Associate Professor Stacey Steele is an academic and practising lawyer specialising in comparative insolvency law in the Asia-Pacific, Japanese law and society, legal education and financial services law. She is fluent in Japanese.
Stacey joined the Centre in 1997 as a research associate and was appointed Associate Director (Japan) in January 2002.
Born in Brisbane, Stacey holds degrees from the University of Queensland (BA (Jap)), Monash University (MA (Jap)) and the University of Melbourne (LLB (Hons) and LLM (by thesis)).
Stacey commenced articles in March 2000 at a leading Australian commercial law firm and worked as a senior associate in its financial services group, focusing on project/infrastructure and corporate finance. In October 2007, Stacey joined S&P Global Ratings’ Melbourne office as Associate General Counsel where she continues to have responsibilities for the Asia-Pacific.
Stacey has taught Insolvency Law and Corporate Banking and Finance Law, as well as Issues in Japanese Law and in graduate subjects offered by the Centre, and pioneered a short-course study program for Japanese students at Melbourne Law School (2004-2017).
Stacey has published widely in academic journals and books as well as providing commentary to professional newsletters and practitioner publications such as the Insolvency Law chapter in CCH’s Japanese Busines Law Guide. She co-edited Match-Fixing in Sport: Comparative Studies from Australia, Japan, Korea and Beyond (Routledge, 2018) with Hayden Opie, Internationalising Japan: Discourse and Practice (Routledge, 2014) with Jeremy Breaden and Carolyn Stevens, and Legal Education in Asia: Globalization, Change and Contexts (Routledge, 2010) with Kathryn Taylor.
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Insolvency Law Reform in Australia and Singapore: Directors' Liability for Insolvent Tradi..
Remunerating Corporate Insolvency Practitioners in the United Kingdom, Australia, and Sing..
Trends and Developments in Chinese Insolvency Law: The First Decade of the PRC Enterprise ..
Developments in Contemporary Japanese Electoral Law: Lowering the Voting Age from 20 to 18..
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Insolvency Law Reform in Australia and Singapore: Directors' Liability for Insolvent Trading and Wrongful Trading
Stacey Steele, Ian Ramsay, Miranda Webster
Journal article | 2019 | International Insolvency Review
This article compares reforms to directors’ liability for insolvent trading in Singapore and in Australia. The authors analyse the..
Remunerating Corporate Insolvency Practitioners in the United Kingdom, Australia, and Singapore: The Roles of Courts
S Steele, MS Wee, I Ramsay
Journal article | 2018 | Asian Journal of Comparative Law
AbstractInsolvency practitioner remuneration is a vexed topic globally and the role of courts in fixing and reviewing remuneration..
Trends and Developments in Chinese Insolvency Law: The First Decade of the PRC Enterprise Bankruptcy Law
Stacey Steele, Andrew Godwin, Jin Chun, Han Changyin, Ren Yimin, Chi Weihong
Journal article | 2018 | The American Journal of Comparative Law
Insolvency law in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has gained increased prominence in the last five years in light of changing..
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University of Melbourne
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