Mr Robert Chalmers

Lecturer

College of Business, Government and Law

place Law & Commerce (2.50)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Rob brings a varied and extensive professional background to bear in his teaching and aims to give students insights into real practice situations to help prepare them for their futures.

He has worked as a lawyer, educator, manager, company director and commercial advisor across a broad range of fields including defence, agriculture and health. He has special depth in intellectual property, technology and commercialisation and is particularly interested in the interaction between the development of technology, society and regulation.

Qualifications
  • LLM (Merit, London)
  • LLB (Hons, Adelaide)
  • BA (Hons, Adelaide)
  • GDLP
Honours, awards and grants
  • Law Society award for best Law Society Bulletin Article 2014
  • CSIRO Medal for Business Excellence in 2005
  • Knox & Hargrave Scholarship 1991 (used to support LLM studies 1991-1992 University of London, Queen Mary and Westfield College)
Teaching interests

Rob has developed and taught a range of topics within the Law & Innovation and Enterprise programs at Flinders. Previously he developed topics in Intellectual Property and Technology Regulation for the University of Adelaide. He has also provided extensive professional training on topics relating to intellectual property and commercialisation within the private and public sectors.

Topic coordinator
LLAW9604 Contracts
INNO1100 Legal Innovation
LLAW3247 Intellectual Property
LLAW2312 Contract Law
LLAW3331 Technology Law
INNO2100 Innovation for Social Justice
Topic lecturer
LLAW9604 Contracts
INNO1100 Legal Innovation
LLAW3247 Intellectual Property
LLAW2312 Contract Law
LLAW3331 Technology Law
INNO2100 Innovation for Social Justice

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