Researcher

Professor Andrew Nicholas Lynch

My Expertise

Constitutional law, High Court, judicial appointments and diversity, judicial dissent

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Biography

Professor Andrew Lynch is the Head of School and Deputy Dean at UNSW Law. He teaches and researches in the field of Australian constitutional law. His research concentrates on the topics of federalism, judicial dissent, judicial appointments reform, and legal responses to terrorism. He is an author of Equity and Trusts (2001 and 2005), What Price Security? Taking Stock of Australia’s Anti-Terror Laws (2006), Inside Australia’s...view more

Professor Andrew Lynch is the Head of School and Deputy Dean at UNSW Law. He teaches and researches in the field of Australian constitutional law. His research concentrates on the topics of federalism, judicial dissent, judicial appointments reform, and legal responses to terrorism. He is an author of Equity and Trusts (2001 and 2005), What Price Security? Taking Stock of Australia’s Anti-Terror Laws (2006), Inside Australia’s Anti-terrorism Laws and Trials (2014), Blackshield & Williams’ Australian Constitutional Law and Theory (6th ed, 2014; 7th ed, 2018) and Australia's Greatest Judicial Crisis - The Tim Carmody Affair (2016). He is a co-editor of Law and Liberty in the War on Terror (2007), Counter-Terrorism and Beyond: The Culture of Law and Justice After 9/11 (2010), Tomorrow’s Federation: Reforming Australian Government (2012) and the editor of Great Australian Dissents (2016).

Between 2008-2013, Andrew was the Director of the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law at UNSW and he continues to work on research housed within the Centre’s Judiciary Project.


My Grants

ARC DP120101056: ‘New Models of Co-operative Federalism in Australia – Constitutional Principles and Practice’ – A Lynch & G Williams - $215,000 awarded;

ARC DP0986083: ‘Federalism for the 21st Century – A Framework for Achieving Reform and Change’ – A Lynch, G Craven, N Warren & G Williams - $270,000 awarded;

ARC LIEF - LE0989700: ‘The Australian Policy Online Full-Text Research Repository and Thematic Gateways’ – J Thomas, D Meredyth, D Whitehead, R Tiffen, J Spoehr, I Katz & A Lynch - $175,000 awarded

ARC DP0556465: 'Terrorism and Public Law after September 11’ - G Williams & A Lynch - $410,000 awarded


My Qualifications

LLB (Hons), LLM (QUT), PhD (UNSW)


My Research Supervision


Areas of supervision

Constitutional law, federalism, judicial appointments and regulation

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Location

Room: 245
The Law Building
University of New South Wales
UNSW Kensington Campus
Sydney NSW 2052
Australia
(Access via Gate 2 off High Street)

Contact

+61 2 9385 9654

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