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Jeannie Paterson

Professor
Law
law
social sciences
government & law
contract
people
capacity
incapacity
limits
australia
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Prof

Jeannie Paterson

 
Division
Law
 
Primary Interest
Consumer Protection Law and Technology
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Prof

Jeannie Paterson

 

Jeannie Marie Paterson specialises in the areas of contracts, consumer protection and consumer credit law, as well as the role of new technologies in these fields.

Jeannie’s research covers three interrelated themes:

  1. The effect of new technologies on consumer decision making, choice and consent;
  2. Protection for consumers experiencing vulnerability;
  3. Regulatory design for AI that is safe, fair and fit for consumer purposes.

Jeannie is the co-author (with Andrew Robertson) of Principles of Contract Law (6th ed, 2020), the author of Corones’ Australian Consumer Law (2019) and the co-author (with Hal Bolitho and Nicola Howe) of Duggan and Lanyon on Consumer Credit Law (forthcoming 2019), as well as numerous journal articles on these topics.

Jeannie is the co-director of the Centre for AI and Digital Ethics, a new collaborative, interdisciplinary research, teaching and policy centre at the University of Melbourne involving the faculties of Computing and Information Systems, Law, Arts and Science and Co-leader of the Digital Ethics research stream at the Melbourne Social Equity Institute, an interdisciplinary research institute focused on social equity and community led research.

Jeannie completed her BA/LLB(Hons) at ANU and her PhD at Monash University. She previously lectured at the Faculty of Law at Monash University and prior to that time was a solicitor at Mallesons Stephen Jaques (now King & Wood Mallesons).

Jeannie holds a current legal practicing certificate and regularly consults to government and non-for-profit organisations.

Scholarly Works

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Credentials

Positions


Professor

Law

Education


Doctorate in Law

Monash University

Bachelor of Arts

Australian National University

Bachelor of Laws

Australian National University