Researcher

Professor Simone Degeling

My Expertise

Unjust enrichment, law of restitution, remedies, private law theory, equity and trusts

Keywords

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Biography

Simone Degeling is a Professor of Law at UNSW Law, Australia. She is an expert in private law specialising in equity & trusts, remedies, the law of restitution and unjust enrichment and the intersection of civil procedure and private law doctrine.

Simone is a Fellow of The Australian Academy of Law and the General Editor of the Journal of Equity.  Additionally she is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Commonwealth Law, the...view more

Simone Degeling is a Professor of Law at UNSW Law, Australia. She is an expert in private law specialising in equity & trusts, remedies, the law of restitution and unjust enrichment and the intersection of civil procedure and private law doctrine.

Simone is a Fellow of The Australian Academy of Law and the General Editor of the Journal of Equity.  Additionally she is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Commonwealth Law, the Advisory Board of the SSRN eJournal of Fiduciary Law, a Fellow of The Australian Centre for Private Law, University of Queensland and a member of the Academic Committee of the Banking and Financial Services Law Association. She is the Co-Director of the UNSW Law Private Law Policy & Research Group and was previously the Private Law Research Leader of the IMF Bentham Class Actions Initiative at UNSW Law.

Simone has written, co written or co-edited books on unjust enrichment and restitution law, equity and trusts, tort, remedies and contract. She has also published articles and essays on equity and trusts, unjust enrichment and restitution law, contract, tort and remedies. Simone teaches and accepts research students in equity and trusts, remedies and the law of restitution and unjust enrichment. Prior to her academic career, Simone worked as a commercial lawyer specialising in Banking and Finance law.

SSRN at https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=529174.


My Grants

 Faculty infrastructure project: edited collections (law): metadata repository & research metrics scoping study UNSW Major Research Equipment and Infrastructure Initiative (MREII 2017)

Project Officer and Technical Development and Support

UNSW Major Research Equipment and Infrastructure Initiative (MREII 2015)

Free access legal research infrastructure for the whole of the common law: completing commonlii ARC LIEF Grant LE100100239 (2010)


My Qualifications

B Com (with Merit) LLB (UNSW)

LLM (with Merit) (UCL)

DPhil (Oxon)


My Awards

Commonwealth Scholar (1995-1998).


My Research Supervision


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Areas of supervision

Simone is available to supervise research students working in equity and trusts, remedies, the law of restitution/unjust enrichment and private law theory.


Currently supervising

Simone is currently supervising 3 PhD students across a range of topics in equity and trusts, law of restitution, contract, remedies, property and private law theory.


My Engagement

Editorial Roles

General Editor, Journal of Equity

Advisory Board Member, Fiduciary Law e Journal

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Commonwealth Law

Academic and Learned Societies

Fellow, Australian Academy of Law

Fellow, Australian Centre for Private Law, University of Queensland

 

Specialist Legal Bodies

Academic Board Member, Banking and Financial Services Law Association

 

Visiting Academic Appointments

Visiting Fellow, Keble College Oxford (2009)

Visiting Professor, National University of Singapore Faculty of Law (2011, 2014)

 

UNSW Law Service

Co Director, Private Law Policy & Research Group

UNSW Law Director of Research (2013-2015)

Chair, Faculty Staffing and Hiring Advisory Committee (2012)

UNSW Law Director of Postgraduate Research (2006-2009)

 


My Teaching

Simone teaches in Equity and Trusts, the Law of Restitution and the Law of Remedies.

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Location

Room 214
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 3943
+61 2 9385 1175