Rebecca is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Law where she teaches Corporations Law (LAWS5104) and Commercial Practice (LAWS5108).
Her research interests are in the areas of Corporate Governance, Regulation of Multinational Corporations, Corporations and Human Rights and Corporate Social Responsibility. She is currently working on a doctoral thesis in the field of judicial remedies for human rights violations by multi-national corporations.
Rebecca holds Bachelor degrees in Law and Arts (both with Honours) and a Graduate Diploma in Education.
Prior to joining the University of Western Australia Rebecca worked in commercial practice and has advised on general corporate matters (including directors' duties), corporate restructures, mergers and acquisitions and large-scale commercial litigation.
BA (Hons) Monash, LLB (Hons) Monash
Grad Dip Ed W.Aust
Rebecca is admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor in Victoria, Western Australia and the High Court of Australia
Monash University Study Abroad Major Scholarship 1998
Monash University Study Abroad Minor Bursary 1997
* Visiting Researcher, Universita degli Studenti di Milano-Bicocca, Milano, Italy 2011
* Faculty of Law, Murdoch University
* Blake Dawson Waldron (now Ashurst), Perth
* Allens Arthur Robinson (now Allens), Melbourne
* Legal Practitioners' Complaints Committee WA
Rebecca is currently Unit Co-ordinator of Corporations Law (LAWS5104/LAWS3322) and teaches Corporations Law and Commercial Practice (LAWS5108/LAWS4030).
Previous teaching includes Equity and Trusts, Remedies, and Legal Practice and Transactions.
Research interest areas: corporate governance, regulation of multi-national corporations, corporate human rights and environmental liability, corporate social responsibility, remedies (particularly in the human rights sphere).
Rebecca is currently working on a PhD thesis on the issue of judicial remedies for human rights violations by multi-national corporations.
Her Honours thesis was completed with a Monash University Major Grant (Study Abroad), on the topic of 'L’interprétation juridique des lois anti-Sémites de Vichy' (French judicial interpretation of anti-Semitic Vichy laws).
Italian (written and spoken)
French (written and spoken)