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Mundy, Patricia Professor

Dean and Head, School of Law, Faculty of Business and Law

  • Legal Intersections Research Centre
  • School of Law
  • Faculty of Business and Law

Overview


Professor Trish Mundy is Dean of the School of Law, Faculty Business and Law, at the University of Wollongong. Professor Mundy has previously served in many capacities including as Associate Dean (Education) in the Faculty and Law Discipline Leader.

Professor Mundy’s principal research interests include issues of gender and the advancement of women within the legal profession; legal ethics and professional responsibility; rural and regional legal practice and access to law and justice. With Professor Nan Seuffert, and in partnership with the Women Lawyer’s Association of New South Wales, she has undertaken research on ‘best practices’ for the advancement of women in the legal profession.  She has also recently undertaken (with Seuffert) an evaluation of the YWCA Domestic Violence Intervention Service in Nowra, and is currently engaged in a qualitative research project investigating lawyers’ transition to legal practice in rural, regional and remote communities in Australia. Prior to academia, Trish practiced for over 10 years within the community legal sector.

Current key research projects:

  • See Change: The Shifting Demographics of Rural Legal Practice
  • Driving in the Senior Years: Options for Driving Retirement in the Over 75+ Age Group
  • Exploring Resourcing Needs for Facilitating Work Integrated Learning
  • Advancement of Women in the Legal Profession: Best Practices
  • Role of a Law Student Pledge in shaping positive professional and ethical identities

Selected Publications


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Incorporated Legal Character: Is there a Moral to this Story? Murray, Karina

Selected Publications


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Incorporated Legal Character: Is there a Moral to this Story? Murray, Karina
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