Dr. Jason Donnelly Biography

Academic and Professional Qualifications

Experience Working in the Law

  • Barrister (May 2011-)
  • Consultant at LexisNexis (2008-2009)
  • Researcher to the Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG, former Justice of the High Court of Australia (November 2009-March 2010)
  • Tipstaff to the Honourable Justice Peter McClellan AM QC, Chief Judge at Common Law, Supreme Court of New South Wales (2010)
  • University Lecturer-in-Law (Western Sydney University) (2009-)
  • Adjunct Lecturer (New South Wales College of Law) (2014-2018)
  • Course Convenor and Founding Author of Graduate Diploma in Australian Migration Law (Western Sydney University) (2016-)

Professional Associations, Appointments & Organisations

  • Latham Chambers
  • New South Wales Bar Association (Member) (2011-)
  • Western Sydney University Alumnus (2009-)
  • Western Sydney University School of Law (Tenured Academic) (2016-)
  • New South Wales University Law Alumnus (2018-)
  • Macquarie University Alumnus (2006-)

Selected Cases

Parliamentary and Statutory Inquiries

Citizenship, Immigration and Migration Law  

Contract Law, Employment Law and Equity 

Criminal Law

Personal Injury 

Statutory Interpretation and Public Law

Read papers written by Jason Donnelly

Mr Donnelly is an active writer and has published various papers on topics connected to Australian Law.