Rohan Hardcastle


Rohan Hardcastle

2000 Law Scholar

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Rohan Hardcastle graduated from the University of Western Australia second in his class of 157 with a Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours and a Bachelor of Arts. He earned several awards including the Frank Edward Parsons Memorial Prize. After graduating, Rohan was an Associate to Justice Robert S French, before joining Clayton Utz as an articled clerk.

Rohan was awarded the Scholarship to complete an MPhil at Magdalen College, University of Oxford.

Studied at: University of Oxford

Current Biography

Rohan is a barrister whose practice includes commercial and corporate disputes, disciplinary proceedings and public inquiries. He has a particular interest in regulatory work and white collar crime including: financial services, continuous disclosure, market manipulation and insider trading. He has acted for ASIC and defendants in these areas.

Rohan also has an interest in health law and genetics and he has published a book on the rights of individuals and researchers over genetic materials and information used in research titled "Law and the Human Body: Property Rights, Ownership and Control" (Bloomsbury Publishing, Oxford, 2009).

Rohan graduated in law from the University of Western Australia before working as an associate to Justice Robert French AC at the Federal Court. He then completed a D Phil at the University of Oxford as a Menzies Scholar. Upon returning to Australia, Rohan worked as an associate to Justice Dyson Heydon AC at the High Court before commencing at the NSW Bar in 2006.

Scholarship Year: 2000

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