Gaye Lansdell

Assoc Professor

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Dr Gaye Lansdell is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law.  Dr Lansdell has many years' experience as both a practitioner and an academic spanning a number of Australian jurisdictions and including the United Kingdom.

Her research expertise and publication record covers the areas of legal practice, legal education, ethics and professional reaponsibility and criminal law practice. She has been the recipient of grants for research in the area of criminal law and practice and in relation to online legal education. In 2009-2013, she was the recipient of a Legal Services Board grant examining the Infringement System in Victoria which led, in part, to changes in that system and its scheme of operation for Victorians. From 2014-2019 she was currently the Lead Chief Investigator on a project examining the impact of Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) on various aspects of the criminal justice system pursuant to a grant awarded through the Office of Public Advocate, Victoria. This work was extended to specifically focus on young offenders with ABI and other nueurodisabilities in the criminal justice system with support and funding from the Australian Institute of Criminology (2019-2020).


Research interests


Criminal Justice

Legal Education

Legal Ethics

Medical Law

Practical Legal Training

Supervision interests

Criminal Law and Practice

Monash teaching commitment

LAW5001 Principles of Criminal Law and Procedure, T3, 2020

Education/Academic qualification

Criminology, M.Phil, University of Cambridge

Law, LL.B (Hons), University of Tasmania

Law and Medicine, Ph.D, University of Tasmania

Research area keywords

  • Criminology
  • Legal Education
  • Legal Ethics
  • Medical Law
  • Practical Legal Training
  • Professional Conduct
  • Criminal Law And Practice
  • Criminal Justice

Projects 2007 2020

Research Output 2007 2019

3 Citations (Scopus)

Friend or foe: the media’s power to inform and shape societal attitudes towards people with acquired brain injury

Saunders, B. J., Lansdell, G., Eriksson, A. & Bunn, R., 2018, In : Disability and Society. 33, 6, p. 932-953 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Reflections on ‘professionalism’ and legal practice: An outmoded ideology or an analytically useful category?

Lansdell, G. T., 2016, In : Legal Ethics. 19, 2, p. 294-319 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review