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Mr Martin Allcock


Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 2608, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO2.310
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 2608
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO2.310  


Mr Martin Allcock is a Lecturer in the School of Business and Law.


By appointment

Current teaching

  • Legal Research and Writing
  • Family Law
  • Mining and Resources Law
  • Commercial Practice, Conveyancing & Drafting


Martin has a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a Bachelor of Behavioural Science from La Trobe University in Victoria, and is admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Western Australia. Martin joined the School of Law and Justice at Edith Cowan University in 2008, initially on a sessional basis whilst still practising law full time, and has been lecturing full time since 2011.

Martin has practice experience in commercial insurance, family law (private and community), and also in government policy. Martin also has a research interest in the law of torts, specifically in relation to negligence, and is currently a PhD candidate at the Queensland University of Technology.

Research areas and interests

  • Negligence, specifically in relation to negligently inflicted psychiatric injury
  • Family law


  • Bachelor of Laws with Honours, La Trobe University, 2006.
  • Bachelor of Behavioural Science, La Trobe University, 2006.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Allcock, M., (2017), In Defence of Weinrib?s and Beever?s Interpretive Theories of Negligence. Torts Law Journal, 24(2017), 125-147, Chatswood, NSW, LexisNexis Butterworths.
  • Allcock, M., (2017), Pure Psychiatric Injury Pursuant to the Civil Liability Legislation: An(other) Economic Perspective. Journal of Law and Medicine, 25(3), 814-836, Australia, Thomson Reuters.
  • Allcock, M., (2015), Corrective Justice and Kantian Right as a Mechanism to Reconcile 'Substantially Clashing Interests? in Cases of Negligently Inflicted Psychiatric Injury. Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy, 40(2015), 17-65, St Lucia, QLD, Australia Journal of Legal Philosophy.
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