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Kayleen Manwaring

Senior Lecturer, School of Taxation & Business Law, UNSW

Kayleen Manwaring joined the School of Taxation and Business Law in 2012. Prior to joining the School, Kayleen also taught law in the Business & Economics Faculty at Macquarie University. In 2021, she will join the new School of Private and Commercial Law in the UNSW Law Faculty.

Her research interests lie at the intersection between emerging technologies, particularly information technology, and the law of contract, consumer protection and competition law, intellectual property law and corporations law. She has recently completed a major research project on the implications for consumer contracts of the Internet of Things and associated technologies.

Until March 2012, she spent many years working as a commercial lawyer and in law firm management, in Sydney and London. Her work in practice primarily focussed on technology acquisition and licensing, intellectual property, and communications.


  • 2012–present
    Senior lecturer, Lecturer, School of Taxation & Business Law, UNSW Sydney
  • 2011–2011
    Sessional academic, Macquarie University


    University of Sydney, BA LLB
    UTS, Graduate Diploma in Communications, Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice
    UNSW, LLM (Media, Communication & Information Technology Law)
  • 2019 
    UNSW, PhD