ALRC Contributor

Associate Professor Andrew Godwin

Special Counsel

Andrew Godwin joined the ALRC as Special Counsel for the review of the legislative framework for corporations and financial services regulation in December 2020.

Andrew holds a number of senior positions at Melbourne Law School: Associate Professor, Director of Transactional Law, Director of the Graduate Program in Banking and Finance Law, and Associate Director of the Asian Law Centre.

Before entering academia Andrew had 15 years’ experience in the corporate and finance practice, including 10 years in Shanghai where he spent most of his time as a partner and chief representative of the international law firm, Linklaters.

Andrew’s teaching and research interests include financial regulation (particularly disclosure and regulatory systems), finance and insolvency law, transactional law, the regulation of the legal profession and professional and transactional skills for lawyers. He holds a doctoral degree and Master of Laws from The University of Melbourne.