Ross Hyams

Assoc Professor

19982017
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Personal profile

Biography

Associate Professor Ross Hyams, B.A., LL.B, LL.M is a practising solicitor and Law Faculty Director of Work Integrated Learning at Monash University. He worked in private practice as a solicitor in a commercial legal firm from 1987 until 1990.

He has taught in the Faculty of Law clinical program since 1990. He was the Coordinator of the Monash-Oakleigh Legal Service from 1990 to 2000 and then, from 2001 to 2005, Director of the Springvale Monash Legal Service. In 2004 he was awarded the Law Institute of Victoria President's Inaugural Community Lawyers' Award in recognition of outstanding contributions made within the legal profession and beyond.

He is the co-author of Non-Adversarial Justice (with King M, Freiberg A and Batagol B), The Federation Press (2009) and Practical Legal Skills published by Oxford University Press (2007) and co-authored with Campbell S and Evans A.

Research interests

Family Law

Monash teaching commitment

 

LAW1111 Foundations of Law SEM1

LAW4309 Lawyers Ethics in Practice SEM1

LAW4810 Work Integrated Learning Project SEM1

LAW4328 Professional Practice SEM2

 

Research area keywords

  • Legal Education
  • Clinical Legal Practice
  • Assessment in Legal Education
  • Non-Adversarial
  • Family Law

Research Output 1998 2017

Blended Learning in the Law Classroom: Design, Implementation and Evaluation of an Intervention in the First Year Curriculum

Castan, M. & Hyams, R., 13 Dec 2017, In : Legal Education Review. 27, 1, p. 1-19 19 p., 13.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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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

Non-Adversarial Justice

King, M., Freiberg, A. M., Batagol, B. M. & Hyams, R. L., 2014, 2nd ed. Annandale NSW: Federation Press. 339 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

1 Citation (Scopus)