A/PROF Farrah Ahmed

A/PROF Farrah Ahmed

Positions

  • Academic, Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Family Law
  • Human Rights
  • Law and Religion
  • Legal Theory
  • Public Law

Overview

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  • Farrah Ahmed joined Melbourne Law School in July 2012. Before this, she was a Lecturer in Law at the Queen's College, University of Oxford. Her educational history includes an LLB from the University of Delhi, and a Bachelor of Civil Law, an MPhil in law and a DPhil in law from the University of Oxford.
    Farrah’s research spans public law, legal theory and family law. Her recent work on constitutional statutes, religious freedom, the doctrine of legitimate expectations, the duty to give reasons, social rights adjudication and religious tribunals has been published in the Cambridge Law Journal , the Modern Law Review , the Oxford Journal of Legal Studies , Public Law , and Child and Family Law Quarterly . Her book Religious Freedom under the Personal Law System was published by Oxford University Press in 2016. Farrah is currently a Chief Investigator on an Australian Research Council Discovery grant studying religious dispute resolution processes, and is working on projects on public interest standing, secularism, constitutional conventions, constitutional principles and arbitrariness in public law.
    Farrah has taught legal theory, legal methods, constitutional law and administrative law. She has offered electives on human rights, legal responses to multiculturalism and religion, and legal practice in Asia. Farrah is a founding editor of the Indian Law Review and the Admin Law Blog . She also serves as Associate Director (India) of the Asian Law Centre, Melbourne Law School.

       

Publications

Selected publications

Research

Awards

Education and training

  • DPhil, University of Oxford 2012
  • MPhil, University of Oxford 2008
  • BCL, University of Oxford 2007
  • LLB, University of Delhi 2006
  • BA, University of Madras 2003

Supervision

Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

    • Law and Religion
    • Legal Theory
    • Public Law
    • Human Rights
    • Family Law