This course introduces students to the Australian legal system and develops student knowledge of Australian business and corporations law. The course is intended to provide a foundation for non-legal professionals intending to work in business.

Dr Enshen Li

Dr Enshen Li Dr Enshen Li is a lecturer at the TC Beirne School of Law, The University of Queensland. Dr Li's research interests lie in the field of comparative criminal justice, theoretical criminology, socio-legal studies of punishment and society. He specializes in the Chinese criminal justice and penal system and their implications for culture and society. Dr Li has published a number of articles in leading law and criminology journals, including Columbia Journal of Asian Law, Criminology & Criminal Justice and British Journal of Criminology. He has also taught business and corporations law and criminology courses at La Trobe University and the University of Queensland since 2009.

Dr Li receives his legal education in China, England and Australia. He worked as a lawyer in China before moving to Australia in 2008. After graduating from Shanghai University with a LLB, he practised primarily as a criminal lawyer and also participated in administrative lawsuits and business combinations. He was then funded by the Shanghai Justice Bureau to undertake his LLM in the United Kingdom. In 2011, Dr Li obtained his SJD from La Trobe University in 2011 and was awarded a PhD in criminology from The University of Queensland in 2015. He is currently a member of several international societies of criminology.

 

Mr Anthony Austin

Mr Anthony Austin Mr Anthony Austin is an associate lecturer at the TC Beirne School of Law, The University of Queensland. Mr Austin's interests lie in the field of methods of teaching law, teaching business law to non-law students, contracts law and issues of intellectual property law. Mr Austin has also taught business law at Griffith University and contracts law at The University of Queensland and the University of the South Pacific.

Mr Austin graduated with his Bachelor of Laws from the Queensland University of Technology in 1994 and obtained his Masters of Laws from the Queensland University of Technology in 1997. He practiced as a lawyer primarily in commercial and intellectual property law for 8 years before teaching at university.

Introduction to Law and Australian Legal System

  • Causing Harm | Torts
  • Making and Enforcing Deals | Contracts 1
  • Making and Enforcing Deals | Contracts 2
  • Dealing with Consumers and Competitors
  • Intellectual Property (IP)
  • Central Concepts in Company Law
  • Corporate Governance
  • Directors' Duties (1)
  • Directors' Duties (2)
  • Members' Rights and Remedies
  • Finance and Insolvency

Course information

Course code
LAWS7023

Dates
Semester 1, 2017