Dr Joanne Bagust

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Casual Academic

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Deakin Law School

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Law, La Trobe University, 2002
Doctor of Philosophy, La Trobe University, 2010

Biography

Joanne completed her BA/LLB (Hons) degree at La Trobe University in 2000. She then worked at the Supreme Court of Victoria Court of Appeal, first as a researcher for the judges and then as Associate to Justice Alex Chernov. Upon completing her G. Dip in Legal Practice and being admitted to practice in 2003 she returned to La Trobe University in 2004 with PhD candidature. Her doctoral thesis examined ‘Work Practices and Culture in Major Australian Law Firms’.

Her research interests are the Legal Profession, Discrimination Law, Legal Ethics and Feminist Legal Theory. She is a member of the Research Committee on the Sociology of Law Legal Profession Group (International Working Group on Comparative Study of Legal Professions).

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Research interests

  • The Legal Profession
  • Discrimination Law
  • Legal Ethics
  • Feminist Legal Theory

Affiliations

Member of the RCSL Legal Profession Group
Legal Advisor Multidisciplinary Ethics Committee South West Healthcare

Units taught

  • MLL213 Torts Law
  • MLL335 Legal Practice and Ethics

Publications

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2014

The culture of bullying in Australian corporate law firms

Dr Joanne Bagust

(2014), Vol. 17, pp. 177-201, Legal ethics, Portland, Or., C1

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2013

The legal profession and the business of law

Dr Joanne Bagust

(2013), Vol. 35, pp. 27-52, Sydney law review, Rozelle, N.S.W., C1

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2012

Keeping gender on the agenda : theorising the systematic barriers to women lawyers in corporate legal practice

Dr Joanne Bagust

(2012), Vol. 21, pp. 137-163, Griffith law review, Nathan, Qld., C1

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2007

The gender trap : flexible work in corporate legal practice

Margaret Thornton, Dr Joanne Bagust

(2007), Vol. 45, pp. 773-811, Osgoode Hall law journal, Toronto, Ont., C1-1

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