Adrian Evans

Emeritus Prof


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Personal profile


Adrian Evans has taught, practised law and consulted in a clinical legal education context for thirty five years at LaTrobe and Monash Universities. He was coordinator of Springvale Legal Service Inc. from 1988-2000, the largest Australian clinical site. He is both an academic and a legal practitioner, with teaching responsibilities in legal systems, legal ethics and clinical case supervision. He has empirically examined and published in relation to law students' and lawyers' values, best practice' ethics for lawyers and law firms, quality' clinical-traditional links in law teaching, client attitudes to lawyers, clinical resourcing, evaluation and assessment, approaches to monitoring and controlling defalcations and the ethical environment in which lawyer's fidelity compensation is addressed locally and internationally, and the virtue ethics implications for legal practice in a struggling and conflicted global legal profession.

Latest publication: Inside Lawyers' Ethics, 3rd edn., Cambridge University Press, Port Melbourne, 2018.

Clinical activities

Former mutli-disciplinary clinical legal supervisor at Monash-Oakleigh Legal Service Inc.

Community service


Research interests

Australian Legal System

Legal Aid

Legal Education

Legal Ethics

Legal Profession and Practice


Psychology and Law

Monash teaching commitment


NIL, as of 1 August 2016


Research area keywords

  • Legal Ethics
  • Ethical Infrastructure
  • Lawyers Values
  • Large Law Firms
  • Ethical Behaviour
  • Lawyers' Values
  • Professionalism
  • Ethic Assessment
  • Virtue Ethics

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Research Output

Australian clinical legal education: Designing and operating a best practice clinical program in an Australian law school

Evans, A., Cody, A., Copeland, A., Giddings, J. M., Joy, P., Noone, M. A. & Rice, S., 2017, 1st ed. The Australian National University. 262 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

Specialist legal clinics: their pedagogy, risks and payoffs as externships

Evans, A. H. & Hyams, R. L., 2015, In : International Journal of Clinical Legal Education. 22, 2, p. 147 - 180 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Inside Lawyers' Ethics

Parker, C. E. & Evans, A. H., 2014, 2nd ed. USA: Cambridge University Press. 400 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookOtherpeer-review

Practical Legal Skills: Developing Your Clinical Technique

Hyams, R. L., Campbell, S. L. & Evans, A. H., 2014, 4th ed. South Melbourne Vic Australia: Oxford University Press. 208 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookOtherpeer-review


Queen's Birthday Honours (OAM)

Evans, Adrian (Recipient), 2020

Prize: National/international honour