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Mrs Kelly Green



Teaching Scholar


Faculty of Business and Law


Deakin Law School


Melbourne Burwood Campus


Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2017
Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, College of Law Sydney, 2011
Bachelor of Law(s), Deakin University, 2011

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Kelly Green is a Teaching Scholar of Tort Law in Deakin Law School. Kelly's teaching interests include Defamation Law, Torts Law, Legal Practice & Ethics and foundational first-year knowledge and skills-based units.

Prior to joining Deakin, she was in private practice for a number of years, originally specialising in Commercial Litigation at a well-known Melbourne law firm. She appeared regularly in both the Federal Court and the Federal Circuit Court, before moving into Property & Commercial law.

Kelly obtained her Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from Deakin University and her Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the College of Law in Australia.

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Research interests

  • Defamation Law
  • Succession Law


  • Solicitor, Supreme Court of Victoria.
  • Practitioner, High Court Register of Practitioners.

Teaching interests

  • Defamation Law
  • Torts Law
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility
  • Foundational first year knowledge and skills based units

Units taught

  • MLL110 - Legal Research and Statutory Interpretation
  • MLL113 - Legal Communication and Ethical Decision Making
  • MLL117 - Misleading Conduct and Economic Torts
  • MLL235 - Legal Practice and Ethics

Knowledge areas

  • Defamation Law
  • Torts Law
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility
  • Property Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Insolvency Law