The University of Adelaide is a member of the "group of eight", the most prestigious and research intensive universities in Australia. As a part of this tradition of excellence, the Law School has long enjoyed an international reputation as a leader in legal research and scholarship. For over over 120 years the Law School has been home to the foremost Australian legal scholars, including William Pennefather, John Salmond, William Jethro Brown, Arthur Lang Campbell, Richard Blackburn, Norval Morris, Daniel O’Connell, and James Crawford.
With leading international and national scholars in legal theory and history, public and private law, and interdisciplinary research, the academic staff of the Law School today continue to build upon the research culture so long a hallmark of legal education at the University of Adelaide. It goes without saying that our staff and our graduates have made and continue to make significant contributions to legal thought and research at the finest international universities.
This page provides a gateway into the research activities of the Law School. For more information about any aspect of our research, please contact the Associate Dean of Law (Research). More information can also be found on our website.