Richard Mitchell


1979 …2021

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Personal profile


Richard Mitchell is a Professor (part-time) in the Department of Business Law and Taxation, and a member of the Labour, Equality and Human Rights Research Group, and the Ethical Regulation Research Group, at Monash University. He was previously Director of the Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law (CELRL), Melbourne Law School, from 1994 to 2006. He studied at the University of Melbourne and the London School of Economics and Political Science. He was an editor of the Australian Journal of Labour Law from 1988 to 2002. Richard’s areas of specialisation include the regulation of labour markets and the role of law in the construction of employment systems; his current research focuses on labour market regulation, and varying styles of regulation in different types of economies.

Research area keywords

  • labour market regulation
  • labour law
  • comparative labour law
  • labour regulation in Asia


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