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Ms Jacqueline Meredith

Lecturer in Law
Bachelor of Civil Law (Distinction) , University of Oxford, United Kingdom; Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours), University of Newcastle, Australia


Jacqueline Meredith is a Lecturer at Swinburne Law School. Her teaching and research interests lie primarily in the fields of employment/labour law and tort law. 

She is also a final year PhD Candidate at Melbourne Law School. Her doctoral research examines various statutory employment nexus tests which draw a divide between work and non-work across different areas of Labour Law. Her research also considers the theoretical and normative basis for properly distinguishing between work-related and private conduct. 

Jacqueline has published in top-ranked academic journals in the areas of labour law and medical law and ethics, and has co-authored a book on the intersection of law and technology. She has over six years' experience teaching undergraduate and postgraduate law students, including in the areas of tort law and work health and safety law. 

Jacqueline holds a Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL) from the University of Oxford where she studied as an Oxford-Australia Scholar. She graduated from the BCL (LLM equivalent) with Distinction and a Law Faculty Prize. She also holds a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours and University Medal in Law) from the University of Newcastle (AU). Prior to undertaking postgraduate study, Jacqueline worked as a Judge’s Associate in the Supreme Court of Victoria. 

Research interests

Law; Employment Law; Labour Law; Tort Law; Work Health and Safety Law; Privacy Law

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Professional Doctoral students as Associate Supervisor.

Fields of Research

  • Labour Law - 480104
  • Tort Law - 480605

Teaching areas

Tort Law;Employment Law;Work Health and Safety Law;Legal Research


Also published as: Meredith, Jacqueline; Meredith, J.
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