C Brien 'Guidebook: Equity and Trusts' (Oxford University Press, Melbourne 2011) ISBN 0-409-31925-2

C Brien, J Brien 'NetLaw' (LexisNexis Butterworths, Sydney 2004) ISBN 978-0-19-556728.
Book chapters

C Brien 'Establishing Boundaries: Employees, Employers and Workplace Monitoring' in J Weckert (ed) Electronic Monitoring in the Workplace: Controversies and Solutions Idea Group, United States 2005 p146-157

C Brien 'Computer Mediated Communication: Teaching Constitutional Law at James Cook University 2nd Semester 1995' in S McGinty and L Fitzpatrick (eds.) Tertiary Teaching: Models of Innovative Practice CSAWR James Cook University 1996, 5-11

Journal articles

J Brien, C Brien 'No Internet Trademark Infringement Via the Internet: Ward Group Pty Ltd v Brodie & Stone Plc [2005] FCA 471 (22 April 2005)' in S Givoni (ed) Internet Law Bulletin, LexisNexis Butterworths (3) 2005 p 1-3

C Brien 'A Review of the Second International Harvard Conference May 26-29, 1998 at Harvard University, Cambridge MA, United States of America' (1999) International Journal of Communications, Law and Policy 16(2)

C Brien 'Internet: The Trade in Goods, Services and Ideas' (1996) Journal of Law and Information Science 7(1) 69-86

Conference papers

C Brien 'Judge Willis in Port Phillip: Newspapers and the Law' 30th Annual Australian and New Zealand Law and History Conference, 12-13 December 2011, Hosted by the TC Berne School of Law at the University of Queensland and Griffith Law School

C Brien 'Judicial Office in Port Phillip (1841-43): His Honour Mr Justice Willis' 27th Australian and New Zealand Law and History Society Conference, 11th – 13th December 2008, Hosted by the University of Adelaide and Finders University

C Brien In the Matter of Horatio Nelson Carrington (1842): A Fence Post in the Amoval of His Honour Mr Justice Willis, the First Resident Supreme Court Judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in the District of Port Phillip 26th Annual Australia and New Zealand Law and History Society Conference, 21–23 September 2007, Hosted by the School of Law, University of New England

Professional experience

Tipstaff, His Honour Mr Justice Cripps, Chief Judge, Land and Environment Court of New South Wales

Tipstaff, His Honour Mr Justice Loveday, Acting Judge,Supreme Court of New South Wales

Associate Lecturer, Faculty of Law, James Cook University

Associate Lecturer, Faculty of Law,University of New South Wales

Lecturer / eCommerce Program Co-ordinator, School of Financial Studies, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga

Special recognition

The Victoria University Law Students Society 2002 Innovative Award

Teaching responsibilities


Undergraduate unit: LLW3008 Equity and Trusts

Undergraduate unit: BLB4146 Wills and the Administration of Estates

Professional membership

  • Australian Law Teachers Association. Member
  • Australian and New Zealand Law and History Society, Member

Research interests

  • Legal History
  • Jurisprudence
  • Cyberspace
  • Administrative Law
  • Equity and Trusts

Contact details

(03) 9919 6153