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Professor Rodger Fernandez

B.Ec (Monash), LL.B (Monash), M.Tax (Melb), Ph.D (Law) (Sydney), Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Specialist (Immigration Law)

Professor, College of Law & Justice

Rodger Fernandez is a Professor in the College of Law & Justice. He is the Chair of the Law Institute of Victoria, Advisory Committee to the Specialisation Board (Immigration Law).

Professor Fernandez currently serves as a barrister and solicitor in the Supreme Court of Victoria and High Court of Australia, and as a solicitor for the Supreme Court of NSW. He is listed in the Financial Review's Australia’s Best Lawyers and Lawyers of the Year 2017.

Selected publications

Fernandez, R., Gerkens, M., Yau, D., Ozyurek, S., 2017, Australian Migration Legislation Collection, LexisNexis Butterworths, January

Gerkens, M., Fernandez, R., Yau, D., Ozyurek, S., Kenny, J., 2017, Australian Immigration Companion, LexisNexis Butterworths, 6th edition

Gerkens, M., Cope, A., Fernandez, R., Yau, D. 2007, A Conundrum for Employers and Their Adivsors: The New Employer Sanctions Legislation, October, Lexis Nexis Butterworths, Employment Law Bulletin, Vol.13, No.7

Gerkens, M., Fernandez, R., Yau, D. and Tong, M. 2004, Passport to an Ethical Dilemma, Law Institute Journal, November Issue 78.11, p.62

Kemp, R., Steep, R., and Fernandez, R., 1991, Principles of Income Taxation, Butterworths, Sydney, (textbook)

Professional membership

Areas of expertise

  • Administrative law
  • Migration law
  • Taxation law

Contact details

+61 3 9919 1818