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 2014-2020 she was 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 neurodisabilities in the criminal justice system with support and funding from the Australian Institute of Criminology (2019-2020). The research from both of these projects has culminated in the 2021 publication: Neurodisability annd the Criminal Justice System: Comparative and Therapeutic Reponses (Edward Elgar, UK)


Research interests


Criminal Justice

Social Disability and the Law

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, T1, 2021

LAW5001 Principles of Criminal Law and Procedure, T3, 2021

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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


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