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Mirella Atherton

Lecturer in Law, University of Newcastle

Mirella is an academic at the University of Newcastle. She has worked for the Australian Government. Mirella's key aim is to protect vulnerable consumers in transactions with the Banking and Finance Industry. Mirella specialises in Banking and Finance Law. Her current projects include:

Responsible lending to vulnerable consumers
Compulsory income management for welfare recipients
Privacy of consumer data in the banking and finance industry
New futures for young offenders
Gambling with credit cards
Financial abuse
Financial hardship
Economic shock


  • –present
    Lecturer in Law, University of Newcastle


  • 2004 
    University of Newcastle, PhD