Over 90 years of excellence
Ranked in top 100 law schools in the world (QS and Times Higher Education 2020)
Research rated above world standard (ERA 2018)
UWA Law School is committed to upholding the rule of law, and the promotion of the highest standards of ethical conduct, professional responsibility, and community service.
In response to the outcome of the High Court of Australia’s investigation into the sexual harassment of six Judges’ Associates by former High Court judge, Dyson Heydon, the UWA Law School issued this statement on sexual harassment in law.
The UWA Law School condemns past and ongoing discrimination in the Australian legal system that continues to create profound injustice in the lives of First Nations peoples. We are committed to continuing to work in partnership with Indigenous peoples to create culturally safe teaching and research spaces and produce culturally competent graduates.
Highly acclaimed teachers and researchers
UWA Law School comprises more than 50 scholars. Our staff are continually evolving to meet current and future predicted challenges, and we celebrate their international expertise and multidisciplinary areas of study. Our world-class researchers inspire just and innovative approaches to global challenges of the 21st century.
Dr Jade Lindley
Dr Jade Lindley is a criminologist and senior lecturer at the UWA Law School whose research focus lies on transnational crimes and their intersection with international law.Read more about Dr Jade Lindley
Professor Sarah Murray
Sarah Murray’s legal and professional career is underpinned by her interest and expertise in community justice and using the law to create a positive impact on society. Practising first as a commercial and community lawyer, Sarah Murray is a Professor at UWARead more about Professor Sarah Murray
Professor Rick Krever
Professor Rick Krever is a researcher in taxation law and policy, working with international aid agencies and international organisations to help build revenue capacity in developing nations.Read more about Professor Rick Krever
Dr Marilyn Bromberg
Hoping to make the world a better place, Dr Bromberg has practised law for more than a decade and typically researches and writes about issues that can make a difference, such as body image law.Read more about Dr Marilyn Bromberg
Professor Michael Blakeney
Michael Blakeney is a UWA Law School Winthrop Professor and an international authority on intellectual property and agriculture.Read more about Professor Michael Blakeney
Dr Penny Carruthers
Dr Penny Carruthers is a Senior Lecturer at UWA Law School, with a specialisation in property law. She aims to make law education engaging and inspiring for students.Read more about Dr Penny Carruthers
Professor Robyn Carroll
Professor Robyn Carroll is a UWA Law School professor who explores the way the law impacts on people’s emotional wellbeing.Read more about Professor Robyn Carroll
Professor Erika Techera
Professor Erika Techera is an international and comparative law academic at the UWA Law School who is focused on improving legal frameworks across the Indian Ocean to enhance marine environmental governance.Read more about Professor Erika Techera
Dr Renae Barker
Dr Renae Barker is a legal academic and senior lecturer at the UWA Law School. Her speciality is the interaction between law and religion.Read more about Dr Renae Barker
Associate Professor Ian Murray
Associate Professor Ian Murray, from the UWA Law School, researches in the areas of resources taxation, not-for-profit tax law and corporate governance.Read more about Associate Professor Ian Murray
Professor Elise Bant
Professor Elise Bant is a teacher and researcher of private law and commercial regulation at the UWA Law School.Read more about Professor Elise Bant
Dr Sagi Peari
Dr Sagi Peari is a teacher and researcher in UWA’s Law School in the Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education.Read more about Dr Sagi Peari
Dr Joe Clare
Dr Joe Clare is a criminologist researching emergency first responders and prevention-focused policies at UWA’s Law School.Read more about Dr Joe Clare
Nicole Wilson-Rogers is a lecturer and researcher in the UWA Law School in the Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education.Read more about Nicole Wilson-Rogers
Kate Offer is a Senior Lecturer within UWA’s Law School in the Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education.Read more about Kate Offer
Dr Dominic Dagbanja
Dr Dominic Dagbanja is a law lecturer and researcher, specialising in international law. He focuses on the consequences of investment and trade treaties for public interest regulation.Read more about Dr Dominic Dagbanja
Associate Professor Hilde Tubex
Associate Professor Hilde Tubex is a researcher of criminology and holds a research-intensive position at the UWA Law School.Read more about Associate Professor Hilde Tubex
Professor Natalie Skead
Professor Natalie Skead is UWA’s Dean of Law. She is a national award-winning teacher and prolific researcher in aspects of private law, proceeds of crime and legal education.Read more about Professor Natalie Skead
Associate Professor Jani McCutcheon
Associate Professor Jani McCutcheon is a law lecturer specialising in intellectual property law. She focuses on copyright and moral rights, and intersections between literature and law and art and law.Read more about Associate Professor Jani McCutcheon
Michael Douglas is a legal academic and a litigation lawyer at the UWA Law School with expertise in conflict of laws and media law.Read more about Michael Douglas
Dr Marco Rizzi
Dr Marco Rizzi is an academic lawyer and senior lecturer with the Law School in the Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education.Read more about Dr Marco Rizzi
Congratulations to our student award winners
We recognise the hard work and dedication you give to your studies and wish to celebrate your achievement with you. We also thank our generous donors for their continued support.
View the full list of UWA Law School 2019 prize winners and 2020 scholarship recipients and a selection of video messages.
Indigenisation of the Juris Doctor
Through the Indigenisation of the Juris Doctor project, the UWA Law School is incorporating Indigenous cultures, knowledges and perspectives throughout Juris Doctor (JD) degree. The project is a joint initiative of the Law School and the School of Indigenous Studies, and is overseen by a Reference Group of legal and cultural experts.
Student health and well-being
The UWA Law School is committed to the health, well-being and safety of all of our students. We strive to support our students to stay well and thrive throughout their studies.
The UWA Law School is a community full of dedicated and passionate people who foster an environment of encouragement and acceptance. Studying Law at UWA has opened up countless opportunities for both my individual development and to make an impact in the community.Joshua Sanchez-Lawson
Blackstone Society President 2018
Executive education and CPD
UWA jumps 14 places in World Academic Rankings
UWA has achieved its highest-ever place among the world’s top universities, jumping from 99 to 85 in 2020.Read more
New tech and policy lab to tackle biggest challenges in the tech ecosystem
UWA is launching a world-first Tech & Policy Lab which will develop best-practice tech governance for tech-importing nations.Read more
Impact on the global stage
Michael Sheldrick helped deliver One World: Together At Home, a virtual concert that raised $US127 million to support the WHO's COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.Read more