THE RESEARCH TEAM

Professor Elise Bant
Professor Elise Bant

Professor Elise Bant

Elise Bant is Professor of Private Law and Commercial Regulation at The University of Western Australia, a Professorial Fellow at the University of Melbourne and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law. Her main areas of teaching and research interests lie in the fields of unjust enrichment and restitution law, contract, commercial and consumer law, civil remedies, property, equity and trusts. She is a general editor of the Journal of Equity.

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Henry Cooney
Henry Cooney

Henry Cooney

Henry is one of Professor Bant’s Research Associates. Henry is a final year Juris Doctor student at UWA, and holds a Bachelor of Arts from UWA. Henry is a sessional teacher at UWA, tutoring students in Introduction to Law and Company Law, as well an editor of the UWA Law Review. In 2020, Professor Bant supervised Henry’s Advanced Legal Research thesis on Market-Based Causation. In 2021, Henry is working with Professor Bant on a range of research projects relating to causation, including its bearing on the nature and boundaries of corporate responsibility.

Alex McCracken
Alex McCracken

Alex McCracken

Alex is one of Professor Bant’s Research Associates. She is a final year Juris Doctor student at UWA, and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from UWA. In 2021, Professor Bant is supervising Alex’s Advanced Legal Research thesis on misleading conduct and the corporate state of mind, with a particular focus on the insights to be drawn from penalties jurisprudence.

Adam Bond
Adam Bond

Adam Bond

Adam is a final year Juris Doctor candidate at the University of Western Australia Law School and a Research Associate with Professor Bant. He holds Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees from UWA. Adam has a keen interest in exploring doctrinal and regulatory mechanisms to hold corporations to account for fraudulent conduct. He is currently examining the novel WA debarment regime as part of his research.

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