunteer, University of Adelaide Inaugural High School Mooting Competition

    2015-    Volunteer, Thai-Aussie Sister Support TASS, Domestic Violence Prevention and Support Association

    2014-2015        Member, Gold Coast District Law Association

    2014-    Volunteer, Wat Sangharatanaram, Thai Buddhist Temple

    2012-2017        Volunteer, Gold Coast Community Legal Centre & Advice Bureau

    2010-                Member, Queensland Law Society

    2011-2013        Volunteer, Rosies Friends on the Street Outreach [meals for homeless]

    2010-               Mentor, Golden Key International Honours Society

    1995-2002       Volunteer, NSW Rural Fire Service – Londonderry Brigade


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