Christopher Tran


Christopher Tran

2013 Harvard Menzies Scholar

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Christopher Tran has a Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours and the Supreme Court Prize and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Melbourne. He has worked as a lawyer in Melbourne and as an associate at the High Court of Australia.

Chris was awarded the Scholarship to undertake a Master of Laws at Harvard Law School, with a particular focus on American and comparative constitutional and administrative law.

Studied at: Harvard University

Current Biography

Chris practices primarily in commercial and public law. He was previously an associate to Justice Hayne of the High Court and a solicitor at King & Wood Mallesons.

Chris graduated from the University of Melbourne with the Supreme Court Prize and eight subject prizes. He also holds a Master of Laws from Harvard University, where he studied as a Menzies Scholar and was awarded Dean’s Scholar Prizes by Professor Cass Sunstein for Administrative Law and Professor Laurence Tribe for Constitutional Analysis.

Chris has published widely on administrative law, the Charter, civil procedure, competition law, constitutional law, FOI, property law and WTO law. He is a Reporter for the Commonwealth Law Reports, a co-convenor of the Victorian chapter of the Australian Association of Constitutional Law and a former editor of the Melbourne University Law Review.

Scholarship Year: 2013

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