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John Bray Professor of Law, University of Adelaide

Andrew Stewart is the John Bray Professor of Law at the University of Adelaide, and a consultant to the law firm Piper Alderman. He is one of Australia’s leading experts in employment law and workplace relations, but he also has expertise in the areas of contract law and intellectual property. His most recent books include Contract Law: Principles and Context and new editions of Creighton and Stewart’s Labour Law, Stewart’s Guide to Employment Law and Intellectual Property in Australia, as well as Cooperation at Work: How Tribunals Can Help Transform Workplaces and a co-edited collection, The Wages Crisis in Australia

Besides working with Piper Alderman, Andrew has provided expert advice to the International Labour Organization, to federal and State governments in Australia and to a wide range of other organisations. Andrew is part of several teams awarded Australian Research Council funding, including Discovery Grants to examine the regulation of work experience and the organisation of work through digital platforms. He has helped design and analyse results from groundbreaking national surveys on both of those topics.

Andrew is the President of the Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand, a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law, an editor of the Australian Journal of Labour Law and co-director of the Adelaide Law School’s research group on Work and Employment Regulation.


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    John Bray Professor of Law, University of Adelaide