Dr. Jason Donnelly Biography

Academic and Professional Qualifications

Experience Working in the Law

  • Adjunct Lecturer (New South Wales College of Law) (2014-2018)
  • Barrister (May 2011-)
  • Casual University Lecturer (2009-2015) (University of Western Sydney, School of Law)
  • Co-Author & Editor, Federal Administrative Law, Thomson Reuters Australia (2020-)
  • Consultant at LexisNexis (2008-2009)
  • Course Convenor and Founding Author of Graduate Diploma in Australian Migration Law (Western Sydney University) (2016-)
  • Researcher to the Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG, former Justice of the High Court of Australia (November 2009-March 2010)
  • Senior University Lecturer (Western Sydney University, School of Law) (2016-)
  • Tipstaff to the Honourable Justice Peter McClellan AM QC, Chief Judge at Common Law, Supreme Court of New South Wales (2010)

Alumni & Professional Associations

  • College of Law Alumnus
  • Macquarie University Alumnus
  • New South Wales Bar Association Member
  • New South Wales University Alumnus
  • Western Sydney University Alumnus

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

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