Professor of Corporate Law at Sydney Law School, University of Sydney

Jennifer Hill is Professor of Corporate Law at Sydney Law School and a Director of the Ross Parsons Centre of Commercial, Corporate and Taxation Law.

She writes widely in the areas of corporate law and comparative corporate governance, with a particular focus on Australian and U.S. corporate regulation.

Her recent research includes:- a comparison of Australian and U.S, executive contracts (with Professors Randall Thomas and Ron Masulis); regulation of executive remuneration and international regulatory responses to the global financial crisis; differences in the balance of power between shareholders and management across common law countries; an analysis of schemes of arrangement; comparative research on takeovers and takeover defences.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Corporate Law, Sydney Law School, University of Sydney

Education

  • 1981 
    Oxford University, BCL
  • 1979 
    University of Sydney, LB (Hons)
  • 1976 
    University of Sydney, BA