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Ms Fiona Low

Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 6304 5293, Mobile: 0405 062 760, Email: fiona.low@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO2.320
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  6304 5293  
Mobile: 0405 062 760  
Email: fiona.low@ecu.edu.au   
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO2.320  

 

Ms Fiona Low is a Lecturer in the School of Law and Justice in the Faculty of Business and Law.

Availability

Monday 8.00am to 5.30pm

Current teaching

  • LAW4604: Civil Procedure I
  • LAW4614: Civil Procedure II
  • LAW4625: Statutory Interpretation

Background

Fiona holds a part-time academic appointment and is also a practising lawyer. Since 2008 she has coordinated and taught Civil Procedure at Edith Cowan University. Fiona has also taught as a sessional lecturer at the Securities Institute of Australia, Murdoch University and the University of Notre Dame.

Fiona’s varied private practice experience (mostly in litigation) has been complemented by senior roles in both corporate and government practice.

These include roles as:

•    Regional General Counsel (WA) of the Australian Securities & Investments Commission – Perth [1992 -1995]
•    General Counsel & Company Secretary of a public sector superannuation fund - Sydney [1995-1996]
•    Senior Counsel & Group Secretary of an Australian-wide bank – Sydney [1996-2002]
•    Director, Legal Services, Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (WA) - Perth [2002-2005]

Fiona brings her professional interest in regulated industries (including the professions) and their enabling regulatory frameworks, organisational governance and the effective use of legislation to her teaching. Her primary teaching interest lies in encouraging and developing lawyering skills in students in preparation for their transition to professional admission.

Fiona currently operates her own consulting legal practice although spent the first 10 years of her career as an employee in two national law firms in Melbourne and Perth. She has appeared in each of the WA courts, the State Administrative Tribunal, the Federal Court, the High Court and various state courts in both Victoria and New South Wales.

Qualifications

  • 1982 - LLB (Monash)
  • 1982 - BA (Monash)

Admission

  • 1983 - Supreme Court of Victoria
  • 1987 - Supreme Court of Western Australia
  • 1987 - Supreme Court of Northern Territory
  • 1995 - Supreme Court of New South Wales

Professional associations

  • Law Society of Western Australia
  • Law Council of Australia
  • Australian Law Teachers Association
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