2015 Law Scholar
Scholarship biography (at time of award)
Andrew Currie graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours and a Bachelor of Arts. He was awarded a number of prizes in both degrees, including the Supreme Court Exhibition for Jurisprudence.
After graduating, Andrew worked as a solicitor at King & Wood Mallesons, and was associate to the Hon Justice K M Hayne AC of the High Court of Australia.
Andrew was awarded the Scholarship to complete a DPhil at the University of Cambridge.
Studied at: University of Cambridge
Andrew has degrees in law and in philosophy from Melbourne University. Before returning to Melbourne Law School, he was associate to Justice K M Hayne AC of the High Court of Australia and a commercial solicitor.
His research interests lie in philosophy of law, constitutional theory, and property law theory. Andrew is undertaking a doctorate in philosophy of law at Oxford University as a Menzies Scholar; his thesis focuses on the relation between the semantics and metaphysics of deontic modality and law.
At Melbourne, he has taught Trusts and Legal Method and Reasoning, and has been a research associate at the Centre for Comparative Constitutional Studies.
Scholarship Year: 2015
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