Andrew McLeod



BSc (Adv) (Hons I) LLB (Hons I) Sydney

Courses Taught

  • Contracts
  • Federal Constitutional Law

Areas of Interest

  • Constitutional Law
  • Contract Law
  • Equitable Doctrines and Remedies
  • Law of Trusts
  • Legal History

Brief Biographical Detail

Andrew McLeod is a Adjunct Lecturer within the Faculty of Law at the University of Sydney, where he teaches and researches in constitutional and commercial law. Prior to joining the Faculty, he was a senior analyst within the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, developing strategic policy for the Prime Minster on national priorities. Andrew studied at the University of Sydney, where he received first-class honours degrees in law and chemistry. Following graduation, he served as Associate to the Hon Robert French AC, Chief Justice of Australia. Prior to pursuing a career in law, Andrew conducted research in biological chemistry that explored treatments for Type II diabetes and the metabolic role of vanadium.


Books | Journal Articles | Conference Paper Presentations


  • Kercher, B, Salter, B, Ford, L, and McLeod, A, The Kercher Reports, vols 2-3, Federation Press: Sydney (forthcoming)

Journal Articles

  • McLeod, A, ‘The executive and financial powers of the Commonwealth’ (2010) 32 Sydney Law Review 123-140
  • Carter, E A, Rayner, B S, McLeod, A I, Wu, L E, Marshall, C P, Levina, A, Aitken, J B, Witting, P K, Lai, B, Cai, Z, Vogt, S, Lee, Y-C, Chen, C-I, Tobin, M J, Harris, H H, Lay, P A, ‘Silicon nitride as a versatile growth substrate for microspectroscopic imaging and mapping of individual cells’, Molecular BioSystems, 2010, 6, 1316-1322
  • Levina, A, McLeod, A I, Seurig, J, Lay, P A, ‘Reactivity of potential anti-diabetic molybdenum(VI) complexes in biological media: a XANES spectroscopic study’, Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, 2007, 101, 1586-1593

Conference Paper Presentations

  • McLeod, A I, Carter, E A, Levina, A, Lai, B and Lay, P A, ‘Combined infrared and X-ray microprobe mapping’ presented at the Australian Synchrotron – Australian Synchrotron Research Program Users Meeting, Melbourne, 12-14 December 2007