Staff profile

Mrs Lidia Xynas

Position: Associate Head of School (Teaching &Learning)
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business & Law
Department: School of Law
Campus: Geelong Waterfront Campus
Phone: +61 3 92446055 +61 3 92446055



Lidia Xynas is a  professional, drawing from years of being in practice as both a corporate accountant and lawyer.  In the 1980’s, after receiving a Bachelor of Economics (Monash University, 1986) and becoming a member of the Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants (ASCPA Australia),  Lidia was employed as a corporate accountant. 

Lidia Xynas graduated with a LLB Honours  (Deakin University) in 2004. She completed a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice Monash Universit) in 2005  and was admitted as an Australian lawyer in the Supreme Court of Victoria (2006).

Lidia attained her Masters in Law (Monash University) in 2008.

Lidia joined Deakin University in July 2006 as a lecturer in Civil Procedure, Succession law, Marketing law and Chinese Commercial law.  She attained her  Graduate Certificate of Higher Education (Deakin University) in 2011  and now specializes in the fields of taxation law, corporations law, succession law and Indian commercial and corporations law.    In the last 8 years of her career as an academic, Lidia has excelled in ‘Teaching and Learning’, having attracted both internal and external awards recognizing her excellence in teaching. Lidia is also a prolific researcher, having presented at a number of national and international conferences and publishing a number of articles in peer reviewed academic journals.

Lidia was promoted from lecturer B  to senior lecturer C on 1 January 2014.

Lidia is also very active at the management level of the school, as the Associate Head of School (Teaching and Learning), Deakin Law School, Faculty of Business and Law.  


  • Bachelor of Law(s), 2004
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, 2006
  • Bachelor of Economics, 1986
  • Master of Laws, 2008
  • Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, 2011

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