- Mark Giancaspro, University of Adelaide
Dr Mark Giancaspro is a Senior Lecturer and practising commercial lawyer at the University of Adelaide Law School. He holds an honours degree in Laws and Legal Practice from Flinders University and a P.hD. from the University of Adelaide. His research centres on issues in contract law and its various applications. Mark teaches in contract and consumer law, commercial law and sports law, and has published widely on matters including issues with the formation and renegotiation of contracts, the doctrine of consideration, and smart contracts. He is a member of the Law Council of Australia (Business Law Section, Digital Commerce Committee), the Australian Commercial Law Association, the International Association of Consumer Law, and the Adelaide Law School's Research Unit on the Regulation of Commerce, Corporations, Insolvency and Taxation (ROCCIT).
- Gabrielle Golding, University of Adelaide
Dr Gabrielle Golding is a Senior Lecturer in Law at Adelaide Law School and 2022 Barbara Kidman Women's Fellow at the University of Adelaide. Her research focuses on the intersection between employment and contract law. Gabrielle's recent work, including her forthcoming monograph Shaping Contracts for Work: The Normative Influence of Terms Implied by Law (Oxford University Press, 2023), concentrates on how terms implied by law influence contracts for work.
- Beth Nosworthy, University of Adelaide
Dr Beth Nosworthy is an Associate Professor at the University of Adelaide Law School who researches and teaches corporate law, with a focus on corporate structures and directors' duties. She worked as an Associate in the Supreme Court of South Australia and as a commercial lawyer with an Adelaide firm before commencing her career as an academic. Since joining the University of Adelaide, Beth has taught corporate law and equity at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels and is the Director of the Entrepreneur and Venture Advice Clinic, a pro bono service for startups and new ventures within the Clinical Legal Education program at the Adelaide Law School. She is a member of the Law Council of Australia, Business Law Section, and sits on the Executive Committee of the Society of Corporate Law Academics and the Education Committee of the Governance Institute of Australia.
- David Brown, University of Adelaide
David Brown (MA Oxon) is an Associate Professor at Adelaide Law School. He has taught and researched in the areas of property and insolvency, corporate and commercial law, equity, succession, and secured transactions for over thirty years in four countries. He has authored and co-authored leading works on land law, insolvency law and (with A Duggan) Australian Personal Property Securities Law (Lexis Nexis, 2nd ed, 2016). David has advised the New Zealand government and New Zealand Law Commission on insolvency law and has been a consultant to the Australian Financial Security Authority on the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth).
- Jessica Viven-Wilksch, University of Adelaide
Dr Jessica Viven-Wilksch is a Lecturer at Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide. Her research and teaching interests are commercial law, comparative law and private international law. She has written on the role of good faith and loyalty in contractual relations in Europe and in Australia. Jessica is the current Deputy Chair of the UNCITRAL National Coordination Committee for Australia, an organisation that fosters discussions on international trade, the current work of UNCITRAL and its impact in Australia.
- Alexandra Wawryk, University of Adelaide
Dr Alexandra (Alex) Wawryk received First Class degrees in Economics and Law, and a Ph.D. in Law, from the University of Adelaide. Alex is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Adelaide Law School, where she teaches contract law, mining and energy law, environmental law, climate change law, and Aboriginal peoples and the law and has taught international energy law. Her areas of research include renewable energy law, petroleum law, and mining and environmental law. Alex is a co-director of the Adelaide Law School's Environmental, Natural Resources and Energy Law Research Unit (ENREL), and an associate editor for OGEL, a specialist online database for oil, gas and energy law. She is a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of South Australia. Alex was Chairperson of the Management Committee of the Environmental Defenders Office (SA) Inc from 2018 to 2019 and is currently a member of the Energy and Resources Law Association (formerly AMPLA), the Environment Institute, and the Institute for Sustainability, Energy and Resources at the University of Adelaide.
- Sylvia Villios, University of Adelaide
Dr Sylvia Villios is a Senior Lecturer at the Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide. She researches and teaches in taxation law, with a particular focus on the operation of the Australian tax system, taxation policy, corporate taxation, and the role, powers and accountability of the Commissioner of Taxation. Her Ph.D. thesis, for which she received a Dean's Commendation and the University of Adelaide Bonython Prize, was on the intersection of tax law and insolvency law. Sylvia is a co-director of the Regulation of Corporations, Insolvency and Taxation (ROCIT) research unit at the University of Adelaide and an editorial panel member of the Australian Tax Law Bulletin (Lexis Nexis). Prior to her appointment as a lecturer, she was engaged in legal practice at two of Adelaide's leading law firms, specialising in advising clients on taxation, trust law, superannuation, and general corporate and commercial matters.
- Paula Zito, University of South Australia
Dr Paula Zito has a broad depth of expertise and research in commercial law and intellectual property (IP) across all its regimes, having practised in both areas since 1999. Her specialist IP expertise and research lie in trade marks, geographical indications, brand protection and asset management for businesses. She has taught in both these areas for over ten years, at both the University of Adelaide and the University of South Australia.