Section: Overview
Key publications
Research funding
Supervising & teaching

Key details

Areas of expertise

  • Australian and international taxation law
  • Academic management
  • Curriculum designer

Available to supervise research students

Available for media queries

About Lidia Xynas

Lidia is a highly credentialed academic and academic manger. She offers strategic and business leadership, honed over 30 years in senior positions. Lidia combines senior academic management capabilities with diverse experience as an academic manager, accountant, governance specialist, lecturer and lawyer. This experience allows Lidia to deliver profitable business improvement and exemplary student-focused approaches through an engaged and motivated team. 

Lidia exhibits exemplary communication skills, providing mentorship and leadership to staff and key stakeholders. She collaborates effectively with vested stakeholders to achieve broad organisational objectives and outcomes in line with an organisations strategic values. Her background includes demonstrated success in academic leadership positions, teaching and mentoring, exemplary research outputs, leadership during change, financial responsibility for large departments, budgeting and effective management of resources and infrastructure. 

Lidia is a key influencer and ambassadorial representative who drives strategic development and vision in an executive team.


  • PhD (Law)
  • LLM (Law)
  • LLB (Hons)
  • BEc
  • GCHE

Key publications

Year Citation
2017 Xynas, L., & Yogaratnam, J. (170101). Corporations law: in principle (10th). Pyrmont, NSW: Thomson Reuters.

Year Citation
2019 Xynas, L. (191105). Entities In Kenny, P. ;. (Ed.) (2020) (pp. 459-503). Chatswood, NSW: LexisNexis Butterworths.
2018 Xynas, L. (181201). Entities, Chapter 14 In Kenny, P. ;. (Ed.) (2019) (pp. 461-503). Chatsworth, NSW: LexisNexis Butterworths.
2017 Xynas, L. (171125). Entities, Chapter 14 In Kenny, P. ;. (Ed.) (2018) (pp. 465-509). Chatswood, NSW: LexisNexis Butterworths.
2016 Xynas, L. (161114). Entities In Kenny, P. ;. (Ed.) (2017) (pp. 455-499). Sydney, N.S.W.: LexisNexis Butterworths.
2015 Xynas, L. (151103). Entities In Kenny, P. ;. (Ed.) (pp. 449-492). Chatswood, NSW: LexisNexis Butterworth.

Year Citation
2019 Xynas, L. (190101). Obesity and taxation - Is Australia ready?. Journal of Law and Medicine, 27(1), (122-148).
2019 Xynas, L., Bagaric, M., & McCord, D. (190101). Should We Flip on Flippers: A Rational Approach to Providing Penalty Reductions to Criminal Informers. Tennessee Law Review, 87(1),
2016 Bagaric, M., Xynas, L., & Lambropoulos, V. (160101). The Irrelevance of Sentencing of (Most) Incidental Hardships Suffered by Offenders. University of New South Wales Law Journal, 39(1), (47-83).
2015 Xynas, L., Bargaric, M., & Lambropolous, V. (150101). Excessive Criminal Punishment Amounts to Punishing the Innocent: An Argument for taking the Parsimony Principle Seriously. South Texas Law Review, 57(1),

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

Completed supervision of research students at VU

No. of students Study level Role
1 PhD Principal Supervisor supervisor

Completed supervision of research students at VU

Students & level Role
PhD (1) Principal Supervisor supervisor


Details of this Researcher's career are currently unavailable.