Researcher

Professor Jenny Mary Buchan

My Expertise

Franchise law; franchisor insolvency; franchise governance; consumer protection; retail leasing law; legal policy; stakeholder consultation.

Field of Research (FoR)

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Biography

Jenny joined the School of Taxation and Business Law in 2002. Prior to becoming an academic she worked as a commercial lawyer in private practice in New Zealand, Melbourne and Sydney, and as a compliance consultant. She Chairs the Business School Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

Jenny's expertise in franchising law led to her appointment as a panel member of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's Franchising...view more

Jenny joined the School of Taxation and Business Law in 2002. Prior to becoming an academic she worked as a commercial lawyer in private practice in New Zealand, Melbourne and Sydney, and as a compliance consultant. She Chairs the Business School Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

Jenny's expertise in franchising law led to her appointment as a panel member of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's Franchising Consultative Committee 2010 - 2015, and her appointment in 2016 to its successor the Small Business and Franchising Consultative Committee.

Teaching:

  • Lecturer in Franchising
  • Lecturer in International Franchise Law
  • Lecturer in Business Law in Action (contract law)
  • Supervisor research in business law

Research Interests:

  • Franchising law and policy
  • Insolvency as it affects franchise networks
  • Property law
  • Stakeholder participation in regulatory reform
  • Education of doctoral candidates

 

Jenny Buchan's publications on her SSRN author page: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=661783

ASB Profile: http://www.asb.unsw.edu.au/schools/Pages/JennyBuchan.aspx

 

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Location

Room 2054
QUAD Building

Contact

+61 2 9385 1458 or +61 432 879 988
9313 6658

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