Law facilitates and regulates business. Business decision makers act within the shadow of the law, and advisers to business need to understand how law works. As a result, Business Law has a central place within the University of Sydney Business School, and synergies with nearly every research area within the School.
Researchers within the Discipline of Business Law have a wide variety of expertise. Our research is cited by the court in tax judgements and judgements on a variety of commercial matters. Our books and articles on commercial law, corporations law, employment law and taxation law are used extensively by practitioners and tertiary institutions. Our submissions to parliamentary enquiries and law reform bodies make a difference.
We have particular research expertise in:
We have links with large accounting firms and top tier law firms. We sit on influential panels and tribunals, such as the Rulings Panel of the Australian Taxation Office, and collaborate with professional and advisory bodies such as:
Meet our academics and research students.