Information related to research interest "Competition and Consumer Law"

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Supervisors with this research interest

  • Faculty of Law and Business

  • Nat Thomas More Law School

  • Dr Leela Cejnar

    Dr Leela Cejnar is a Senior Lecturer at the Thomas More Law School's Mackillop Campus (North Sydney). Leela's primary area of research is competition law. Leela is the author of numerous publications and her research has been published in leading international journals. She has also presented about her work at conferences in Australia and overseas. Leela has supervised higher degree research students in MPhil and PhD programs.

    Leela's research also includes the areas of regulation and higher education, legal education and the scholarship of learning and teaching in higher education. In particular, stemming from her participation in an online learning and teaching project with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission in 2013, followed by her involvement in the development and teaching of a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) and the study of law in 2015-2016, Leela's research extends to exploring how online learning is transforming the "classroom" in law schools and can be used to enhance access to legal education, including by transcending cultural, gender, age and socio-economic boundaries. She has published and presented about her work on the use of technology and the future of legal education. Leela has also received teaching citations and awards for outstanding contributions to student learning

    At the Thomas More Law School, Leela is the Course Coordinator for the Bachelor of Laws Program in North Sydney. She is also the National Lecturer-in-Charge of three of the school's undergraduate pre-requisite units.

    Leela's background includes twenty years in legal practice, both with major international law firms and with the Commonwealth Public Service (notably, for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade). She has also previously held academic positions at Macquarie University (2009) and at the University of New South Wales (2010-2016).

    Leela is admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Courts of New South Wales and Victoria, the Federal Court of Australia and the High Court of Australia.

    Phone : 94659242 (North Sydney) Email :

  • Dr May Cheong

    May is a Senior Lecturer at Thomas More Law School and also a Visiting Fellow at UNSW Law School. May specialises in private law particularly Contracts, Unfair Contracts, Remedies and Consumer Protection. Her other interests are Commercial Law and also Competition Law, particularly on State-owned enterprises and competitive neutrality, and ASEAN Competition law. May also works in the area of comparative Asian laws and has recently started a PhD supervision on Artificial Intelligence (Smart Contracts).
    May has a varied academic background; besides her legal qualifications from the common law jurisdictions, May also holds a Diploma in Shariah Law and Practice.
    May has more than 20 years of teaching and supervisory experience including PhD candidates. She has published extensively on a wide range of private law subjects.

    Phone : 9739 2693 (North Sydney) Email :

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