Section: Overview
Key publications
Research funding
Supervising & teaching

Key details

Areas of expertise

  • Australian & 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.

Year Citation
2022 Xynas, L., & Xynas, A. (220101). Supporting Taxation s extended Purpose to encompass the Objective of Socially Engineering Human Behaviours. Journal of Australian Taxation, 23(1), (1-15).
2021 Xynas, L., & Xynas, A. (211120). Insolvency and the Australian Safe Harbour Reforms of 2017 - Do they Adequately Support all Australian Directors in Fulfilling their Role as a Fiduciary of their Company in 2021?. Australian Journal of Corporate Law, 36 (1-40).
2021 Xynas, L. (210301). Causes of the Obesity Epidemic and Economic Rationales to Support Taxation as a Population-based Policy Response. Journal of law and medicine, 28(3), (883-904).
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),

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
3 PhD Principal supervisor

Currently supervised research students at VU

Students & level Role
PhD (3) Principal supervisor


Details of this Researcher's career are currently unavailable.