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Susan Barkehall-Thomas practised in a commercial law firm in the areas of General Corporate, Intellectual Property, and Tax before joining Monash in 1995. Her principal areas of interest are Equity, Trusts and Restitution. She is interested in the law and economics movement, in particular the application of law and economics analysis to equity and restitution. Susan has also taught Property and Tax. She completed a major Masters thesis in 1999, and PhD in 2012. She has presented at conferences and published numerous articles in refereed journals in Australia and overseas on topics in her areas of expertise.

A selection of publications by Dr Barkehall-Thomas is available at:http://ssrn.com/author=529152

Research interests

Economics and Law


Property Law


Trusts and Trustees

Monash teaching commitment

LAW4170 Trusts SEM1/T2

LAW5008 Principles of equity SEM2/T3

LAW5006 Principles of property law SEM2/T3


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 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Research area keywords

  • Equity law
  • Trusts law

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