Susannah is a Senior Lecturer in Australian Administrative Law and is a supervising solicitor in the Clinical program. She holds a Doctor of Juridical Science (Monash 2009) as well has over 12 years experience as a practicing lawyer. Prior to transition to academia in 2010 Susannah was a Manager at the Public Interest Law Clearing House in Melbourne where she served for 7 years in various roles including as founding coordinator and Principal Solicitor of the Seniors Rights Legal Clinic.
Susannah's research interests encompass socio-legal methods and relate to access to civil justice in Australia.
She has particular expertise in tribunal decision-making affecting migrants and older people and the experience of these groups in their interactions with the law. Susannah is currently serving on the Committee of the RASSA.
Susannah is a co-founding member of the Australian Research Network on Law and Ageing
Administrative Law (Merits Review), Tribunals, Access to Justice, Elder Law, Civil Justice Policy and Reform, Indonesian law.
Susannah is interested in non-judicial administrative review, challenges to government decision-making and access to civil justice in the community. Her focus is on the rise of Administrative Tribunals in the Civil Justice system in Australia. She has a particular expertise and interest in government decision-making affecting refugees, migrants and older people and the experience of these groups in their interactions with the law.
Susannah is a co-founding member of the Australian Research Network on Law and Ageing (ARNLA)
Susannah is a member of the Management Committee of the Refugee and Asylum Seeker Advocacy Service of SA..