Professor Lyria Bennett Moses is an Australian and global leader in the field of law and technology. Her research explores the relationship between technology and law, including the types of legal issues that arise as technology changes, how these issues are addressed in Australia and other jurisdictions, the application of standard legal categories such as property in new socio-technical contexts, the use of technologically-specific and sui generis legal rules, and the problems of treating 'technology' as an object of regulation.
Lyria is a Key Researcher and Project Leader on the Data to Decisions Cooperative Research Centre, exploring legal and policy issues surrounding the use of data and data analytics for law enforcement and national security. She shared the Australian Academy of Law Essay Prize exploring artificial intelligence in legal practice, courts and legal education. She teaches a course on Designing Technology Solutions for Access to Justice. Lyria is also Lead of the UNSW Grand Challenge on 'Living with 21st Century Technology', Chair of the Australia Chapter of the IEEE Society for the Social Implications of Technology, Academic Co-Director of the Cyberspace Law and Policy Community, and a PLuS Alliance Fellow.
Innovative communities flourish when teamed with a strong foundation of communication and administrative support. Joining the thriving community of researchers at the UNSW Allens Hub, Amy Gardner brings her significant experience in these arenas to her role as Administrator. As Change Communications Project Lead at the NSW Rural Fire Service, Amy collaborated with subject matter experts, volunteers and staff to deliver events and produce communications on the significant changes to the RTO’s course materials, in alignment with the latest Public Safety (PUA) training package project.
While working as Marketing and Communications Lead at Shillington Education the Covid-19 pandemic hit. Working with an international marketing team based in the UK, US and Australia, Amy project managed the development of a marketing campaign for the graphic design school’s premier online course offering. She coordinated the work of graphic designers, web developers, voice actors and systems experts to successfully launch the campaign and web developments in alignment with course commencement in 2020.
PhD, LLM (Media, Communications and Information Technology) (UNSW)
Grad Dip Communications, Grad Dip Legal Studies (UTS)
BA LLB (Hons I) (Syd)
Dr Kayleen Manwaring is a Senior Lecturer at UNSW Law & Justice. She joined the School of Private & Commercial Law in 2021, transferring from UNSW Business after a number of years teaching corporations law and intellectual property to business students. Kayleen leads a research stream on Challenges for a Cyber-Physical World as part of The Allens Hub for Technology, Law and Innovation, and is also a member of the Centre for Law, Markets and Regulation, the UNSW Institute for Cyber Security, and the UNSW Digital Grid Futures Institute.
Her research concentrates on the intersection of sociotechnical change and private and commercial law. She focuses on the law of contract, consumer protection, intellectual property law and corporations law. She has previously published work on the Internet of Things, ubiquitous/pervasive computing, cyber security, ambient intelligence, consumer protection, online contracting, directors' duties, network neutrality, copyright and digital technologies, privacy, spam and communications law. Her work has been cited by the Organisation for Economic Development, the World Economic Forum, the Australian Human Rights Commission, the NSW Law Reform Commission, the Australian Council of Learned Academies, the United States Department of Commerce National Telecommunications and Information Administration, the Austrian (EU) Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology, the Consumer Policy Research Centre and the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN). She is an invited peer reviewer for the leading journals Computer Law & Security Review, International Journal of Law & Information Technology, Law, Technology & Humans, Australian Business Law Review, Competition and Consumer Law Journal, Internet Policy Review, GenIUS - Review of Legal Studies on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, and Australian Tax Forum.
Prior to becoming an academic, she spent many years working as a commercial lawyer, as in-house counsel and in law firm knowledge management, in Sydney and London, for Blake Dawson (now Ashurst), AMP, Freehills (now Herbert Smith Freehills) and SJ Berwin (later King & Wood Mallesons). Her work in practice primarily focused on commercial contracts in the area of technology acquisition and licensing, intellectual property, and communications. Her first professional job was as an information consultant for Andersen Consulting (now Accenture).
Susanne has joined the Hub thanks to funding from the Cyber Security CRC. Susanne is working in the hub in a 3-year postdoctoral fellowship position and her research will drive legal & policy adaptation to new and emerging cyber threats and will further the Hub’s research leadership in the area of Cyber Security.
Susanne's professional background spans academia, government, industry and private practice. Before joining UNSW, Susanne worked for the Centre for Media Transition at UTS as a researcher contributing to a project about complaints handling processes for digital platforms. She joined UTS from the Australian Communications and Media Authority, where she worked for over a decade in various senior roles. During her time at the ACMA, Susanne worked on major public policy reforms in the communications sector, including the transition of analog television to digital and radiocommunications spectrum reform. Susanne worked in the broadcasting industry as an in-house legal counsel for Foxtel, an Australian subscription television company. She was a lawyer with Allen, Allen and Hemsley (now Allens Linklaters) in Sydney and worked with Ashurst Morris Crisp (now Ashurst) in London.
Susanne has a PhD in Law from UNSW Law and Justice. Her doctoral research examined the entrenched governance networks, structures and processes for coordinating national security law and policy in the Australian communications sector, including case studies on telecommunications interception powers, broadcasting & anti-terrorism standards, and media/government relations on the reporting of national security matters.
She is admitted to practice as a solicitor in New South Wales, holds a current practising certificate and is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales.