Researcher

Mr Philip Chung

Biography

Philip Chung is Associate Professor of Law at UNSW Australia (The University of New South Wales). He is Executive Director of the Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustLII) and associated projects (including AsianLII, CommonLII and WorldLII). Philip manages the staff and resources of AustLII and jointly oversees the technical development of AustLII’s projects and system administration. He holds degrees in Economics and Law from the...view more

Philip Chung is Associate Professor of Law at UNSW Australia (The University of New South Wales). He is Executive Director of the Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustLII) and associated projects (including AsianLII, CommonLII and WorldLII). Philip manages the staff and resources of AustLII and jointly oversees the technical development of AustLII’s projects and system administration. He holds degrees in Economics and Law from the University of Sydney, with honours in Computer Science and Operations Research as well as a PhD in Law from UNSW. His research interests include legal research skills, intelligent legal information systems, and computerisation of law.


My Grants

  • 2021-2022: Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) - Public Sector to Research Sector Bridges Program (PS010), Chung, Mowbray, Cunningham and Dillon, "National Free Access Coronial Findings, Recommendations & Responses" - $265,000
  • 2021: Australian Research Council LIEF (LE210100043), 1st named CI with 14 other investigators, "The Australian Royal Commissions and Public Inquiries Library" - $539,000 plus $630,000 from partner organisations
  • 2020: UNSW Research Infrastructure Scheme (RIS), Chung and Greenleaf, "Developing collaborative research infrastructure for artificial intelligence applications to law" - $53,578
  • 2019: Australian Research Council LIEF (LE190100061), 2nd named CI with 14 other investigators, "The Australian environmental and planning law library" - $515,000 plus $580,000 from partner organisations
  • 2019: UNSW Research Infrastructure Scheme (RIS), Greenleaf and Chung, "The Global Data Protection, Privacy & Surveillance Law Library" - $42,000
  • 2018: Australian Research Council LIEF (LE180100048), 1st named CI with 11 other investigators, "Foundations of the common law library" - $499,899 plus $595,000 from partner organisations
  • 2017: Australian Research Council LIEF (LE170100099), 2nd named CI with 11 other investigators, "Comprehensive free access to Australian industrial and workplace law" - $450,000 plus $605,000 partner organisations
  • 2017: UNSW Research Infrastructure Scheme (RIS), Appleby, Bowrey, Chung and Degeling, "Grant to develop a free-access online metadata repository for legal edited collections" - $122,452
  • 2016: UNSW MREII, Davis, Chung, Bowrey and Brennan, "Grant to to further develop the Australian Indigenous Law Library (Stage 2)" - $100,000
  • 2015: UNSW MREII, Davis, Chung, Degeling and Bowrey, "Grant to to develop and enhance the Australian Indigenous Law Library" - $100,000
  • 2014: UNSW MREII, Chung and Greenleaf, "Grant to enhance AustLII's digitisation infrastructure" - $100,000
  • 2012: UNSW International Contestable Funding Grant, Greenleaf, Dixon and Chung, "Using development of the Legal Information Institute of India to build relationships with key Indian Law Schools" - $30,000
  • 2012: UNSW MREII, Greenleaf and Chung, "Grant to improve AustLII's storage" - $100,000
  • 2011-2012: American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI), Greenleaf, Chung and Mowbray, "Creation of the Liberia Legal Information Institute (LiberLII)" - $210,000
  • 2010-2011: Australian National Data Services (ANDS) EIF Fast Start, Greenleaf, Chung and Mowbray, "Increasing the availability and discoverability of Australasian legal research data" - $300,000
  • 2009-2011: AusAID Public Sector Linkages Project (PSLP), Greenleaf, Chung and Mowbray, "The Asian Legal Information Institute (AsianLII) - Development of free access to law in India and South Asia" - $200,000 over three years
  • 2009-2011: Legal Services Board of Victoria Large Grants Scheme, Mowbray, Greenleaf and Chung, "Making Victoria a model jurisdiction for free access to law" - $838,927 over three years
  • 2008-2010: Australian Research Council Linkage (LP0882861), Mowbray, Greenleaf and Chung, "Improving online case law within the constraints of free access through heuristic linking and resulting discovery mechanisms" - $376,593 plus $171,000 from 7 industry organisations
  • 2008-2009: AusAID Public Sector Linkages Project (PSLP), Greenleaf, Chung and Mowbray, "Free access to the law of Asian developing economies via AsianLII (Yr 2)" - $275,000
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