Section: Overview
Overview
Key publications
Research funding
Supervising & teaching
Career

Key details

Areas of expertise

  • Corporate law
  • Corporate governance
  • Tort law

Available to supervise research students

Available for media queries

About Andrew Clarke

Professor Andrew Clarke has written ten books and published more than fifty articles.

His research interests are in corporate governance, corporate law, tort law, and risk management.

Andrew’s interest in leadership, and governance began in the UK in 1991 where he taught, wrote, and researched for seven years at UWE, Bristol.

His interests cover the intersection between law and business, operational risk factors, governance and board processes, and the practical and legal aspects of management & leadership.

In Australia, his book on Tort Law, was awarded a National Excellence in Publishing Award.

Andrew consults to HE, private and not-for-profit entities on corporate law, leadership, management, governance, corporate social responsibility, and risk-related issues, and he has taught and written widely in these areas.

Andrew is writing a book on Corporate law for Oxford University Press.

In recognition of his national and international expertise, Andrew is an Adjunct Professor of Law at:

  • The College of Comparative Law, China University of Political Science and Law, in Beijing, and at
  • The School of Law and Justice, Southern Cross University, Australia.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Legal Science (Corporate Governance), Bond University, Australia, 2005
  • MBA (Training and Development), Charles Sturt University, Australia, 2003
  • Masters of Professional Education and Training, Deakin University, Australia, 2003
  • Masters of Law, University of Bristol, England, 1994
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Western Australia, Australia, 1985

Key publications

Year Citation
2018 . (180101). Torts: Principles, Skills & Application.

Year Citation
2018 Clarke, A. (180706). The CBA: a case study in corporate culture and governance Australasian Law Teachers Association (ALTA).
2018 Clarke, A. (180601). Firm culture and Corporate Governance in Australia: A New Paradigm? Paper presented at Proceedings, Global, Science and Technology Forum (pp. 72-73). 7th Annual International Conference on Law, Regulation and Public Policy (LRPP 2018).

doi: 10.5176/2251-3809_LRPP18.50

Year Citation
2019 Clarke, A. (190301). Four Quatrains for improving mental health and well-being in the law. Alternative Law Journal, 44(1), (63-67).

doi: 10.1177/1037969x18793160

2019 Clarke, A., & Devereux, J. (190101). Hard Cases Making Bad Law: The Elusive Search for a Test for Duty of Care. Tort Law Review, 26(3), (177-189).
2019 Clarke, A. (190101). The Corporation and Corporate Culture: A New Paradigm?. Company and Securities Law Journal, 36 (596-612).
2018 Clarke, A. (180101). Corporate Law and Enhancing Leadership: A Missed Opportunity?. Southern Cross University law review, (25-50).
2018 Clarke, A. (180101). The Lacuna in Corporate Law: The Role of the Company Chair. Australian Journal of Corporate Law, (125-149).
2018 Clarke, A. (180101). A wellness KPI: Implications for Australian Law. Law Institute Journal, 92(5), (38-41).
2018 Clarke, A. (180101). Culture and its Place in the Corporate Governance Puzzle. Governance Institute of Australia, Governance Directions, 70(1), (10-14).

Research funding for the past 5 years

Funding details for this researcher are currently unavailable.

Supervision of research students at VU

Available to supervise research students

Available for media queries

Currently supervised research students at VU

No. of students Study level Role
1 Masters by Research Principal supervisor
3 PhD Associate supervisor
1 PhD Principal supervisor

Currently supervised research students at VU

Students & level Role
Masters by Research (1) Principal supervisor
PhD (3) Associate supervisor
PhD (1) Principal supervisor

Completed supervision of research students at VU

No. of students Study level Role
3 PhD Associate supervisor

Completed supervision of research students at VU

Students & level Role
PhD (3) Associate supervisor

Key academic roles

Dates Role Department / Organisation
Jan 2012 - Dec 2016
Dean of College of Law and Justice
Victoria University
Dates Role & Department/Organisation
Jan 2012 -
Dec 2016
Dean of College of Law and Justice
Victoria University