Associate Professor, University of New South Wales Faculty of Law
2017 Speaker

Sydney, Australia

Gabrielle Appleby is an associate professor at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Law School. She researches and teaches in public and constitutional law, with a focus on the role, powers and accountability of the executive government; the role and ethics of government lawyers; and the independence and integrity of the judicial branch. She is the research director ofimpact and engagement at UNSW Law, the co-director of the Judiciary Project at the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Constitutional Law and the blog coordinator and joint editor (academic) of AUSPUBLAW. She is currently a chief investigator on the Australian Research Council's Discovery Project, Law, Order and Federalism. Her books include The Role of the Solicitor-General: Negotiating Law, Politics and the Public Interest; The Tim Carmody Affair: Australias Greatest Judicial Crisis; Government Accountability: Australian Administrative Law; and Australian Public Law. Prior to becoming an academic, Appleby spent time working for the Queensland crown solicitor and the Victorian government Solicitor’s Office.