Katy Barnett teaches and researches in private law, including Property, Equity, Trusts, Torts, Contract and Remedies. Her PhD on accounting for profit for breach of contract was published as a monograph in 2012 by Hart Publishing and she is presently writing a Remedies textbook. She has blogged since 2006 at her own blog called The Legal Soapbox and from 2008 to 2012 at the co-authored Skepticlawyer. Prior to teaching at the Melbourne Law School, Katy was a banking litigator at Russell Kennedy, and Associate to Justice Mandie and Research Assistant to the Court of Appeal at the Supreme Court of Victoria.
Brad Jessup joined Melbourne Law School in 2012 from the ANU, where he had been teaching and researching since 2007. From 2001 to 2006 Brad worked in commercial legal practice. Brad’s principal research area is environmental and planning law, particularly the exploration of environmental legal conflict and the regulation of places, landscapes and protected areas. Brad writes on environmental law and policy for The Conversation and maintains an occasional personal blog.
Jeremy teaches and researches all things criminal at Melbourne Law School and is the author of several criminal justice texts. He completed his doctorate at UNSW on proof in rape trials and has since written extensively on DNA profiling. Since the enactment of Victoria’s Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities in 2006, he’s also engaged with the field of human rights law as a researcher, a blogger and as an adviser to the Victorian Parliament’s Scrutiny of Acts and Regulations Committee.
Martin Clark (Research Fellow)
Martin holds honours degrees in law, history and philosophy from the University of Melbourne. He is also a research assistant to several senior faculty members at MLS, including Dean Carolyn Evans, Professors Cheryl Saunders, Anne Orford and Adrienne Stone, and the Honourable Justice Margaret Stone. During his studies Martin was a 2012 Editor of the Melbourne Journal of International Law, tutor in legal theory, a Jessie Legatt Scholar, and attended the Center for Transnational Legal Studies Program.