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Meet our exceptional and remarkable scholars

Our staff are acclaimed legal educators, world-renowned researchers and venerated practitioners. We also attract the involvement of prominent international scholars and leaders in the judiciary and government.

School leadership

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Professor Simon Bronitt

Head of School and Dean

Read the Dean's Welcome.

Shae McCrystal

Professor Shae McCrystal

Deputy Head of School & Deputy Dean / Professor of Labour Law 

Visit Professor McCrystal's academic profile.

Associate Deans


  • Professor Simon Rice, Professional and Community Engagement
  • Professor Bing Ling, China Engagement

Emeritus Professors

Challis Lecturers

  • The Hon Chief Justice James Allsop AO, BA LLB SydneyChallis Lecturer in Maritime Law
  • The Hon Robert Austin BA LLM Sydney DPhil Oxon, Challis Lecturer in Corporate Law
  • The Hon Justice Arthur Emmett AO QC, BA LLB LLM D.Laws LLD SydneyChallis Lecturer in Roman Law
  • The Hon Justice Mark Leeming SC, BA LLB PhD Sydney, Challis Lecturer in Equity

Honorary Titles

  • Duncan Chappell BA LLB (Hons) UTAS PhD CambHonorary Professor
  • John Stumbles, Honorary Professor
  • Alex Ziegert, Honorary Associate Professor


  • Yuri Andrienko, MSc Moscow State, MA Moscow, PhD Sydney, Research Affililate
  • Livingston Armytage AM, LLB LLM (Hons) PhD SydneyAdjunct Professor
  • Jenny Bargen, Adjunct Lecturer
  • Andrew Bell SC, BA LLB Sydney PhD, Adjunct Professor
  • Alan Bennett, LLM UTS, Adjunct Professor
  • Christopher Birch SC, BA LLB PhD Sydney, Adjunct Professor
  • The Hon Justice Ashley Black, BA LLB LLM Sydney, Adjunct Professor
  • Max Bonnell, BA LLB Sydney MA Warwick, Adjunct Professor
  • Elizabeth Boros, LLB Adelaide LLM PhD Camb, Adjunct Professor
  • Chloe Burnett, BCom LLB Sydney LLM NYU, Adjunct Lecturer
  • The Hon Joseph C Campbell QC, FAAL, BA (Hons) LLB (Hons) Sydney, Adjunct Professor
  • David Chin, BEc LLB (Hons) Macquarie MSt Oxon, Adjunct Senior Lecturer
  • Nicholas Cowdery, Adjunct Professor
  • Frank Decker, MSc PhD in Physics Berlin MAppFin Macquarie PhD Bremen, Research Affiliate
  • Adrian Diethelm, Adjunct Senior Lecturer
  • Melissa Heath-Ogier, Adjunct Lecturer
  • Christopher Hodgekiss SC, BA BCL Oxon, Adjunct Professor
  • David Howarth, BEc LLB Sydney LLM UNSW LLM Germany, Adjunct Senior Lecturer
  • John Lee, BSc LLB, Adjunct Lecturer
  • Kevin Lewis, LLB BJuris SJD MBA, Adjunct Professor
  • The Hon Justice Kevin Lindgren, BA UNSW LLB Lond MA PhD LLD Newcastle, Adjunct Professor
  • Paul O'Donnell, BA (Hons) Sydney, LLM (Hons) Sydney
  • Justice Nicola Pain, BA LLB JSD Sydney, GradDip Interntl Law ANU, Adjunct Professor
  • Jack Pembroke-Birss, BSc LLB Macquarie, Adjunct Lecturer
  • Justice Rachel Pepper, BA LLB ANU, Adjunct Professor
  • Alison Pert, LLB Manc LLM Lond PhD Sydney, Adjunct Associate Professor
  • The Hon Justice Brian Preston, BA LLM Macquarie, Adjunct Professor
  • Elizabeth Raper, Adjunct Senior Lecturer
  • Ray Rees, Research Affiliate
  • Donald Robertson, BEc LLB Sydney LLM Col, Adjunct Professor
  • Karen Rooke, LLB (Hons) ANU LLM Sydney, Adjunct Professor
  • The Hon Peter Rose AO, QC, Adjunct Professor
  • Michael Skinner, BA MA Oxon LLM UNSW, Adjunct Lecturer
  • Brett Williams, Adjunct Senior Lecturer
  • Don Weatherburn, BA PhD Sydney, Adjunct Professor