Level 1, 57 Murray Street Perth, Western Australia 6000
Postal Address: c/o Curtin Law School GPO Box U1987 Perth, Western Australia 6845
DX Address: TBA
R L Cunningham
Year admitted to practice: 2004
Year elected to WABA: 2015
Dr Robert Cunningham specialises in Federal Court matters, with a particular emphasis on corporate law litigation concerning directors’ duties, market misconduct, disclosure and corporate contracting. He also works in intellectual property and international trade law. As part of his active interest in public interest advocacy, Robert provides legal advice and court advocacy to not-for-profit organisations and consumer protection advocates. Robert draws upon his significant academic work within his practice areas.
Robert has been embedded within various universities throughout his academic career, including the Australian National University, University of California (Berkley), New York Law School and Queen Mary College (London). He has published numerous academic journal articles and books, as both sole-author and co-author, primarily in the fields of corporate law, intellectual property and international trade law. He regularly presents this work domestically and internationally.
Along with being a member of the Western Australian Bar Association and Murray Chambers, Robert is Dean and Head of Curtin Law School as well as being a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law. He maintains teaching and research commitments in Corporate Law, International Commercial Law, World Trade Organization Law, Intellectual Property and Information Governance.